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Literature and Reading

Interviews, biographies, book recommendations, reviews, discussion guides, cultural analysis and literary journals, plus tools to help children improve reading skills

Gale Literary Sources

Search for authors, genres, literary movements, and cultural analysis all in a single search environment.

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Literary Reference Center

Contains articles/essays of literary criticism, biographies, literary journals, classic and contemporary poems and short stories, book reviews, actor interviews, and classic novels.

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NoveList Plus

Find that next great read! Sort by age level, popularity, curriculum-driven material, Recommended Reads, Book Discussion Guides, and searchable Award Lists. It also includes suggestions for audiobooks.

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Points of View Reference Center

Covers multiple sides of an issue with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), and counterpoint.

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World Catalog/First Search

The world's most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages.

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