Databases by Topic: Books & Literature

Access full-text encyclopedias covering the arts, biography, country studies, history, law, literature, religion, science, social science and more! Great for research and homework. Video tutorial

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Adult and children's feature films and documentaries including collections from Criterion, Great Courses, and more. Available only to Denver residents with a library card.

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Search this digital master index to find coverage of authors and works in products published by Gale.

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Full-text literary database covering all genres and time periods. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

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Biographical, bibliographical, and critical content. Find literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more. Great for book clubs and homework. Tip Sheet | Video Tutorial

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Includes 400 high quality, authentic Spanish language children’s books. You’ll find picture books, read-along books with audio, and interactive eBooks complete with a Spanish language search and interface. 

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Find fiction and nonfiction titles for kids and young adults. Search by title, author, series or reading level to find similar titles and reviews. Video Tutorial

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Find fiction and nonfiction books to read or listen to. Search by favorite author, title or series and find similar titles, reviews and reading group guides.

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Full-text database containing thousands of classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets.

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Provides librarians, booksellers, and other information seekers with comprehensive and detailed coverage of U.S. and Canadian publishing operations. Includes contact information and descriptions of publishers and distributors of books, classroom materials, prints, reports, and databases.

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An online collection of animated, talking picture books for young kids to discover the joys of reading. Video Tutorial

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