The Core Collections highlight recommended fiction and nonfiction titles with descriptive and evaluative annotations and reviews from highly regarded sources. These collections cover fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books, graphic novels, magazines and more for all ages.

Biography Resource Center integrates award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images, reference books, and links to vetted websites. Search for people—both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor—based on name, occupation, nationality, etc. The Biography Resource Center includes many author and literary biographies.

NoveList Guide to Fiction and Nonfiction Love fiction? Find your home here. NoveList will help you answer the fundamental question for all readers everywhere: What should I read next? Contains lists, reviews, feature articles, and more. Search by authors, plot lines, series, reading level, etc., and find out other books you are sure to enjoy.

Novels for Students Reading To Kill a Mockingbird or Tom Sawyer? Not sure where to start your paper or how to study for a test on the book? Novels for Students includes important historical and background information to some of the most studied titles in literature. Read essays, find overviews of themes and plots, and meet a book like never before.

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Shakespeare for Students Studying or reading Shakespeare? With this e-book, you’ll have access to critical interpretations of the Bard’s greatest works, along with plot summaries and character profiles that help further decode these dramatic masterpieces.

Something About the Author This is the outstanding series that spotlights specific authors and illustrators creating books for young people.