The ultimate Internet guide for kids! Discover 4,000 of the most "edu-taining" sites the Net has to offer, selected by a professional librarian and Internet pioneer, who also happens to be a mom. Specially designed for learning and fun, this book is aimed at the interests of preschoolers through early teens, with special sections on using and enjoying the Internet as a family experience, a "Best of the Net" and "Countries of the World" section, and more. Youíll enjoy thousands of recommended sites under more than 100 subject headings, including:
- Astronomy, Space, and Space Exploration
- Books and Literature
- Crafts and Hobbies
- Explorers and Exploring
- Games and Fun
- Health and Safety
- Horses and Equestrian Sports
- Magic Tricks
- Music and Musicians
- Pets and Pet Care
- And much more!
Donít log on without it!
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The family-friendly, net-mom approved guide to cyberspace. Now there's even more to explore with this totally revised and updated Third Edition of Jean Armour Polly's #1-selling The Internet Kids & family Yellow Pages! Discover 4,000 of the most educational, interactive, and FUN sites the Net has to offer, selected by a professional librarian and Internet pioneer, who is also a mom. Specially designed for learning and fun, this book is aimed at the interests of preschoolers through early teens. Features in this Third Edition include: a CD-ROM featuring Internet tutorials, children's Net safety comics, and more from leading companies including: Disney's Blast Online, Apte's Internet Coach, MediaLive's Surf Monkey, Landmark Community Interest's GuardiaNet, and Trico Academy Internet Training for Educators; a special "Parenting and Families" section on using and enjoying the Internet as a family experience. Includes information on how to keep kids safe online, written by Donna Rice Hughes, a nationally recognized advocate for children's safety on the Internet; a newly updated hotlist section featuring the 100 "Best of the Net" sites in categories such as homework help, sports, and science, plus sites for preschoolers, parents, teachers, and more! This year, Son of Net-mom makes his debut with a surefire collection of sites kids really love including hot trends, stupid Net tricks, game cheats, and yucky sites, including the ever-popular Belch page; a "Countries of the World: section where kids can sample cultures, languages, arts, music, and more in over 500 sites! PLUS: FREE updates at www.NetMom.com! Net-mom tracks changes to the address in this book and posts them online to help her readers stay up to date.About the Author:
Author, librarian, and mom, Jean Armour Polly (Syracuse, N) is an internationally recognized expert on the Internet from a family's point of view. She wrote the original "Surfing the Internet" back in 1992, which coined the phrase, according to Lexis-Nexis. She was one of the first two women elect3d to the Internet Society Board of Trustees and is now a Trustee Emerita. Under her Net-mom brand, she is a private consultant, researcher, and speaker. Her client list includes America Online, The Bertelsmann Foundation, Disney Online, and TCI. Net. Other current clients include GuardiaNet and Landmark Community Interests, as well as MCI Foundation. Jean was recently elected to the board of the Recreational Software Advisory Council on the Internet (RSACi), a group promoting rating of Internet services by their authors.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072120584