May 16, 2022

ALA/ALSC Adds Several Sites To Superb "Web Sites for Kids" Collection

Here’s a List of ALL Sites just added to the collection.

Additions Include:

From ALA/ALSC (Association of Library Services for Children)

Great Web Sites for Kids (GWS) features links to websites of interest to children 14 years of age and younger, organized into diverse subject headings such as dinosaurs, authors and illustrators; games and entertainment; U.S. history; astronomy and space; and music. There is also a special section with sites of interest to parents, caregivers and teachers. Each site entry includes a brief annotation and a grade-level rating.

Members of the ALSC GWS Committee review potential sites for inclusion and vote on the sites to be included. They also regularly check the entire site to ensure currency and re-evaluate sites when necessary.

Members of the 2011 Great Web Sites for Kids Committee are: Rachel Fyrd, Free Library of Philadelphia, co-chair; Beth Medley, Scottsdale, Ariz., co-chair; Ryan Baker, Long Beach (Calif.) Public Library; Laurie Chudzinski, Houghton Lake (Mich.) Public Library; Susan Kusel, Arlington, Va.; Sharon Ledford, Harrison Elementary School, Lexington, Ky.; Christine Scheper, Howard Beach, NY; and Stephanie Simpson, Charlotte, NC.

Direct to Great Web Sites for Kids

See Also: Great Web Sites for Kids Selection Critera

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