Web Links

Web Links (Homework Help)

The Lac La Biche Country Libraries are pleased to provide these third-party links to online information which were recommended by educators and other professionals. 

People should note that the Lac La Biche County Libraries have no control over this information, so changes may occur without warning and links broken. Our Library Staff annually check these links and remove or replace any that are no longer functioning.

These links can be found under the categories listed below.

Alberta

Photo of the mountain landscape with the welcome to Alberta sign

So this is Alberta

So, This Is Alberta! is a unique archived website, featuring the designs and illustrations of Alberta's own Gary Delainey and Gerry Rasmussen

Alberta Oil and Gas

Online oil, Gas, and Mining Directory

Alberta Online Encyclopedia

A web portal developed by the Heritage Community Foundation to bring Alberta to the world and the world to Alberta

Alberta, Naturally

A platform to help make Alberta’s heritage come alive for everyone

Alberta’s Provincial Emblems

Includes Alberta's coat of arms, official flower and more

Law Central

Find out about the law in Alberta

Justice Alberta

Link to the Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General webpage

Provincial Archives of Alberta

People can access historical records for research and genealogy project plus other archived collections

Queen's Printer (Government of Alberta)

The official source of Alberta government laws and publications

Art

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AFA Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX)

The TREX program assists in making both extensive art collection and the work of contemporary Alberta artists available to Albertans

Arts and Culture

Google Arts & Culture

Arts Edge

All of the Kennedy Center's arts education resources, all in one place

Art Lessons

Make is a Facebook page run by a BFA studio art major who will be live streaming art lessons

Google Art Project

Their mission is to preserve and bring the world’s art and culture online so it’s accessible to anyone, anywhere

Hielbrunn Timeline of Art History

The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History pairs essays and works of art with chronologies, telling the story of art and global culture through the Museum’s collection.

Louvre

Come explore the Louvre Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Come explore the Met

MOMA

Come explore the Museum of Modern Art

National Gallery of Art
Come explore the National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Canada

Come explore the National Gallery of Canada

Vogue

Google has opened an interactive Frida Kahlo exhibition

Book Awards

Photo of a stack of books and a trophy

Booker Prize

Welcome to the home of The Booker Prize for Fiction and The International Booker Prize, with exclusive news, interviews and articles

Canada Reads

Home for all things regarding Canada Reads (CBC)

Giller Prize

Home of the Giller Prize coincided which recognizes Canadian authors and literature both at home and abroad

Governor General's Literary Award

Home the the Governor General's Literacy Award

National Book Awards

The mission of the National Book Foundation is to celebrate the best literature in America, expand its audience, and ensure that books have a prominent place in American culture

Pulitzer Prizes

Home of one of the most prestigious awards for journalism

Rocky Mountain Book Awards

Home of the Reader's Choice Book Award for grades 4-7

Young Reader's Choice Awards

The Young Reader’s Choice Award is sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association and continues to be the longest-running children’s choice book award

Book Information & Vendors

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Abe Books

Independent sellers and great source for out of print materials

Alberta Magazines

Is a classroom, a forum, a newsletter, an advocate and a united voice for magazine publishers in the province

Amazon

One of the larger companies selling DVD's, books and so much more

Baldwin Library

Home of the Baldwin Library of Historical Children Literature

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble online store

Bearport Publishing (High Interest Non-Fiction K-8)

Bearport publishing online store

Boom! Studios

Comics publisher

Candlewick Press

Candlewick Press online store

CanLit For Kids

CanLit For Kids online store

Capstone Press (Books for Reluctant Readers)

Capstone Press online store

Choisir un Livre

Children Books in French

Christian Book

Online Christian book store

Communication Jeunesse

Site for French resources

Copper Beach

Copper Beach online book store

Éditions du Phœnix

Site for French resources

Éditions Scholastic

Site for French resources

Grass Roots Press (ESL)

