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by Burnett, Frances Hodgson
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The story of Mary, a young child who is sent to live with her shut-in uncle who holds the key to a secret that he has kept locked away for years. Suggested Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, Orphans--Fiction, Yorkshire (England)--Juvenile fiction, Gardens--Fiction, LIT.UP, People with...
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by Camus, Albert, 1913-1960
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An existentialist classic about a young man in prison that has little else to do but think of the meaning of life (or lack thereof), and his past crimes. Suggested Reading Level: US (Upper Secondary) OR UG (Undergrad)
Topics: LIT, LIT.US, LIT.UG, Life, Meaning of, Existentialism--Fiction, Isolation--Fiction, Life--Moral and...
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Winner of the 1967 Newberry Medal for Outstanding Children's Literature, this classic follows Claudia Kincaid and her younger brother Jimmy as they run away from home to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. While secretly living in the museum, Claudia discovers a famous statue, supposedly carved by Michelangelo. During her investigation into this unique piece of art, Claudia stumbles upon Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, a remarkable old woman who teaches her about life, art and...
Topics: LIT, LIT.UP, Runaway children--Juvenile literature, Art--Juvenile fiction, Metropolitan Museum of...
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by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924
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The story of a young girl named Sara who becomes very poor after her father dissapears. She is forced to work as a servant at the school she once attended and is treated horribly, but Sara uses her imagination to escape her less-than-extraordinary life. This story teaches girls that they all have a little but of princess in them. Recommended Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, Orphans--Fiction, LIT.UP, Boarding schools--Fiction, London (England)--Fiction, Children's...
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by Asimov, Isaac (1920-1992)
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In a battle against super intelligent robots, one man invents the ultimate weapon against automated thinking. But will his discovery be used in the way he intended? Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: LIT, US, LIT.US, Short Stories, Science Fiction, Robots--Fiction, Math--Fiction, Games and...
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by De Saint-Exupéry, Antoine, 1900-1944
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The story of a little prince from a nearby asteriod and his journey across the universe.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
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Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, C3, Travel--Juvenile fiction, LP, Audiobooks, Chapter Books (Long)
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by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
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The story of four sisters: Meg the prettiest, Amy the pickiest, Jo the most outspoken and Beth the most timid. Their journey towards becoming women in their own right begins when Jo decides to befriend the lonely grandson of the fearful hermit that lives next door. Along the way, the girls learn about, life, love, friendship and the bond of sisterhood. Suggested Reading Level: LS (Upper Secondary)
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Topics: LIT, New England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, March family (Fictitious characters) --...
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by Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914
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An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge is an American short story that takes place during the American Civil War. The main character, Peyton Farquhar, is caught trying to demolish the bridge. The sentence is death by hanging. Standing on the edge of the bridge, he thinks about life, love and his eminent escape.  Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: LIT, LIS.US, American Civil War, 1861-1865, Hanging (Executions)--1880-1890, Short Stories
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by Dacre, Charlotte, b. 1782; Matilda, Rosa
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The beautiful Laurina de Loredani is seduced into adultery by a charming rogue and the impact of her betrayal is far-reaching. Laurina's son, Leonardo flees the city in shame while Victoria (Laurina's daughter) embarks down a dark path of murder, intrigue and sin. This Gothic story shows readers just how easy it is to be seduced into evil. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) OR UG (Undergrad)
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Topics: LIT, LIT.US, LIT.UG, Adulterers--Fiction, Sin--Biblical teaching--fiction, Devil--Fiction,...
Wishbone was a very popular children's show in the 1990s. Its purpose was to teach children about the joys of reading. The show takes some of the most popular stories of all time and acts them out at a child's level. The protagonist is a young, spunky Jack Russel Terrier named Wishbone. The following episodes are included: Rosie, Oh, Rosie, Oh (Season 1, Episode 4): a re-telling of Romeo and Juliet , the story of two star-crossed lovers from feuding families. Cyranose (Season 1, Episode 7): a...
