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Best Shelves to Browse

Below are the Dewey Decimal Call Numbers for Speech books:

  • 808 Collections of Literature
  • 811 Poetry
  • 812 Drama
  • 815 Speeches
  • 817 Satire and Humorous Writings
  • 822 English Writings
  • 822.33 Shakespeare
  • FIC Fiction



Library Books

The Library has a wide selection of books on speeches.  Browse the 800s section on the shelves or ask the Library staff for help.

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Emerson's essays
Call Number: 814 Eme
ISBN: 0060909064

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Fifty Professional Scenes for Student Actors - Garry Michael Kluger; Arthur L. Zapel (Editor)
Call Number: 808.82 Klu
ISBN: 1566080355
Publication Date: 1997-12-01

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Great Scenes for Young Actors from the Stage - Craig Slaight (Editor); Jack Sharrar (Editor)
Call Number: 808.82 Sla
ISBN: 0962272264
Publication Date: 1991-01-03

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Podium Humor - James C. Humes
Call Number: 808.51 Hum
ISBN: 006273234X
Publication Date: 1994-04-28

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Seriously... I'm Kidding - Ellen DeGeneres
Call Number: 817 DeG
ISBN: 9780446585026
Publication Date: 2011-10-04

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Shakespeare's monologues for women
Call Number: 808.82 Sha

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Speeches That Changed the World
Call Number: 808.85 Spe
ISBN: 1905204027
Publication Date: 2006-08-01

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Star lit: Bright literature for bright performers
Call Number: 808.82 Sta

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The 100 Best Poems of All Time - Leslie Pockell
Call Number: 808.8 One
ISBN: 0446676810
Publication Date: 2001-03-01

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The Actor's Book of Scenes from New Plays - Eric Lane (Editor); Nina Shengold (Editor)
Call Number: 808.82 Act
ISBN: 0140104879
Publication Date: 1988-09-06

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The Speeches of Abraham Lincoln - Maureen Harrison (Editor); Steve Gilbert (Editor)
Call Number: 815 Spe
ISBN: 1880780275
Publication Date: 2005-02-01


Literature & Fiction

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The Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum; Michael Hague (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC Bau
ISBN: 9780805002218
Publication Date: 1982-09-15

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The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
Call Number: FIC Zus
ISBN: 0375831002
Publication Date: 2006-03-14

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The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
Call Number: FIC Gre
ISBN: 9780525478812
Publication Date: 2012-01-10

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The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Call Number: FIC Col
ISBN: 9780439023481
Publication Date: 2008-10-01

Online Databases for Finding a Speech

Note:  You need a username/password to access these online databases.  Access the Google Doc in the box below for the login info.

  • Literature Resource Center
    Includes poetry, short stories, novellas and much more. Click the Advanced button and scroll down to the Search Document Type drop-down menu. From there you can select the type of work you want.

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