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Freckles

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Freckles is a young man who has been raised since infancy in a Chicago orphanage. His one dream is to find a job, a place to belong and people who...

The Princess and the Goblin

Children's Literature

Eight-year-old Princess Irene lives a lonely life in a castle in a wild, desolate, mountainous kingdom, with only her nursemaid. Irene has never known about the existence of the goblins...

44 Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

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A selection of poems for Paul Dunbar's complete collection. He is an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Much of his writing does...

The Tale of Benny Badger

Children's Literature

Mr. Bailey centered all his plots in the animal, bird and insect worlds, weaving natural history into the stories in a way that won educator's approval without arousing the suspicions...

Children Stories

The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation

Lloyd Sherman and her friends, Betty, Kitty and Allison, are starting the school year at a new school, Warwick Hall, a boarding school for girls in Washington. They find it...

The Wind in the Willows

This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure … and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and...

The Story of Ludwig van Beethoven for Children

This is the story of a little boy who was forced to practice. Beethoven transitioned between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, one of the most famous...

Just So Stories

The Just So Stories for little children are a collection written by the British author Rudyard Kipling. Highly fantasized original stories, especially for differences among animals, they are among Kipling's...

The Child's Book of the Seasons

This book is part of the author’s "Nature Books for Children" series (three books). “When we think of sowing seeds we think of Spring with the new corn green on...

The Princess and the Goblin

Eight-year-old Princess Irene lives a lonely life in a castle in a wild, desolate, mountainous kingdom, with only her nursemaid. Irene has never known about the existence of the goblins...

Featured Stories

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...

The Cat of Bubastes

G.A. Henty’s “tale of ancient Egypt” tells the story of Amuba, prince of the Rebu, who is taken captive when his people are conquered by the Egyptians, and then becomes...

Organic Gardener's Composting

The art and science of composting is presented in a humorous and readable manner from the basic elements to the in-depth science. An entire chapter is devoted to composting with...

The Rebel of the School

A beautiful and impulsive Irish girl enters Great Shirley School. She is frivolous with a casual disdain of what could be important to the other girls and converts others to...

Three Men in a Boat…

This a humorous account of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. One of the most praised things about Three Men in a Boat is how undated...

Ragged Dick

Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting “the American Dream” of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through “luck and pluck”...

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