Topics: Wishbone (Television program), Wishbone (Fictitious character), LIT, LIT.UP, Faust, Joan, of Arc,...
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by Munsch, Robert N., 1945-
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The story of a young princess that learns that looks aren't everything with the help of a dragon, a shallow prince and a paper bag.  Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)
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Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, EE, C3, Video, Short stories, Princesses -- Juvenile fiction, Dragons -- Juvenile...
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by Twain, Mark, 1835-191
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The story of Tom Sawyer, a young man who is an expert at getting what he wants. But when Tom and his best friend Huck stumble onto murderers and thieves, their lives will never be the same. Suggested Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
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Topics: Male friendship -- Fiction, Boys -- Missouri -- Juvenile fiction, LIT, LIT.UP, Runaway children --...
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by Barbot de Villeneuve, Gabrielle-Suzanne
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In this classic French fairy tale, a young girl named Belle agrees to be imprisoned by a monstrous Beast to save her father from certain death. But is the Beast what he appears to be, or is there more to him than meets the eye. After all, who could ever learn to love a Beast? Suggested Reading Level: LP (Lower Primary).
Topics: Children's literature, English, Beauty and the beast (Tale), Fairy Tales, Fairy Tales--France,...
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by Bradbury, Ray (1920-2012)
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The story of a group of children that live on Venus, where the Sun only shines once every seven years and the one girl who is ostracized for remembering what it looks like.  Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, UP, LIT.UP, Science Fiction, C3, Short Stories, Bullying--Juvenile fiction, Games and...
Read the following short stories in this collection: Sleeping Beauty, Blue Beard, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast. Recommended Reading Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, C3, Fairy tales
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Mary Robinson was a poet, activist and actress during the English Georgian Era. She is most well known for her role as Perdita in The Winter's Tale and for being the very public mistress of King George IV. However, she wasn't just a pretty face. She continually proved herself as an activist for feminist rights and equality. The following is a collection of her poetry, which is mostly classified as Romantic. As she said herself in her memoirs, "Every event of my life has more or less been...
Topics: Romanticism, Romanticism--England, LIT, LIT.LS, Secularism--Poetry, Georgian poetry,...
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by Poe, Edgar Allen
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Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849) was an American poet and author most famous for his macabre themes. The following is a collection of short stories, poems and literary criticisms and includes such famous works as Annabel Lee, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, The Pit and the Pendulum and the Cask of Amontillado . Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.US, Romantic fiction, Romanticism--Poetry, Poetry, American, Fiction, American,...
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by Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937.
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The story of a young boy named Peter who lives forever as a child and his friend Wendy, who he takes with him to a magical land of adventure, pirates, magic and danger. Suggested Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, Never-Never Land (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Imaginary societies -- Juvenile fiction,...
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by Reading rainbow (Television program)
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The Reading Rainbow presentation of Badger's Parting Gifts , a book that helps young children deal with the loss of family members or members of the community.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, Death--Juvenile fiction, Legacy--Juvenile fiction, LP, Video, Fiction, Animal Main...
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by Shakespeare, William
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This is the story of love, sex, war and betrayal. Our story begins when Troilus, a Trojan prince, falls in love with Cressida. However, Cressida just happens to be the daughter of a Trojan priest that defected to the Greek side. Theirs is a love that is doomed from the start, but that doesn't stop the naive and short-sighted Troilus and the vulnerable yet resourceful Cressida from weaving an epic story of  love and heartache. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) OR UG (Undergrad)
Topics: LIT, LIT.US, LIT.UG, Troilus (Legendary character)--Drama, Cressida (Fictitious character)--Drama,...
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by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
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An eccentric inventor named Phileas Fogg claims that he can go around the entire world in just 80 days. The result of this claim is a wacky, fast-paced classic that will delight the adventure lover in all of us. Suggested Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: Fogg, Phileas-- (Literary character), Adventure stories, Voyages, Imaginary -- Fiction, Voyages...
