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Cover for A Connecticut Yankee at the Court of King Arthur

A Connecticut Yankee at the Court of King Arthur

Hank Morgan, a mechanic at a gun factory, is knocked unconscious and wakes up in England in the year 528. After he is captured and taken to Camelot, he is put before the knights of ...

Cover for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

"True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid..." Dorothy is in a bit of a pickle. Her house has been swept away in a vicious tornado with just herself and her dog inside, ...

Cover for The Road to Oz

The Road to Oz

"Roads,' observed the shaggy man, 'don't go anywhere. They stay in one place, so folks can walk on them." A shaggy-looking man, imaginatively called Shaggy Man, asks Dorothy for di ...

Cover for Ozma of Oz 

Ozma of Oz 

Good news for those who found themselves missing the original heroine of Oz in the second book because in ‘Ozma of Oz’ (1907), Dorothy is back! Traveling to Australia with her uncl ...

Cover for Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

"There is no doubt they intend to kill us as dead as possible in a short time,' said the Wizard.'As dead as poss'ble would be pretty dead, wouldn't it?' asked Dorothy." During an e ...

Cover for Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables is a children’s classic by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery and recently adapted by Netflix in the hit series Anne with an E. 11-year-old Anne is mistakenly se ...

Cover for Rose in Bloom

Rose in Bloom

After traveling around the world for several years, Rose Campbell returns home to find her boy cousins all grown up. In this upbeat sequel to Eight Cousins, Rose has become an attr ...

Cover for Eight Cousins

Eight Cousins

Rose Campbell is having a hard time adjusting to her new life. Recently orphaned, she has been swept away from a strict girls’ boarding school and placed in the care of her six aun ...

Cover for Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

Once again, Alice finds herself in a peculiar place. In this sequel to ‘Alice Adventures in Wonderland’, Alice has climbed through a mirror and arrived in a world in which everythi ...

Cover for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 

"Off with her head!" yells the Queen of Hearts, one of the many peculiar creatures Alice encounters after falling down a rabbit hole and into an absurd fantasy world of Mad Tea Par ...

Cover for The Death of Ivan Ilyitch

The Death of Ivan Ilyitch

Ivan Ilyich, a worldly high court judge, whose life is complete with all of the trappings of success — respectable family, respectable job, respectable home — has never given the i ...

Cover for Father Sergius

Father Sergius

A fascinating tale about a man who through much effort rises to the highest ranks of society, only to leave it all behind to become a monk. Yet even as a monk, he struggles with un ...

Cover for The Moving Picture Girls

The Moving Picture Girls

The two plucky sisters, Ruth and Alice DeVere, help their quite skeptical dad, a theater actor who's gone and lost his voice, find a new career in the silent film industry in New Y ...

Cover for Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue

Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue

"Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue" follows the adventures, adorable antics and delightful chatter of Bunny Brown, a 6 year old happy little boy, and his Sister Sue, a lively 5 year o ...

Cover for Dream Days

Dream Days

"Dream Days" is a whimsical collection of Kenneth Grahame’s nostalgic childhood reminiscences and joyful children’s stories. Told from the point of view of a boy and his siblings, ...

Cover for The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

"There’s nothing––absolutely nothing––half so much worth doing as messing about in boats." Mole is a good-natured, home-loving mole, who has never gone anywhere. But one Spring he ...

Cover for Prelude


"There was not an inch of room for Lottie and Kezia in the buggy. When Pat swung them on top of the luggage they wobbled; the grandmother’s lap was full and Linda Burnell could not ...

Cover for In a German Pension

In a German Pension

Recovering from a miscarriage and a bad marriage, author Katherine Mansfield, barely 21, wrote these excellent short stories around the time she was staying in a spa town in German ...

Cover for The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island

"Are we rising again?''No. On the contrary.' 'Are we descending?' 'Worse than that, captain! We are falling!" Five prisoners of war escape in an air balloon during a siege. They ar ...

Cover for Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1873. In the sto ...

Cover for Youth, a Narrative

Youth, a Narrative

"I remember my youth and the feeling that will never come back any more—the feeling that I could last for ever, outlast the sea, the earth, and all men."Over a shared bottle of win ...

Cover for Lord Jim

Lord Jim

"Men act badly sometimes without being much worse than others."Charlie Marlow from Conrad’s previous adventure novel, ‘Heart of Darkness’, is back, and he is trying to piece togeth ...

Cover for Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

"He struggled with himself, too. I saw it -- I heard it. I saw the inconceivable mystery of a soul that knew no restraint, no faith, and no fear, yet struggling blindly with itself ...

Cover for Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

When Lemuel Gulliver wakes up on an island after a shipwreck, tied on his hands and feet and with arrows pointed at him, you would think all hope is lost. But his captors are the ...

Cover for A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

In a time when poor Irish families struggled to feed their children, Jonathan Swift wrote an essay, which he published anonymously, making a few suggestions. He called it ‘A Modest ...