Book Explains How to Use the Internet

Connecting Kids and the Internet: A Handbook for Librarians, Teachers and Parents explains how kids can use the Internet to take virtual field trips, talk with pen pals, access libraries and more. The book requires no prior knowledge; sample lesson plans show how and where to find the best online resources. Five parts cover everything from connecting to the Net to finding the latest online projects. Particular attention is paid to protecting youngsters from harmful materials. Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., New York, NY, (212) 925-8650.

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.