Links

National History Day
Official NHD Website 
https://nhd.org/ 

Student Resources
StudySC 
". . .a student-friendly environment arranged by grade level and by subject area where students can find the information they need fast." 
http://studysc.org/ 


Lexile.com 
Information on Lexile reading levels 
http://www.lexile.com/ 

DISCUS 
South Carolina's Virtual Library 
http://scdiscus.org/ 

Florence County Library System 
"Six libraries, one community" 
https://florencelibrary.org/

refdesk.com 
Fast checker for the Internet 
http://www.refdesk.com/ 

Fact Monster 
http://www.factmonster.com/ 

ipl2 
"ipl2 is the result of a merger of the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII)." 
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/

Awesome Library 
"Awesome Library organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education." 
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/student.html 

International Children's Digital Library 
"The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world."  
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ 

Young Adult Authors 
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/ya.html 

Citing Sources
Son of Citation Machine 
http://citationmachine.net/

The OWL at Purdue - MLA formatting and style guide 
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ 

EasyBib 
http://www.easybib.com/reference/

BibMe 
http://www.bibme.org/


Evaluating Web Pages 
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Evaluate.html 


For Parents
Awesome Library, Parents 
Links to search commercial sites, free e-books and more. 
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/parent.html 

Helping Your Child with Homework 
Complete text of U.S. Department of Education booklet and link to download PDF version, for all levels. 
http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/homework/index.html 


South Carolina State Library 
http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/ 

Juvenile Series and Sequels 
Organizes more than 20,000 titles for beginning readers, elementary and middle school readers, and young adult readers. Complied by Mid-Continent Public Library. 
http://www.mymcpl.org/books-movies-music/juvenile-series 


South Carolina Parent Teacher Association 
http://www.scpta.org/ 

¡colorín colorado! 
WETA Reading Rockets site with information, activities and advise for Spanish-speaking parents and educators of English language learners, primary and intermediate school 
http://www.colorincolorado.org/ 

fonetics.org 
Allows non-native speakers to improve their pronunciation, for middle and high school. 
http://www.fonetiks.org/ 

The Internet Picture Dictionary 
English, French, German, Italian and Spanish illustrations, for middle and high school. 
http://www.pdictionary.com/ 

Internet Safety Tips for Children and Teens 
Tips and links from the New York Public Library. 
http://www.nypl.org/node/8315 


Child Safety on the Information Superhighway 
By Lawrence J. Magid, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 2003. 
http://www.safekids.com/child-safety-on-the-information-highway/