Here are some links that I have found interesting or helpful.

BOOK-RELATED SITES

Children's Book Council -- http://www.cbcbooks.org
Reading lists for various age groups, information on how to choose books for children, lists of
author/illustrator websites and other relevant topics
.

KidsReads.com -- www.kidsreads.com
Site includes reviews of children's and young adult books, author information, trivia, games and other items related to books.

YA Books Central -- www.yabookscentral.com
Website about young adult (YA) books containing book listings of nearly 2000 YA authors, and more than 5000 children's and YA book reviews, as well as a newsletter, reader and teacher guides and other goodies.

Independent Booksellers -- www.IndieBound.org
If you're looking for local independent booksellers in your area, this is the place to find them. Independent bookstores are run by your neighbors in your community, and one of the best places to get good book information.  Find one near you using the search field in the upper right of the main page. 

Warwick's -- www.warwicks.com
Warwick's is the oldest continuously family-owned and operated bookstore in the United States located in La Jolla, California near San Diego. It has an active calendar of events and author visits, staff recommendations, and a children's corner and book club.

 

WHERE TO FIND HELP

Alcoholics Anonymous-- www.aa.org
Information on A.A., resources, services for members and how to find an A.A. meeting.

Al-Anon and Alateen -- http://www.al-anon.alateen.org
Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) is an organization to help families and friends of alcoholics. The site lists publications, information about the meetings, and how to locate a meeting in your area.

Child Welfare League of America -- www.cwla.org
CWLA is an association of more than 900 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist more than 3.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a range of services. The website has a wealth of information and contacts.

Learn How to Become -- www.learnhowtobecome.org/make-a-difference-careers/poverty/
A one-stop resource that can guide individuals through each of the steps they need to take to begin, further, or change their career path, with a special section on career and volunteer opportunities for those who want to help others break free from the poverty trap. Under "Colleges," there is also a section on scholarships and financial aid, and how to apply for them.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children -- www.missingkids.com
Resources for parents, guardians, law enforcement, lawyers, and the media and topics of interest such as child safety and statistics.


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