Back to school help: Internet Linked Books from Usborne Books and More

usborne-books-2010-logoBack to school means homework, projects and lots of independent research.

Of course, the Internet is one of the best resources, but is bursting with over 100 million sites. How do you find the best? Do you really want your children randomly using Google? With Usborne Internet-Linked (IL) books, the searching has been done for you.

Usborne’s IL books make recommendations about carefully selected, screened, and regularly updated websites where readers can find out more about a subject. All the websites can be located via links at The link is available at the website of Melissa Mallory, a local Usborne Educational Consultant, at in the Parent Resources section.

Many of the IL books are also approved Accelerated Reader titles. Internet links are either found on the back of the book (Internet Referenced-IR) or links throughout the book (Internet Linked-IL). View our selection of Internet-Linked books here. What can you discover with Usborne’s IL titles?
• Puzzles
• Quizzes
• Coloring sheets
• Maps
• Templates
• Parent/teacher resources
• Language pronunciation guides
• Much more with over 15,000 websites

Enter Usborne’s monthly drawing for a chance to win $50 in FREE BOOKS at Check back each month and re-enter! Get Double Hostess Dollars, plus an additional $50 in FREE BOOKS (with a qualifying show) by having an Educational Home Show in August! Contact Melissa Mallory at for more details.

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