The Young Person's Guide to the Internet: The Essential Website Reference Book for Young People, Parents and Teachers, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Young Person's Guide to the Internet

The Essential Website Reference Book for Young People, Parents and Teachers, 1st Edition

By Kate Hawthorne, Daniela Sheppard


224 pages | 46 B/W Illus.

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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.


'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

Table of Contents

Preface. Author's notes. Credits. 1. Art 2. Artists 3. Attractions 4. Careers and Students 5. Crafts and Hobbies 6. Dance 7. Drama and Theatre 8. Education & Teachers 9. English 10. Environment 11. Film, TV and Radio 12. Geography 13. History 14. Information Technology 15. Internet 16. Internet Fun 17. Languages 18. Lifestyle & Fashion 19. Maths 20. Media 21. Museums 22. Music Instruments 23. Music Lessons 24. Parents and Guardians 25. Politics 26. Reference and Revision 27. Science 28. Social Needs 29. Sport and Activities 30. Travel 31. Younger Children

About the Authors

Kate Hawthorne

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Reference