Denton Public Library
The official website for the Denton Public Library with access to their online catalog.
A link to websites classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System for grades K-12.
The Discovery Channel website with resources for students, parents, and teachers. Includes a link to science fair resources.
Includes a variety of information on each state including state capital, climate, colleges and universities, admission to statehood, and other interesting facts.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Math resources, lessons and activities for elementary, middle and high school teachers.
A resource for teachers which includes lesson plans and activities. It may be browsed by subject.
A link to the publisher's website with information on individual book titles, authors and illustrators, and series such as Dear America, Harry Potter, and The Magic School Bus. Includes book reviews by kids.
A fun math website for all ages which utilizes puzzles and games to educate and instruct.
The Teacher's Corner
An online resource for primary and intermediate teachers which includes lesson plans by subject , seasonal activities, thematic units, and more.
Includes parenting tips, educational activities and games, and recipes.
The US government's official web portal.
Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The JPL is managed by the California Institute of Technology for NASA. Their site includes fun science links for students.
Texas Legislature Online
Includes access to live broadcasts from the House and Senate chambers, links to city, county, state and federal websites, and contains the full searchable text of the laws, bills and Constitution of Texas.
The Handbook of Texas Online
An online encyclopedia of Texas from the Texas State Historical Association.
NASA Education Program
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration website which includes resources for students and educators.
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A list of twenty recommended books for age two to grade two selected by the Texas Library Association Children's Round Table.
Texas Bluebonnet Award
A project of the Texas Library Association, this program was established to encourage children to read and explore a variety of books. A masterlist of twenty books for grades 3 to 6 suggested by librarians, students, teachers, parents, and other interested persons is released each November.
A recommended reading list for grades 6 to 8 developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table of the Texas Library Association.
Given annually by The Association for Library Service to Children, the award is named for Randolph Caldecott, a 19th-century illustrator, to honor the illustrator of the year's most distinguished American picture book for children.
Named for John Newbery, an 18th-century British bookseller, this award is given annually by The Association for Library Service to Children to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Coretta Scott King
An award which commemorates the life and work of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the contributions of Mrs. Coretta Scott King, the Coretta Scott King Award is presented annually to an African American author and an African American illustrator whose works are inspirational and educational.
If you wish to purchase a book for the library as a memorial or to honor a child on his or her birthday, please contact the library by email at email@example.com or by phone at (940) 381-1155. The library wish list contains those books which have not been ordered for the library but are needed. You may find this helpful when choosing titles!
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Library Wish List
For Middle School Readers
Jed - Burchard
Mara, Daughter of the Nile - McGraw
Ox Bow Incident - Stegner
Rifles for Watie - Keith
Sounder - Armstrong
Up a Road Slowly - Hunt
Borrowers - Norton
Pushcart War - Merrill
Lantern Bearers - Sutcliff
Midwife's Apprentice - Cushman
Miracle Worker - Gibson
The Once and Future King - White
Otto of the Silver Hand - Pyle
Pale Horse- Agatha Christie
Ruby in the Smoke - Pullman
The Shining Company - Sutcliff
Silver Branch - Sutcliff
Tracker - Paulsen
Yearling - Rawlings
For Elementary School Readers
A Symphony for Whales - Schuck
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon - Gannett
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly - Jackson
Come On Rain - Hesse
Absolutely Positively Alexander - Viorst
The Gardener - Stewart
And If the Moon Could Talk - Banks
Look Inside! - Wick
Polar the Titanic Bear - McGaw
Polkadots and Octopus Slacks - Brown
Christmas Crocodile - Becker
My Life With the Wave - Cowan
Ten Minutes Till Bedtime - Rathman
Mean Margaret - Seidler
Smudge - Rowe
Chato's Kitchen - Soto
Gabriella's Song - Fleming
Too Many Tamales - Soto
Joe's Wish - Proimos
Ginger - Voake
Moon Man - Ungerer
The Bee and the Dream - Long
When Zaydeh Danced on Eldrige Street - Rael
Mr. Semolina - Manna
Mr. Bumble - Kennedy
The Poombah of Badoombah - Lillegard
The LIttle Seven-colored Horse - San Souci
The Silver Balloon - Bonner
Beatrice's Goat - McBrier
Raising Dragons - Nolen
If you wish to purchase a book for the library, please contact the library by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (940) 381-1155.
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