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19th Century Schoolbooks
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This collection hosted at the University of Pittsburg contains 140 digitized full text school books circa the 19th century. More
50+ Sites for Book Lovers,
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Includes book review, book community,and book publishing sites where book lovers can connect. More
Based on the Book
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Mid-Continent Public Library's 'Based on the Book' is a compilation of over 1,250 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures. Utilizing the Internet Movie Databas... More
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...for books that take you away! Founded by two Canadian librarians, this website allows you to search for books set in a specific locale all around the world. A search for Michigan produced 31 titl... More
Book Bytes: How to Find Out-of-Print Books
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Can't locate that book you want? This column gives lots of good advice for searchers. While you're on site, explore the rest of the Book Bytes! More
Books for Ears
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Books for Ears is dedicated to reviewing audio books. Search, or browse through categories like Audio Books Read By The Author, Children's Audio Books, Funny Audio Books, Sci-fi Audio Books, Women's F... More
Children's Book a Day Almanac
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If you have kids, this is one of the best page-a-day calendars you could hope for, celebrating a children's book and/or event each da... More

Children’s Notable Lists
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Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, identifies the best of the best in children's books, recordings, and videos.  “No... More
Detective Novels - An Overview
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The Detective novel has always been related to public interest in the problems of modern, urban life, particularly in crime. But crime as a feature of Western social life was not generally recognized ... More
Digital Public Library of America
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Brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world by offering a single point of access to millions of items—photographs, manuscript... More
Discovering the Peoples of Michigan series
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A collection of books published by Michigan State University Press that examine the rich multicultural heritage and explore Michigan's ethnic dynamics. Michigan's rapidly changing historical and socia... More
Fiction Finder
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FictionFinder is a project of OCLC Research that provides access to 2.8 million works of fiction found in the OCLC WorldCat database. With FictionFinder, you can search for books, eBooks, and audio... More
ForeWord Reviews
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ForeWord Reviews is a well known print magazine that now has online review services for readers, booksellers, book buyers, publishing insiders, and librarians. More
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This Website provides links to "Thousands of Full-Text Free Books." The titles are grouped together by title within an alphabetical index. From there you can browse to find your favorite book. More
Great Lakes and Michigan Literature from Wayne State University Press
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A comprehensive list of Great Lakes Books published by the Wayne State University Press. More
Harvard Classics; The Shelf of Fiction, The
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Selected by Charles W. Eliot, LLD: The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time comprises both the 50-volume “5-foot shelf of books” and the 20-volume Shelf of Fiction. Together th... More
International Children's Digital Library
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The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) is a research project funded primarily by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and Microsoft... More
Juvenile Series and Sequels
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Created by the Mid-Continent Public Library. The 'Juvenile Series and Sequels' database currently contains over 23,500 books in series titles that are classified into three audiences: Young Adult ... More
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Kidsreads is the best place on the web for kids to find info about their favorite books, series and authors. Reviews of the newest titles, interviews with the coolest authors and special features on g... More
Library Thing
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LibraryThing is an online service to help people catalog their books easily. Your catalog can be accessed anywhere—even on your mobile phone. Because everyone catalogs together, LibraryThing also conn... More
Libri Foundation, The
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The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children's books to small, rural public libraries in the United States through its BOOKS FOR CHILDREN... More
Michigan Authors and Illustrators
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Recommended for: General user, Reading Advice. A searcheable database of Michigan authors and illustrators. Provides biographical and contact information. Indicates whether person will do library pre... More
Michigan Center for the Book-Book Lists
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A collection of Michigan related book lists, including Reading Detroit!, 50 Michigan Essential History Books, and Michigan Children & Young Adult Books & Authors. More
Michigan Children and Young Adult Books and Authors
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A selection of books that are in print, take place in Michigan and are about notable Michigan topics. More books and authors can be found at the Michigan Authors & Illustrators database. More
Michigan Materials at the Library of Michigan
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Lists of materials including maps, bibliographies (historical and current), and imprints as well as Michigan facts. More
