I wanted to share an amazing web page with you! It is actually a whole course which learns the basics of jQuery. You learn by watching videos and then doing interactive exercises. I must say that this course if for absolute beginners in jQuery though you must know HTML and CSS at least a bit.
This is the address of this course – http://try.jquery.com/
The starting page looks like this:
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