Explore - Freedom
Join Teton County Library in celebrating our 75th year as a public library! Our official birthday is in January, but we’ll keep the revelry going all year round, with monthly themes that spotlight and celebrate what the library and community offer to one another.
Below, find fun online resources and books to explore based on this month’s theme. Enjoy!
Common Sense MediaThis website Media provides age-based media reviews and information so that parents can make informed choices about the media and technology in their kid’s lives.
Kids GovA kids’ portal to the U.S. government, this site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids sites along with kid sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.
Ben’s GuideBens Guide to U.S. Government for Kids provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of the Government Printing Office (GPO), and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities.
American Library Association FlyerThis website explains intellectual freedom to children.
- A kid’s guide to America’s Bill of Rights : curfews, censorship, and the 100-pound giant
- Author:Krull, Kathleen
- Summary:Examines the ten amendments to the United States Constitution that make up the Bill of Rights, explaining what the amendments mean, how they have been applied, and the rights they guarantee.
- Call #: J 342.73 KRULL
- Words set me free : the story of young Frederick Douglass
- Author:Cline-Ransome, Lesa
- Summary:The inspirational, true story of how Frederick Douglass found his way to freedom one word at a time. This picture book biography chronicles the youth of Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent African American figures in American history.
- Call #: J PICTURE CLINE-RANSOME L
- Wheels of change : how women rode the bicycle to freedom (with a few flat tires along the way)
- Author:Macy, Sue.
- Summary:This book explores the role the bicycle played in the women’s liberation movement.
- Call #: J 796.6082 MACY S
- A smart kid’s guide to Internet privacy
- Author:Jakubiak, David J.
- Summary:Looks at privacy, how children can protect it and gives internet safety tips for children.
- Call #: J 005.8 JAKUBIAK D
- Free-range kids: giving our children the freedom we had without going nuts with worry
- AuthorSkenazy, Lenore
- Summary: A candid, humorous look of how over protective parents can limit their children’s independence.
- Call #: 649.1 SKENAZY L
The Library’s databases are fun and helpful, but you need a password to access them.
If you know the password, or are using a computer inside the library, link to any of the databases below and sign in.
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