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The 39 Clues
Are you reading The 39 Clues?  Here's where to log in to play the online game.

Alagaesia
Get the latest news on the Eragon books, explore the Alagaesia map, or try the online games and activities.

American Girl
All about American Girl. It's everything that makes girls click!

Artemis Fowl
Official site for the series of science fantasy novels written by the Irish author Eoin Colfer, starring teenage criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl II, including a virtual tour of the underworld, quotes, author information and tour dates, and two sample chapters. 

Arthur
Visit Arthur the aardvark and all his friends on his very own site.

Cornelia Funke Fans<
Fans of the Inkworld, The Thief Lord, and other fantasy fiction by Cornelia Funke can find news and entertainment here.

Dan Gutman Home Page
If you're a big fan of My Weird School or baseball card adventures, then you already know Dan Gutman is a great author. On this site you can read descriptions of his books (including his really early ones about computer games), rejection letters he's received, and even a sneak preview of a book he's writing now.

Dav Pilkey's Extra-Crunchy Website O'Fun
Find Captain Underpants videos, games, and news about upcoming books.

Dear America
Fans of the histocal fiction series can find activities based on the books.

Flower Fairies
Print out coloring and activity sheets, play an online dress-up game, and read about illustrator Cicely Mary Barker (in the section for grown-ups).

The Harry Potter Lexicon
This ridiculously complete compilation of the people, places, and things in Harry’s world is fun for fans and helpful for non-fans planning trivia contests.

J.K. Rowling Official Site
What does this favorite author have to say about her books, her life, and a zillion other things? Check her site to find out!

The Leaky Cauldron
Visit the famous site created by Harry Potter fans for Harry Potter fans.

Lemony Snicket
Please do not visit Lemony Snicket's depressing website, which features vile videos, dire diversions, and more misfortune.

Magic Tree House
Here's your chance to visit Jack and Annie's Magic Tree House!  You can play online games, print activities to do, collect passport stamps for proving your knowledge about the books, and more.

Mary Pope Osborne
The author of the Magic Tree House series (and many other books) share infomation about her life, her books, and the Magic Tree House musical!

Mouse Circus
Mouse Circus, the official Neil Gaiman website for young readers, has the latest news about Neil's books for younger readers.  Look behind the scenes of the Coraline movie, play Graveyard games, write a message to the author, and more!

Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Read about the gods and monsters, listen to Rick Riordan read a few chapters, and check out the movie trailer!

Planet Esmé
Esmé Raji Codell is an author who loves children's books!  Visit her site for tons of book recommendations and great ideas for activities.

Rainbow Magic Official Site
If you enjoy Daisy Meadows' stories about the Rainbow Fairies, visit this site for related games, news, and activities.

The Spiderwick Chronicles
Listen to an excerpt from an audiobook, visit the authors' blogs (sometimes they post artwork from fans!), find downloads for your computer, or print out some activities to do.

The Stacks for Kids
Online activities and games based on your favorite books by Scholastic including Magic School Bus, Geronimo Stilton, Captain Underpants, and many more.

The 39 Clues
Are you reading The 39 Clues?  Here's where to log in to play the online game.

Walden Media
Learn about all kinds of books turned into movies, including The Chronicles of Narnia, Hoot, and The Water Horse.

Warriors
Enter the World of Warriors, where warrior cat Clans roam and rule the world! 

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Nonfiction

Kathy Ross: Queen of Crafts
Kathy Ross writes some of the most popular craft books in the library!  Take a look at her website; it has free crafts (samples from her books). 

Science Project Ideas for Kids
Janice VanCleave's website has ideas for science projects and interesting science facts, just like her books.

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Picture Books

Arthur
Visit Arthur the aardvark and all his friends on his very own site.

Author Jan Brett's Home Page
Print out coloring pages and other goodies featuring Jan Brett's book characters.

Chris Van Allsburg
The Official Chris Van Allsburg website features the wonderful art from Jumanji, The Polar Express, and other favorite books as well as games, activities, and downloads for your home computer.

Curious George
Find online and printable games and activities featuring the curious little monkey, George!

David Wiesner-The Art of Visual Storytelling
Read about the author's life and how he made wonderful books like Tuesday, or browse through the images from his many books (including a video for Flotsam).

Flower Fairies
Print out coloring sheets and play an online dress-up game based on the illustrations of Cicely Mary Barker.

Jerry Pinkney Studio
Visit the studio of the beloved illustrator to see the paintings he has created-- not only for children's books, but also for special commissions like postage stamps, art for historical centers, and more.  You can also read about his life and how to contact him for special events such as school visits.

Jon Scieszka's Trucktown
Enjoy games and activities, including pages you can print out.  If you like Trucktown, there's a link to another website at the bottom of this page.

Little Critter
Mercer Mayer's favorite furry character has his own website with printable coloring pages and lots of things to do.

Mike and the Bike
Read about Mike (a boy who loves to ride his bike), learn about good nutrition and bike safety, and enjoy games, music, and more!

Pat Mora--Children's Books and Fun
Author Pat Mora's website has information about her books for children, ideas for fun things for children to do, and classroom activity suggestions for teachers.  You can even find suggestions for how to celebrate Children's Day/Book Day or El día de los niños/El día de los libros.

The Stacks for Kids
Online activities and games based on your favorite books by Scholastic including Magic School Bus, Clifford, I Spy, and many more.

Tasha Tudor and Family
If you enjoy Tasha Tudor's books and their old-fashioned illustrations, check out this website for traditional recipes, photos, and information about the author.

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