Great site for ESL and high/low readers

Harper Collins

Harper Collins online book store

Heritage House

Heritage House online book store

H-I-P Books (Books for Reluctant Readers)

Great site for high/low readers

Knowbuddy Marketing

Knowbuddy online book store

La courté échelle

Site for French resources

Library Love

Access author interviews and book talks

Literary Hub

The Virtual Book Channel

Lone Pine Publishing

Lone Pine Publishing Canada and US online book store

Manga Online

Article listing the available volumes and the websites where you can find them

Multi-Cultural Books

Site for books in a wide variety of languages

Ocra Books

Great site for high interest books for children & teens

Online Author Talks

A list of different online author events

Oxford University Press

Great site for ESL materials

Oyate

Publisher and reviewer of books about Native Americans, particularly those aimed at schoolchildren

Random House Kids

Books for children of all ages

Saunders Book Company

Books for all ages and the company offers digital preview packs

Scholastic Canada

Home of Scholastic Books and reading clubs

Smart Apple Media

Books for all ages and the company offers digital preview packs

United Library Services

Main book vendor utilized by Northern Lights Library System

Booklist

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ATN Reading Lists

Home of reading lists created by librarians

Booklist Online

This is a book-review magazine that has been published by ALA and viewed as offering the most reliable reviews

Children's Books

Provides a snapshot of just a few of the outstanding books published in 2010

Fantastic Fiction

Search and browse bibliographies of over 50,000 bestselling fiction authors, with the latest books and series information

Guys Read

Find books and story collections

Historical Novels

Over 5000 historical novels listed by time and place

Indie Bound

A community of independent local bookstores showcase an indie book list

NY Times Bestsellers

Home to the New York times bestseller lists

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets produces award-winning PBS television programs about teaching reading and early education

Sofa Adventures

Sofa Adventures: Reading Suggestions for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

Stop, You’re Killing ME!

A resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books

Whichbook

Whichbook enables millions of combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs

YALSA's Best of the Best

Find the best books and media for youth each year through YALSA's Best of the Best

Young Adult Booklists

Booklists, databases and more all designed to help you find your next book to read

Book Reviews & Magazines

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Blogging for a Good Book

Williamsburg Regional Library’s Blogging for a Good Book was last updated in 2007 but great reading lists are still availble

Book Reporter

Place for plenty of reading lists and so much more

Children's Book Reviews

The Kidlitosphere blog is filled with reviews of children's books

Children's Book Reviews

Education Oasis has in-depth, classroom-tested and teacher-reviewed books

Crime Writers of Canada

Crime Writers of Canada (CWC) is a national non-profit organization for Canadian mystery and crime writers, associated professionals, and others with a serious interest in Canadian crime writing

Dewey Divas and the Dudes

Book lists, review and other library related information

Little Book Club

Features reviews for preschool books

NPR Book Reviews

Features book reviews and articles

NY Times Children's Book Reviews

Features articles and reviews of books for children

Overbooked.com

Book reviews and lists

Quill and Quire

Features articles, lists and book reviews

Reading Rants!

Young Adult books reviews

Scholastic Bookfiles

Scholastic BookFiles is a reading companion to help students get the most out of modern middle-grade fiction

School Library Journal

Contains articles, book reviews and more

Teacher Librarian

A journal for school library professionals

Teen Ink

A magazine that is by teens for teens

The Reader

Blog about books with the last update in 2016

Book Social Networking

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aNobii

A social network where you can share your passion for reading

Good Reads

A social network where you can share what you are reading and find your next great read

Library Thing

Explore an easy to use library quality catalog

Computers

Coupons

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Go Coupons

Place to get coupons and promotional codes

Save.ca

Checkout local flyers in your area to make your shopping list

Websaver.ca

Carry your digital coupons with you

E-Books & Audio Books

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E-Book Buyer's Guide

E-book buyer's guide to E-book privacy, which summarizes and comments on the privacy-related policies of several e-readers

eReader Love

eRead book site with purchasing options

Good Reading Online

Index of books and stories many from the public domain

Project Gutenberg

Online book catalogue with public domain works

General Resources

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4 Kids.org

 

