The tale of an Irish boy raised as an Indian in imperial India. It is the story of his coming of age in a world of high adventure, mystic quests, and the "great game" between the British and the Russians for control of Central Asia.
H. Rider Haggard clearly displays his wonderfully dramatic imagination, combined with his deep knowledge of Africa, in King Solomon's Mines, which recounts the adventures of Allan Quartermain, Sir Henry Curtis, and Captain John Good.
This story is about an American boy named Cedric, who finds that he is the sole heir to a British earldom. He leaves New York to take up residence in his ancestral castle, where he is joined by his middle-class mother whom he calls "Dearest". His grandfather intends to teach the boy to become an aristocrat, but ends up teaching him human values in the process instead.
Louisa May Alcott's classic retains a special place in the heart of American literature. Warmly realistic stories with a sense of comedy and tragedy, plus insights into human nature make the romance, humor, and sweet stories of "Little Women" come alive.
By Bassam Imam. This book is a continuation of the author's other books with a re-introduction of Corey Jameson, Jeff, 'Emperor' Frank Bogey, and Cynthia Corbett. Meet new characters, Alexa Corbett (Cynthia's daughter) and Bassam Imam.
Book 1 (5-book series) . . . "The scariest children's series I have ever read!"
In a secret world that coexists with our human one, a selected few among the dead are given a second chance at life. But there's a catch. They must become hideous monsters that can only live one day each year - the scariest one of them all.
Whether by fate or chance, thirteen-year-old Jesse and his friend...
Precious had a poor start to life. For the first five years she didn’t even have a name and was always hungry, frightened and unloved. Life held no hope or meaning until one day a kind lady came to her rescue and gave her a name. This is a heart-warming story of how a relationship between an animal and a human being can deeply enrich the lives of both. Complete with many illustrations.