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Literature and Magazines

TeachingBooks: Book Guides, Reading Lists, Vocabulary Builders and more!

TeachingBooks.net provides invaluable resources to help parents and educators teach literacy skills to K-12 readers.  TeachingBooks has book lists for diverse books and award winning titles, literature-based vocabulary lists, lesson plans for teachers, author chats, and more.  TeachingBooks.net enriches student's reading experience through unique, exciting resources that can also be integrated into classroom technology such as Google Classroom, Blackboard, etc.  

Primary Search

Primary Search is designed for the elementary school students and provides full-text access to more than 50 popular magazines dating back to 1990.  Lexile reading levels are also included.

Flipster

Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine service that allows people to browse high quality digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier contains full-text articles covering general reference, business, education, science, and much more.  In addition, MasterFILE Premier also provides access to biographies, full-text reference books, primary source documents, as well as a collection of photos, maps, and flags.

MagillOnLiterature Plus

MagillOnLiterature Plus offers biographical information on over 1,500 authors of fiction, poetry, drama, and philosophy as well as editorially- reviewed critical analyses and plot summaries of the most studied works in the history of literature.

NoveList Plus

Looking for a good book?  NoveList Plus helps readers of all ages locate books they might like to read. Search over 40,000 books by title, author, or describing a plot.

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