Ask RI is a great site that is available to all RI residents. You can ask a reference question, or even get help from a live tutor.
Fact Monster by Information Please. This search engine does a great job finding information just for kids.
Sweet Search is made for students. Only websites which have been evaluated for having credible content are included. In other words, information that you can trust.
Ask has a question of the day you might enjoy trying to answer and is a top rated search engine.
Simple English Wikipedia with easy language for kids. Great example of a wiki in use also explains how they maintain their site.
"The Library of Congress serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world." Great site when you have research to do.
Wikiquote is a database of quotes from a variety of sources.
World Book Kids is based on World Book's Student Discovery Encyclopedia and is loaded with tons of pictures and is easy to read.
World Book sources available through AskRI...Digital Libraries, Specialty Sites, and Encylopedias for all ages.
Dogpile Searches Yahoo and Google at the same time.
DuckDuckGo is an alternative to Google. It's good to check around when you're looking for answers to your research questions.
Here's a new type of search engine you might want to check out. " Our goal is to build on the achievements of science to provide a single source that can be relied on by everyone for definitive answers to factual queries."
The American Library Association does a terrific job searching out the best websites just for you.