Research Tools

Book Connections
(now called TeachingBooks for Libraries)
Enrich your connection to children's and young adult books through meet-the-author recordings, read-along performances and more!
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

BookPage
Digital version of the print discovery tool for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres.
Resource provided by Winnefox.

Children's Core Collection
Book recommendations for more than 49,000 fiction and nonfiction titles including story collections and picture books, serving readers in preschool through sixth grade.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Gale Books & Authors
Access your next great read via unique search paths, such as author, title and series, awards, graphical, advanced, and many more!
Paid for by the Menasha Public Library.

Gale Literature Resource Center
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.
Paid for by the Menasha Public Library.

Humanities International Complete
Covers all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Literary Reference Center Plus
Detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.
Help: usage tips
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Middle & Junior High Core Collection
Book recommendations for more than 30,000 fiction and nonfiction titles, serving readers in grades five through nine.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Novelist
Assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. (If you like... you'll like...)
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Resource provided by Badgerlink.

NoveList K-8
Fiction database designed with a bright, appealing layout for elementary and middle schools.
Help: usage tips
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center
Read classic and contemporary poems and short stories. You can even listen to some poets reading their own works!
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Senior High Core Collection
Book recommendations for more than 30,000 fiction and nonfiction titles, serving readers in grades nine through twelve.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

TeachingBooks
Author and illustrator resources, book guides with activities for library and classroom, and audio excerpts of book readings.
Help:
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

TeachingBooks for Libraries
(formerly referred to as Book Connections)
Enrich your connection to children's and young adult books through meet-the-author recordings, read-along performances and more!
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

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Goodreads
Discover and share books you love on the largest site for readers & book recommendations!

Guys Read Gals Read
Site designed to get kids reading!