Full-text of more than 200,000 essential works of English and American literature from the 16th through 20th centuries, including poetry, drama, prose, and the Bible.
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The Booklist Reader, offers freely accessible book and awards lists, author/illustrator interviews, resources, and news from Booklist and the American Library Association.
BookPage is a discovery tool for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres. BookPage is editorially independent; only books they highly recommend are featured. Any publisher-sponsored content is clearly labeled as such.
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.
More than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures.
Research an author, novel, or poem for school or for personal interest. Provides useful information for book discussions.
Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, literary criticism, and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all eras and around the world.
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Recommended fiction and nonfiction reading lists for elementary and middle school students and educators. Search by age range from dozens of topics and genres.
Fiction and nonfiction book lists and recommended reading based on books you've enjoyed or topics and genres that interest you.
This exciting children’s eBook database features animated stories, chapter book read-alongs, games and more – all designed to build reading, math and multiple literacy skills in grades K-6.
A catalog of 2 billion items held by libraries all over the world. Start here to verify the existence of a title or to look up the output of an author.