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Novelist K-8

As amazing as Novelist Plus but geared to content for those in Kindergarten to Grade 8. Search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and nonfiction books for school projects. Find author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides excerpts, first chapters, and reviews of books specifically for kids in Elementary and Middle School.

By using this service, you accept this service’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Good to Know


  • Novelist gives you access to all the latest book reviews
  • Find titles similar to books you’ve previously loved.
  • Provides book summaries, reviews and author read-alikes
  • Recommendations by genre and subject
  • Find Award winner lists
  • Easily connect to the London Public Library catalogue to see if the book is available.
  • Series listings are ordered chronologically.


Getting Started


To get started, you will need to have the following:

  • Your Library Card number and PIN.
  • Option to create an account with your email and a password to store search preferences, search history, lists for books you wish to read and search alerts



Using Novelist K-8


Once you have logged on, you can use the basic search to find your favourite author, title, genre or you can try to describe a book.  There is an advanced search feature which you can use to broaden your search or narrow it by date, audience, author’s information, format and more.

There are recommended reading lists along the left hand side which provide easy access to lists for different genres.  You can also toggle to use the nonfiction tab to see books in different subject areas. 



Need Help?


For more help, please visit Novelist’s help section



Privacy and Terms of Use


Novelist is a product of EBSCO which is a commercial service whose policies concerning privacy and user information differ from that of the London Public Library. For more information, please read the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.