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BEANSTACK READING CHALLENGES (for kids and adults)
Log your reading and win prizes! Challenges vary according to your age group.
Griffin Free Public has a very active Children’s collection for your family. Need some books? We have you covered with several different options.
Lexile Levels: Griffin Free now has a Lexile reading system where kids can match their reading level to books on hand. Just check out the Lexile score on each book and your child will get the right level of challenge and fun!
And if you just wish to stop by and browse, we have kids covered with our outstanding selection of materials. Our collection contains:
Here are a few fun web links to get you started on exploring the Internet. We hope to add to these over time, so please share your favorites with us.
Common Sense Media – Provides reviews of books, movies, TV and games. Three reviews at a time are free.
Batch of Books – A blog dedicated to “bookish things” including reviews.
Library of Clean Reads – Reviews of children, middle-grade, YA and adult fiction and non-fiction books.
Kids-In-Mind – Provides parents with objective and complete information about a film’s content so that they can decide, based on their own value system, whether they should watch a movie with or without their kids, or at all.
Kids Health – A comprehensive look at health topics that affect children, designed for parents to understand easily.
Dad’s Worksheets – Free math worksheets, calculators and more!
Duolingo ABC – Help your child learn to read through play.
Fun Brain – Educational games and leisure-time fun for kids.
PBS Kids – The online hub of the Public Broadcasting System, featuring lots of great information and activities.
Fact Monster – Homework help and general reference information in all subjects.
Classics for Kids – Videos, worksheets and more to make classical music fun!
Science Bob – Find easy science experiments, watch experiment videos, and get Science Fair ideas (site has ads)
Science Made Simple – Get ideas for science projects & experiments and read science articles.