Reader Reviews

October 2004

Hamsterific!

October 27, 2004 -- From Ken, a parent from Seattle, WA, who is affiliated with the site

Hamsterific is full of tons of information on hamsters of all breeds. A growing hamster owner community keeps the bulletin board constantly popping!


Historical Hurricane Tracks Tool

October 20, 2004 -- From Tashya Allen, a reader from Charleston, SC, who is affiliated with the site

This site provides historical hurricane tracks for the Atlantic and East-Central Pacific Basins. It also provides population data for coastal counties in the U.S. and links to many other resources. Great resource to learn about past storms.

The Democracy Project

October 13, 2004 -- From Jeannine Harvey, a reader from Virginia, who is affiliated with the site

The Democracy Project gives your child the chance to learn how government affects each and every one of us. Be President for a Day. How does Government Affect Me? Step inside the Voting Booth.

America’s Foundation for Chess

October 8, 2004 -- From Michel Alvarez, a reader from Seattle, WA, who is affiliated with the site

A well-respected non-profit chess organization – website features a powerful 5 minute video for teachers, parents, and kids about the benefits of chess in elementary school curricula.

Postcards from Buster

October 6, 2004 -- From Lisa Cerqueira, a reader from Boston, MA, who is affiliated with the site

Buster stays in touch with his friends online where he maintains an online travel diary, or blog. For each of the forty destinations, Buster in his unmistakable style writes about his experiences in short, kid-friendly entries. Each blog also contains links to online songs, video clips, or recipes that he’s gathered during his travels.