Kids Resources


Umbrella Sites . . .
Great Web Sites for Kids (American Library Association)
Internet Public Library: For Kids (Drexel University College of Information Science & Technology)

To learn more about what’s going on in growing minds . . .
Child Development Institute
The Fred Rogers Center for Early Literacy and Children’s Media
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

Cool Stuff for Kids . . .
FirstGov for Kids
NASA Kids, National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s
PBS Kids Design Squad

For Preschoolers . . .
Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood
Sesame Street

About Animals and Pets . . .
Animal Planet
National Wildlife Federation for Kids


The children’s magazines listed below are currently received in hardcopy print edition at Stillwater Public Library. Current and back issues are housed in the Children’s Library on the lower level. Current issues are available for browsing in the Children’s Library; back issues may be checked out to take home. See the library catalog for availability, holdings, and to place requests.

American Girl Magazine
Aimed towards girls ages 8 through 14. Includes articles, recipes, advice columns, fiction, arts and crafts, and activity ideas. Published bimonthly by the American Girl Company.

Boy’s Life
A monthly magazine for boys from ages 7 to 14, from the Boy Scouts of America. Includes news, nature, sports, science, and comics.

Award-winning American history magazine for kids ages 9 and up. Each issue focuses on a particular subject, such as John Adams or the Battle of Gettysburg and contains several historical articles on the subject, as well as fun activities related to the culture of the times. Published monthly.

A literary magazine designed to feed the minds and imaginations of readers ages 9 to 14. Includes original stories, poems, folk tales, articles and illustrations. Published monthly.

Designed to help young people ages 9 – 14 understand how people in other countries and cultures live. Published 9 times a year.

Ladybug opens the door to reading for children ages 2 to 6. Published 9 times a year.

Lego Club Magazine
The official magazine of Lego. Published bimonthly.

Mailbox (Preschool Edition)
The idea magazine for teachers. Published bimonthly.

Articles about science, history, and the arts that encourage the reader to think about questions that may not have definite answers. For ages 9 and above. Published bimonthly.

National Geographic Kids

Award winning magazine that combines learning with fun. Features stories on animals, science, technology, and accomplishments of kids from around the world. Published 10 times a year. For age 6 and up.

New Moon Girls
Edited by and for girls, aged 8 to 14. Celebrates girls in all their diversity. Published bimonthly.


A science magazine for children ages 9 – 14. Published 9 times a year.


The drama magazine for young people. Each issue contains eight to ten one-act plays appropriate for students in lower, middle, and upper grades. Published 7 times a year.

Ranger Rick
Children’s nature magazine published by the National Wildlife Federation. Amazing facts, awesome photos, outdoor adventures and discoveries that help kids sharpen reading skills and develop an appreciation for the natural world. For ages 8 – 12. Published 10 times a year.

Ranger Rick Jr.
A Ranger Rick aimed for younger children, ages 4 – 7. Published 10 times a year.

Sports Illustrated for Kids
A monthly spin-off of the weekly U.S. sports magazine Sports Illustrated. Includes sports coverage with easier vocabulary and an emphasis on humor. Published monthly.

Star Wars Insider
The official magazine of Star Wars which traces its lineage back to the Official Star Wars Fan Club. Published 8 times a year.

Stone Soup
Stories, poems, and art by children, ages 8 – 13, from around the world. Published bimonthly.

An exploration of wild animals for ages 6 and up. Published 10 times a year.