All grade levels can use the wonderful resource available to us in Wisconsin, BadgerLink, at

http://www.badgerlink.net/.
BadgerLink can be found on our library page with no need to log in.

Elementary Websites


iSoupLadle4.jpgInfoSoup/Search Engine--Link here to WISCONSIN AUTHORS



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fmhome-iconmap.png Great search engine for kids
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home_page_banner_the_three_bears.jpg Fabulous site by famous children's author. Lots of activities and fun things to
do!

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screenshot_alpha-bot.jpg Word Central--Dictionary, thesaurus, spelling games. This is Alpha-Bot, one of the games children can play to improve their spelling skills level by level.

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pbskids_girl.gif PBS Kids-Arthur site, lots of stories and games
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Library Websites---Most public libraries have links to many websites for children. Here is a typical example of what can be found
by going to public (or other school) sites. This one also features websites in Spanish.

Middle School Sites ~ Just click to go to sites.


NoveList K-8 (Must link to on Badgerlink--author websites, curriculum-based book lists, suggested reading lists, webinars for teachers, much more)
Lazy Readers--a site for students looking for good, but short books!
Virtual Middle School Library--Open 24 hrs. a day! Great resources at your fingertips.
St. Mary's County Library--book lists by ages, special lists for boys
Read Alikes -Find books similar to ones you have enjoyed.
More Read Alikes--Using any search engine, just type in Readalikes for (name book you like, such as The Hunger Games)
Reading Rockets--See video interviews with authors,many elementary, but also some for middle school students
Teacher Librarian Wiki --Book lists for middle school students
Guys Read--Books for guys
Librarina--Great books for tweens and teens
50 Awesome Blogs--for middle school teachers--Great links including some to literature for middle schoolers


High School Sites

Springfield Library--High School Virtual Library--tremendous site with resources galore! A must view site.
Digital Tools for research---Just one section from site above. Use to find the right tool for each step in the research process.
YA Fresh--Pair of young adult authors review and talk about books
Hennepin County Library--Teen page
Young Adults' Choices Project
SciCentral---Award winning science information site
Study Guides and Strategies--Just like the name implies--ways to learn effectively
Reference Desk---
"VISION STATEMENT: Since 1995, Refdesk is a free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources."
American History--Library of Congress---a fun and informative site, great for lower grades as well
The Week in Rap---news of the week presented in fun hip-hop style
U.S. and Worldwide Newspapers
Applied Math & Science Education Repository