Reading | Writing
Search the Catalog Type your search and find books, movies and music!
BookBuzz It's easy to find books you'll love in BookBuzz, DPL's librarian reviewed booklists.
Children's Book Awards Read an award-winning book.
Starfall Great website for learning to read.
National Geographic Kids Read about places, creatures, unusual phenomena, history and so much more. And, of course there are great photographs!
Guys Read This site helps boys find books they want to read.
Reading Games from PBS Practice your reading skills while playing games.
Study and Reading Skills Loads of tips on studying and reading. From BrainPop.
Reading Is Fundamental Reading Planet There are lots of things to do in each of these 4 sections: Activity Lab, Game Station, Book Zone, and Express Yourself. Try all of them!
Illustrate a Story Pick a story from the site's list, print it out and draw the pictures for it.
Authors with Websites A list of children's authors' websites.
Education Place: English Plenty of fun with language games.
Reading | Writing
Writing with Writers Different authors help you develop your writing skills for a variety of genres. For example, learn how to write myths with author Jane Yolen.
Story Starters Spin the wheels of the Scrambler to get an idea for writing a story!
Skills Help with writing essays, book reports,
research papers and much more.
Central Look up words in the Student Dictionary.
Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Purdue University's online writing guide.
Poetry by Kids Read other kids' poetry and write some of your own.
Grammar Gorillas Games to help you identify different parts of speech.
Beginner | Advanced
Write a Book Report About.com's brief guide to writing your next book report.
ABCTeach This site has forms to help you format your book reports.
Creative Writing Create your own monster, post a story, write a limerick.
Magnetic Poetry Just like on the refrigerator.