Books, Reading & Literature Databases

Books & Authors Get suggestions on your next read by searching author, title, or genre. Find what might be your next favorite book based on what you already like.
DearReader.com Join a free book club or receive five-minute excerpts of books in your email. New books are available each week.
Literature Resource Center Criticisms, summaries, and reviews of literary works along with biographies of authors.
Novelist K-8 Plus Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. Create your own reading wish list.
Something About the Author Illustrated biographical profiles of children's literature authors and illustrators covering their personal lives, writing careers, and books. Search by author or book title to find out more about the creators of your favorite kids books. Last updated June 2010.
Tumblebooks Library Designed as enrichment to students who read independently. Animated picture books for children to read or listen to. Includes some books in French and Spanish. Older readers can enjoy classics like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. For Preschool-Grade 6.
University of Michigan Press Online Browse or search over 500 titles published by the University of Michigan Press right in your browser.


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