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800-Literature 811-American Poetry 821-Anthologies    

800 - Literature

VRC - links for Books and Literature

American Library Association

  • Provides a number of reading initiatives, tons of booklists, and other information through its main website and through its divisions: ALSC (Association for Library Services for Children), YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association), and AASL (American Association of School Librarians).

New York Times Pages

  • Book reviews by the New York Times.


  • A blog about books.


  • Is a unique all-volunteer literacy program. Professional actors visit public elementary schools in local neighborhoods to read aloud to children every week.


  • Read it. Love it. Share it.

Children’s Book Council

  • A non-profit trade organization dedicated to encouraging literacy and the use of enjoyment of children’s books and is the official sponsor of Young People’s Poetry Week and Children’s Book Week each year.

Children’s Literature for Children!

  • A nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to bringing children and books together. CLC began in 1972 in Atlanta and provides reader-to-reader, reader-to-patient, and structured literature programs.

Books and Literature

  • Information about books, short stories and authors. (Access to databases may require your library card.)

Citation Style Guide

  • Places to go for recommended electronic information citation guides. (Access to databases may require your library card.)

811 - American Poetry

821.008 - Poetry Anthologies

Poetry Archive

  • The Poetry Archive is the world's premier online collection of recordings of poets reading their work.
    You can enjoy listening here, free of charge, to the voices of contemporary English-language poets and of poets from the past.


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