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Beginning with Books (http://www.beginningwithbooks.org) The Center for Early Literacy has created this site for parents, caregivers, and educators with tools to help children become capable and enthusiastic lifelong readers.
Children's Book Council (http://www.cbcbooks.org) The Children's Book Council, Inc. is the nonprofit trade association of publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children and young adults.
Homeschooling and the Public Library (http://leep.lis.uiuc.edu/seworkspace/homeschool/index.html) Homeschoolers will find information about how they can work with the public library as part of their curriculum.
Kids Count Census Database (http://www.aecf.org/kidscount/census/) Kids Count has compiled indicators of child well-being from the 2000 U.S. Census and created an interactive online database with information on geographic areas, demographic summary profiles, geographic rankings and access to raw data.
Rhode Island Schools on the Web (http://www.ri.net/RINET/comm/schools.html) If you would like to visit a website from one of the local schools, this is the place to check out. The schools are organized alphabetically by town. Make sure to check out the sites for the various schools in Smithfield:
Standard and Poor's SchoolMatters (http://www.schoolmatters.com) SchoolMatters gives policymakers, educators, and parents access to tools to compare schools and school districts from across the country.
Christmas Around the World (http://christmas.com) Have you ever wondered how people from other countries celebrate Christmas? Well, this nifty site allows you to click on a country from an alphabetical listing, and you will be given on information about that country's yule time customs.
Better Brains for Babies (http://www.fcs.uga.edu/ext/bbb/index.php) Better Brains for Babies is a collaboration of state and local, public and private organizations dedicated to promoting awareness and education about the importance of early brain development in the healthy growth and development of infants and young children in Georgia.
Kinderstart (http://kinderstart.com) A mini-search engine, a large screened and focused parenting directory (kids issues from age 0-10), and a source of top-notch original content. We have a member of the National Institute of Health, and award winning educators and authors writing everything from pediatric tips, to child psychology, book reviews, film reviews, even tips on how coloring can be used to teach kindergarteners how to read better.
Monroe County (IN) Public Library's Parent/Teacher Resource Room (http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/childrens/ptrr.html) This site provides a list of materials available in this special collection relating to children's literature, helping children learn to read, helping children in school, activities with children, cooking with children, birthday parties, and traveling with children.
Parents' Action for Children (http://store.parentsactionstore.org/prostores/servlet/StoreFront) Parents' Action develops parent education materials, connects parents with one another, and fights for issues such as early education, health care, and high quality and affordable child care.
Zero to Three (http://www.zerotothree.org) This exciting and interactive website, which has been created by the National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, is dedicated to literature and activities to help your child's healthy development.