Language & Literature Resources

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Language or Literature Sites

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Watch a story, read a book! This online literacy resource pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints. Geared towards ages 4-8.

Brainfuse HelpNow! Live one-on-one online tutoring service for homework help and writing assistance. Includes Spanish language tutoring and standardized practice tests. Grades K-12. Available every day from 2:00-11:00 p.m. 
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Find printable lists of books in a series for a particular author.

LitFinder Literature Database Full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.
Muzzy Online Hours of language-learning fun for children. Muzzy Online is an internationally recognized program that incorporates stories, activities, and games while teaching 8 world languages.

An electronic readers' advisory resource which assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. It includes author read-alikes, discussion group guides, and other valuable tools to help you discover new books to read.

Online Courses in Writing Learn more about writing with one of these free, open online courses, including both technical and creative writing.
ProCitizen Available through Pronunciator, ProCitizen is a resource that prepares you for U.S. Citizenship.
ProCitizen (Espanol) Preparación para obtener la ciudadanía estadounidense.
Pronunciator Learn a new language! Pronunciatior has lessons in over 80 languages, focusing on pronunciation. Also teaches English from 50 source languages. 
Pronunciator (Espanol) Pronunciator es una manera divertida y fácil de aprender cualquiera de los 80 idiomas disponibles.

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

WorldCat This online catalog lets you search the collections of libraries in our community and thousands more around the world.

This online catalog lets you search the collections of libraries in our community and thousands more around the world.