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Sky Island

Sky Island

Lyman Frank Baum | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Trot is near her home on the coast of southern California when she meets a strange little boy with a large umbrella. Button Bright has been using his family's magic umbrella to take long-range journeys from his Philadelphia home, and has gotten as far as California. After an explanation of how the...

The Sea Fairies

The Sea Fairies

Lyman Frank Baum | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Mayre Griffiths, nicknamed Trot, or sometimes Tiny Trot, is a little girl who lives on the coast of southern California. Her father is the captain of a sailing schooner, and her constant companion is Cap'n Bill Weedles, a retired sailor with a wooden leg. (Cap'n Bill had been Trot's father's...


American Fairy Tales

American Fairy Tales

Lyman Frank Baum | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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12 Fairy Tales from the author of the Wizard of Oz series of books. Inspired by Lang and the Brothers Grimm, Baum sought to create an American type of fairy tales, avoiding the usual violence and roman often found in these sort of stories.

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Mark Twain | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of Jules Verne-esque adventure stories. In the story, Tom, Huck, and Jim set sail to Africa in a futuristic hot air balloon, where they survive encounters with lions, robbers, and...

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Mark Twain | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Tom Sawyer, Detective is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), and Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894). Tom Sawyer attempts to solve a mysterious murder in this burlesque of the immensely popular detective novels of the...


Roughing It

Roughing It

Mark Twain | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Roughing It follows the travels of young Mark Twain through the Wild West during the years 1861–1867. After a brief stint as a Confederate cavalry militiaman, he joined his brother Orion Clemens, who had been appointed Secretary of the Nevada Territory, on a stagecoach journey west. Twain...

A House of Pomegranates

A House of Pomegranates

Oscar Wilde | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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A House of Pomegranates is a collection of whimisical short stories by Oscar Wilde. This collections includes the following tales: The Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and his Soul, and The Star-child. Readers of all ages will be delighted by these fanciful tales.

The Nightingale and the Rose

The Nightingale and the Rose

Oscar Wilde | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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A nightingale overhears a student complaining that his professor's daughter will not dance with him, as he is unable to give her a red rose. The nightingale visits all the rose-trees in the garden, and one of the white roses tell her that there's a way to produce a red rose, but only if the...


The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

Oscar Wilde | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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The Canterville Ghost is a popular 1887 novella by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage. “The Canterville Ghost” is a parody featuring a dramatic spirit named Sir Simon and the United States minister (ambassador) to the Court of St. James's, Hiram B. Otis. Mr. Otis travels to...

The Master of Ballantrae

The Master of Ballantrae

Robert Louis Stevenson | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Stevenson’s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme—the elemental struggle between good and evil—as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers...

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