Author Pages & Cool Stuff
Check out these links for interesting tidbits and things to do.
Book Adventure Many parents ask how they can motivate their students to read. Here is a link to a Sylvan sponsored webpage that offers a free web based reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Students create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for the literary successes.
Fun Brain Wake up your brain at this fun site. You will find all sorts of games here to give your brain a real workout and reinforce some skills you are learning at school.
Guys Read! Guys, check out this special website designed just for you. Created by author Jon Scieszka to connect guys with books that are interesting for them.
Snopes Heard an interesting rumor? Have you received a questionable email that you must forward to 10 other people or risk some catastrophic event? Check out the truths and falsehoods behind things like this at Snopes.
Teen Reads Part of the Book Report Network, this site is a great place to find out about new books, authors, movies from books, and more. You can find great reviews of teen literature plus dozens of cool links to other sites that may interest you.
Trip to College It's never too early to start planning for college. This website is full of useful information for students and parents.