Answers.com

 

Awesome Library for Kids

 

Awesome Library for Teens

 

Britannica

 

Canadian Encyclopedia

 

Canadian Geographic Atlas Online

 

Canadian Pop Encyclopedia

 

Canadiana

Canadian Homeschooler

5 Canadian Virtual Field Trips for Fun & Learning

Daily home schedule

Daily home schedule with ideas for learning, movement, cooking and more

Educational Shows

150+ educational shows on Netflix

Educational Websites

Very Well Family – 17 Fun & Free Educational Websites for Kids

Fact Monster (Information and Homework Center)



Homework Help

 

Homework Spot

 

How to Smile



Internet Archive

 

Language Portal of Canada

 

McGraw-Hill Access Science

 

National Geographic Kids

 

NFB Educational Resources

National Film Board

NFB Has Over 4,000 Free Films Online

Open Culture

Free cultural and education resources

Sesame Street

 

Stats Can

 

Thesaurus

Time for Kids

Free access to a library of four grade-specific digital editions of TIME for Kids and Your Financial Literacy magazine

Varsity Tutors

 

World Book Online

 

World Bank (Open Data Site)

 

 





Government & Legal

Health

Indigenous Sites

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Aboriginal Literature

APTN

Assembly of First Nations

ARPDC First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Moodle Courses

First Nations Writer

Gabriel Dumont Institute

Health Canada (First Nations, Inuit & Aboriginal Health)

Healthy Aboriginal Network

Indigenous Canada MOOC

Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada, from an Indigenous perspective

Indigenous educators

Indigenous educators volunteer to teach short K-8 lessons online amid school closures

Indigenous Knowledge & Wisdom Centre

Virtual Library K-12 resources

Indigenous Services Canada

Indigenous works


Metis Nation of Alberta

MMIWG

Moccasins

Let’s make Moccasins!

Native Reflections

NFB - Indigenous Cinema

Our Voices, Our Stories

ROABA

Rupertsland Institute

Rupertsland Institute Resources

Shekon Neechie: An Indigenous History Site

TRC

University of Toronto Course

University of Toronto Aboriginal Worldviews and Education

Language Arts & Literacy

Lesson Plans, Educational Games & Story Time

Math

Professional Resources for Teachers and Librarians

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Booklist Online

COVID-19 Announcement: Access to Booklist Online is free during this unprecedented time

Brodart How to Guides

Cataloguing Librarian

DDC

Find all about one of the world's most widely used library classification system

Exam Bank

Free Subscriptions

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

Help Teaching

Top 100 Free Educational Websites

ICDL (International Children's Digital Library)

ICDL (Ideas for the classroom)

Library Journal

San Jose State School of Library and Information

School Library Journal

Scholastic Learn at Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing

Teacher Librarian Journal

UOA - SLIS

WebJunction

YALSA (Booklists, Book Awards, Teen Reading & more)

YALSA (Research Journal)

 

 

Science & Social Sciences

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All About Frogs

American Chemical Society

Anatomy

Anatomy and Physiology

Astronomy for Kids

Anatomy of the Human Body

Anatomy in 3D

Bill Nye

Biology in Motion

Biology Project

Biosphere Environment Museum

Birdsong Links

Body Basics

Body - Muscles

Body Parts

Body - Skeleton

Brain and Spine

Building Big

Bullying Canada

Canadian Olympic School Program

Care.com (Find care for your child, parents, pets, and home)

Captain Oxygen Storyboard

Cincinnati Zoo Safari Lives

Cincinnatti Zoo is streaming their animals live! So now you can "go to the zoo" without leaving your house

CIA World Fact Book (Information on countries)

