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Link to MidAmerica Books
Link to MidAmerica Books  (K-5)
MidAmerican Books is a collection of fiction and non-fiction ebooks for K-5.


Link to TumbleBooks
Link to TumbleBooks Library (K-5)
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBook Library takes existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book. You can read it, or have it read to you.

Get a Public Library Card
Link here to request a free digital public library card.

Hoopla
Link to Hoopla
  (You need your public library card)
Hoopla Digital provides instant access to e-books, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music and more. Checkout limits are set by month. Currently, library card holders can borrow 12 items each month.

Link to Overdrive
Link to Overdrive (You need your public library card)
Overdrive provides access for electronic book checkout. The library provides access to a finite number of digital copies. If the book you want to borrow is not available, you can add it to your hold list. When it is available it can be checked out to you. You can read books through the Libby app on your phone (available for iOs and at Google Play), with a Kindle device, or through Overdrive on your computer. 

Link to Destiny Discover

Link to Destiny Discover


Eye Discover
Link to Eye Discover (Pre-K-2)
Non-fiction media enhanced ebooks for students in Pre-K through second grade.

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
Link to International Children's Library

“The mission of the International Children’s Digital Library Foundation is to support the world’s children in becoming effective members of the global community – who exhibit tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas – by making the best in children’s literature available online free of charge.” (ICDL)

Scholastic Learn at Home

Link to Scholastic Learn at Home
Day by day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing.

Link to Starfall
Link to Starfall.com (K-3)
Improve reading with fun letter and word recognition, phonics, decoding, and fluency activities.This is a 4-month trial home membership to be used by your student (starting March 30, 2020). Get the LOGIN information from your teacher.

Storyline Online
Link to Storyline Online
Storyline Online is a children's literacy website which provides free storytelling videos and resources for parents and teachers to foster a love of reading in children.

Unite for Literacy
Link to Unite for Literacy Online Library
Unite Online Library provides free access to more than 400 original picture books, one fourth of them written in Spanish.

Li nk to Virginia Readers' Choice

Link to Virginia Readers' Choice Selections
The goal of the Virginia Readers' Choice program is "To encourage young readers to become better acquainted with contemporary books with outstanding literary appeal, to broaden students’ awareness of literature as a life-long pleasure, to encourage reading aloud in classrooms as a means of introducing reading for pleasure, and to honor favorite books and their authors."

Link to What's Next
Link to What's Next - Books in Series
What's Next helps you find the titles of books in a series or which book is next.

Early World of Learning
Link to World Book Early Learning (K-1)
Read stories as well as non-fiction about our world available through World Book Early Learning

WorldBook dashboard
Link to WorldBook Online Dashboard
This link will take you to the WorldBook Online dashboard. The dashboard is the gateway to all of the WorldBook products.



LISTEN

Link to Audible Stories
Link to Audible Stories

These FREE audio books are offered for young readers to teens and include new titles, classics, folk and fairy tales. books in 5 different languages. 



INFORMATION RESOURCES

CultureGrams
Link to CultureGrams (2-5)
Geographical database with information about the U.S. States, Canadian Provinces, and countries around the globe.

DK Find Out
Link to DK FindOut
Explore our world.

Link to EyeDiscover
Link to Eye Discover (Pre-K -2)
Non-fiction media enhanced ebooks for students in Pre-K through second grade.

Fact Cite
Link to FactCite
Databases including FactCite 123 - for primary grades and striving readers, Biography for Beginners, Sports Champions, Shapers of Society, U.S. and World Biography, Mythology, American History, Science, Countries and Cultures, Defining Moments in American History. Free until 5/31

Kids Info Bits
Link to Kids InfoBits
Database for kids. Content includes news articles, book articles, pictures,biographies and magazines. Provided by Library of Virginia.

Link to NASA Kid's Club
Link to NASA Kid's Club

National Geographic Kids
Link to National Geographic Kids 
Explore our world with National Geographic

PebbleGo
Link to PebbleGO (K-3)
Explore animals, biographies, science, social studies and dinosaurs.


PebbleGoNext
Link to PebbleGoNext
PebbleGo for 4th and 5th grade

Link to San Diego Zoo Kids
Link to San Diego Zoo Kids

World Book Kids
Link to World Book Kids
World Book Encyclopedia Online for K-3 students.

World Book Student
Link to World Book Student
World Book Encyclopedia Online for 4-5 students


World Book World of Early Learning
Link to World Book Early Learning
World Book Encyclopedia Online for K-1 students




OTHER ACTIVITIES


Day to Day VA
Link to Day by Day VA
Daily activities to keep kids engaged. Offered by the Library of Virginia.


Great Websites for Kids
Link to Great Websites for Kids
Three pages of American Library Association approved websites for kids.

Link to Lunch Doodles with Mo willems
Link to Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems
Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Kennedy Center's Artist in Residence Mo Willems' studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Each episode will air at 1pm ET. Mo Willems is the author of the favorite Pigeon and Elephant and Piggie picture books.



GAMES
Sudley Elementary Librarian and PWCS advocate for learning through games Carolyn Vibbert suggests you take time to play games over and over to become an expert. Refine your strategies. Learning what works and what doesn't work in a game is good practice. Her game suggestions are offered here with her permission.

Pokemon
Do you have Pokemon cards? Print a Pokemat and learn how to play the real game. The Pokemat prints on 4 pages of paper or cardstock. Use scissors to trim the edges and tape together. The mat is for 2 players. 

View Pokemon rulebook
Print the Pokemat PDF
Pokemon beginners' tutorial
Print Pokemon status tokens (PDF)

Board and Card Games for K-1

Hoot Owl Hoot by Peaceable Kingdom
Max by Family Pastimes
The Great Cheese Chase by Peaceable Kingdom
Gnomes at Night by Peaceable Kingdom
Snail Sprint by Haba
Monza by Haba
Big Picture Apples to Apples by Mattel

Board and Card Games for 2-3

Magic Labyrinth by Playroom Entertainment
Mole Rats in Space by Peaceable Kingdom
Sherlock by Playroom Entertainment
Sleeping Queens by Gamewright
Outfoxed by Gamewright
Secret Code 13+4 by Haba
Gnomes at Night by Peaceable Kingdom
Cardline Animals by Asmodee

Board and Card Games for 4-5

Dragonwood by Gamewright
Sushi Go by Gamewright
Forbidden Island by Gamewright
Happy Birthday by North Star Games
Otrio by Marbles Brain WorkshopPodcasts for Kids
Kingdomino by Blue Orange
Stratego by PlayMonster



PARENTS
Link to Reading Rockets
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of research-based reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children. Links to activities for learning at home as well as a wealth of information about reading and learning.

Link to Common Sense Media
Age based media reviews for families.

Link to Notable Children's Digital Media List 
"The Notable Children’s Digital Media list includes real-time, dynamic, and interactive media content for children 14 years of age and younger that enables and encourages active engagement and social interaction while informing, educating, and entertaining in exemplary ways." (Association of Library Services for Children)

Link to Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award

The Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award is given to a digital media producer that has created distinguished digital media for an early learning audience.