Friday, December 26, 2008

ALSC announces exceptional Web sites for children

Immediate Release December 23, 2008

ALSC announces exceptional Web sites for children

CHICAGO - The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has added more recommended Web sites to Great Web Sites for Kids (, its online resource containing hundreds of links to commendable Web sites for children.

Great Web Sites for Kids (GWS) features links to beneficial Web sites of interest to children, organized by subject headings such as animals; literature and languages; sciences; the arts; and reference desk. There is also a special section with sites of interest to parents, caregivers and teachers, plus an area devoted to sites in Spanish. The ALSC Great Web Sites for Kids Committee maintains and updates the site.

The newly added sites are:

Members of the 2008 Great Web Sites for Kids Committee are: Karen Lemmons, co-chair, Howe Elementary School, Detroit; Becki Bishop, co-chair, Campbell Court Elementary School, Bassett, Va.; Amy Brown, Worthington Libraries, Columbus, Ohio; Robin Gibson, Granville, Ohio; Diana McFarland, Brunswick, Maine; Carla Morris, Provo City (Utah) Library; Marilyn Sobotincic, Medina County (Ohio) District Library; Terrell Young, Washington State University, Richland.
The complete listing of great sites with annotations and selection criteria can be found at

Clip art from

"webforchildren," American Library Association, December 23, 2008. (Accessed December 26, 2008)Document ID: 523689

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