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by Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
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Emily Dickinson was an American poet that published around 1800 poems during her lifetime. Her works are thought to be among the most iconic poems of all time. The following is a collection of her poetry, including the famous works Because I Could Not Stop for Death, Behind Me Dips Eternity, and Hope is the Thing with Feathers . Recommended Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LS, Death--Poetry, Nature--Poetry, Poetry--American
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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William Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers, dramatists and poets of all time. He is thought to have lived in the 1500/1600s in England. The following is a collection of Shakespeare's famous sonnets. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.US, Sonnets, English, Poetry, English, Love--Poetry, Lust--Poetry, Beauty--Poetry,...
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by McCloskey, Robert
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A literary classic about a family of ducks that find a home in the most unlikely of places. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
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Topics: LIT, LP, LIT.LP, Picture Books, Video, C3, Ducks--Fiction, Boston (Mass.)--Fiction, Caldecott medal...
A somali storybook in English. 
Topics: LIT, Short Stories, Somali
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A caterpillar transforms into a beautiful butterfly in this classic children's story. Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)
Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, EE, C3, Picture Books, Video, Caterpillars--Fiction, Butterflies--Fiction,...
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by Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan, 1859-1930
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The following is a collection of all the Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These novels follow the adventures of the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes and his friend and assistant, Dr. John Watson. Over the course of the novels, Holmes uses his above-average observation skills to solve crimes. But when Holmes and Watson come up against Professor Moriarty, a worthy but villainous opponent, will Holmes' intellect be enough to save them? Recommended Titles Include: A...
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Topics: Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)--Fiction, LIT, US, LIT.US, Private...
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by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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A young rabbit gets into trouble when he steals vegetables from Mr. McGregor, the farmer next door in this children's classic. Recommended Reading Level: LP (Lower Primary).
Topics: LIT, Rabbits -- Juvenile fiction, Children's stories, English, Peter Rabbit (Fictitious character),...
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by Bemelmans, Ludwig
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The story of 12 orphan girls living in Paris and one particularly rambunctious girl named Madeline. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
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Topics: LIT, LP, LIT.LP, C3, Picture Books, Video, Orphans--Juvenile fiction, Paris (France)
The story of a man who never told a lie and the clever king that tries to trick him into telling one. (African Folktale) Comes with text and read-along presentation. Suggested Reading Level: EE (Early Education).
Topics: Fable--Africa, LIT, LIT.EE, Lies--Fable, Fables
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by Gaskell, Elizabeth, 1810-1865
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North & South is a prime example of a social protest novel, or a novel written to bring to light certain social issues that were going unnoticed. The story follows Margaret Hale, a clergyman's daughter forced into destitution. Upon moving from the south of England to the north (an area famed for its industrial development), she must deal with the major social and class differences between the two. The novel also follows the story of the family Higgins, a working class family dealing with...
Topics: Unionization, Strikes--Literature, Classism--Great Britain, Industrial revolution--England
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by Martin Jr., Bill
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This video provides children with a fun way to learn the alphabet.  Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)
Topics: LIT, EE, LIT.EE, C3, Picture Books, Video, Alphabet books
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by Curtis, Christopher Paul
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An African-American family living in Michigan decides to move to the titular city in the American South.  The tragic events they witness in Birmingham itself greatly affect the family as a whole. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: Family--juvenile Fiction, LIT.UP, Urban Violence, Siblings--Juvenile Fiction, C3, UP, Audiobook,...
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by Bradley, Marion Zimmer
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A feminist re-telling of the events surround the Trojan War. The focus of events shifts to Cassandra, a young girl with the gift of visions bestowed to her by the God Apollo. But do these visions carry a heavy price?  Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: Fantasy--1980-1990, Trojan war--Fiction, Cassandra (Legendary character), LIT, US, LIT.US, Chapter...
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by Eastman, P.D.
