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The Audrey Wood Clubhouse [ Profile ] - Award-winning children's book author and a group of illustrators explain how children's books are created.

Ongoing Tales From the Past [ Profile ] - Old time stories, fairy tales, and poems brought to new life with electronic enhancement make fun reading for all ages; new postings monthly.

Exploring Literature - Knowledge Explorer Centre [ Profile ] - Reviews, commentary, and tools for exploring classic and contemporary literature. Includes a detailed look at literary criticism.

By the Book [ Profile ] - Children's book news, reviews, and author interviews.

Literature Classics [ Profile ] - Essays, links and analysis on classic literature authors and works, resources, reviews, prizes for submissions, and a growing literature community with forums, chat, and interactive features.

Drew's Notes [ Profile ] - A summary of Peter Jenkins' book "A Walk Across America" with character descriptions.

The Teen Times [ Profile ] - Book lists and summaries for teens on just about everything, listed by categories of reading subject.

Kids Reads [ Profile ] - Offers reading guides for a variety of book. Also contests, author interviews biographical information.

PrimaryGames.com Bookshelf [ Profile ] - Read interactive online stories. Stories are easy to read, perfect for younger children.

Playtime Canada [ Profile ] - Animated stories, games, and coloring for children.

Seussville [ Profile ] - Features games based on Dr. Seuss's books, extensive biographical information on the man behind them, printables, resources for celebrating Seuss's 100th birthday, and a storymaker.

Book Hive [ Profile ] - Guide to children's books categorized by genre and reading level. Includes coloring activities, a quiz, and story telling.

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature [ Profile ] - Create a list of age appropriate books of a particular format, setting, genre, or date. Also features a list of children's literature awards and their winners.

Scholastic Kids [ Profile ] - Scholastic Books interactive pages where kids can play with their favorite book characters, read about new books, and see software reviews; links for parents with advice on helping with homework, and keeping schedules; and a section for teachers including a homeroom homepage.

English Resources [ Profile ] - Has information, examples and study sites on books used throughout the Australian Secondary Schools Curriculum.

Just For Kids Who Love Books [ Profile ] - Provides links to sites about favorite books and authors, book excerpts and includes book reviews written by kids 8-14. Site is updated weekly.

Kids Read [ Profile ] - New Zealand site. Things to do with books, where to find out about authors, lists of books. And you can get tips on books that other kids liked.

Storybook Online Network - A Storytelling Community [ Profile ] - A storytelling community for children and parents with creative writing, illustrated stories, and interactive activities. Children can read, hear, see, and create stories before them. Stories are available for many different levels of readers. The site offers audio and video content

Bibliomania [ Profile ] - Free online literature and study guides, including novels and short stories, biographies, poetry, plays, and religious texts.

The Stellar Book Award [ Profile ] - British Columbia Teen Readers' Choice Award for Canadian literature. Every year teens nominate up to 20 Canadian titles to be reviewed and voted on by teens in the province. Book list, reviews and author interviews.

Teenreads.com [ Profile ] - Commentary, news, interviews and reviews from leading authors for teen readers.

Favorite Teenage Angstbooks [ Profile ] - A forum for teenagers to discuss what they are reading now and share thoughts on their favorite authors.

The International Children's Digital Library [ Profile ] - Online collection of books that can be viewed with a number of backgrounds and viewers.

Literature Center [ Profile ] - Get study guides, author profiles, background information and quizzes for some of the books on your required reading list.

Gallery of Canadian Authors for Children [ Profile ] - Created by gifted students in grade 4 to 6. Includes a photo, basic information for each author listed, and links to online sources. They invite submissions from other students.
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Grimms' Fairy Tales - Texts of many of Grimms' original fairy tales. Includes audio of some of the stories. Presented by the National Geographic Society.