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The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read.

The Illinois Center for the Book an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, sponsored by the Illinois State Library, Jesse White, Secretary of State and State Librarian. The mission of the Illinois Center for the Book is to nurture and connect readers and writers, and honor our rich literary heritage.

 

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Fantastic Fiction

  contains information on over 350,000 books!  Good site for determining the order of a series by your favorite author.

 

Wondering what to read....  Try What Should I Read Next

 

Interested in joining a book club?  Try Reader's Circle

to find one.

 

The 'Juvenile Series and Sequels' database currently contains over 23,000 books in series titles that are classified into three audiences:

  • Young Adult – for high school-aged readers
  • Juvenile – appropriate for grade school through junior high-aged readers
  • Juvenile Easy – for young readers just beginning to read

 

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Michael B. Oren’s ‘Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide’  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:37:19 GMT
Bookends: Do Moralists Make Bad Novelists?  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:30:26 GMT
‘Among the Ten Thousand Things,’ by Julia Pierpont  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:00:19 GMT
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How One Israeli Educator Turned His School Around  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:03:00 -0400
Obama Administration Aims To Expand Access To Solar Power  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:48:00 -0400
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Olympian's 'racist attack' on Kyrgios  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:25:02 EDT
Mayweather stripped of WBO title  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:39:37 EDT
Cops: Dad jumps off bridge with son  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:12:34 EDT
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'No new Greek plan' as leaders meet  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:35:30 GMT
French kill hostage-swap militant  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:15:22 GMT
US church gunman handed more charges  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:59:13 GMT
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