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StarWalk Kids Media

StarWalk Kids Media

Spring 2013 Website
Ages: 4 - 12 yrs.
Contributions From: Seymour Simon
Contributions From: John Benfield
Contributions From: Liz Nealon
Designer: Dan Levine

StarWalk Kids Media is an online library of high quality books for children from kindergarten through eight grade. The library includes many nonfiction titles, including titles by prolific science writer Seymour Simon, and familiar picture books by well-known authors like Pam Muñoz Ryan. Parents and educators can search for books by age level and grade level as well as commonly used reading levels such as Lexile and Alphabetic. The websites also provides information to teachers as to how to link the reading activities to Common Core standards. Children can choose to hear the book or read it themselves. While reading, they can take notes on "post its" or search for words.

Overall this is an easy to use websites that provides quality books at an affordable cost to families and schools. The educational information it provides is very useful and may make this site more desirable than typical digital book sites.

Karena Rush, Ph. D.   ©2013 Parents' Choice
Karena Rush is a professor in the Psychology Department at Millersville University. Karena has two young daughters and spends most of her free time outdoors with her family and old English sheepdog.

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