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Information for Young Writers
The Word Detective is the free on-line version of an internationally-syndicated newspaper column answering readers' questions about words and language (primarily word and phrase origins) since 1953. More than 180 previously-posted columns are available in our fully-indexed archive, and reader questions are encouraged (with the exception of any question concerning "gry").
Children's Literature Web Guide
Jane Austen Information Page
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Mark Twain on the Web
The Shakespeare Mystery - The argument over the authorship of Shakespeare continues.
Word Play
Children's Book Council
Starfall - A site for young readers to improve their skills through simple games.
Magazines by and/or for Kids
American Girl
Homeschool Gazette This site encourages Christian homeschooled youth (ages 5-14), in reading and creative writing skills.
MidLink Magazine
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Time for Kids
YES Mag - Canada's Science Magazine for kids.
Reference Helps
Bartlett, John. 1901. Familiar Quotations - Look up a famous quote with this great search feature.
Children's Literature Web Guide
Fluency Through Fables - This group of ESL lessons involve a fable.  The fables are used to increase fluency as well as critical thinking and increasing vocabulary.
Library of Congress
Myths and Legends of Indigenous Peoples
On-line Books
OneLook Dictionaries - 5,990,011 words in 963 dictionaries indexed.
Project Bartleby: The Public Library of the Internet
Roget's Thesaurus
Merriam-Webster Online
Shakespeare Homepage - The complete works of William Shakespeare on-line.
Travlang's Translating Dictionaries - This site offers on-line multilingual translation dictionaries free-of-charge. You'll find dictionaries covering French, German, English, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, and more. There's also a freeware windows multilingual translating dictionary available for your downloading.
Webster's Dictionary - On-line and searchable.
Stories and Books On-Line
A Little Princess - by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn - by Mark Twain
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Ballads of a Cheechako - by Robert W. Service
The Call of the Wild - by Jack London
The Internet Public Library KidSpace
The Sea Wolf - by Jack London
Selections of Klondike Short Stories - by Jack London
White Fang - by Jack London
Wacky Web Tales - Write your own interactive story on-line!
Writing Clubs
Young Writers' Clubhouse