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. You’ll 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!
Don’t log on without it!
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The #1 Best-Selling Family Internet Book
The Family-Friendly, Kid-Safe Way to Explore the Internet!
Take a safe, educational, and fun journey with help from this best-selling guide to searching the Internet for bountiful information. Jean Armour Polly, professional librarian and Net-mom, explores the Internet to find the best, most engaging, and most fun sites--with plenty of options for families, schools, kids, and adults! This thoughtfully-organized, easy-to-use directory features descriptions of more than 3,500 hand-picked Web sites that will help you navigate directly to information that's appropriate for everyone in your household. A timesaving treasure-trove of the world's most compelling and creative places to go on the Web, this wonderful resource is a must for family-friendly and Net-mom approved education and entertainment.
Family-friendly features include: Completely updated listing of "Best of the Net" sites to help with homework, science projects, and sports trivia--plus sites to capture the interest of kids from preschooler to teen Son of Net-mom recommendations for the sites kids love, including space camp, grossology, and game solutions Helpful safety information for kids, parents, and teachers Plus--free updates and additional advice and content at www.netmom.com
Here are just a few of the fun categories you'll find inside: Animals Art Astronomy, Space, and Space Exploration Aviation and Airplanes Books and Literature, including Harry Potter! Codes and Ciphers Comics and Cartoons Cooking, Food, and Drink Crafts and Hobbies Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Times Disney Endangered and Extinct Species Explorers and Exploring Family Fun Flags Folklore and MythologyGames and Fun Genealogy and Family History Health and Safety Help History Holidays Horses and Equestrian Sports Internet Tutorials; Safety Tips Inventions and Inventors Jobs and Careers Jokes and Riddles Magic Tricks Math and Arithmetic Music and Musicians Optical Illusions Outdoor Recreation Pen Pals Pets and Pet Care Preschoolers -- colors, concepts, matching and more! Reading -- phonics; worksheets Reference Works Religion and Spirituality Schools and Education -- study tips plus! Science, including Science Fair help Sports Television Video and Computer Games (including Pok; eacute; mon!) Weather and Meteorology and how to make your own weather station Why -- why is the sky blue ...and More!About the Author:
Jean Polly is a best-selling author, columnist and librarian. Under her NetMom« brand, she writes and consults for many family organizations and high-tech companies. Some highlights of Polly┐s NetMom activities 1. Being elected to the Internet Content Rating Association board. This group (with members such as Cable and Wireless, Microsoft, Netscape, AOL, etc.) is developing a cross cultural method of Web site description. 2. Was asked to join the Youth and Technology Advisory Committee of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America-they operate 2600 clubs, all of which will have computer labs in the near future. 3. Wrote or licensed content to: Operation Kids (www.ok.com) FamilyClick (www.familyclick.com) 4. Net Nanny (www.netnanny.com) Ask Jeeves for Kids (www.ajkids.com) Becoming Family magazine ┐Polly is their new Internet family columnist
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 72120584
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072120584