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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 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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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)
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 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 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...
A somali storybook in English. 
Topics: LIT, Short Stories, Somali
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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 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 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 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 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 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...
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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 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,...
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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 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 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...
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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)
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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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,...
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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 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 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 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 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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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
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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 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 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 Čapek, Karel (1890-1938)
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Rossum's Universal Robots: the story of a factory where they make artificial people. But the robots can think for themselves and after a while begin to conspire against their masters.  Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
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Topics: LIT, US, LIT.US, Drama (Long), Robots--Drama, Czech drama--20th century, Science Fiction, Games and...
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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 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 Wilhelm, Hans
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Synopsis: Nestor vit à la ferme et Victor est un canard sauvage. Cela n'empêche pas l'amitié. Mais l'automne arrive, et l'ordre de la migration est donné : les deux amis doivent se séparer... (Bobby, a farm duck, and Willi, a wild duck, are good friends. Then Willi must go south with his family for the winter.) Suggested levels: EE, LP
Topics: Children's books--French, LIT.EE, EE, Picture Books, Fiction
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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 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
A Somali short story in English. 
Topics: LIT, Somali, Short Stories
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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 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 Bruckert, Danielle
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A cow by day, a superhero by night! Follow the continuing adventures of Supercow! In this installment, Supercow is forced to go up against a bully! Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)
Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, Cows -- Juvenile fiction, Superheroes -- Juvenile fiction, Bullying -- Juvenile fiction
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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 Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
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Alice falls through a mirror into a land of Red Queens and White Knights, where everything is upside-down and she must put things right. Suggested Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, Wonderland (Carroll)--Fiction, Alice (Fictitious character : Carroll)--Fiction, LIT.UP,...
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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 story of two friends who look exactly alike and their journey to find love. Recommended Reading Level: EE (Early Elementary OR Lower Primary).
Topics: Fable--Africa, Marriage--Folklore, Friendship--Folklore, LIT, LIT.EE, LIT.LP, Folk tales
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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 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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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)
A Somali story in English
Topics: LIT, Somali, Short Stories
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by Edith Nesbit
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When their father is taken away by strangers, three children move with their mother to a cottage near a railway station.  Adventure ensues. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: C3, LIT.UP, Juvenile Fiction, Adventure Stories, Family--juvenile Fiction, UP, LIT, Fiction,...
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by Johann David Wyss
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A Swiss family is shipwrecked in the East Indies and must survive on their own for several years.   Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: Adventure fiction, Family--Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Survival, C3, LIT, LIT.UP, UP, Chapter Books...
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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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Short stories and poems ideal for beginning readers (although they might have to look up a few of the older words). Suggested Reading Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, Children's Poetry, English, Fairy tales -- French, LIT.EE, C3, Fairy tales, Poetry
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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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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 Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
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Walden is an autobiographical work focusing on Henry David Thoreau's time in the woods near Concord, Massachusetts. As the purpose of this pilgrimage, Thoreau said   "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: Transcendentalists (New England), Nature, Nature biography, Autobiography, LIT, LIT.US,...
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by Orwell, George, 1903-1950
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"En una supuesta sociedad policial, el estado ha conseguido el control total sobre el individuo. No existe siquiera un resquicio para la intimidad personal: el sexo es un crimen, las emociones están prohibidas, la adoración al sistema es la condición para seguir vivo. La Policía del Pensamiento se encargará de torturar hasta la muerte a los conspiradores, aunque para ello sea necesario acusar a inocentes. Winston y Julia, a pesar de ser miembros del Partido y sabiendo que el Gran...
Topics: LIT, Nineteen eighty-four--Spanish, LIT.US, LAN, LAN.US, Ciencia ficción, Distopía--Fiction
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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 Wilhelm, Hans
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Synopsis: Norbert the bear is visited by his trouble making cousin. Norbert is a patient bear, but he has only so much patience for his cousin's mischef. (Un jour qui promettait d'être paisible, un cousin infernal débarque dans la vie de l'ours Norbert. Norbert est très gentil, mais sa patience a des limites...)  Suggested level: LP
Topics: Children's books--French, LP, LIT.LP
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by Huxley, Aldous (1894-1963)
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A science-fiction, distopian look at a globalized future in which every aspect of people's lives are controlled by a singular, centralized government. Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LS, Dystopias--Fiction, Government centralization--literature, Globalization--literature,...
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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 Eleanor H. Porter
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Pollyanna Whittier tries to find something to be glad about in every situation.  She teaches troubled people in her New England town to play "The Glad Game".  When an accident happens, though, Pollyanna's constant optimism is put to the test. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: Juvenile Fiction, Children's Classics, C3, LIT.UP, LIT, UP, Fiction, Chapter Books (Long)
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by Hope, Laura Lee
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The story of two pairs of twins; Nan and Bert (9 years old) and Freddie and Flossie (5 years old). Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, Twins -- Juvenile fiction, School -- Juvenile fiction, C3, LP, Chapter Books (Long)
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by Whitney, David (Ed.)
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A collection of nursery rhymes from around the world. Perfect for beginner readers or reading aloud. Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)
Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, Nursery rhymes--Literary collections, C3
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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 Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919
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The story of Dorothy, a young girl from Kansas that is thrown into the magical land of Oz, a world filled with witches, munchkins, scarecrows, tin men and other creatures. But all Dorothy really wants is to make it back home to Kansas. Suggested Reading Level: LP (Lower Primary) OR UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, Oz (Imaginary place) -- Fiction., Fantasy fiction, LIT.LP, LIT.UP, Wizards -- Juvenile...
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by London, Jack, 1876-1916
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The story of a man out in the wilderness and the wolf that slowly becomes his best friend. Suggested Reading Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, Wolfdogs--Fiction, Survival -- Juvenile fiction., Canada, Northern--Fiction, LIT.UP, C3,...
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by Shakespeare, William
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One of Shakespeare's most performed plays, this tragedy chronicles the wickedness of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who would do just about anything to wear the crown- even kill. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) OR UG (Undergrad)
Topics: LIT, LIT.US, LIT.UG, War of the Roses, Great Britain, 1455-1485, Richard III, King of England,...
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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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by Bruckert, Danielle
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A short story about making friends.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, LP, Picture Books, C3, Fiction, Animal Main Character, Dogs--Juvenile fiction
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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...
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by Laybourn, Emma
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When a volcano threatens his home, a dinosaur named Sizo finds out that being yourself can save the day. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, Dinosaurs -- Juvenile fiction, Volcanoes -- Juvenile fiction, Self-esteem -- Juvenile...
A picture book about rainfall and how it impacts the lives of others. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, LP, C3, Fiction, Picture Books, Rain--Juvenile fiction
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by Whitney, David
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Learn all about hands in this fun book by David Whitney. Suggested Level: EE (Early Education)(for reading aloud); LP (Lower Primary)(for reading by themselves)
Topics: Hand--Anatomy, Hand -- Anatomy -- Juvenile fiction
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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 Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932
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The story of Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad, who live on a peaceful riverbank. Recommended Reading Level: LP (Lower Primary) OR UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, LIT.UP, Animals--Fiction, Country life--England--Fiction, River life--Fiction, Country...