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Websites for Reading Fun!

Websites for Reading Fun!

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For pre-readers (in English and Spanish)

http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm


For younger readers:

http://www.storyplace.org/ -interact with stories online, and fine similar ones in your local library

http//www.mightybook.com/ -This site makes reading frun through songs, jokes, and animated books


For Most:

http://www.icdlbooks.org/ -International Children's Library-free books online!

http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp -Free Children's audio books in English and World Languages

http://www.starfall.com/ -Where children have fun learning to read

http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/library.htm -Online books with audio files (Espanol tambien)

http://www.storylineonline.net/ -Where celebrities read books to you

http://childrenslibrary.org/ -beautiful books to read online for FREE (espanol tambien)

http://pbskids.org/ -Where children can play games on their favorite shows

http://www.magickeys.com/books/ -Illustrated stories for children of all ages

http://www.bookadventure.com/ -A free reading motivation program for children in grades K-8


Family Fun:

http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html -An interactive site for adults and children do together!

http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/children_s_book_authors.html -Read all about your favorite authors from their very own websites

http://candohelperpage.com/index.html -This site is for children, parents and teachers looking for content and practice activities in the reading

http://www.gamequarium.com/ -This site has links to dozens of games and online books

http://www.ala.org/greatsites -More great websites for kids brought to you by American Library Association

http://www.jmrl.org/cgi-bin/calendar.pl?month=4&style=Grid&month=6 -This link takes you to the events sponsored by the Jefferson Madison Regional Libraries in and aroudn Charlottesville


For older students:

http://nb.wsd.wednet.edu/lmc/lmc_magazines.htm -This site has links to online sites of several popular magazines for kids


En Espanol:

Colorín Colorado ( http://www.colorincolorado.org/ ) es un sitio Web bilingüe que provee información, actividades y consejos sobre cómo ayudar a sus niños a que aprendan a leer y tengan éxito en la escuela.


This website charges a fee, but is worth it for younger readers

http://www.onemorestory.com/ ($44 a year) (Espanol tambien)


Songs for Children

http://judyanddavid.com/cma.html  

http://www.bussongs.com/

http://www.theteachersguide.com/ChildrensSongs.htm 

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/music.htm 


Poetry for Children

http://www.gigglepoetry.com/


Folk Songs and Songs of America

http://www.contemplator.com/tunebook/america.htm

 http://www.scoutsongs.com/categories/patrioticsongs.html




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