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Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition  MPL Special Link
Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition is an EBSCO database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 1,290 popular nonfiction books. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Campfire Song Book
A database of lyrics to popular children's songs-from "Alice the Camel" to "You Can't Get to Heaven on Roller Skates".
Cooperative Children's Book Center
You will find many useful booklists at this virtual library of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin, as well as reviews of new childrens books each week.
Daycare Provider's Home Page
This practical site has ideas for circle times, craft projects and activities. It provides many links to products and services for daycare providers at home or in a center.
DLTK's Printable Crafts for Kids
Features a variety of children's crafts, greeting cards, coloring pages and projects for holidays and educational themes, all which can be printed out on a color or b/w printer.
Dr. Toy's Guide on the Internet
Information on hundreds of recommended toys and products for children.
Family Education
Parenting advice for "your little kids," "your kids," and "your teens." Topics inlucde discipline, school readiness, bullies and safety, homework help, dating, communication and college prep.
Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics
Helping kids learn mathematics with various activities for children from preschool through age 5.
Homeschooler's Curriculum Swap
A site where parents can buy, sell, and trade educational books and materials.
Kids Search  MPL Special Link
Need some homework help? Are you looking for videos or articles to use for a report? Kids Search from EBSCO can help! Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be printed, e-mailed or saved to either your personal folder on the website or your computer. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
MetroParent Milwaukee
A vital community of resources of open playgroups, parks information, realistic recipes for busy parents, drive-through and delivery services, reviews of area businesses, great "date night" spots, and a place to show off your cute kids!
Netsmartz
Games, activities and information to help kids, teens and parents stay safe on the Internet.
NoveList K-8  MPL Special Link
A subset of the full NoveList database, NoveList K-8 is specially designed for children and teen readers. Produced by EBSCO, this database includes author biographies, recommended titles, books in series, and book cover art images. Teachers & parents can subscribe to two special newsletters found here: NoveList School News and NoveList RA News. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Searchasaurus  MPL Special Link
EBSCO's Searchasaurus makes it easy for the youngest students to search by keyword or by topic to find what they need for reports and other assignments. Designed for elementary school children, pictures guide even early readers by broad topic to articles, encyclopedia facts, photos and drawings. Findings can be printed or e-mailed and some .pdf results may be saved. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Something About the Author Online  MPL Special Link
Learn more about favorite authors and illustrators of the best books for children and young adults. From Cengage/Gale, Something About the Author Online is a complete archive that preserves the full experience of the print reference series. It provides a backfile of searchable pages digitized directly from the print volumes, from 1971 to current volumes as they are released, more than 230 volumes and over 19,000 entries. Search on an author's name and the screen will display the writer's biographical profile in Something About the Author's familiar format: personal data, addresses, career, awards and honors, writings, sidelights (essay on the author's life and works), adaptations, additional sources and more. For more information on authors and their writings, check out Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online and Literature Criticism Online. Search results may be printed or e-mailed.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Student Research Center  MPL Special Link
Designed for high school students, the Student Research Center from EBSCO is rich with all kinds of features such as primary source documents, newspaper & magazine articles, film & videos, radio & TV transcripts, books & encyclopedia articles, biographies and country fact capsules. Brief citations to articles are included, but results may be limited to just those that lead to full text resources. Teachers have a special section on the site, too, with links to curriculum standards and the education department websites for each of the 50 states. Results can be printed, e-mailed or saved to either your personal folder on the website or your computer. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
TeachingBooks  MPL Special Link
TeachingBooks is a multimedia resource center that generates enthusiasm for books and reading by providing easy access to authors, illustrators and other book resources all in one place. Included are original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, book guides with activities for the library and classroom, audio excerpts of book readings for grades PreK-12, pronunciation of author names by the authors themselves and links to author websites. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program. Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Zero to Three
Lots of information on infants and toddlers for both parents and professionals.

 
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