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The Prince and the Pauper

by Mark Twain

A young Prince Edward and Tom Canty become acquainted and decide to switch places temporarily but end up forced into living each other's life.  Edward must deal with the impoverished and brutal realities of...


Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

by Laura Ruby

From the author of Printz Medal winner Bone Gap comes the unforgettable story of two young women—one living, one dead—dealing with loss, desire, and the fragility of the American dream during WWII.

When Frankie’s...


Butterfly Yellow

A Boy Is Not a Bird

by Edeet Ravel

In 1941, life in Natt’s small town of Zastavna is comfortable and familiar, even if the grownups are acting strange, and his parents treat him like a baby. Natt knows there’s a war on, of course, but he’s...


A Dress for the Wicked

Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness is a story within a story, or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts, from dusk through to late night, his adventure into the Congo to a group of men aboard a ship anchored in the...


Clear Skies

by Jessica Scott Kerrin

It is the summer of 1961, and eleven-year-old Arno Creelman wants nothing more than to be an astronomer. Fortunately, his struggle with claustrophobia has little impact on his one true passion. Unlike his annoying...


Men of Iron

by Howard Pyle

Men of Iron is juvenile coming of age work in which the author has the reader experience the medieval entry into knighthood through the eyes of a young squire, Myles Falworth. In Chapter 24 the knighthood ceremony...


The Man Who Ended War

by Hollis Godfrey

The Secretary of War of the United States receives a letter sent to his and all other nations, declaring that war has too long devastated the earth and the time has come for peace. It orders them to destroy...


Dubliners

by James Joyce

This book, Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce. The fifteen stories were meant to be a naturalistic depiction of the Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years...


The World Set Free

by H. G. Wells

The World Set Free is a series of three fantasias of possibility, stories which all turn on the possible developments in the future of some contemporary force or group of forces. The World Set Free was written...


The First Men in the Moon

by H. G. Wells

The books tells the story of a journey to the moon by the impecunious businessman Mr Bedford and the brilliant but eccentric scientist Dr Cavor. On arrival, Bedford and Cavor find the moon inhabited by a race...


Anna At War

by Helen Peters

Daniel's grandmother has never told him much about what happened to her during the war. He knows she came to England on the Kindertransport to escape the Nazis but he doesn't know about her time as an emigree...


A Tale of Two Cities

by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities is the second historical novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It depicts the plight of the French proletariat under the brutal oppression...


The Language of Fire

by Stephanie Hemphill

The Language of Fire is a lyrical, dark, and moving look at the life of Joan of Arc, who as a teen girl in the fifteenth century commanded an army and helped crown a king of France.

This extraordinary verse...


Like a Love Story

by Abdi Nazemian

“A love letter to queerness, self-expression, and individuality (also Madonna) that never shies away from the ever-present fear within the queer community of late '80s New York, Like a Love Story made me feel...


Professor Renoir's Collection of Oddities, Curiosities, and Delights

by Randall Platt

A gripping historical fiction friendship story that will grab everyone by the heartstrings and never let go.

A giant, a dwarf, and three doomed circus animals . . .

By her fourteenth birthday, Babe Killingsworth...


The Golden Butterfly

by Sharon Gosling

The Golden Butterfly danced in the air, beautiful and impossible, yet there before their eyes. Then The Magnificent Marko flicked his wand again. There was a shower of sparks, a bang and ... The Golden Butterfly...


In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

by Bette Bao Lord & Marc Simont

A timeless classic that will enchant readers who love Jennifer L. Holm and Thanhha Lai, about an immigrant girl inspired by the sport she loves to find her own home team—and to break down any barriers that...


The Mostly True Story of Pudding Tat, Adventuring Cat

by Caroline Adderson & Stacy Innerst

Pudding Tat is born on the Willoughby Farm in 1901 — just another one of Mother Tat’s kittens. But it turns out that Pudding is anything but ordinary. He is pure white with pink eyes that, though beautiful,...