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The Frog Prince and Other Stories

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Walter Crane


Here are three charming fairy tales with happy endings. They feature an enchanted frog; a princess, her brothers, and a dastardly plot agai…

The Book of Dragons

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E. Nesbit


A dragon who flies out of a magical book; one whose purr quiets a fussy baby; another who eats an entire pack of tame hunting-hippopotomuses…

Mother West Wind's Children

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Thornton W. Burgess


"You can't fool old Mother Nature. No, Sir, you can't fool old Mother Nature, and it's of no use to try." The animals of the Gree…

Radioisotopes in Medicine

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Earl W. Phelan


Radioisotopes in Medicine is an educational booklet published in 1966 as part of the Understanding the Atom series by the United States Atom…

United States Constitution and Amendments

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United States Government and Unit


The Constitution is the charter of government and the supreme law of the United States of America. It was signed by delegates to the Constit…

The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


What really killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Is his nephew, Sir Henry, in danger from the legendary family curse, a gigantic black hound? She…

The Death of Ivan Ilyitch

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Leo Tolstoy


The Death of Ivan Ilyitch is the story of a socially ambitious middle-aged judge who contracts an unexplained and untreatable illness. As I…

Bowser the Hound

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Thornton W. Burgess


Old Man Coyote craftily leads Bowser the hound away from home, and Bowser gets lost. Will Bowser find his way back to Farmer Brown's? Will R…

Carolina Chansons: Legends of the Low Country

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Dubose Heyward


This is a collection of poems about Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. DuBose Heyward was a Charleston native best known for his…

A Diary from Dixie

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Mary Chesnut


Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut, a well-educated South Carolina woman who was married to a Confederate general, kept extensive journals during th…

The One-Hoss Shay

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


This is a small collection of whimsical poems by the American physician and author Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. "The Deacon's Masterpiec…

Riders of the Purple Sage

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Zane Grey


The year is 1871, and wealthy ranch owner Jane Withersteen is in trouble. She has incurred the displeasure of her Mormon church leaders by …

Selected Short Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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F. Scott Fitzgerald


Ranging in tone from humor to sentimentality, these stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald are set against a backdrop of jazz, flappers, and the cha…

A Study in Scarlet

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


A Study in Scarlet, a short novel published in 1887, was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's first Sherlock Holmes story. At the beginning of the book…

Old Mother West Wind

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Thornton W. Burgess


Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 14, 1874 – June 5, 1965) was a conservationist and author of children's stories. He loved the beauty of natu…

The Day Boy and the Night Girl

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George MacDonald


A boy named Photogen, who has never seen the moon, meets a girl named Nycteris, who has never seen the sun. The two of them must escape from…

Religion and Science from Galileo to Bergson

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John Charlton Hardwick


This history of Western philosophy, published in 1920, explores how people have explained the natural world during the last few centuries, w…

04 - Ch. 04: The Moonlight Interview

In East Lynne

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Mrs. Henry Wood


Ellen Wood (1814-1887) was an English novelist, better known as Mrs. Henry Wood. She wrote over 30 novels, many of which (especially East Ly…

01 - Syndesmology: Introduction

In Anatomy of the Human Body, Part 2 (Gray's Anatomy)

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Henry Gray


Henry Gray's classic anatomy textbook was first published in 1858 and has been in continuous publication ever since, revised and expanded th…