by George Fyler Townsend
Number of pages: 129
This book is regarded as the first book of juvenile literature. In these short tales the writer breathes life into the characters by endowing human qualities to animals. Written in a light-hearted tone, the writer ends each story on deep and profound moral. It is the most memorable collection of fables in world literature.
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by Edith Nesbit - T. Fisher Unwin
When their father's business partner runs off with most of their money, the six intrepid Bastable children are determined to restore their family's fallen fortunes. These resourceful children squabble, make up, and have many memorable adventures.
by Harriet Beecher Stowe - Project Gutenberg
The moving abolitionist novel that fueled the fire of the human rights debate in 1852 and melodramatically condemned the institution of slavery through such powerfully realized characters as Tom, Eliza, Topsy, Eva, and Simon Legree.
by Andrew Lang, H. J. Ford - Longmans, Green
The thrilling collection retells for young readers some of the central tales based on Greek mythology. They'll follow the adventures of Ulysses, behold the amazing Trojan horse, join Jason on his quest for the Golden Fleece, etc.
by Thomas Hughes - Grosset & Dunlap
Lively and mischievous, idle and brave, Tom Brown is both the typical boy of his time and the perennial hero. The book describes Tom's time at Rugby School from his first football match, through his troubled adolescence when he is savagely bullied...