Circulatory System

Civil Literacy


CK-12

Cute Penguin Videos

Chicago's Shedd Aquarium official twitter page which has videos of cute penguins

Cosmeo (Discovery Channel)

Dads

Digestive System

Digestive System (Dummies.com)

Digestive System (National Geographic)

Digestive System (WebMD)

Dogs (Love Your Dog)

Discovery Channel

Discovery Kids

Encounters with Canada

Environment Canada

Experiland

Food and Nutrition

First Garden

GSA - Alberta GSA Network


How Stuff Works

Health and the Human Body


Heart and Circulatory System

Human Anatomy Online

Human Body

Human Body Atlas (App)

Human Body (Pinterest)

Human Heart

Human Skin

Kids Health in the Classroom

Learning Science

LGBTQ2S

Lymphatic System

Lymphatic System (Anatomy)

Lymphatic System (Better Health)

Lymphatic System
(Pacific Medical Training)

Lymphatic System (Understanding)

Mad Science Network

Malignant Mesothelioma

Magic School Bus

Moon - AR Moon-Explore Solar System (App)

Musculoskeletal System (Function)

Musculoskeletal System (Effects of Aging)

Musculoskeletal System Diseases

Musculoskeletal System Terms


NASA

National Audubon Society

National Geographic

Nervous System & Neurons

NOVA

Periodic Table

Popular Science


Racial Equity

Respiratory System

Science Canada (Site includes games and experiments)

Science Friday

Science of Gardening

Science Online (K-8)

Science Mom

Each show will be based on a different educational theme

Science Museum

Scitable

Scenses (perfume.com)

STEM Resources from Vivify

Take-Home STEM resources from Vivify including an activity calendar to help guide your STEM activities during the closures

Study Guide - Systems of the Body

Time for Kids

Tomatosphere

Why Files?

Wonderopolis

 



Technology & Videos

Tutoring Games and Resources

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Tutoring games and resources utilized by our Summer Literacy Program staff

Site Name

Grades

Description

Link/URL

IXL

K-12

Curriculum based questions and activities.

https://ca.ixl.com/

 

ABCya

K-6

Games and Interactive Activities for various subjects.

https://www.abcya.com/

 

Crickweb

K-6

Free online education resources.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/

Into the Book

3-5

Reading comprehension activities.

https://reading.ecb.org/

Fun Brain

K-8

Learning Games, books, and videos.

https://www.funbrain.com/

PBS Kids

K-3

Learning games and activities

https://pbskids.org/

Road to Grammar

 

English games and activities.

http://www.roadtogrammar.com/

ESL Games

K-2

English games and activities.

https://www.eslgamesplus.com/

Family Learning

K-1

English games and activities.

https://www.eslgamesplus.com/

Build-a-Bear

K-4

Games for kids.

https://www.buildabear.com/play.html

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

All Ages

Virtual tour of the museum.

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour

National Geographic

All Ages

Cave virtual tour.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news-features/son-doong-cave/2/#s=pano55

Google Arts and Culture

All Ages

National parks virtual tours.

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/welcome

Vocabulary Spelling City

K-3

English games and activities.

https://www.spellingcity.com/

Mr. Nussbaum

K-5

Games and Interactive Activities for various subjects.

https://mrnussbaum.com/

Pest World for Kids

K-3

Insect games for kids

https://pestworldforkids.org/fun-games/games/

Highlights Kids

K-4

Learning resources and games for kids.

https://www.highlightskids.com/

CBC Kids

K-5

Learning resources and games for kids.

https://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/

K5 Learning

K-5

Reading and math worksheets.

https://www.k5learning.com/free-worksheets-for-kids

Clarkness

K-4

Free downloadable stories.

http://www.clarkness.com/

Starfall

K-3

English resources and activities.

https://www.starfall.com/h/

National Geographic Kids

K-6

Learning resources for kids.

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

ICT Games

K-5

Learning resources and games for kids.

https://www.ictgames.com/index.html