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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a first person narrative told by the title character, Huckleberry Finn, as he accompanies a runaway slave…
The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat
The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat
by Thornton W. Burgess
The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat tells the story of Jerry, a young muskrat, and his adventures in escaping the Farmer and his son,…
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is set in the 1840's in the fictitious town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom lives with his…
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
by Aesop
Aesop's Fables is a collection of tales by the Greek storyteller Aesop. Most of the tales included here were translated and edited by…
The Age of Innocence
The Age of Innocence
by Edith Wharton
Agnes Grey
Agnes Grey
by Anne Brontë
Agnes Grey is Anne Bronte's story about a governess, similar to her sister's work Jane Eyre in that both novels explore the social…
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a work of children’s literature by the English mathematician and author, Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, written under the…
American Naturalist: Rambles in Florida
American Naturalist: Rambles in Florida
by R.E.C. Stearns
American Short Fiction
American Short Fiction
by FCIT
This collection includes fine short stories from American authors including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, and Constance Fenimore Woolson.
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables
by Lucy Maude Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables is a coming-of-age novel about Anne Shirley, the Cuthbert's, and the community of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island.
Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days
by Jules Verne
Around the World in 80 Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer…
At the Dry Tortugas During the War
At the Dry Tortugas During the…
by Emily Holder
At the Dry Tortugas During the War is an account written by Emily Holder describing her memories of Fort Jefferson.
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
by James Weldon Johnson
James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man is a fictional, tragic tale about a young mulatto's coming-of-age in the early 20th…
Babbitt
Babbitt
by Sinclair Lewis
Babbitt is a novel by Sinclair Lewis. Largely a satire of American culture, society, and behavior, it critiques the vacuity of middle-class American…
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes
by Elizabeth Keckley
Behind the Scenes Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House is an autobiographical narrative by Elizabeth Keckley. In it…
Beowulf
Beowulf
by Francis Barton Gummere
Beowulf, the epic tale of adventure that follows Beowulf as he battles Grendel, Grendel's Mother, and later becomes king. Beowulf was originally written in Old…
Beyond the City
Beyond the City
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
In Beyond the City, the desire for money and romance drives the characters beyond the typical boundaries of their middle class Victorian lives.…
The Bird's Christmas Carol
The Bird's Christmas Carol
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
In The Bird's Christmas Carol, the arrival of Carol into the Bird family brings joy and sadness throughout the years, but her presence…
Black Beauty
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
Black Beauty is a novel told in the first person (or "first horse") as an autobiographical memoir told by a highbred horse named…
The Blithedale Romance
The Blithedale Romance
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Blithedale Romance is the third of the major novels of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Much of the action of the novel is set at Blithedale,…
The Blue Fairy Book
The Blue Fairy Book
by Andrew Lang
This book is a collection of traditional tales. The collection was assembled by Scottish folklorist Andrew Lang although authorship of the stories is…
The Brown Fairy Book
The Brown Fairy Book
by Andrew Lang
This book is a collection of traditional tales. The collection was assembled by Scottish folklorist Andrew Lang although authorship of the stories is…
The Busy Blue Jay: True Bird Stories from My Notebooks
The Busy Blue Jay: True Bird…
by Olive Thorne Miller
A story about a blue jay named Jakie. This chapter focuses on his mischevious behavior.
Buttercup Gold and Other Stories
Buttercup Gold and Other Stories
by Ellen Robena Field
Buttercup Gold and Other Stories use nature as metaphors for life, death, growth, and change in order to teach children about life in…
The Call of the Wild
The Call of the Wild
by Jack London
The Call of the Wild is a novel by American writer Jack London. The plot concerns a previously domesticated happy dog named Buck,…
Canoemates: A Story of the Florida Reef and Everglades
Canoemates: A Story of the Florida…
by Kirk Munroe
Canoemates: A Story of the Florida Reef and Everglades is a story about young boys who cruise through the Florida Everglades in search…
Casey at the Bat
Casey at the Bat
by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
The Mudville Nine's star player is their only hope for winning the game.
The Castle of Otranto
The Castle of Otranto
by Horace Walpole
The Castle of Otranto is considered the first "gothic" novel, a genre that loves melodrama, mystery, hidden places, ancestral curses, and fainting heroines.…
The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne
The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne
by Ann Radcliffe
The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne is a Gothic story about the feud between the medieval Scottish Highland clans of Athlin and Dunbayne.…
A Child's Garden of Verses: Selected Poems
A Child's Garden of Verses: Selected…
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Included here are selections from A Child's Garden of Verses, a collection of poetry by Robert Louis Stevenson originally published in 1900.
