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Links for Pre-Teens

Links for fun and research for the pre-teen reader.

*Pre-teen - (Research and Learning)

Browse The World is an interesting site filled with info on History. A Great place to learn about early Egypt and Ancient Greece. Find out about Africa today or the World Wars. Lots to see!

CyberSleuth Kids is a great Internet search guide for students of all grades. In addition to endless educational resources, CyberSleuth offers the student a fun and games page and classroom clipart. A GREAT research site!

Dave's Science World is a fun and informative way to learn about Science. Probably best for elementary and middle school age students. Find out about chemical elements, animal totems, dinosaurs, metric factors, and more. Most info is brief, but the site is worth checking out.

Don't Know Much About... is a great way to learn about the Pilgrims, Pioneers, Mummies, Historical figures, and more. Mostly geared for students K-6 (maybe through 8). Area for adults, too.

Fact Hound is an easy way to quickly locate websites based on grade level and subject. Mostly geared for students K-6.

Fact Monster is a fun and informative Internet research guide for students of all grades. They offer news, sports, games and quizzes on many skill levels, homework center, help and info on math, science, people, and much, much more. One to check out!

History For Kids - BBC offers so much in the way of learning about people in different time periods and cultures.

How-To-Study.com offers detailed information on how to study for tests, writing papers, note taking, and much more.

KidsKonnect offers so much for the student of any age even though it looks geared toward the younger student. Algebra, stock market, figure skating, life cycles, and caves are an example of what this site has to offer the student and teacher.

Learning Network (NY Times) - 3-12 offers Science Q & A's, news quiz, word of the day, and more.

Students' Classroom offers graph making, exploring your knowledge, games and activities, online "'zine", and more for all grades.

Tameri Guide offers great articles on writing, grammar, word usage, formatting and more. Great for the high school student.

Weekly Reader K-12 offers something for every grade and every age as well as teacher's and parents pages.

42Explore offers tons of information for every grade and has just about every topic. Science, math, applied and fine arts, and so much more. Information is thorough with links for additional study and research. Good for teachers and writers as well as the student.

*Pre-teen Authors Sites

Goldie Alexander

Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Judy Blume

Louise Borden

Theresa Breslin

Matt Christopher

Sharon Creech

Bruce Coville

Kate DiCamillo

William Durbin

Terri Farley

Sherry Garland

Kristiana Gregory

Daniel J. Hale and Matthew LaBrot

Joan Hiatt Harlow

Kevin Henkes

Kimberly Holt

Diana Wynne Jones

Sally Keehn

Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

A LaFaye

Lois Lowry

Mary E. Lyons

Karen McCombie

Ben Mikaelsen

Marissa Moss

Lauren Myracle

Jim Murphy

Katherine Paterson

Redwall (Brian Jacques)

J.K. Rowling

Louis Sachar

Gloria Skurzynski

Lemony Snicket

Sue Stauffacher

Joyce A. Stengel

Michele Torrey

Lisa Trumbauer

Ann Turner

Sally Warner

Andrea Warren

Gloria Whelan

Deborah Wiles

*Pre-teen Sites

Animorphs offers the quizes, character information, games, book lists, and more.

Baby-Sitters Little Sister offers baby-sitting tips, quizes, meet the characters, and more.

Goosebumps offers games, activities, book lists, watch clips, viewer e-mail, and more.

Hardy Boys unofficial site offers the pre-teen/teen; information on the characters, books and more.

Harry Potter, this is the official Warner Bros. Harry Potter website and it offers the pre-teen (or grown-up); a lot of great Harry Potter games and news, as well as links to the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes (featuring games and more) and DC Comics sites.

Kids Love A Mystery offers discussions, solve mysteries and puzzles, magic tricks, and more.

Kids At Random House - UK offers book lists, about authors, fun stuff, links, and more.

Kids Online Magazine offers an opportunity to share their writing and artwork, articles, crafts, recipes, and more.

KidsReads.com offers the child; reviews, books, authors, trivia, games, and more.

Kidzworld, has games, sports, music, "brain candy," chats (parents, read the rules and etiquette first), quizzes, and lots more!

Nancy Drew unofficial site offers the pre-teen/teen...well, a ton of good stuff! Oh, and the Nancy Drew cookbook that's featured on the site? I have still have it from the '70's. There's some pretty good recipes in it!

Nickelodeon offers the pre-teen/teen games, music and star news, news, and much more!

Pixar Animation offers an inside look into computer animation, and more!

Planet Giggle offers activities, games, express yourself and your dreams, a place for the parents, and more!

Preteen Planet.com offers games, e-cards, news, contests, and more!

Spaghetti Book Club offers book reviews for kids written by kids.

Time Magazine For Kids is affiliated with Time Magazine and offers news, homework helper, polls, games and a lot more.

Young Adult (& Kid's) Books Central offers forum, newsletter, books, authors, and more.

*Parents, the websites have been "surfed" before the links have been added to this page, but it is up to you to visit these sites to be aware of their content and decide if they are appropriate for your pre-teen.


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