1st Edition

The Young Person's Guide to the Internet The Essential Website Reference Book for Young People, Parents and Teachers

By Kate Hawthorne, Daniela Sheppard Copyright 2005
    224 Pages 46 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    218 Pages
    by Routledge

    In this easy-to-use reference, over 1600 websites have been carefully researched and selected with educational and recreational needs in mind. Sorted into thirty categories including all National Curriculum subjects, the book provides brief descriptions of each website and the resources you can expect to find there.

    Some of the wide-ranging categories include art, attractions, careers and students, environment, film, TV and radio, reference and revision. The format is unique and simple, making this a perfect resource for young people, parents and teachers and an excellent support tool for schools and libraries.

    Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Categories -- Art -- Attractions Careers and Students Crafts and Hobbies Dance -- Drama and Theatre Education and Teachers English Environment -- Film, Television and Radio -- Geography -- History -- Information Technology -- Internet -- Internet Fun -- Languages -- Lifestyle and Fashion -- Maths -- Media -- Museums -- Music -- Parents and Guardians -- Politics -- Reference and Revision -- Science -- Social Studies -- Special Needs -- Sport and Activities -- Travel -- Younger Children.


    Kate Hawthorne

    'This excellent book is bang up to date, and describes over 1600 websites of interest to young people, parents and teachers. Whether it's Art, Science, Education, Travel or Politics, there are so many fascinating sites listed here that you will never be stuck for a new avenue to explore.'Jeremy Nicholls, SEN Magazine, March-April 2006

    'We can certainly recommend this text warmly to other potential users.' – John Cowan, BJET, September 2005

    'I found this book very easy to use...(it) must have cut hours out of my searching.  This is definitely a book that I will keep and that will be used constantly.' – Beth McDonald, Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury