Here are some
links that I have found interesting or helpful.
Bedtime Stories --
Part of this website covers the best bedtime stories available both
online and in print for newborns through fifth graders (with synopses)
as well as benefits of bedtime reading and other helpful sleep tips for
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.
Site includes reviews of children's and young adult
books, author information, trivia, games and other items
related to 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 --
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 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
Information on A.A., resources, services for
members and how to find an A.A. meeting.
and Alateen --
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.
Welfare League of America --
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.
Drug Rehab for
The website addresses alcohol addiction including biological and social
causes, effects, treatment, and recovery. There is also an 11-question
quiz, "Am I an Alcoholic?"
Drug Rehab for
Aimed at parents, the website explores and explains drug and alcohol use
in middle schools. Some of the topics discussed are trends, warning
signs, and risk factors, as well as the latest approaches to treatment.
Learn How to
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
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.
Online Tutoring Help --
students having trouble in school for a variety of reasons, this website
discusses online tutoring programs, how they work, and what you should
know before enrolling. It also lists 15 different online tutoring
websites, then ranks them applying criteria explained on their website.
Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Resources for parents, guardians, law enforcement,
lawyers, and the media and topics of interest such as
child safety and statistics.
Scholarship Search --
For students looking for scholarship information and databases, this
website lists 17 scholarship search platforms, and ranks them using five
core metrics. It also gives information about what students should know
before applying, and gives application tips.
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