A collection of links for kids compiled by librarians covering over 600 subjects. Browse by first letter of subject, search, or browse through the 15 categories on the main page. Also searchable by reading level and picture content.
Online Etymology Dictionary
Online source of word origins. Use the "Introduction and abbreviations" link at the bottom to decipher the originating language abbreviations.
Roget's II New Thesaurus (Bartleby.com)
"Containing 35,000 synonyms and over 250,000 cross-references in an easy-to-use format, this thesaurus features succinct word definitions and an innovative hyperlinked category index."
A fun online dictionary for kids. Learn a new word every day and amaze your friends.
CIA - The World Factbook
Online version of the CIA's yearly book--facts about the countries of the world, including information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy and communications. Contains maps.
Countries of the World
Each Country Profile provides information on g eography, maps, flag, history, current ruler, area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race, religion, literacy rate, economy and government.
Find out about the newest country, deepest ocean, largest island, and more.
A game site to help improve all levels of geography skills.
Kidipede - History for Kids
Lots of information about North America, Europe, Asia and Africa in all different time periods for children, with pictures, lesson plans and teacher guides. Written specially for kids.
Knight-Cite Citation Creator
Choose from MLA, APA, or Chicago citation styles, fill in the form, then click submit for a properly formatted citation. "A project of the Hekman Library" of Calvin College.