• The Outline of Science (Audio)

    The Outline of Science (Audio)


    In The Outline of Science, Thomson gives us a window into scientific thinking as it stood in 1922 on the big, the little, and the biological. With straightforward language intended for a general audience, this book covers astronomy from the Solar System to the Milky Way, the submicroscopic makeup...

  • The Shuttle (Audio Book)

    The Shuttle (Audio Book)


    Rosalie Vanderpoel, the daughter of an American multimillionaire marries an impoverished English baronet and goes to live in England. She all but loses contact with her family in America. Years later her younger sister Bettina, beautiful, intelligent and extremely rich, goes to England to...

  • The Lost Prince (Audio Book)

    The Lost Prince (Audio Book)


    “The Lost Prince” is about Marco Loristan, his father, and his friend, a street urchin named The Rat. Marco’s father, Stefan, is a Samavian patriot working to overthrow the cruel dictatorship in the kingdom of Samavia. Marco and his father, Stefan, come to London where Marco strikes up a...

  • Poems Every Child Should Know

    Poems Every Child Should Know


    This collection of poems, published in 1904, contains such favorites as The Raven, My Shadow, and The Village Blacksmith, as well as many lovely poems that may not be as familiar. Most of the poems in this collection are short enough for children to memorize. An outstanding collection of poems...

  • A Little Princess (Audio Book)

    A Little Princess (Audio Book)


    A Little Princess follows the story of Sara Crewe, a young girl whose mother died when she was a baby and who has been sent to a London boarding school during her father’s campaign in India. She has the finest clothes and toys and anything she wants but isn't spoiled. She imagines herself...

  • Secret Garden (Audio Book)

    Secret Garden (Audio Book)


    Spoiled Mary Lennox is orphaned when her parents fall victim to a cholera outbreak in India. As a result, Mary becomes the ward of an uncle in England she has never met. As she hesitantly tries to carve a new life for herself at imposing and secluded Misselthwaite Manor, Mary befriends a...

  • Little Lord Fauntleroy (Audio)

    Little Lord Fauntleroy (Audio)


    One very special boy weaves some magic in Frances Hodgson Burnett’s sentimental favorite. When young Cedric Errol learns that he is actually a British lord and heir to an estate, his life is transformed. He leaves Boston for Dorincourt Castle to live with his uncle, the Earl—a tyrant who’s...

  • Puck of Pook's Hill (Audio)

    Puck of Pook's Hill (Audio)


    Puck of Pook's Hill is a historical story book by Rudyard Kipling, published in 1906, containing a series of short stories set in different periods of English history. This book can be described as an example of archaeological imagination that, in fragments, delivers a look at the history of...

  • Mathilda (Audio Book)

    Mathilda (Audio Book)


    Narrating from her deathbed, Mathilda tells the story of her unnamed father's confession of incestuous love for her, followed by his suicide by drowning; her relationship with a gifted young poet called Woodville fails to reverse Matilda's emotional withdrawal or prevent her lonely...

  • Rewards And Fairies (Audio)

    Rewards And Fairies (Audio)


    Written as a kind of Part II to Kipling's previous hit, "Puck of Pook's Hill", "Rewards and Fairies" continues where its predecessor left off. Like the first book, "Rewards" once again follows the adventures of little Dan and Una as their adventures with Puck...

  • The Light that Failed (Audio)

    The Light that Failed (Audio)


    This novel, first published in 1890, follows the life of Dick Heldar, a painter. Most of the novel is set in London, but many important events throughout the story occur in Sudan or India. It was made into a 1916 film with Jose Collins and a 1939 film by Paramount starring Ronald Colman. It is...

  • Kim (Audio Book)

    Kim (Audio Book)


    Kim is a fabulous adventure story set in India during the former British Empire. It tells the story of a street-wise but highly moral Anglo-Indian boy who becomes enmeshed in “the Great Game” -– the competition between Britain and Russia for control over Asia. Taking time off from his role as...

  • Captains Courageous (Audio)

    Captains Courageous (Audio)


    The spoiled son of a millionaire, Harvey Cheyne is used to living a life of luxury. But when an accident at sea brings him to the deck of a Massachusetts fishing boat, he is suddenly thrown into a world he knows nothing about. Captains Courageous is a wonderful story of a pampered and indulged...

  • The Phantom of the Opera

    The Phantom of the Opera


    The mask, the music, the dark mysteries, and the tortured, deformed genius who just wants love. The French author Gaston Leroux has done a fantastic job of putting elements of romance, mystery, horror, drama, and adventure into his story, producing a brilliant novel that has lasted many years...

  • The Mystery of the Yellow Room

    The Mystery of the Yellow Room


    The Mystery of the Yellow Room is one of the first locked room mystery crime fiction novels. It concerns a complex and seemingly impossible crime in which the criminal appears to disappear from a locked room. The crime takes place at the Chateau du Glandier, located in the forest, near the road...

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