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.

KDL What's Next

Find printable lists of books in a series for a particular author.

LitFinder Literature Database Full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.
Mango Languages

Master a new language. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions to help you learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture. More than 40 foreign language courses and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Available in-library or at home to Fremont cardholders only.

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.

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.