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Alderwood Library Learning Links

Research and Other Learning Websites:

Culture Grams

Kid Citizen

Kids Discover

Library of Congress: Smart Fun for Kids


True Flix

World Book Encyclopedia


Reading-Related Websites:

Children’s Authors and Illustrators : Learn about a favorite author, illustrator, or book series!

Books in a Series : A thorough list of book series, compiled by the Mid Continent Library

Caldecott Medal : A national award for the “best” picture book of the year

Newberry Award : A national award for the “best” chapter book of the year

Coretta Scott King Award : A national award honoring African American authors and illustrators

WA Sasquatch Award : Voted on by WA youth, awarded to a middle grade chapter book

Young Reader’s Choice Award : The longest-running children’s choice book award

WA Children’s Choice Picture Book Award




Citation Maker


Website Evaluation:

Pacific Tree Octopus
All About Explorers
Own Property on the Moon!


Children’s Author Sites:

Children’s Authors Site: Alphabetical search of most well known children’s authors.
Jan Brett : Print coloring and activity pages illustrated by Jan Brett