The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Deidre S. Laiken - 1979
    Huck befriends Jim, a runaway slave and together they float towards freedom on a raft down the Mississippi River. They encounter thieves and murderers, con men and hucksters as they journey together. Mark Twain's timeless tale of friendship and adventure shows us a boy coming of age and learning about life's pleasures!

The Swiss Family Robinson (Classic Starts Series)

Chris Tait - 2007
    Rich in suspense and surprises, "The Swiss Family Robinson" entices young readers to come along on a wonderful adventure, where each moment brings a new thrill. Featuring amazingly resourceful characters and a wondrous landscape bursting with exotic wildlife and plants, it's an irresistible tale of ingenuity.

Robinson Crusoe (Scholastic Junior Classics)

Edward W. Dolch - 1719
    Are there wild animals in the forest? Cannibals?If he wants to stay alive, Robinson Crusoe must start to do things he never thought of doing before: build a house, weave baskets,, tame goals, raise grain, sew anima-l skin clothes.He has no one to help him, no one to talk to. He has to decide for himself what to do. Then he has to do it.How does Robinson Crusoe stay alive and safe on his island?


Kathleen Olmstead - 2010
    These three famous words begin one of America s most epic novels, a tale of one obsessed captain, his doomed crew, and an elusive white whale named Moby-Dick. The massive original, however, can be very hard for young readers to navigate. This beautifully abridged and adventure-filled version will thrill children and whet their appetite for the complete workwhen they are ready to tackle it."

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Nick Bullard - 1999
    He does not like work, and he never wants to get out of bed in the morning. But he likes swimming and fishing, and having adventures with his friends. And he has a lot of adventures. One night, he and his friend Huck Finn go to the graveyard to look for ghosts. They don’t see any ghosts that night. They see something worse than a ghost – much, much worse...

The Prince and the Pauper

Shirley Bogart - 1983

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Malvina G. Vogel - 1977
    VogelSHIPWRECKED!A violent storm at sea destroys Robinson Crusoe's ship. He alone survives and is cast ashore on a deserted island. In this great adventure story of survival and courage, Crusoe must summon all his strength and intelligence to survive and flourish against impossible odds. Here is an amazing tale of a young man who overcomes loneliness, tames wild animals, battles ferocious cannibals and dangerous mutineers in a twenty-four year struggle to stay alive!-from the back cover

The Magic Bedknob

Mary Norton - 1943
    An engrossing fantasy about an elderly woman who practices magic for a hobby and three London children evacuated to the country during the bombing of London.This story was later republished, together with Bonfires and Broomsticks, as Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Eva Mason - 2009
    There, in worlds unlike any other ever created, conventional logic is turned upside down and wrong-way round to enchanting effect. Children will love reading Carroll’s many humorous nonsense verses and meeting such unforgettable characters as the Mad Hatter, the Knave of Hearts who steals some tarts, and the grinning Cheshire Cat (in Alice in Wonderland) and Tweedledee, Tweedledum, Humpty Dumpty, and the Jabberwock (in Through the Looking Glass).

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Martin Woodside - 2005
    Scan of front of dust jacket of this 1992 Book-of-the-Month Club edition.

Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902-1903

L.M. Montgomery - 2008
    M. Montgomery, (1874-1942) was a Canadian author, best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables (1908). In 1893, following the completion of her grade school education in Cavendish, she attended Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown. Completing a two year program in one year, she obtained her teaching certificate. In 1895 and 1896 she studied literature at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After working as a teacher in various island schools, in 1898 Montgomery moved back to Cavendish. For a short time in 1901 and 1902 she worked in Halifax for the newspapers Chronicle and Echo. She returned to live with and care for her grandmother in 1902. Montgomery was inspired to write her first books during this time on Prince Edward Island. Her works include: The Story Girl (1911), Chronicles of Avonlea (1912), The Golden Road (1913), Anne of the Island (1915), Anne's House of Dreams (1917), Rainbow Valley (1919), Further Chronicles of Avonlea (1920) and Rilla of Ingleside (1921).

Beyond the Bayou

Kate Chopin
    Written in 1891 and published in Youth's Companion in 1893, it was later included in Chopin's collection of stories Bayou Folk in 1894.

The Seventh Princess

Nick Sullivan - 1983
    There people start bowing to her, calling her Princess Miranda, and catering to her every whim. It seem like a dream come true ... until she discovers that the evil Duke Rinaldo has hatched a devilish plot to make her his next victim.

Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus

James Otis - 1880
    30 illustrations enhance a story that will tug on the heartstrings of readers of all ages as they enter the world of an old-time traveling circus.

Lorna Doone

David Penn - 1999
    And in shaping this old tale, the Writer neither dares, nor desires, to claim for it the dignity or cumber it with the difficulty of an historic novel.