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The Reference Desk

Abbreviations

United States Postal Service Abbreviations

The World Book Almanac for Kids Abbreviations and Acronyms

Atlases / Maps

CIA World Factbook

Country@ A Glance

Fact Monster Atlas

Flag World

Google Maps

MapQuest

National Atlas

WorldAtlas.com

Almanacs / Fast Facts

Fact Monster

Fact Monster Almanac

Guinness World Records

Infoplease

InfoSoup

The Old Farmer’s Almanac

State Facts for Students

State Websites (Kdg. – 5th)

State Websites (6th – 8th)

Thinkfinity

U.S. Census Bureau

World Almanac for Kids

Calculators

Math.com Online Calculators

Calendars / Clocks / Times

Earth Calendar

The Official US Time

Perpetual Calendar

Time and Date.com

TimeTicker

World Time

Careers

Career Exploration Pathfinder


Consumer Information

Federal Consumer Information

Current Events

Magazines & Newspapers Links

Dictionaries / Thesauri

Fact Monster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster


OneLook Dictionary Search


Word Central for Kids

Word Reference Language Dictionaries

Encyclopedias

Britannica

Username: milwaukee

Password: milwaukee

Fact Monster Encyclopedia

Grolier

Username: milwaukee

Password: remote

World Book

Username: WI53216

Password: WI53216

Government

Area Code Lookup

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

FirstGov.Kids

Zip Code Lookup

Quotations

Bartleby

Quote-a-Quote

Weather

Weather Channel

Weather Underground

General Reference

Grolier Online Kids (http://go-kids.grolier.com/, 01-11-2008)
Great collection of encyclopedias, magazine articles, and websites for research projects.
ProQuest (http://www.proquestk12.com/access/custom/aaps.shtml, 03-18-2006)
KidsClick! (http://www.kidsclick.org, 09-22-2006)
Web search for kids by librarians
Pic Search (http://www.picsearch.com, 11-02-2007)
Science Builder Science Dictionary (http://sciencebuilder.com/michigan.php, 10-22-2008)
username: michigan password: science
Tumble Books (http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=annarbor&P=libra, 11-07-2007)
Ivy’s Search Engine Resources (http://www.ivyjoy.com/rayne/kidssearch.html, 08-31-2004)
This is a collection of child-appropriate search engines, including two of my favorites:  KidsClick! and Yahooligans
Fact Monster from Information Please (http://www.factmonster.com/, 08-31-2004)
This is a fun site with facts on lots of kid-oriented topics.
Dictionary.com (http://dictionary.reference.com/, 08-31-2004)
Dictionary and thesarus
A Maths Dictionary for Kids (http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/maths/dictionary.html, 08-31-2004)
Math terms and definitions
eNature.com (http://www.enature.com/, 08-31-2004)
Especially useful are the field guides to plants and animals.  The bird field guide includes birds’ songs.
Animal Search site (http://web.mel.org/viewtopic.jsp?id=2516&pathid=2672, 08-31-2004)
From the Michigan Electronic Library

Zoobooks (http://www.zoobooks.com/, 08-31-2004)

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