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Books & Authors

Books & Authors (Gale Literature)

Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winners and librarian's favorites lists to find your next great read.

Feminism in Literature

Feminism in Literature

This six-volume set explores the history of women and feminism throughout literature, from classical antiquity to modern times. Topics covered include misogyny and women's social roles in ancient civilizations, 16th-century women's devotional literature, 17th- and 18th-century women's captivity narratives, the women's suffrage movement in 19th-century America, women writers of the "Lost Generation," lesbian literature, and much more.

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

Features great suggestions for Author Read-alikes, genre favorites, fiction, non-fiction and reviews of over 150,000 fiction titles, What To Read Next, Educational Resources, and more.

Scribner's Writer Series

Scribner's Writer Series

Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series provides original essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world and from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that gives context about the author and their works.

Something About the Author Online

Something About the Author Online

Provides illustrated biographical articles on authors and illustrators of works for children and young adults, ranging from established award winners to less prominent authors and illustrators whose works are just coming to be recognized, from past centuries through today. Covers such genres as picture books, humor, folk and fairy tales, mystery and adventure, science fiction and fantasy, historical fiction, poetry and nonsense verse, drama, biography, and nonfiction.

Twayne's Author Series

Twayne's Author Series

Gale Literature: Twayne's Author Series is devoted to in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literature.

Universal Class

Universal Class

Universal class offers hundreds of online continuing education classes facilitated by dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any imaginable topic. Classes are free for Scottsdale Public Library card holders.

WorldCat (OCLC)

WorldCat (OCLC)

Catalog of books, web resources, and other material worldwide.


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Accelerated Reader book finder

Accelerated Reader book finder


Series & Sequels

Series & Sequels


What’s Next?

What’s Next?


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