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Books, Literature, & Reading
A customizable, rich experience to answer that age-old question of “What do I read next?” Fiction and nonfiction recommendations.
A child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts. With read-aloud functionality, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities. Some stories are also available in Spanish. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Find lists of the most popular series by character, location, subject, author, or title.
Academic journal articles covering most disciplines, including arts, history, humanities, science, medicine, and law.
Biographical/critical introductions, listings of principal works, and sources for further study on contemporary authors.
NoveList K-8 Plus New!
Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps children find books that are just right for their reading levels and interests. Provided by Find it Virginia.
NoveList Plus New!
Read-alike recommendations based on factors such as tone, pace, settings, and characters. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Online access to award-winning reference works, Magill’s Medical Guide, The Critical Survey of Long Fiction, and Careers in Healthcare.