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The Tales of Mother Goose

By: Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; 1832-1883; Munro, D. J., Illustrator.
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Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Stories

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Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Visit From St. Nicholas)

By: Clement Clarke Moore

volunteers bring you nine different readings of Clement C. Moore's 'Twas the Night Before Christmas , a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Coleman)

Poetry, Holiday

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The Tale of Ferdinand Frog

By: Arthur Scott Bailey

Excerpt: THERE was something about Ferdinand Frog that made everybody smile...

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Bambi Vald Mayele

By: Salten, Felix, 1869-1945

Foreward by Sholem Asch and John Galsworthy; Digital publication provided from the National Yiddish Book Center

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The Tall Tales of Vishnu Sharma: Issue 1

By: Virgin Comics
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The Tale of Genji

By: Murasaki Shikibu
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Les Miserables

By: Victor Hugo

PREFACE: So long as there shall exist, by virtue of law and custom, decrees of damnation pronounced by society, artificially creating hells amid the civilization of earth, and adding the element of human fate to divine destiny; so long as the three great problems of the century -- the degradation of man through pauperism, the corruption of woman through hunger, the crippling of children through lack of light -- are unsolved; so long as social asphyxia is possible in any ...

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The Tempest

By: William Shakespeare

Dramatis Personae: ALONSO, King of Naples SEBASTIAN, his Brother PROSPERO, the right Duke of Milan ANTONIO, his Brother, the usurping Duke of Milan FERDINAND, Son to the King of Naples GONZALO, an honest old counselor ADRIAN, Lord FRANCISCO,Lord CALIBAN, a savage and deformed Slave TRINCULO, a Jester STEPHANO, a drunken Butler MASTER OF A SHIP BOATSWAIN MARINERS

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The Red Badge of Courage

By: Stephen Crane

THE cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting. As the landscape changed from brown to green, the army awakened, and began to tremble with eagerness at the noise of rumors. It cast its eyes upon the roads, which were growing from long troughs of liquid mud to proper thoroughfares. A river, ambertinted in the shadow of its banks, purled at the army's feet; and at night, when the stream had become of a...

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A Midsummer-Night's Dream

By: William Shakespeare
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

By: Rudyard Kipling; Jane Aker, performer

"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is a short story in The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling about the adventures of a valiant young mongoose. The story is notable for its frightening and serious tone. A 19th-century English family — who have moved to a bungalow in the jungles of Segowlee cantonment in Bihar State, India — discover a young Mongoose half drowned from a flood. They revive it and decide to keep it as a pet. The young mongoose, named Rikki Tikki Tavi, finds himself confronted ...

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Misérables, Les, Tome 1 : Chapter 03 - Les Miserables Tome 1

By: Victor Hugo

C'est un roman historique, social et philosophique dans lequel on retrouve les idéaux du romantisme et ceux de Victor Hugo concernant la nature humaine. L'auteur lui-même accorde une grande importance à ce roman et écrit en mars 1862, à son éditeur Lacroix : Ma conviction est que ce livre sera un des principaux sommets, sinon le principal, de mon œuvre ». Le tome I de l'œuvre qui en compte cinq est consacré à Fantine. (Source : Wikipedia)

Fiction, Romance

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