Nikko is happily playing in the backyard of his home when a giant bird swoops down and clasps him firmly in its talons and soars back into the sky leaving his mother desperately crying behind. And so begins an incredible adventure for Nikko in a fantastical land where the Leaf Children live in trees with magical musical leaves, where the Drongs wage wars against them, where the beautiful...
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 book is about a boy who is handicapped. He is numb on his left side from birth. He is not paralyzed. The book starts when he is eight. He hangs out with a group of boys around his age. They go on adventures and do things that boys of that age do. The boys accept their friend as he is and think nothing of his handicap.
There’s a three-lagged dog that wonders into town, a stray, a...
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.