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Books, Art & Literature

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Search for authors, titles, subjects... anything about books. Use it to find books and to get background information about books and authors.

American English & Literature
Electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible.

Children's Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)
This rich resource covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Professional literature for the children's librarian—both periodicals and books—is also covered. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists, books within Children’s Core Collection encompass a wide variety of topics, including social sciences, science, math and reading.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Search and view the full text of eBooks.

Fiction Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)
Featuring classic and contemporary works of fiction, this collection development guide provides librarian-recommended titles for a general adult audience. The best authors and their most widely-read works in literary and popular fiction—old and new—are listed, including mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, Westerns and romance.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Thousands of trusted, authoritative reference eBooks on virtually any subject are available 24/7.

Literary Reference Center
Find full text articles from literary journals and respected literary reference works containing plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. You may research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest, or learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.

Middle and Junior High Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)
This Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction books recommended for children and young adolescents (grades 5 through 9), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists in library service to young people, listed books encompass a wide variety of topics for youth.

NoveList PlusHome access
Tired of reading the same authors? Looking for something similar to your favorite author or something new in your favorite genre? Try NoveList Plus and find something new to read.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction (H.W. Wilson)
Public Library Core Collection: Non-Fiction recommends reference and nonfiction books for the general adult audience. Acquisitions librarians, reference librarians and catalogers can all use this reliable guide to building and maintaining a well-rounded collection of the most highly recommended reference and non-fiction books for adults.

Senior High Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)
Wilson's Senior High Core Collection is selective list of books recommended for young people in grades 9 through 12 is invaluable for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory and curriculum support in the high school library. Senior High School Core Collection lists review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.

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