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Milltown Public Library
Milltown Public Library
http://lmxac.org/milltown

Reading LInks
Bookflix

Watch popular book videos and read paired nonfiction titles online. Username: parkviewp password: bookflix

http://bookflix.scholastic.com

PBS KIDS Reading games
http://pbskids.org/games/reading/

Toon Books Online

Read levelled comic books for younger readers for free on your computer.

http://www.toon-books.com/toon-readers.html

WE Give Books

For every book that your child reads, the Pierson Foundation donates a book to a child in need.

http://wegivebooks.org

Listen NJ Audiobooks

Use your Milltown Library card and Pin Number to log in. If you have a card but not a pin, the library can assign you one over the phone. 732 247- 2270 When you look for our library it is LMXAC. Libraries of Middlesex and Union Automated consortium.

http://elibrarynj.org

Eric Carle
http://www.eric-carle.com/

The World of Beverly Cleary

Her books, characters, and more

http://www.beverlycleary.com/

Laura Numeroff

If you give a kid a great book, they will want to read some more and more!

http://lauranumeroff.com/kids_fun/index.htm

Skippyjon Jones

Author Judy Schachner's site for SkippyJon Jones fans

http://www.skippyjonjones.com/

The Berenstain Bears

Books and Fun for 50 years!

http://www.berenstainbears.com/

Mo Willems

Pigeons and Piggies and Elephants, oh my!

http://www.pigeonpresents.com/fun.aspx

Interview with Jeff Kinney

Scholastic Kids News Reporter talks with Jeff Kinney about his writing process, and about the Wimpy Kid books.

http://kpcnotebook.scholastic.com/post/q-jeff-kinney?linkId=22264255

Giggle Poetry

Fun Poetry website by children's poet Bruce Lansky.

Games, rate poems with his giggle meter, and lessons.

http://www.gigglepoetry.com/

Research Sites
Columbus Day!

The Library of Congress website about Columbus' expedition to the new world and more

http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/1492.exhibit/Intro.html

Sweet Search

A Search engine designed for student use. Search results will be from a teacher curated collection of trusted, age-appropriate websites.

http://sweetsearch.com

Bibme

An easy to use bibliography maker.

http://bibme.org

Easybib

Bibliography maker, citation guide and more.

http://easybib.com

American Heritage

American History Lives at American Heritage. For older students.

http://www.americanheritage.com/

Fact Monster

Research and fun for kids. 

http://factmonster.com

All About Birds

From the Cornell Ornithology Labs

http://allaboutbirds.org

Factcite

Factcite is the website for the Lincoln Library Online, a large and easy to use database of facts for children.

Our district username is joycekilmer and password is knights.

http://factcite.com

Searchasaurus

Searchasaurus is part of a series of databases provided to schools by the New Jersey State Library.

Searchasaurus is perfect for 7-9 year old researchers, but Ebscohost as a whole is good for all ages. Search and see what you can find!

http://search.ebscohost.com

DK Find out!

DK publishing provides kids a safe, secure place to learn and explore.

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/

puzzles and games
Puzzles.com

This site features many challenging puzzles to stretch and exercize that big gray muscle in your head- your brain!

http://www.puzzles.com/PuzzlesInEducation/PuzzlesInEducation.htm

Crypto Kids

The National Securty Agency's site to teach kids codes and cyphers

https://nsa.gov/kids/

Greg Tang Math

Greg Tang writes children's math books that make you think about calculating in novel ways. His website is filled with fun games and challenges.

http://gregtangmath.com

Pentomino game

Challenge you brain! Form rectangles from Pentominoes

http://www.scholastic.com/blueballiett/games/pentominoes_game.htm

Learn and play sites
Climate change
http://http://climatekids.nasa.gov/

Are you a math wizard?

Timed math facts

http://www.cashmancuneo.net//1games/mthfacts.swf

Order in the library

Learn how library books are ordered in our library.

https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/resources/order_in_the_library_game.swf

Milltown Green Links
Earth Rangers
http://www.earthrangers.com/

ARKive of endangered animals
http://www.arkive.org/

Canada's Eco Kids site
http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/index.cfm

National Resources Defense Council

How safe is our school? Read the fact sheets and investigate. All kids deserve a safe environment in which to learn.

http://www.nrdc.org/greensquad/intro/intro_1.asp

KIds Boogaloo Global Warming

Learn and Play

http://www.alligatorboogaloo.com/kids/features/globey/index.html

Join the Lorax to save the truffula and other trees

Its a part of Seussville.com

http://www.seussville.com/loraxproject/

The Lawrence Brook Watershed Partnership

Milltown and Surrounding towns are part of the Lawrence Brook Watershed.

http://www.lbwp.org/

Enrichment
Khan Academy

Learning videos and problems for independent learning. If you register when you visit the site, you can earn badges by watching more learning videos and doing more problems and challenges. Elementary through college age subjects! Very challenging!

http://khanacademy.org

KenKen

Math puzzles

http://http://www.kenkenpuzzle.com/teachers/take_home

Free Rice

play games to feed the hungry

http://freerice.com