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Our Little German Cousin

Children's Literature

Children's Life in Other Countries Published 1904 - "Our Little German Cousin," written for North American children to tell them about their 'cousins' from other parts of the world. Embark...

Our Little Jewish Cousin

Children's Literature

Children's Life in Other Countries Published 1904 - In whatever direction you may travel,—north, south, east, or west,—you will doubtless meet some of your Jewish cousins. They live here in...

Our Little Spanish Cousin

Children's Literature

Children's Life in Other Countries Published 1906 - Another book written for American children in the early 1900's to help educate them about the customs and lives of their 'cousins...

Our Little English Cousin

Children's Literature

Children's Life in Other Countries Published 1905 - The life of Edith, a little English child living at the turn of the last century. This is a fictional account of...

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The Blue Jar Story Book

This is a collection of 6 delightful stories about children by some of the best authors of the period: Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, Maria Edgeworth and Alicia Catherine Mant. These...

Little Wizard Stories of Oz

The Little Wizard Stories were geared toward younger children and were originally published separately. Each Little Wizard Story revolves around the adventures of two famous Oz characters, and their humorous...

My Bible History: New Testament

A short and simple New Testament Bible History for children which can also be enjoyed by adults. The Bible stories start with St. John the Baptist, the beginning years of...

Through the Looking-Glass

The sequel to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland finds Alice in a land when she walks through a mirror into the Looking-Glass House. The land is full of mythological...

Peter and Wendy

Peter and Wendy tells the classic story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy and her brothers...

The Children's Book of Christmas Stories

Many librarians have felt the need and expressed the desire for a select collection of children's Christmas stories in one volume.

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Coffee and Repartee

Even in a house of odd characters, a fellow can have his say. The Idiot may say the wrong things at meals, but he's smart to live where he can...

Genji Monogatari (The Tale of…

The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari) is a classic work of Japanese literature attributed to the Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu in the early eleventh century, around the peak of the...

Hollywood: Its Morals and Manners

Theodore Dreiser's shocking four part expose on the motion picture industry. In it, he shares his observations from his extended stay in Los Angeles, and gives us an intimate look...

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River, and its sober and often scathing look at entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.

The Shunned House

A novelette by H. P. Lovecraft in the horror fiction genre. Written on October 16–19, 1924, it was first published in the October 1937 issue of Weird Tales. The Shunned...

Sunshine Sketches of a Little…

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock. It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous literature.

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