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The Glass Menagerie

Tennessee Williams · New Directions
Pages: 105
Format: Print book

No play in the modern theatre has so captured the imagination and heart of the American public as Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie.Menagerie was Williams's first popular success and launched the brilliant, if somewhat controversial, career of our pre-eminent lyric playwright....
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Sounder

William H Armstrong

A new series of companions to well loved and often read middle-grade novels.Sounder by William H. Armstrong is a favorite middle grade novel. This companion gives background on the author, questions to guide reading, clues to themes, plot, characters, and setting of the bo
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Avi · Orchard Books
Pages: 215
Format: Paperback

A vicious captain, a mutinous crew -- and a young girl caught in the middleNot every thirteen-year-old girl is accused of murder, brought to trial, and found guilty. But I was just such a girl, and my story is worth relating even if it did happen years ago. Be warned, however: If strong...
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Becoming Jane Eyre: A Novel

Sheila Kohler · Penguin Books
Pages: 234
Format: Paperback

A beautifully imagined tale of the Bronte sisters and the writing of Jane Eyre. Sheila Kohler's memoir Once We Were Sisters is now available. The year is 1846. In a cold parsonage on the gloomy Yorkshire moors, a family seems cursed with disaster. A mother and two children dead. A father...
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The Last of the Mohicans

Richard Hutson · Signet; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

The Last of the Mohicans, one of the worlds great adventure stories, dramatizes how the birth of American culture was intertwined with that of Native Americans. In 1757, as the English and the French war over American territory, the frontier scout Hawkeye—Natty Bumppo—risks his life...
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I Am the cheese

Robert Cormier
Format: Book

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of its publication, Alfred A. Knopf is proud to reissue I Am The Cheese in hardcover with an introduction by Robert Cormier. " An ALA Notable Children's Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A Horn Book</
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Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe
Format: Book

Revised and repackaged, this Daniel Defoe masterpiece tells the story of a castaway's triumph over nature itself--and over the fears, doubts, and loneliness that are ingrained in the human psyche. New Introduction by Paul Theroux.
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Great Expectations

Charles Dickens · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Perhaps Dickens's best-loved work, Great Expectations tells the story of Pip, a young man with few prospects for advancement until a mysterious benefactor allows him to escape the Kent marshes for a more promising life in London. Despite his good fortune, Pip is haunted by figures from...
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M. C. Higgins, the Great

Virginia Hamilton · Macmillan
Pages: 288
Format: Book

As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M. C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.
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The Old Man And The Sea

Ernest Hemingway

The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the
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Flowers for Algernon

Daniel Keyes · Harcourt
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

Oscar-winning film Charly starring Cliff Robertson and Claire Bloom-a mentally challenged man receives an operation that turns him into a genius...and introduces him to heartache.
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Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks (The World's Best Reading)

Rudyard Kipling · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 164
Format: Hardcover

"Captains Courageous" is the story of Harvey Cheyne, the spoiled son of a millionaire, who while aboard a luxury liner falls overboard. When Harvey is rescued by a passing fishing schooner Harvey asks the captain to return him to port. The captain refuses Harvey's request...
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A Separate Peace

John Knowles
Format: Book

Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, "A Separate Peace" is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. W
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee

"Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel--a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Throug...
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A wrinkle in time

Madeleine L'Engle · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 211
Format: Hardcover

Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture.It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most...
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Carson McCullers · Mariner; 1st Mariner Books Ed edition
Format: Audio CD

With the publication of her first novel, THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers'...
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Moby Dick (The World's best reading)

Herman Melville · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 495
Format: Hardcover

152pages. in12. relié.
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Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller · Penguin Books
Pages: 139
Format: Paperback

The Pulitzer Prize-winning tragedy of a salesman's deferred American dream Ever since it was first performed in 1949, Death of a Salesman has been recognized as a milestone of the American theater. In the person of Willy Loman, the aging, failing salesman who makes his living riding...
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The Black Pearl

Scott O'Dell
Format: Paperback

Ramon cannot believe what he has just found in an oyster he's brought up from an underwater cave where the Manta Diablo, the monster devilfish, lurks. Ramon is holding a pearl. Not just any pearl, but the most fabulous gem he or anyone else has ever seen. But neither Ramon nor his
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Animal Farm: A Fairy Story

George Orwell · Penguin Group
Pages: 114
Format: Paperback

With a foreword by Ann PatchettGeorge Orwell's timeless fable - a parable for would-be liberators everywhere, glimpsed through the lens of our own historyAs ferociously fresh as it was more than a half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated...
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The Yearling

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings · Atheneum Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

An American classic—and Pulitzer Prize–winning story—that shows the ultimate bond between child and pet, now in a lush keepsake edition.No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. When young Jody Baxter adopts and orphaned fawn he calls...
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The Catcher in the Rye

J. D. Salinger · Bantam Books
Pages: 277
Format: Paperback

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children. The hero-narrator of The Catcher...
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Call It Courage

Armstrong Sperry · Macmillan
Pages: 95
Format: Print book

Maftu was afraid of the sea. It had taken his mother when he was a baby, and it seemed to him that the sea gods sought vengeance at having been cheated of Mafatu. So, though he was the son of the Great Chief of Hikueru, a race of Polynesians who worshipped courage, and he was named Stout...
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Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson · Puffin
Pages: 302
Format: Paperback

Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold....
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Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe · Bantam Classics
Pages: 446
Format: Print book

Uncle Tom, Topsy, Sambo, Simon Legree, little Eva: their names are American bywords, and all of them are characters in Harriet Beecher Stowe's remarkable novel of the pre-Civil War South. Uncle Tom's Cabin was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its presentation...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain · Barnes & Noble Classics
Pages: 225
Format: Paperback

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable...
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Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Jules Verne · Signet Classic
Pages: 304
Format: Mass Market Paperback

A team of explorers makes an expedition into a crater in Iceland which leads to the center of the earth and to incredible and horrifying discoveries.
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