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Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition Included in Research Pro search
Searchable full-text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books covering high-interest subjects like animals, weather and sports.
Book Collection: Nonfiction – High School Edition Included in Research Pro search
Searchable full-text for more than 2,450 popular nonfiction books covering high interest subjects like careers, technology and civics.
Book Collection: Nonfiction – Middle School Edition Included in Research Pro search
Searchable full-text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books covering high interest subjects like sports, technology and biographies.
Credo Reference
An easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of reference ebooks on the topics of business, biographies, science, history and social issues.
Literature Resource Center Included in Research Pro search
A wealth of information that offers literary criticism, biographies, work overviews, periodical articles, web sites and more.
NoveList Included in Research Pro search
Use this database to help you find information on thousands of adult and childrens fiction and nonfiction titles. Locate series information, awards, genre lists, reviews and more!
NoveList K-8 Included in Research Pro search
Need help finding a good book to read? Novelist can help you locate fiction and nonfiction books for grades K to 8.
Research in Context (formerly Discovering Collection)
A database for students that is comprised of biographies and essays that cover literature, history, biography, science and social studies.
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    Preeminent Internet publisher of Literature, Reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access for free to books and information.
  • Literature Resources
    Links to sites dealing with British Literature. Criticism, history and library sites are included. Developed by the British Tourism Bureau.
    A resource from the Academy of American Poets with thousands of poems, essays, biographies, weekly features, and poems for love and every occasion.
  • Project Gutenberg
    Free e-books. Most are classics or other older works that are now in the public domain.


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