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LitFinder provides the opportunity to study great literary works by offering access to more than 135,000 full-text poems, stories, and plays.
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Requires a JCLC card.
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Biographical information on more than a million notable historical and contemporary individuals. Facts, summaries, articles, and pictures.
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Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Fact Sheet  PDF document
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Video Tutorial  Video tutorial by BPL on YouTube (length 8:58)
Websites
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Author Yellowpages.com is a searchable directory of author websites.
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Book reviews, interviews and excerpts on all the latest books as well as special features and polls may be found here.
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From Bookspot.com's internet site, find out who won the Pulitzer Prize, the Caldecott Medal, the Newbery Medal, the Nobel Prize for Literature, the PEN/Faulkner Award, as well as many other literary awards.
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Book reviews back to1981 from the New York Times Book Review are archived and searchable.
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Join Oprah Winfrey to discuss books and other issues of interest to readers and writers.
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"A web site (formerly known as Book Links) for ravenous readers. Overbooked specializes in literary and genre fiction information."
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Probably the largest and best-known repository of electronic texts, provided in formats of Text, HTML, EPUB, Kindle and more.
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Find Birmingham area school reading lists and other books with AR points and reading level. Focuses on reading material for K-12.
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ReadingGroupGuides.com is a Web site "built especially for reading groups, providing them with all they need to make their book club experience better than ever."
Alabama Authors
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A compilation of 20th Century and 21st Century Alabama authors and their works as compiled by the members of the Alabama Library Association's Bibliographic Committee.
Description
Gives profiles of over sixty Alabama authors with links to authors by county.
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