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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.)
O is for orca and P is for puffin! With beautiful photographs by acclaimed nature photographer Art Wolfe, this book brings the alphabet to life for toddlers through colorful animals and landscapes. Wildlife in the book includes auklets, bears, coyotes, deer, eagles, lynx, salmon, urchins, and more.(Goodreads)
Joseph and the Tamanawis Spirit
When strange things begin happening on the Makah Reservation in Neah Bay, Washington, Fawn and Dennis Miller suspect an evil spirit is leading Nicolai Vain down a dangerous path. When Dennis and Fawn's son, Joseph TaHayYasib Miller, becomes Nicolai's target, they prepare for an epic battle, with the world's fate hanging in the balance. (Goodreads)
Raven A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest
Raven, the trickster, wants to give people the gift of light. But can he find out where Sky Chief keeps it? And if he does, will he be able to escape without being discovered? His dream seems impossible, but if anyone can find a way to bring light to the world, wise and clever Raven can!(Goodreads)
Gray Wolf's Search
In this wonderful original tale, a young boy is told by his uncle, the village shaman that his role in their clan and tribe depends on his finding and getting to know a very important person. Gray Wolf journeys through the woods and seashore around his home and through the seasons for a full year in the course of his search. (Amazon)
The Prince and the Salmon People
When the salmon stop coming to his village, a Tsimshian prince travels to the world of the Spring Salmon People and discovers the vital connection between the human and animal worlds (Amazon)
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.