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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

 

Bestsellers and Award-Winners

Check out our "Titles of Note", covering best-selling lists from Book Sense.

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