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Find an award-winning book on this page then go to the Beaumont Library
Catalog to see if the book is available.
The 2008 Elections
New York Times Issues in Depth: 2008 Election
Elections: the American Way
Baseball : Resources from the Library of Congress on the sport of baseball, history, the players and much more.
Urban Dictionary _ Find over 250,00 popular culture definitions.
A-Z Lyrics Universe - This site gives you
access to over 50,000 songs of more than 1,500 artists.
Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying is sending or posting harmful or cruel text or images using the Internet or other digital communication devices. Some forms of cyber bullying may be criminal. If you are a victim, tell someone. No one has the right to make you feel diminished or threatened.
For information log onto Cyber Bullying.org
Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
Greek Gods and Goddesses
Before you write your papers be sure you have not used material unlawfully or unfairly!
Someone owns just about everything
Fair use lets you use their things
- But not as much as you'd like to
Sometimes you have to ask for permission
Sometimes you are the owner - think about that!
Copyright Crash Course
Cyberbee.com : Copyright law explained for kids
Anne Frank Center
Diary of Anne Frank
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Holocaust History Project
Guide to the Holcaust
Holocaust Educational Resource: The Nizkor Project
Books and Writing
Teens, submit your creative work. Also many links to cool sites.
Favorite Teenage Angst Books: The reviewer lists books that "have caused me to think, make my heart soar, or filled me with glee." We think you will find some of your favorites listed here. If you have not read them, try them.
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chats. Kids Wall is for kids under 11; Teen Wall for kids over
Yahooligans Chat Calendar: Weekly listing of monitored chats on special topics and chats with well-known persons.
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Cool Sites for Teens
Power!: Designed to help empower and encourage girls ages 9-14 to make the
most of their lives.
Teen Hoopla: An Internet Guide for Teens: Great resources for and about teens including Teen Life/Real Life, Internet, Homework, Arts and Entertainment, Books and Comics, Authors, Sports, Library Sites, and Activism. Submit book reviews and recommend your favorite websites.
TeenScene: North State Cooperative Library System: At this way cool site you can explore, investigate, learn about life, and make plans for your future.
IPL Teen Division: The Internet Public Library designed this site just for teens.
Sonoma County Library Teens Page: Find information on jobs and careers, health, colleges and universities, and 'zines for teens as well as other useful information.
Way Cool Sites for Teens: Interesting stuff includes Teen Movie Critic, MTV Online, Ultimate Band List and many other way cool sites.
Outernet for Young Adults: Information of topics of interest to teens, including health and your body.
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Works: If you have ever wondered what makes your clock tick or how the
engine in a car works, this is the site for you.
Comics.com: Enjoy your favorites on the Web.
ThinkQuest: Contests and challenges for students of all ages.
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Read Nick Magazine online, chat with friends, or just hang out. Cool!
Marvel.com: Comics, news, fun & games, and shopping!
Star Wars.com: All the latest on the Star Wars phenom. Become an expert.
Best of the Best Books for Teens: Hundreds of titles for your reading enjoyment.
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KidsHealth: Health information for teens from medical experts.
Promotes healthy healthy self-esteem/self-image in women and girls of all ages.
Includes examples of advertisements that present distorted images of girls to
promote products and ideas.
AdiosBarbie.com: A body image site for every body.
Body Image and Self-Esteem : Learn more about how your body image affects your self-esteem and how you can develop a healthy body.
In the Mix: Self Image: the Fantasy, the Reality: What is "the perfect body," and why does everyone want it? In the Mix digs deep into the American obsession with body image, which is driving teens to diet, use steroids, develop dangerous eating disorders and create a lifelong cycle of low self-esteem.
Soy Unica : Inside, you can learn more about your body and mind/Aquí, se enterarán de como mantener su mente y cuerpo sano.
Male Body Image: We all worry about the way we look from time to time, but what happens when that goes too far and we end up feeling ugly or obese? Good information for young men.
Enhancing Male Body Image : Bodies come in all different sizes and shapes. There is no one "right" body.
GirlZone Inside Out : Do you have a healthy body image and high self-esteem?
It's My Life : Deals with life and the stuff that kids and teens deal with every day. Includes games, stories, articles, quizzes, and activities.
Facts about Eating Disorders: An
eating disorder is an obsession with food and weight that harms a person's
Eating Disorders : TeensHealth, which is affiliated with familydoctor.org, covers a wide variety of topics on eating disorders including general facts.
KidsHealth.org for Teens: This site contains information on diet, stress, peer pressure,
AIDS, STDs, and lots more. Q&A section for answers to teen health
CDC National Prevention Information Network: An authoritative source of information on AIDS and STDs with many links to other good sites. A good place to start researching the topic.
iwannaknow.org: Teen-focused site that provides information on health and prevention of STDs and AIDs.
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School Projects and Homework Help
galeschools.com: Activities for kids and teens.
Clara County Library Teen Sites: Assignment assistance organized by subject.
Librarian's Index to the Internet: Information links on a variety of subjects.
Direct Search: This is a compilation of links to sites that many general search engines miss. If you are doing in-depth research, this is where you will want to start.
SchoolWork.ugh!: This site is designed for kids in grades 7 and up. Younger students will find help at KidsClick.
Seaside Community Library Youth Page: Log onto to this site for homework help and information on colleges and other educational opportunities.
edhelper.com: Loads of lessons, webquests for learning enrichment, and thousands of educational resources.
WebQuest: Excellent site for teens who enjoy learning projects on their own or in small groups. Helpful in finding information for completing assignments. Many links to interesting sites.
Science Fair Resources: View sample projects which have won awards. Link to other helpful science fair sites.
Science Project Guidelines: Advice on science fair projects from a judge's perspective.
E-Databases of Student Research: Full descriptions of science projects. An excellent resource for science project ideas.
Science Fair Tips: Here is help for students on presenting effective projects.
Museum of Science and Industry: Virtual exhibits for students ages 7-18.
The History Net: Articles to help you with research, including short biographical essays of famous people.
EdGate: A site for students, parents and teachers. There is something here for everyone.
SEDS: Students for the Exploration and Development of Space: A site for teens interested in the space sciences.
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Careers College Military
Soon I'll Start My Own Business: Young
this site for information on what it takes to start a business of your own.
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery )ASVAB) Tells you where your aptitudes and abilities stand compared to their peers. This should help you figure out what career directions may be most appropriate
Military Career Guide Online : This Web site is THE leading career information resource for the military world of work.
Occupational Outlook Handbook : This site from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has some good places to begin collecting information on careers
Sat and Act Test Prep Sites
Prep Center : Practice tests and more to
help you pass the SAT.
ACT Test Prep: The only test prep materials that include actual ACT tests.
Online Test Page: Practice drills for SAT, ACT, TOEFL and more.
Most Important SAT Words: Need to broaden your vocabulary for this important test? Here's help!
Other Useful Education Sites
A great site for extra math help before taking your test.
AfterSchool.gov: Federal websites offer information that will help you learn about the world.
Online Schoolyard: Easy-to-use guide to the best education sites on the Web.
CollegeIsPossible: Thinking about college? This site has all the facts on preparing yourself academically in high school, as well as selecting a college and paying for it.
Beaumont Unified School District: Links to Beaumont High School and Mountain View Jr. High.
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Last modified August 04, 2009