The Classics

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Anne of Green Gables

By Lucy Maud Montgomery

In one of the most beloved classics of all time, Anne brings, mischief, adventure and love to the countryside of Green Gables.

A Little Princess

By Frances Hodgson Burnett

Rich. Poor. Magical. When Sara Crewe comes to stay at Miss Minchin's School for Girls, she is treated like a little princess.  Then Sara gets some dreadful news about her father.  Left with no money and no place to go, Sara Crewe retains her spirit but will it be enough?

Secret Garden

By Frances Hodgson Burnett

After the sudden death of her parents in India, Mary Lennox is sent “home” to England, to live at the Yorkshire estate of a distant relative. Sad and lonely, her only interest lies in a secret garden, abandoned after a tragic accident.

Black Beauty

By Anna Sewell

An illustrated adaptation for younger readers of the classic work in which a horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.

 

Journey to the Center of the Earth

By Jules Verne

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.

The Adventures of Pinocchio

By Carlo Collodi

Pinocchio, a wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy.

Peter Pan

By J M Barrie

Second to the right and straight on 'til morning — that's the way to Neverland, an island filled with adventure and hidden danger. The Darling children don't know anything about Neverland, until a magical boy named Peter Pan shows up and leads the way.

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

By Kate Douglas Wiggin

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American 1903 children's novel that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her two stern aunts in the fictional village of Riverboro, Maine.

 

Little Women

By Louisa May Alcott

Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.

Great Expectations

By Charles Dickens

One of the finest novels by iconic British author Charles Dickens, this Victorian tale follows the good-natured orphan Pip as he makes his way through life.

The Wizard of Oz

By L. Frank Baum

The story chronicles the adventures of a young girl named Dorothy Gale in the Land of Oz, after being swept away from her Kansas farm home in a cyclone.

Alice in Wonderland

By Lewis Carroll

In the most renowned novel by English author Lewis Carroll, restless young Alice literally stumbles into adventure when she follows the hurried, time-obsessed White Rabbit down a hole and into a fantastical realm.

 

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of five short stories featuring fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It was first published on 14 October 1892.

Oliver Twist

By Charles Dickens

The story is of the orphan Oliver Twist, who starts his life in a workhouse and is then sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. He escapes from there and travels to London, where he meets the Artful Dodger, a member of a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly criminal, Fagin.

The Time Machine

By H. G. Wells

This innovative debut novel by British author H.G. Wells follows an unnamed scientist as he uses a time machine to travel from turn-of-the-century England into the far future.

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Treasure Island

By Robert Louis Stevenson

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.

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Jane Eyre

By Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre is the story of a young, orphaned girl (shockingly, she's named Jane Eyre) who lives with her aunt and cousins, the Reeds, at Gateshead Hall. Like all nineteenth-century orphans, her situation pretty much sucks. Mrs. Reed hates Jane and allows her son John to torment the girl.

 

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

By Washington Irving

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” tells the story of Ichabod Crane and his hapless attempt to win the heart and hand of Katrina Van Tassel in the context of a comical ghost story. Ichabod comes to Sleepy Hollow, New York, from his home state of Connecticut, to be the schoolmaster of the village.

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The Adventures of Robin Hood

By Howard Pyle

Robin Hood lived in England during the time of King Henry the Second and was a famous outlaw who lived in Sherwood Forest near the town of Nottingham with his band of merry men.

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