Teen English

Books

Use the “subject” search to search for works about specific authors. Author subject headings with the words “criticism and interpretation” will examine the specific author’s works.

Databases

  • LitFinder
    LitFinder is a reference resource that features literature criticism, biographies, work and topic overviews, reviews, and full text of many literary works—all searchable at the same time and returned in lists organized according to the type of research needs they serve.
  • TumbleBookCloud
    TumbleBookCloud  has 600 titles for middle and high school readers! This collection contains a wide range of YA/Teen novels, classics, poetry, short stories, YA/Teen audiobooks, and graphic novels.

Websites

  • Project Gutenberg
    Project Gutenberg offers over 45,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. These are high quality ebooks: All the ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. They were digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers. Free ebooks? How does that work?
  • Language Toolbox
    A “toolbox” full of the best online vocabulary reference tools around.
  • The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
    The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. A essential resource for help writing and citing research papers.
  • Representative Poetry Online
    RPO is a web anthology of 4,800 poems in English and French by over 700 poets spanning 1400 years. The site is maintained and edited by professors at the University of Toronto.
  • Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature
    A comprehensive anthology and guide to English literature of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Seventeenth Century, Restoration and Eighteenth Century.

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