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

READING-RELATED SITES

Tuck Sleep: Bedtime Stories -- https://www.tuck.com/best-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 parents.

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
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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 -- https://al-anon.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.

Animal Assisted Addiction Rehab Therapy --  https://rehabnet.com/animal-assisted-rehab/
The website explores how a variety of animals can be beneficial to alcohol and drug addiction recovery for children and adults.

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.

Drug Rehab for alcohol addiction  https://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/alcohol/  
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 teens https://www.drugrehab.com/teens/middle-school/ 
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 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.

Online Tutoring Help -- http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/
 
For 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. 

Recovery Village -- https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/alcohol-abuse/
Recovery Village is an organization dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.  The website contains straightforward information to raise awareness and help create healthier communities by educating children, parents, and all those seeking help and information about alcohol abuse. 

Scholarship Search -- http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/
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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