Literature & Languages

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Literature & Languages

Scholastic BookFlix
BookFlix - Scholastic
Online literacy resource to help build a love of reading and learning in all children
EBSCO eBooks

eBooks - EBSCO (Requires EBSCOhost account: instructions)
eBook and audiobook titles encompassing a wide range of subject matter—including academic titles, popular fiction, medical collections and more
EBSCO ERIC   ERIC - EBSCO
Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources. Contains more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966
EBSCO Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center - EBSCO
Comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames

GALE Literature Resource Center   Literature Resource Center - GALE
Content includes literature criticism, biographies, topic and work overviews, reviews, news, primary sources, and literary works, images, and links to audio interviews and reviews covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world
Mango Languages   Mango Languages
Online language learning that teaches conversational skills in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Greek, Brazilian Portuguese, ESL Spanish, ESL Portuguese, and ESL Polish and more
Novelist

NoveList
Helps readers find authors and titles on subjects and themes similar to their favorite works of fiction. The database offers access to over 125,000 titles
NoveList K-8   NoveList K-8
Database about books specifically for younger readers. Helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests
OneClick Digital
OneClick Digital Audio Books
Provides access to downloadable MP3 and WMA audiobooks
GALE Opposing Points of View
  Opposing Points of View - GALE
Contains nearly 5,000 current social topics: primary source documents, statistics, websites and multimedia for contrasting opinions and information on social issues
Overdrive 
Overdrive eBooks
Download fiction and nonfiction eBooks and eAudibooks for adults, teens and children
EBSCO Prof Dev Collection   Professional Development Collection – EBSCO
A highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Contains more than 200 educational reports. The most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world
pronunciator   Pronunciator – TexShare (Requires log-in and password)
A fun and easy way to learn to speak, read, and write any of 80 languages. Includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more! Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices
Scholastic ScienceFlix
ScienceFlix - Scholastic
Combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9
TeachingBooks    TeachingBooks
A portal to thousands of multimedia resources that can enhance and enliven reading experiences of children's and young adult books