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Gale Virtual Resource Library
E-Books in the Literature section include multi-volume encyclopedias for drama, poetry, and short stories. Graphic novelists, world mythology, and Shakespeare are also covered.

Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Access to full-text poems, short stories, essays, plays, and speeches. Includes brief biographical information of authors, explanations of poetry and other works, and a glossary of terms. Enter a basic keyword search, use advanced search, or browse by topic.

Novelist Plus
This is a fiction and nonfiction database that allows you to search by title, author, plot and series name. It also gives annotations, author read-alikes, booklists, book discussion guides, booktalks and feature articles.

Novelist K-8 Plus
This fiction and nonfiction database is aimed at the K-8 population and allows you to search by title, author, series and theme or topic. It also provides full-text reviews and booktalks and includes picture books, children's chapter books and young adult titles. A teacher resources page gives standards-based thematic units, picture book extenders, a guide for teaching with fiction and booktalks.

Twayne's Authors Series
Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors.

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