Kids

Welcome to the new Bedford Online Kids section, which will have a focus on Kids and Family. Please contact us with any suggestions for articles or content that you would like to see.

Recommended Resources

  • Starfall: My son is learning to read, and doing pretty well at it. He’s recently taken a liking to a web site useful for young readers, Starfall. It has pages for letters, phonics, stories, and more.

Surfing the Net With Kids

  • Dr. Seuss
    Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904 -1991), winner of the Pulitzer Prize and three Academy Awards, is best known as Dr. Seuss, author and illustrator of forty-six children’s books. Since his first children’s book in 1936, Dr. Seuss has introduced several g...
  • Frederick Douglass
    Born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, Frederick Douglass (February, 1818 – February 20, 1895) was a Black American abolitionist, famous for his oratory and anti-slavery writings. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national l...
  • Black History Month
    In 1915, historian Carter G. Woodson proposed a “Negro History Week” to honor the history and contributions of African-Americans. Nine years later, his dream became reality. Woodson chose the second week of February to pay tribute to the birthdays...