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 Criticism

Literature Criticism offers the most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Includes analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more

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Literature Resource Centre

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.

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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.

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