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María

by Jorge Isaacs & Rollo Ogden (Translator)

Maria is a romantic novel written by Colombian writer Jorge Isaacs in 1867, which takes place in the hacienda "El Paraiso" located in the municipality of El Cerrito in the Valle del Cauca, in which Isaacs really...


Fifty Famous Stories Retold

by James Baldwin

Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin. Includes fifty legendary tales depicting certain romantic episodes in the lives of well-known heroes and famous men, or in the history of a people. Children naturally...


Bull Hunter

by Max Brand

Bull Hunter by Max Brand.

In the old West, laws were often loosely and arbitrarily applied, so many gunslingers and cowboys took the law into their own hands and applied eye-for-an-eye justice on their own terms....


By Pond and River

by Arabella Buckley

By Pond and River by Arabella Buckley, first published in 1907.

Through life stories of frogs, dragon-flies, fish, water-bugs, water birds, otters, and voles, children's interest in water creatures is awakened....


War of the Classes

by Jack London

When I was a youngster I was looked upon as a weird sort of creature, because, forsooth, I was a socialist. Reporters from local papers interviewed me, and the interviews, when published, were pathological studies...


A Daughter of the Snows

by Jack London

A Daughter of the Snows (1902) is Jack London's first novel. Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, "a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie" who takes to the trail after upsetting her wealthy...


When God Laughs, and Other Stories

by Jack London

With the Stories: 

WHEN GOD LAUGHS 

THE APOSTATE 

A WICKED WOMAN 

JUST MEAT 

CREATED HE THEM 

THE CHINAGO 

MAKE WESTING 

SEMPER IDEM 

A NOSE FOR THE KING 

THE “FRANCIS SPAIGHT” 

A CURIOUS FRAGMENT 

A PIECE...


Children of the Frost

by Jack London

With the Stories: 

IN THE FORESTS OF THE NORTH 

THE LAW OF LIFE 

NAM-BOK 

THE UNVERACIOUS 

THE MASTER OF MYSTERY 

THE SUNLANDERS 

THE SICKNESS OF LONE CHIEF 

KEESH, THE SON OF KEESH 

THE DEATH OF LIGOUN 

LI...


BROWN WOLF and Other Jack London Stories

by Jack London

With the Stories: 

BROWN WOLF - THAT SPOT - TRUST - ALL GOLD CANYON - THE STORY OF KEESH - NAM-BOK THE UNVERACIOUS - YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF - MAKE WESTING - THE HEATHEN - THE HOBO AND THE FAIRY - „JUST MEAT“...


The Market-Place

by Harold Frederic

"The Market-Place" throbs with the hum of life, and the wild, mad chorus of the market-place rises from its pages crescendo to a tremendous finale. To transfer the "city" to the printed page is a wonderful achievement....


Mrs. Albert Grundy - Observations in Philistia

by Harold Frederic

The characters of this tale are Mr. and Mrs. Grundy and their three daughters, Mrs. Grundy's cynical brother Dudley, and the author who appears as the friend of the family. The scenes are placed amid Loudon...


Gloria Mundi

by Harold Frederic

A young man bred in refined poverty abroad, is suddenly called to England, and told he is the heir to a dukedom and much wealth. From this high pinnacle of expectation he perceives the possibilities of his new...


March Hares

by Harold Frederic

With "March Hares" Mr. Frederic has written an original, witty, and delightful story. Mr. David Mosscrop is a young and erudite Scot, given to an indulgence in too much drink. One morning, in a melancholy and...


Marsena (and other stories of wartime)

by Harold Frederic

Those who have read Mr. Harold Frederic's novels and short stories will need no commendation of this book. The tale of the progress of Marsena Pulford, a young man with an artistic temperament in embryo (and...


The Damnation of Theron Ware

by Harold Frederic

The central figure in Harold Frederic's novel is a Methodist minister, self-educated, untutored in the ways of the world, and intensely earnest. He is brought into intimate association with a woman who is in...


The Copperhead

by Harold Frederic

"The Copperhead" is a farmer in northern New York who sympathizes with the South in the anti-slavery struggle, and who in consequence is boycotted by his neighbors. He is driven from church, not allowed to sell...


The Lawton Girl

by Harold Frederic

In "The Lawton Girl" Mr. Harold Frederic has given us another highly realistic and instructive study of life in a modern American manufacturing town. The perils that beset the path of those who have riches,...


Seth's Brother's Wife

by Harold Frederic

A strong story of everyday life and one essentially American. Seth Fairchild's experience as a green country boy on a great city daily, of which he finally becomes the editor, is true to the life, and not without...


In the Valley

by Harold Frederic

Harold Frederic has added a most picturesque and interesting region to those celebrated in American fiction. The Mohawk valley of central New York is rich in tradition, in the memory of stirring events, brave...


Pollyanna Grows Up

by Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna Grows Up is a 1915 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It is the first of many sequels to Porter's best-selling Pollyanna.

Pollyanna, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, spends her time teaching...