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Poetry and Short Story Reference Center


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Suitable for: Grades K to 12

Brief Description: Collection of classic and contemporary poetry, short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on poetic form, movement and technique. Includes sound, video and image files.

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Vendor Description: This full-text database provides a collection of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques including contemporary content from the finest publishers.

Databases included:

Poetry & Short Story Reference CenterProvides users a collection of thousands of poems and short stories. Includes biographies and essays on topics such as poetic forms, and techniques. Also incorporates information from major respected reference works, and literary journals.
eBook Poetry & Short Story Reference CenterOffers a selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of poetry-related subjects. Topics include the classic works, specific themes and movements in contemporary poetry, explorations of multicultural and international verse, and more.

Student Resources:
- Generate citations by clicking on the "Cite" button on the right-side menu of any article.

Teacher Resources:
- Help documents and tutorials about advanced searching, browsing, saving, and other features of the Poetry & Short Story Reference Centre can be found Here.

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