River Boy: The story of Mark Twain
written by William Anderson;
illustrated by Dan Andreasen
published by Harper Collins, 2003

 

ONLINE INFORMATION AND FUN

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Museums

  • World Wide Web Virtual Library: "Museums in the USA" --Directory of websites for museums in the U. S.; continuously updated

  • Science Learning Network A consortium of museums in the U. S. and abroad working together to develop online science education: includes such innovative institutions as San Francisco's Exploratorium

  • American Museum of Natural History Take a look at its" Ology" site just for kids or find out what a real dinosaur-hunting expedition is like

Just for Fun

  • International children's digital library The University of Maryland created and maintains this "public library for the world". Almost 1000 children's picture books, written in 34 different languages, are ready-to-read online! For children ages 3-13.

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