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Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Library: Children ~ sƛəyéʔƛqɬ
Our collection specializes in Native American authors and topics, both historical and contemporary, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest. Click the link to the right to search the Library's collections of books, audio books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and documents. You can also use this link to log into your library account. (Contact us if you need assistance with log-in.)
Willow Whoops by Alexis Erickson and Katherine Zecca
A S'Klallam girl follows the čičməhán trail in qatáy.
Counting on Community by Innosanto Nagara
Counting up from one stuffed piñata to ten hefty hens—and always counting on each other—children are encouraged to recognize the value of their community, the joys inherent in healthy eco-friendly activities, and the agency they posses to make change.
Crab Cake by Andrea Tsurumi
Crab follows his heart in the wake of a disaster and discovers that everyone’ talents have value when applied with generosity.
The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth by Rachel Ignotofsky
An illustrated journey through the world’s ecosystems that chronicles the plants and animals that live there and explains how they–and planet Earth–work, from the New York Times best-selling author of Women in Science.
Dinosaurs: Fact and Fable by Seymour Simon
Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he separates fact from fiction in a brilliant exploration of some of the most fascinating creatures to ever roam the planet: dinosaurs! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice for both shared and independent reading during homeschooling and classroom learning, in particular for children ages 6 to 8.
The Whale Child by S'Klallam author Keith Egawa
An inspiring middle-grade chapter book that introduces young readers to the environmental challenges facing the planet through the eyes of Coast Salish characters and authors.
One Small Hop by Madelyn Rosenberg
This humorous adventure story is set in a not-so-distant future and celebrates the important differences we can make with small, brave acts.
Can You Hear the Trees Talking? discovering the hidden life of the forest by Peter Wohlleben
Did you know that trees have parents, and tree grandparents with wrinkles? That tree kids go to school for hundreds of years? That there is such a thing as the forest internet? And that trees make us healthy and strong. Sometimes, even trees get sick, but we can help them heal. Can You Hear the Trees Talking? shares the mysteries and magic of the forest in language kids will love and understand.
We now have free access to ABC Mouse! This is a great learning tool for children ages 2 through 7 with stories, games, puzzles and other activities to help children with reading and writing, math, social studies, science and health, art and music. Bring your kiddos to the Library and let their screen time be learning time!
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program. It is our hope that Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government fulfills that role.
A podcast for kids and curious adults dedicated to all things science. This podcast is released weekly and is hosted by MPR's Molly Bloom. A wide variety of episodes--from sea lampreys to animal farts--frequently incorporate interviews with upper-elementary and middle school-aged children when introducing facts that may be surprising to listeners of all ages.
Design Squad Nation is a site for middle school kids to solve real-world problems using engineering skills. Kids can share their engineering ideas with other kids, play games, take on global challenges, or watch fun videos featuring kid engineers.
Travel to each region on the map, and complete the activity. You will gain specific knowledge about a Native nation, its environment, and an object. For each activity you complete, you will earn a badge that proves your knowledge. Collect all ten badges to become an Infinity of Nations Culture Quest Leader.
Check out this cool science experiment website with “Science Bob”. Here are some great ideas for that science class or science fair project. Make a floating orb to amaze your friends, or get some help building a hovercraft you can ride. Watch the videos of Science Bob on the Jimmy Kimmel and other TV shows.
SciShow is a popular series of videos on YouTube where science questions are answered and explained in just a few minutes. In March 2015, the team behind SciShow introduced SciShow Kids with videos designed especially for the youngest scientists among us. Hosted by Jessi Knudsen Castaneda, these short videos are aimed at elementary school learners and often feature hands-on activities.
NPRs Special Series--Skunk Bear (what's with the name?) uses film, animation, music and science to answer your questions about the world. Is there a mystery that you've been wondering about for years? Or something that just popped into your head? Ask us anything, and we’ll follow your curiosity.