Book Collection: Nonfiction™ is a cross-curricular database providing content that represents a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers such as Allosaurus Publishers, Bess Press, Inc., Branden Publishing, Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Fulcrum Publishing, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds, Inc., Morning Glory Press, Oliver Press, Rourke Publishing, LLC and Stackpole Books. This database contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,200 popular nonfiction books, and includes full-text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.
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Literary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Whether you're researching authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or trying to find book reviews of bestsellers, you can search across all of your library's Gale literary databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, and a rich collection of expertly written work overviews. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Gale™ takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID.
Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online Databases Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
Scribner Writers Series provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Something About the Author Online provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Twayne's is devoted to in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
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An EBSCOhost database, Humanities International complete includes articles from books, journals, and other published sources.
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Information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services.
Gateway to multiple resources providing eBooks and Audiobooks to Louisiana Public Library users of all ages.
NoveList K-8 is especially for younger readers. It has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. Use it to find just the right books for every reader.
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Find new and popular ebooks and eaudiobooks just for kids! This collection features chapter books, picture books, and graphic novels. Lexile levels are included to help parents and kids find the perfect book.Have a mobile device? Download your eBooks and audiobooks to your phone or tablet with the Libby app, opens a new window.
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A database of e-books and other digital content for grades 6 – 12, featuring more than 1000 titles, including teen-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more!
A collection of children's e-books with more than 1100 titles for grades K-6, including unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.
Improve readers’ fluency and comprehension with dramatic readings in the classroom, library, or after-school program! Dramatic Learning expands proven approaches to enhancing reading skills.
Browse a selection of World Book's acclaimed series of nonfiction titles in e-book format.
Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learning offers rich resources for preschoolers and children in the early primary.