Books & Reading | Education | Online Safety
| Parenting & Child Care
Book Clubs for Kids & Teens
Tips from Hennepin County librarians on starting and leading book clubs.|
Includes book discussion guides.
Children's Literature Network
Excellent local network about children's books and authors.
Web-based literacy program for boys from author
Guided Reading Levels, Lexile Score, and Accelerated ReaderOur librarians' guide to finding books that fit these measures and programs.
Lexile Framework for Reading
Match reader ability and text difficulty. Lexile scores for over 100,000 titles.
Resources and book lists to help young and struggling readers.
Scholastic Book Wizard
Find Guided Reading Level, Grade Level Equivalent, and Lexile Score for children's books.
Start With a Book
Excite children about reading with a wide variety of hands-on activities paired with book lists based on popular themes.
Database informationLearn the difference between a database and a website (also available in a format just for kids). See all databases and websites on KidLinks.|
Great Websites for Kids
Homework and literacy sites recommended by the American Library Association.
Homework HelpGet help from a tutor online and in-person at selected libraries.
K-12 Connection newsletter
Tips from our librarians to promote school success. Sent by e-mail 4 times a year.
Library Subject Guide: Education
Includes Homeschooling and K-12 Education selected websites.
Information about classroom visits, library cards, and more.
Common Sense Media
Tips and advice including videos on internet safety, cyberbullying,|
and social media.
Cyberbullying Searchable Information Center
Free eBooks and other documents will advise you on how to keep your
children safe on the Internet.
Free, downloadable internet browser for kids to help kids have safe and fun internet use.
U.S. government guide to help adults talk to children about being safe online.
Net Family News
Excellent forum covering kids and technology issues.
Net Safe Kids
Guide to help parents protect children online, understand the legal issues of internet safety,
and report internet crimes.
Online Safety Tips
Kid-friendly advice from our librarians to help kids stay safe and deal with cyberbullying.
Stay Safe Online
Advice from the National Cyber Security Alliance on how to help your children be good digital citizens.
Tools to help children recognize and stop cyberbullying.
Library Subject Guide: Parenting & Child Care
All of our librarian-selected parenting sites. Includes resources on parenting school-age children.|