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Biblioteca Tumble

Libros infantiles y de capítulos animados y con texto resaltado. Incluye libros y videos de información, novelas gráficas, rompecabezas y juegos. Para estudiantes de kínder a quinto grado.

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Category: Books and authors, Spanish

BookFlix

Video storybooks and online nonfiction books for young readers. Includes streaming video, games and educator resources.

Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: Books and authors, Homework

Books in Print

Information on in print, out of print, or forthcoming books, eBooks, audiobooks, and videos. Includes reviews, contents, previews, author biographies, awards information, and publisher information.

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Category: Books and authors

cloudLibrary

Downloadable eBooks for readers of all ages.
Getting started? Find online help under "About" once you are in cloudLibrary.

Purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes. Additional funding from the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: Books and authors, Downloads, eBooks

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry

Full-text of widely read poems, plus commentaries and biographies.

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Category: Books and authors

Contemporary Authors

Complete biographical and bibliographic information on U.S. and international authors. Includes awards and honors, adaptations, and commentary.

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Category: Books and authors

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Essays on authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers and playwrights. Includes biographical data, awards, bibliographies, descriptive overviews, images and reviews. DLB Yearbook offers literary events year by year.

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Category: Books and authors, History and biography

EBooks Minnesota

An online eBook collection for readers of all ages featuring content from independent Minnesota publishers and including some of Minnesota's best literature and nonfiction.
Getting started? Find the support link at the bottom of the page once you are in EBooks Minnesota.

Access provided by Minitex with funding from a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the Minnesota Department of Education.

Category: Books and authors, Downloads, eBooks

Gale Literature Archive

One search location for Gale's online literature archive resources, including Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete, Literature Criticism, and Something About the Author.

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Category: Books and authors

Literature Criticism Online

Commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books, and journals. Covers poetry, drama, novels, short stories, and more. Goes back to 1400.

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Category: Books and authors

Literature Resource Center

Biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Includes criticism, plot summaries, and dictionary of literary terms. Goes back to 1400.

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Category: Books and authors, Homework

LitFinder

Full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays with summaries, biographies and images. Some content is citations and abstracts.

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Category: Books and authors

Loeb Classical Library

Classical Greek and Latin texts alongside English translations. Spans eighteen centuries, from 800 BC to 1000 AD, and includes epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory.

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Category: Books and authors

NoveList K-8 Plus

Resources for finding fiction and nonfiction titles for children and teens by topic, genre, grade level, and Lexile score. Includes read-alikes, discussion guides, reviews and articles. 

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Category: Books and authors, Homework

NoveList Plus

Information and resources to find fiction and nonfiction titles. Includes author read-alikes, discussion guides, reviews and articles.

Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: Books and authors

One More Story

Available only in a library. Picture books set to music and read aloud to you, or use the "I Can Read It" mode to read them yourself. For children ages 2-6.

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Category: Books and authors

OverDrive Digital Library

Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks and streaming videos for all ages.
Getting started? Find the help link at the top right once you are in OverDrive.

Purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes. Additional funding from the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: Books and authors, Downloads, eBooks

Play Index

Plays written from antiquity to today and published from 1949 to the present. Covers plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama.

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Category: Arts and culture, Books and authors

RBdigital

Formerly OneClickdigital. Downloadable audiobooks for children, teens, and adults.
Getting started? Find the help link at the top right once you are in RBdigital.

Category: Books and authors, Downloads

Short Story Index

Citations and some full-text stories from collections and anthologies published each year in all literary genres. Goes back to 1984.

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Category: Books and authors

Something about the Author

Articles and images detailing the lives and works of children's and teens' authors and illustrators.

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Category: Books and authors

TumbleBook Library

Animated story books and chapter books with highlighted text. Also includes graphic novels, nonfiction books and videos, puzzles, and games. Some titles in Spanish and French. Kindergarten - Gr 5.

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Category: Books and authors