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A children's classic about a young bird that goes looking for its mother.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, C3, Birds--Fiction, Mothers--Fiction, Motherhood--Juvenile fiction, LP, Fiction,...
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A classic bedtime story about saying goodnight to the world around you.  Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)
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Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, C3, Bedtime stories, Children's classics, Audiobooks, EE, Picture Books (Short)
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by Clearly, Beverly
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Leigh Botts, a troubled-elementary schooler, writes to his favorite author Boyd Henshaw for a class assignment--and the reply he receives changes his life.  Two "discs" (files). Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.UP, Family--juvenile fiction, Role models, UP, Audiobooks, Fiction
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by Silverstein, Shel
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The story of a young boy and his friend, a tree that will give anything to make him happy.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, C3, Trees--Fiction, Sharing--Fiction, LP, Fiction, Short Stories
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by Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a famous American short story Ichabod Crane, a skeptical schoolteacher who moves to the small glen of Sleepy Hollow. He quickly finds love in the form of Katrina Van Tassle, the daughter of a wealthy farmer. But things in Sleepy Hollow aren't all that they seem. The townspeople live in dread a phantom spectre called The Headless Horseman, about which very little is known. Will Ichabod be able to overcome superstition and the supernatural and marry the girl of his...
Topics: LIT, LIT.LS, Ghosts--Fiction, Horror classics, Headless Horseman (Fictitious character), Sleepy...
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by Wilhelm, Hans
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Synopsis: Monty a cassé la belle montre de son ami François. Il décide de mentir et de cacher qu'il est à l'origine de l'accident... Mais ce n'est pas une vie, une vie de menteur! (Monty the raccoon lies, breaking the trust his friend, François the rabbit, had in him.) Suggested level: LE Themes: Lying
Topics: LIT.LE, EE, Children's books--French, Picture Books, Fiction, LIT.EE
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by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
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The story of a man seduced into a deal with the Devil. Faust sells his soul and must reap the consequences of his actions. Recommended Reading Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: Faust (Legendary character)--Drama, Devil--Drama, Hell--Biblical teaching--Drama, LIT, LIT.US,...
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by Wilhelm, Hans
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Synopsis: Franklin's family lives in, well, a pigsty. As a meticulously neat piglet, Franklin finds his family's slovenly ways a great embarrassment, and he dares not encourage visitors. At school, his brothers' unruly antics further humiliate him. All this changes when Franklin wins first prize for his painting of a rainbow. His father chooses the perfect spot to hang the picture, but Franklin asks him if he could first wash the wall. The entire family dives into a housecleaning spree and the...
Topics: Children's books--French, LP, LIT.LP, LIT.EE, Fiction, LP, LIT, Picture Books
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by Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942
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A young orphan named Anne is adopted by Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert who live in a place called Green Gables. In this coming of age story, Anne discovers her place in the world and her place in a new family. Suggest Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, Orphans--Fiction, Friendship--Fiction, Prince Edward Island -- Juvenile fiction, Country life...
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by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
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The Grimm Brothers are known around the world for their stories, which have since been immortalized in film, drama, ballet, opera and many other art forms. Included in this collection are the following stories: The Rabbit's Bride, Six Soldiers of Fortune, Clever Grethel, The Death of the Hen, Hans in Luck, The Goose Girl, The Raven, The Frog Prince, Cat and Mouse in Partnership, The Wolf and the Seven Goslings, Faithful John, The Wonderful Musician, The Twelve Brothers, The Vagabonds, The...
Topics: LIT, Rumpelstilzchen (Grimm version), LIT.UP, Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863--Juvenile fiction, Short...
A Somali story in English
Topics: LIT, Somali, Short Stories
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by Whitney, David
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Children's nursery rhymes.
Topics: Nursery rhymes, Nursery rhymes, English, Children's poetry, English, EE, LIT, LIT.EE, C3
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The story of three pigs, who attempt to evade a hungry wolf by building the strongest houses they can.  Suggested Level: EE (Early Education) *To access the audio book, click on HTTPS and download the libravox.zip file.
Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, C3, Three little pigs (Tale), Children's classics, Audiobooks, EE, Fiction
The story of how the Sun and Moon got stuck in the sky. (African Fable) Suggested Reading Level: EE (Early Education) OR LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: Moon--Folklore, Sun--Folklore, Fable--Africa, LIT, LIT.EE, LIT.LP, Folktales
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by Choy, Paul
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A little mouse learns to love himself for who he is. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
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Topics: LIT, Zoo Animals--Juvenile fiction, Giraffe--Juvenile fiction, Lion--Juvenile fiction,...
The Iliad  is the story of the Trojan War, a great fued in which Greece and Troy both battled mercilessly for the hand of the lovely Helen- the woman who was said to be the most beautiful woman in the world. The Iliad is one of the best known stories in the world and this version has been adapted for children.  Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.UP, Achilles (Greek mythology)--Fiction, Trojan War--Juvenile literature, C3, Non-fiction,...
A young boy complains about his horrible day.  Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)
Topics: LIT, EE. LIT.EE, C3, Video, Children — Attitudes
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by London, Jack, 1876-1916
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The story of Buck, a sled dog, and his troubles fitting in with society. Suggested Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
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Topics: LIT, Sled dogs -- Fiction, Animal welfare -- Fiction, Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Fiction,...
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A collection of fairy tales by famous children's author Hans Christian Andersen.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) *To access the audio book, click on HTTPS and download the libravox.zip file.
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, Fairy tales, C3, LP, Fairy Tales, Chapter Books (Short), Fiction, Audiobooks
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by Aristophanes
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The women of Greece are tired of this war their husbands have been fighting, so they decide to do something about it. Led by Lysistrata, their witty leader, a group of Greek women lock themselves away from their husbands and refuse to provide them sexual favors until they agree to end the war. This is a hilarious take on the power of women and the importance of sex. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) or UG (Undergrad)
Topics: LIT, LIT.US, LIT.UG, Sex--Drama, Lysistrata (Fictitious character)--Drama, Sex--Social aspects,...
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by Ezra Jack Keats
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Juanito's family has just moved to New York, where he doesn't speak the language and his dog seems to have gone missing.  With the help of a stranger, he manages to advertise that "my dog is lost!"...and so the search begins. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, C3, Children's Literature, Immigration, Animals--Fiction, Picture Books, LIT.LP, LP, Fiction
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by McEwan, Judie
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An owl uses his intelligence to solve the case of a lost egg. Suggested Level: EE (Early Education) or LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, LIT.LP, Owls--Juvenile Fiction, Eagles--Juvenile Fiction, Mystery Juvenile fiction
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by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
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The story of Jim Hawkins, an ordinary boy who finds his way to adventure and piracy on the high seas! Suggested Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary) OR LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: Treasure troves--Fiction, Pirates--Fiction, Treasure Island (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, LIT,...
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by Wilhelm, Hans
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Synopsis: When Benny the Hare's friends couldn't wait for him to finish his chores, they went boating without him. Waldo the dog found him crying and together they sailed to join the others. (Jérémie est bien malheureux car ses amis sont partis en barque sans lui. Waldo lui vient en aide.) Suggested level: EE/LE Themes: Sailing
Topic: Children's books--French
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by Gannett, Ruth Stiles
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The story follows Elmer Elevator, who hears about the plight of young dragons and attempts to rescue them.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) **Please Note: to download the file, please click on HTTPS and download the .zip file.
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Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, Dragons--Juvenile fiction, Rescue Missions--Juvenile fiction, C3, Fiction, LP, Chapter...
The story of a warthog who tried to trick a lion out of eating him. (African Fable) Suggested Reading Level: EE (Early Elementary).
