Kids Links

Reading Resources

Project Gutenberg: This site offers over 60,000 Ebooks for free, many of which are older and no longer under copyright.

Lexile.com: Used by many educators, the Lexile framework is a rating scale for reading levels. Use this link to determine a book’s assigned Lexile or to find book suggestions.

Scholastic Reading Counts: Reading Counts is another rating scale for book levels. Books that are assigned Reading Counts points have comprehension quizzes that students are often asked to complete.

Clever (Pinellas County Schools): A reading portal for Pinellas County Schools students.

Homework Help

Florida Electronic Library/Gale Databases: Search for reliable information and sources by grade level.

Khan Academy: Created by experts, Khan Academy provides standards-aligned practice and lessons that cover K-12 through early college.

HomeworkSpot: An extensive site linking to some of the best educational resources online.

Typing Master: Improve your typing skills!

Parenting & Family

211 Pinellas County (Tampa Bay Cares): This community-based organization connects families with the assistance and information they need.

HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters): Created by the University of South Florida, HIPPY is a home-based, early intervention program.

Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County: An organization established by the Florida Legislature to strengthen children and families in the community.

American Academy of Pediatrics: An organization committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being of children of all ages.

Zero To Three: Infants, Toddlers, and Families: Resources and recommendations for caregivers of infants and toddlers.

Common Sense Media: An easy-to-use site where caregivers can search for books, movies, and more to determine if they are age-appropriate for their children.

The Conscious Kid: A site dedicated to equity and promoting healthy racial identity development in kids.

InsureKidsNow.gov: A government site to connect caregivers with health insurance for their children.

KidsHealth.org: Created by the nonprofit healthcare system Nemours, this site offers separate sections for parents, kids, teens, and educators featuring articles, videos, and other health resources.

ASAN (Autism Self Advocacy Network): A site dedicated to providing information about Autism run by and for people living with it.

The Trevor Project: A site from the leading national organization providing guidance to LGBTQ+ youth.

Additional School Resources

Pinellas County Schools

Florida Virtual School

Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)