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Scary books and literary classics for Halloween

Halloween is the time to indulge in scary things. Hollywood may think it has cornered the market on scares, but I declare there are plenty of literary sources that can scare your pants off! I also offer my Halloween book …

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Elements of fiction and other research paper topics for your literature research paper

Literature courses come in many forms. Your course might focus on the elements of fiction or on world literature. When you have to complete a research paper for your literature class, you’ll find that there are a vast number of …

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William Shakespeare and Toni Morrison top authors on college reading lists

An analysis of Questia’s data on 438 literature assignments in 143 courses in 30 colleges and universities across the United States has identified the top 10 authors on campus in 2013. Nine are dead, nine are white, seven are European, …

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Banned Books Week highlights censorship vs freedom of the press in modern literature

Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and others, Banned Books Week highlights the value of free and open access to information, free speech and modern literature. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution says that Congress will pass …

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DIY book projects: Repurpose books into crafts and gifts!

Do you have piles of books lying around collecting dust? After you’re done reading them, why not repurpose books into something new and creative? Here are some Pinterest-inspired DIY book projects, crafts and gifts to help you get rid of …

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Free reading on top education topics: Celebrating National School Success Month

For most schools, class is finally well underway for the fall semester. The beginning of the new school year also marks National School Success Month to help students be their best. In honor of September’s National School Success Month, we …

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Summer break ideas for literature students: Gain culture through literature reading and discussion

Literature can do more than help you pass the warm summer afternoons. It can lead to a career in writing, publishing, library science or teaching. Can you imagine yourself in any of those roles? The study of literature can also …

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Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Free books online about popular LGBT novelists

As LGBT Pride Month comes to a close, we’re honoring the accomplishments of the LGBT community by sharing a few interesting facts on the five most researched LGBT novelists in our library. To celebrate, we’ve opened up our library to make reference …

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Free books online about Helen Keller: Honoring her inspirational life story

In honor of Helen Keller’s birthday today, June 27th, we’re granting access to the following books for free for an entire month—the top five most researched narratives about Helen Keller. For information on the many ways Helen Keller has inspired young people …

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Free poems and poetry criticism this National Poetry Month

Questia honors National Poetry Month with free online access to popular poems from the Renaissance to today While students focus on poetry this National Poetry Month, we at Questia are helping them access free poems and poetry criticism. We’ve released …

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