Topics: Warthog--Folklore, Fable--Africa, Warthog--Folklore, Lion--Folklore, LIT, LIT.EE, Fables
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by Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593
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Doctor Faustus is a dramatic interpretation of the Faust myth in which a man trades his soul in exchange for information and power.  Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.US, Power--Drama, Knowledge--Drama, Devil--Drama, Soul--Drama, Drama (Short), Fiction, US
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by Bianco, Margery Williams, 1880-1944
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The story of a young boy and his stuffed rabbit that comes alive. However, when the young boy gets sick, will illness separate the two friends forever? Suggested Reading Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: Scarlett Fever (Disease), Stuffed animals (Toys)--Fiction, LIT, LIT.LP, C3
A Somali short story. 
Topics: LIT, Somali, Short Stories
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by Spyri, Johanna (1827-1901)
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Heidi is the story of a young girl who is sent to live with her hermit-like grandfather in the mountains above a small German village.  Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, Orphans--Fiction, C3, LP, Audiobooks, Chapter Books (Long)
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by Bezenac, Salem
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A picture book about learning to deal with your problems constructively. Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)
Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, Problem solving--Juvenile fiction, Sharing--Juvenile fiction
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by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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From the author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit , comes the sequel in which the next generation of bunnies, known as the Flopsy Bunnies, are terrorized by Mr. McGregor in this video narration. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: Rabbits -- Juvenile films, LIT, LIT.LP, C3, Video, LP
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by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
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The story of Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, and his attempts to integrate into society. Suggested Reading Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: LIT, Mowgli (Fictitious character)--Juvenile fiction, Feral children--Fiction, LIT.LS,...
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by Howard Pyle
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Robin Hood and his band of merry men steal from the rich, give to the poor, and go on all sorts of adventures. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
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Topics: C3, Adventure Stories, Juvenile Fiction, Children's Classics, LIT, LIT.UP, UP, Fiction, Chapter...
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by Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859
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The classic fairy tale about a young, beautiful girl forced to be a servant to a wicked family. But when she meets the Prince of the kingdom, will he save her from a life of servitude? Recommended Reading Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, Orphans--Fiction, LIT.LP, Cinderella (Tale), Magic--Fiction, C3, Fairy tales
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by Martin, Phillip
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A story about the dangers of greed.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, LP, C3, Fiction, Chapter Books (Short), Brothers--Fiction, Greed--Fiction
The story of a Leopard that lies to get what he wants and the courage to stand up and tell the truth. (African Fable) Comes with text and read-along presentation. Suggested Reading Level: EE (Early Education)
Topics: Fable, Jackal--Folklore, Leopard--Folklore, Fable--Africa, LIT, LIT.EE, Fables
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by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
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A young girl named Alice falls down a rabbit-hole one day and discovers a far away land where things are a little topsy-turvy. Recommended Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: Wonderland (Carroll)--Fiction, Alice (Fictitious character : Carroll)--Fiction, Children's stories,...
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by Auld, Michael
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The story of Anansi, the West African trickster God and his attempt to trick people out of their loot and outwit a witches' curse.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: Fiction, Chapter Books (Short), Fables, Animal Main Character, Spiders--Juvenile fiction, LIT,...
An African fable about learning to accept your friends for who they are. Suggested Reading Level: EE (Early Education)
Topics: Fable--Africa, Grasshopper--Folklore, Toad--Folklore, Friendship--Folklore, Acceptance--Folklore,...
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by Radcliffe, Ann Ward, 1764-1823
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"Trapped in a gloomy medieval fortress, an orphaned heroine battles the devious schemes of her guardians as well as her own pensive visions and melancholy fancies. Generations of readers have thrilled to this famous Gothic tale and its hypnotic pre-Freudian exploration of the psyche. A bestseller upon its 1794 publication, the novel continues to enchant generations of readers with its suspenseful plot and surrealistic portrayals of human consciousness." Suggested Level: US (Upper...
Topics: LIT, LIT.US, Inheritance and succession--Fiction, Guardian and ward--Fiction, Young women--Fiction,...