Literature & Criticism

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Gale Literary Sources

  

Find everything you need to research the world of literature: biographies, bibliographies, critical analyses, essays, poems, primary sources, and more for authors both historical and current.

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ProQuest Learning: Literature

  

Read KnowledgeNotes with author overviews and plot summaries for middle and high school assignment assistance.

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NoveList Plus

  

Find a great read through subject headings, reviews, annotations, and much more. Access Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

  

Discover new titles, series, and authors for kids and teens to enjoy. Find Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

  

Search full-text reference books on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer.

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Biography in Context

  

Search for people in articles and books, based on personal facts such as name, birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, and gender.

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Research in Context

  

Find resources on a wide range of subjects in this one-stop research source (including citation information) aimed at upper elementary and middle school students.

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Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature

Read from a library of over 6000 digitized historical children's books, available online from the University of Florida Digital Collections.

This collection includes British and American children's books and magazines from the mid 1800s on by such authors as Lewis Carroll, Louisa May Alcott, Horatio Alger, and many more.

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