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On-Line References for Teens

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Books Careers College Info Comics & Arts Environmental Awareness Just for Girls
Miscellaneous Movies and Television Music Sports Video and Computer Games Just for Guys


Alice Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a freely available teaching tool designed to be a student's first exposure to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated movies and simple video games. In Alice, 3-D objects (e.g., people, animals, and vehicles) populate a virtual world and students create a program to animate the objects.

dMarie Time Capsule Create your own online time capsule. Enter a date, pick from headlines, song, television program, famous people, new toy released, and top books. Also learn about prices for bread, gas, stamps, average income, and who was the president of the United States.

Draw Manga Learn how to draw Manga step-by-step.

Guinness Book of
World Records

Web version of the popular world record book that every teens enjoy reading.

Guys Read A web-base Literacy Program started by John Scieszka to encourage reading among boys of all ages. It includes tips on promoting reading for parents, librarians, and educators.

Reading Rants This is an annotated booklist site especially for teen that is created and maintained by a librarian. The section Boy Meets Book has great titles just for boys.

Teen Reads It features authors, books, series and characters. Also contains book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers every week.

Tie a tie Need to learn how to tie a tie and only have 5 minutes? In just 6 steps you can learn how to tie a tie from this site.