General Reference

General Reference Websites

B.J. Pinchbecker's Homework Helper
This site contains over 700 useful links on a variety of homework topics. is a multi-source dictionary search service.

Fact Monster
This great site features an almanac, atlas, dictionary and encyclopedia made especially for kids.

Great Websites for Kids
ALSCís online resource containing hundreds of links to exceptional websites for children.

A directory of sites selected by librarians for kids and organized by subject and Dewey numbers.

Kidspace @ the Internet Public Library
The children's section of the Internet Public Library features age-appropriate reference material and Web site recommendations for grade-schoolers.

Merriam Webster Word Central
Merriam-Webster's Word Central offers kids a student dictionary, Daily Buzzword, and interactive word games.

Multnomah County Library Kids Homework Center
The Multnomah County Library Homework Center organizes over 3500 carefully reviewed K-12 education and homework help resources for students, teachers, and parents.

Pictionary Dictionary for Little Explorers
A picture-dictionary format is used to link to hundreds of carefully chosen child-friendly sites around the world.
A one-stop site for all things Internet including news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedias, facts on file, FAQs, tutorials, search engines, and much more.

World Almanac for Kids
Facts, games, and helpful stuff for kids ages 8 and up.