Michigan Notable Books
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The annual Michigan Notable Books program features the Library of Michigan's selection of up to 20 outstanding books reflecting Michigan's rich cultural heritage, featuring high-quality titles with wi... More
Michigan State University Press - Mackinac Island Historic Parks
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A collection of books published by Michigan State University Press about the Mackinac Island Historic parks. Once the hub of the bustling fur trade, Mackinac Island served as a depot for half a centur... More
Michigan State University Press - Michigan and the Great Lakes Series
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A collection of Michigan and the Great Lakes books published by Michigan State University Press in the areas of the fur trade history, westward expansion, personal journals and letters, statehood, the... More
Michigan State University Press - MSU Museum Series
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A collection of books published by Michigan State University Press from the Michigan State University Museum. The Museum publications expand its commitment to understanding, interpreting, and respecti... More
Mitten Lit
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Mittenlit provides information about new books by Michigan authors, books about Michigan, and news of authors touring in Michigan. It is updated daily and also has tour information, author interviews,... More
Monster Librarian, The
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This site is dedicated to all the books that are creepy, scary, and give us the willies. It is meant to be a resource for readers and librarians. For readers of horror, this is designed to be a site ... More
Mystery Reader, The
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News and reviews for fans of mystery novels. More
Native American Authors: The Internet Public Library
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This IPL website provides information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources including interviews, onlin... More
New York Times Sunday Book Review
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Find book reviews & news from the Sunday Book Review on new books, best-seller lists, fiction, non-fiction, literature, children’s books, and more. Users can also search for book reviews published si... More
No Flying No Tights: Graphic Novel Reviews
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This website, originally developed for teens, now has two affiliates: Sidekicks (graphic novels for kids) and The Lair (graphic novels for adults and older teens). A great site for kids, parents and ... More
NPR Book Page
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National Public Radio's Book Page is the place to go for book news, reviews, podcasts and more. More
Online Books Page
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The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edif... More
Poetry (Library of Congress)
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This site provides visitors with access to the "Library of Congress poetry resources including poems, poetry readings, poetry news and events, and information about U.S. poet laureates." Some of the c... More
Project Gutenberg - Free eBooks
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Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free ebooks and over 100,000 through their affiliate partners. Downloading is available and users may choose between ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats. More
Pulp Net, The
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Long before TV, when movies were silent and radio was rarely heard, the pulp magazines burst onto the scene. The cheaply produced magazines offered an eager populace with a pasttime that carried them ... More
Read Easily- Ebooks Online Library
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A digital library "designed to provide you an adaptive reading experience! Just click on 'set display' and select the font size, font color and background color." It's not a very extensive collection,... More
Reading Detroit!
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A selected list of fiction and non-fiction books about or set in Detroit. Pick up any of the listed books and come Read Detroit! More
Reading Tub
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The Reading Tub is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting reading and literacy. Search for book reviews by age group, special needs groups, and alphabetically by title. You... More
Romance Reader, The
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News and reviews for fans of romance novels. More
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Best source to enjoy learning whether you're in a book club or completing your assignments. Writing guides, summaries, deep analyses and discussions make your task simpler while you learn. More
Stop, You're Killing Me!
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Stop, You’re Killing Me! is a resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. Nearly 2,200 authors, with chronological lists of their books (over 25,400 titles), both series ... More
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Top 250 teen books and information about books, authors, and more. More
Teens Top Ten Books
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A list of teen's top ten favorite books. Chosen by teens for teens. More
University of Michigan Press - Michigan and the Great Lakes series
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A list of the University of Michigan's regional titles, on Michigan and Great Lakes focused topics such as natural history, music, arts and culture, politics, state and local history, the environment ... More
What's Next? from the Kent District Library
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The What's Next? database from the Kent District Library helps you search for fiction books in a series. A series is defined as two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common tra... More
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