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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 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).
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).
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.