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The Author Page -Avi, Patricia Polacco and more Just For Kids Who Love Books a huge list of authors, illustrators, plus other fun reading activities
Book Nuts Favorite Authors Page Scholastic's Author Page
Children's Literature list of authors and illustrators on the web On-Lion for Kids: Authors and Illustrators
Favorite Books & Book Series
Aesop's Fables Goosebumps
Amelia Bedelia Harry Potter (Scholastic)
Arthur Harry Potter (The Movie)
Babysitter's Club I Spy!
Beatrix Potter Stories Junie B. Jones
Berenstain Bears Lemony Snicket
Captain Underpants Magic Schoolbus
Charlotte's Web Magic Treehouse
Clifford Sesame Street
Dear America Winnie the Pooh
Dr. Seuss

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Online Book Clubs
Between the Lions The Book Hive
Booknuts Reading Club  

Book Awards Sites

Caldecott Medal Newbery Medal
Coretta Scott King Award Children's Book Awards
Notable Books for Children Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
Children's Choices identifies favorite books of elementary and middle school students
Online News & Magazines
American Girl Magazine provides readers with printable paper dolls, puzzles, planner pages for the American Girl Planner, quizzes, e-cards, and more
Boys' Quest Magazine  provides a sampling of what you'll find in the print magazine, such as activities, jokes, poetry, and articles.
Consumer Reports for Kids Online Consumer Reports for Kids Online is for kids ages 8 and older.  Features analyzing ads and evaluating products help teach critical thinking, consumer skills, and media literacy.

Cricket Magazine Group The Cricket Magazine Group publishes age-appropriate print magazines, including Babybug for babies and toddlers ages 6 months to 2 years, Click and Ladybug for students ages 3 to 6, Spider and Ask for children 7 and up, Cricket and Muse for ages 9 and up, and Cicada for teenagers and young adults.
Dolphin Log Magazine offers biographical information about Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his ships, in-depth information and pictures of ocean creatures, Cousteau quizzes, and a teachers' guide for each monthly issue.
Highlights for Children has games, tongue twisters, jokes, riddles, stories, and science activities, as well as a host of activities children can create and save for future reference.
National Geographic for Kids  "explore the world and all that is in it." The site offers articles, games, online adventures, "quick flicks" on different topics, contests, quizzes, a section for teachers and parents, and much more! Nickelodeon Magazine Online
hosts interviews with kids' favorite cartoon characters and celebrities, crossword puzzles, games, activities and projects, chats and message boards, and other activites.
Ranger Rick a nature magazine for ages 7 to 12, published by the National Wildlife Federation. The website offers fun activities, articles (which are also available in Spanish), and homework help.
Your Big Back Yard is another publication by NWF offering games and stories for young children ages 3 to 7.
Odyssey Magazine
the science magazine for young readers ages 10 to 16, offers the latest news in science. Check out special science features just for kids such as StarGazing with Jack Horkheimer, Ask A Scientist, live Webcams, and more!
Scholastic News Zone this site offers top news stories, games and quizzes, interviews with sport stars and celebrities, special online issues, and Newszone Radio.
Sports Illustrated for Kids find volumes of information on their favorite sport, team, or player, ask players questions online, play fantasy sports, games, trivia challenge, and more.
Time for Kids offers current news and entertainment articles, games, reader's polls, search and homework tools, and explorations.
WebComics At this website, kids can read comics, create their own comic pages, submit comics to be published, and read about their favorite artists, creators, and characters.

Weekly Reader Galaxy divided into areas for ages 5 to 12, teens, teachers, and parents. Kids and teens will find news articles, coloring pages, contests, polls, and trivia games. Teachers and parents will find contests and activities for kids.
Zoobooks features educational games and fascinating information about the animals kids love. Kids can visit a virtual zoo, play games, learn about their favorite animal, and take quizzes. Teachers and parents can order an interactive CD-ROM entitled "Paw Island" that includes 5 interactive learning adventures, 12 interactive games, and 12 songs. **Magazine descriptions from The Electronic Classroom