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Tales of Terror and Mystery

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

While he is now mostly associated with his Sherlock Holmes stories, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was also celebrated for the many masterful tales he wrote outside of that cycle. In this collection, first published...


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...


Tales Of Space And Time

by H. G. Wells

A collection of short stories: "The Crystal Egg", "The Star", "A Story of the Stone Age", "A Story of the Days to Come" & "The Man who could Work Miracles"


The Yellow Wallpaper

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"The Yellow Wallpaper" is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward women's physical and mental health.

The story is written in the...


The Complete Fables

by Aesop

Timeless tales of inspiration and enlightenment In ancient Greece, a storyteller named Aesop captivated his listeners with tales both beautiful and instructive. Thousands of years later, his fables—from “The...


Plain Tales from the Hills

by Rudyard Kipling

Plain Tales from the Hills (published 1888) is the first collection of short stories by Rudyard Kipling. Out of its 40 stories, "eight-and-twenty", according to Kipling's Preface, were initially published in...


A Vegetable Story

by Arthur A. Stevenson

A Vegetable Story is a short story for children and people of all ages. The story follows the accounts of a family of three, focusing primarily on the parents and what the parents do as a response to their...


Mo & June's Colorful Summer

by Stacy Marie

As fourth grade ends for Mo, she has no idea what the summer holds for her. But when new neighbors move in two doors down, Mo notices June, a girl her own age, wondering if they may become friends.

Once the girls...


Five Short Christmas Stories

by Charles Dickens

Herein are five short Christmas stories written by that master of English literature, Charles Dickens. The stories in this volume are:

A CHRISTMAS TREE

WHAT CHRISTMAS IS AS WE GROW OLDER

THE POOR RELATION’S STORY...


THE TIMES RED CROSS STORY BOOK - 18 stories contributed by authors serving during WWI

by Various

The 18 stories in this fundraising book were contributed by soldiers serving during the Great War. The funds raised were donated to the Red Cross, hence the book’s title.

The stories have been contributed by...


A Curious Place

by Barbara Woodward

Well, four actually, and in each you will meet some interesting and unusual folk and animals. They are all pretty cool, just like you, so why not go there now and read their stories. 

In one place, Ethan lets...


Hidden Treasures in a Book

by Mary Ann Vitale

Celebrate the beginning of "Hidden Treasures in a Book" collection, featuring seven illustrated short stories for children: Reach for a Star; Catch the Rainbows; A Sparkle from Heaven; Simon, the Red Fish; Tinkle,...


Charlie, what's your talent?

by D. C. Gomez & Kathleen Gomez

Do I have any talent?

One Friday afternoon Grandma finds Charlie, normally a happy little boy, upset and hating school. Charlie is hurt and believes he is useless and without talent. To help her grandson find...


The Whirlpool

by Laurel Croza & Kelsey Garrity-Riley

Charity takes small steps to escape her controlling father. Jasmine endures the rumors about her at school, even though no one really knows what happened last summer. The Oh! So Perfect Hair Dolly wishes for...


Just So Stories

by Rudyard Kipling

The Just So Stories for Little Children are a collection written by the British author Rudyard Kipling. Highly fantasised origin stories, especially for differences among animals, they are among Kipling's best...


Puck of Pook's Hill

by Rudyard Kipling

A pair of children happen across an ancient shrine, where they conjure up an impish sprite named Puck, who treats them to a series of tales about Old England. Rudyard Kipling, the storyteller behind Puck's fables,...


Rewards and Fairies

by Rudyard Kipling

Through the agency of Puck, Dan and Una, meet an array of historical characters from flint and iron ages to Good Queen Bess and Sir Francis Drake. Other tales include stories of England following the Norman...


Stalky & Co.

by Rudyard Kipling

First published in 1899, Stalky and Co. is a collection of school stories based on Kipling's own experiences at the United Services College. Kipling himself appears as the central character called Beetle and...


The Happy Prince and Other Tales

by Oscar Wilde

The Happy Prince and Other Tales (sometimes called The Happy Prince and Other Stories) is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888. It contains five stories, "The Happy...


THE TALE OF THE PIE AND THE PATTY-PAN - The Tales of Peter Rabbit Book 07

by Beatrix Potter

The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan is a children's story written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. The story tells of a cat called Ribby and a tea party she holds for a dog called Duchess. Complications...