ELA: English Language Arts
Teaching Fiction or Non-Fiction?---------> "What Should Children Read?"  Discussion of the Common Core State Standards which will require more use of nonfiction in ELA instruction:

Web Sites:
The Oxford Shakespeare

Free Online Books Page
A searchable collection of over 18,000 books and writings which are available free for personal, noncommercial use; from the Univ. of Pennsylvania.
Literary Criticism
Links provided by the
Internet Public LibraryInternet Public Library 
Twayne's Author Series is now available to NYS residents through the NOVEL databases
provided by New York State.                                                                   Andover   
New York State residents, see your local library for details; NYS students, see your school library staff.      Read classic literature here. To find more books, try ClassicReader's list of other online literature collections.
Read, search, and even add your own annotations to out-of-copyright works at this web site. Members can download complete works.
 Fictional Detectives : a list from  "Great Gumshoes: A Guide to Fictional Detectives" a resource for for the study and discovery of some of the greatest sleuths of British and American fiction, from Nancy Drew to Miss Marple, or Poirot to Marlowe.  
English homework help from  Infoplease:
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updated 23 Nov. 2012