ALA Resources for Parents and Teens
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Calgary Public Library
Literature Web Guide
This is an amazing list of Internet resources related to books for
children and young adults. The links are well organized into 27
different categories, all related to children's literature. Includes
a search engine, great links to author's pages, and Internet book
discussion groups. A very valuable reference!
Netiquette Home Page
"Netiquette" is a contemporary term for proper etiquette
on the Internet. This premier site details the necessary rules and
regulations regarding the use of e-mail and the use of the Internet
as a communication device.
A web site created by The American Association of School Libraries ( AASL) for
parents and children to use together. It offers families (parents, kids, grandfathers,
aunts, cousins - everyone) an opportunity to learn about the Internet and use
FOIP for Schools
(Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)
This site is a government site dedicated to answering all questions
that are FOIP related.
Library Legacy Program
This program is designed to enable Alberta public, school and post-secondary
libraries to participate in a voluntary donor program to enrich
library collections. It is named to honour Lois Hole, the Lieutenant
Governor of Alberta.
An excellent resource that provides information about learning disabilities and ADHD. This site includes informative articles, teaching resources, and recommended links for educators, parents, and students.
Promotes and supports media education.
Read Up On
Produced by the National Library of Canada, this site promotes Canadian children’s
literature and reading. It highlights notable books on a variety of themes and
features award winning Canadian children’s books in all categories.
tips for parents
A brochure covering tips and ideas on how to read to children and
how to set an atmosphere for reading activities.
Steps to the Research Process
Seven steps outlines a simple and effective strategy for finding
information for a research papers and documenting the sources that
Need Network (SNE)
From Schoolnet comes this organized collection of online resources
of interest to parents, teachers, and schools who are involved in
the education of students with special needs.
An on-line resource for avid readers. Includes booklists reviewed by Teacher-Librarians with the Calgary Board of Education and provides the opportunity for kids to submit their own reviews. Also highlights special literary dates and "reading-related" happenings in Calgary and surrounding area.
– Best books for Young Adults
The list prepared by the American Library Association presents books
published in the past 16 months that are recommended reading for
young adults 12 to 18). It is a general list of fiction and nonfiction
titles selected for their proven or potential appeal to the personal
reading tastes of the young adult.