Organized by title, author and genre. Excerpts of recommended books from various genre, both fiction and nonfiction.
From Salem Press, more than 29,000 literary characters are described from 3500 popular works of fiction. Central or key characters are given more lengthy descriptions than supporting or minor figures. Author, book title, first publication date, genre, locale, time of action and plot type are given.
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From Salem Press, analyzes the most important works in all genres -- long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction. Browse by genre or by geographical location. Includes author biographies, criticism, analysis, plot summaries, bibliographies, time lines.
Find readalike authors, titles and series for fiction, biographies and narrative nonfiction. Listen to a sample of the narrator and find audiobook listen-alikes. You may also set up a personal My NoveList account to save search results, searches, and search alerts in a personal folder for future access. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.
Story books, read-alongs, videos, puzzles & games, language learning, and non-fiction books. An online library of animated talking picture books and games.
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