Book Review Digest Retrospective indexes reviews of fiction and nonfiction books. The database includes children's books as well as books for adults and young adults. Reviews are from 1908 to 1982.
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BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
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Search by title, author, subject, series, and more to locate information about a specific book, video, or audiobook. Search for books written by your favorite author, read a book review, find a video on a particular topic, and more.
CLCD is an extensive database of information about children's books, video and audio recordings, film strips, and other child-focused media. New annotations and reviews are added monthly.
Fiction Connection helps you discover books that are similar to what you are already reading and enjoying. Simply type in a title of a book to get similar titles, or browse through lists of titles by selecting a topic, genre, setting, character, location, or timeframe.
Non-Fiction Connection helps you discover books that are similar to what you are already reading and enjoying. Simply type in a title of a book to get similar titles, or browse through lists of titles by selecting a topic, genre, setting, character, location, or timeframe. Non-Fiction Connection includes nonfiction titles that are character-driven and read like fiction, such as true crime, travel, history, humor, and more.
Need help finding good books to read? Novelist K-8 helps kids and young teens do just that! Use your favorite books and authors to find new adventures! If you can't think of a book you've liked in the past, simply choose a topic of interest and explore lists of recommended books. NoveList K-8 Plus includes both fiction and nonfiction titles. Teachers will find thematic units and other resources for incorporating fiction and nonfiction into the classroom, as well.
Need help choosing a fiction book? You can match a favorite author or title, identify a book by describing the plot, explore fiction by genre such as mystery, romance, or adventure, find lists of award-winning books, read book reviews, and more. NoveList Plus also includes certain nonfiction genres such as adventure stories, biographies, current events, history, and true crime.
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OverDrive offers digital versions of audiobooks for downloading to your computer and exporting to a portable listening device, such as an MP3 player or iPod. OverDrive also offers eBooks for downloading to your computer and exporting to an eReader (including Kindle). If this is your first time using OverDrive, visit the overview page that shows how the downloadable service works as well as how to check out items. OverDrive also offers a Help section to assist you with your downloads.You can search our collection of digital audiobooks and eBooks through OverDrive's website or through our online catalog.
TrueFlix offers the award-winning True Books content to help students build literacy skills as they learn about a variety of subjects. All of the 47 True Book titles are accompanied by related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.
TumbleBook Library is a collection of animated talking picture books for children. TumbleBook Library also has children's audiobooks and read-along books, and offers some titles in foreign languages.
Search for books, videos, sound recordings, and more by searching library catalogs from around the world. If you find an item that Mid-Continent Public Library does not own, you can use WorldCat to place a request for the item. Please note: MCPL can not guarantee that the owning libraries listed in WorldCat can fill your request. Requested items may not be loaned for a variety of reasons. You will be notified if your requested item cannot be obtained. Ask a librarian for more information or visit our Interlibrary Loan FAQ page.