Reading Resources

Reading Resources

Reading Resources

Are you looking for your next read? An award winner? Or, are you looking to read book reviews by other students?

Below you will find book lists, recommendations and all things book related.

If you find a book you’d like to read, check with your library to see if it’s already there. If not, you may make a special request to your library..

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Note: See your library for passwords when accessing the following databases at home.

Gale Literature

With the Gale Literature database you can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search the database to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

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Books & Authors

Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. This database will allow you to read about new books, create reading lists, browse your favourite genres and much more.

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Literature Resource Center

The Literature Resource Center will help you will find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines.. from all time periods around the world!

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Shakespeare Collection

Resources in the Shakespeare Collection include the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, editions and adaptations of Shakespeare’s works, other works published during Shakespeare’s time, prompt books, the Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diaries, criticism, reviews, images, and reference.

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Celebrate the best of Canadian writing!

Indigenous Arts and Stories

View some of the best art and creative writing by First Nation, Métis and/or Inuit youth, all submitted to the Indigenous Arts and Stories competition. Maybe you’ll even be inspired to submit your own work!

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Canada Reads

What is the one novel all Canadians should read?  Follow CBC’s Canada Reads and find out!

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First Nation Communities Read

The First Nation Communities Read program celebrates the best in books, written or illustrated by a person of First Nation, Métis or Inuit heritage.  It is now in it’s 10th year.

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