Books & Literature

Book Flix
Book Flix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction books, offering an engaging way to link fact and fiction, reinforce early reading skills, and introduce children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library E-Books
Gale Virtual ReferenceLibrary includes access to more than 50 reference e-books that cover 14 different subject areas:
  • College Blue Book
  • Fellowships
  • Health
  • History
  • Literature
  • Loans
  • Science
  • Scholarships
You may access each title individually or search entire collection at one time. The Gale Virtual Reference Library is funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
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Literature Resource Center
The Literature Resource Center provides author information, literary criticism and plot summaries for authors from every age and literary discipline.
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NoveList
Novelist is a fiction database that helps you find books by subject, read reviews and annotations, get discussion guides and much, much more.
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NoveList K-8
NoveList also has information about more than 38,000 fiction titles of interest to students in kindergarten to eighth grade. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles are available in this database. A good resource to expand student reading interest by introducing new authors or additional books in a subject area.
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Play Index
Find citations to some 31,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present simply searching for plays by title, author, subject, keyword or genre. You can also search for plays by age level or by total cast numbers.  Play index is funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
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Poetry Criticism - Literature Criticism Online
Poetry Criticism contains critical essays and biographical information including an introductory biographical sketch, an author portrait, a primary bibliography and sources for additional reading.  Poetry Criticism is funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
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Zinio eMagazines
Zinio eMagazines allows users to choose from more than 300 free digital magazines, including:
  • Consumer Reports
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Forbes
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Newsweek
  • Rolling Stone
  • Seventeen
  • Us Weekly
Opt in for an email notification when new issues of your selected magazines are available.
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