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol is a Victorian morality tale that focuses on the life of the main character, Ebenezer Scrooge. First published by Charles…
Civil Rights and Conflict in the United States: Selected Speeches
Civil Rights and Conflict in the…
by FCIT
This collection includes notable speeches from U.S. history concerning slavery, women's rights, racial equality, conflicts with Native Americans, and capital punishment.
Clotel; or, The President's Daughter
Clotel; or, The President's Daughter
by William Wells Brown
Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is a novel by William Wells Brown (1815 – 1884), a fugitive from slavery and abolitionist and was…
The Colored Cadet at West Point
The Colored Cadet at West Point
by Henry O. Flipper
The Colored Cadet at West Point is an autobiographical novel detailing the events leading up to Henry O. Flipper's groundbreaking appointment to the…
Common Sense
Common Sense
by Thomas Paine
Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, during the American Revolution. Paine…
A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court
A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s…
by Mark Twain
A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court is a satirical novel that depicts a contemporary American, Hank Morgan, who is transported to medieval…
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas, pére
The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure story that takes place during the historical events of 1815 to 1838. This piece tells…
Counting and Math Rhymes
Counting and Math Rhymes
by FCIT
Counting games are common among children in many cultures. This book collects many traditional counting rhymes and other verses that relate to basic…
Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crime and Punishment focuses on the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov, an impoverished St. Petersburg ex-student who formulates and…
The Crimson Fairy Book
The Crimson Fairy Book
by Andrew Lang
This book is a collection of traditional tales. The collection was assembled by Scottish folklorist Andrew Lang although authorship of the stories is…
Curly and Floppy Twistytail, the Funny Piggie Boys
Curly and Floppy Twistytail, the Funny…
by Howard R. Garis
Curly and Floppy Twistytail is about the adventures of the two Twistytail pig brothers.
David Copperfield
David Copperfield
by Charles Dickens
David Copperfield is a novel by Charles Dickens. Like most of his works, it originally appeared in serial form a year earlier. Many…
Deductive Logic
Deductive Logic
by George William Joseph Stock, M.A.
"The Three Fundamental Laws of Thought. (1) The Law of Identity-- Whatever is, is; or, in a more precise form, Every A is…
A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics
A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics
by George Berkeley
An essay/argument for Sir Isaac Newton and the author’s mathematical beliefs and philosophies. The full title is "A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics: In…
Dickens' Christmas Stories
Dickens' Christmas Stories
by FCIT
This book collects three short Christmas works by Charles Dickens.
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
by L. Frank Baum
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz is the fourth book set in the Land of Oz (though most of the action is outside…
Dracula
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Dracula is a horror novel by Bram Stoker, narrated in first person diary entries and letters, telling the story of an encounter with…
The Emerald City of Oz
The Emerald City of Oz
by L. Frank Baum
The Emerald City of Oz is the sixth of L. Frank Baum’s fourteen Land of Oz books. Originally published in 1910, it is…
Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome
by Edith Wharton
Ethan Frome is a tragic novel about the unrequited love between Ethan Frome and his wife's cousin, Mattie Silver. This novel has elements…
Eulogy of Leonhard Euler
Eulogy of Leonhard Euler
by Nikolaus von Fuss
The life, theories, and discoveries of mathematician Leonhard Euler.
Explorers
Explorers
by FCIT
The explorers of the 15th and 16th centuries changed the way people of their times perceived and interacted with their worlds. 
Fairy Tales and Other Traditional Stories
Fairy Tales and Other Traditional Stories
by FCIT
This compilation includes well-known classics, such as "Sleeping Beauty", "The Three Bears", and "The Ugly Duckling", along with many lesser-known stories. This collection…
The Flamingo Feather
The Flamingo Feather
by Kirk Munroe
When Rene De Veaux’s parents die he goes to live with his uncle, who happens to be setting out on an exploration of…
Flappers and Philosophers
Flappers and Philosophers
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Flatland
Flatland
by Edwin A. Abbott
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a classic 19th century novella that satirizes the social hierarchy of Victorian society using mathematical figures and…
A Florida Sketch-Book
A Florida Sketch-Book
by Bradford Torrey
The narrator travels through Florida.
Florida Trails
Florida Trails
by Winthrop Packard
A travel guide of Florida in 1910 from Jacksonville to Key West during the months of November to April.
Florida: Essays and Poems
Florida: Essays and Poems
by FCIT
This collection brings together several pieces from the late 1800s and early 1900s about life in Florida.
The Four Million
The Four Million
by O. Henry
The 4 Million is a collection of O. Henry short stories.
Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus
Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus
by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus was first published in London, England in 1818. It contains elements of the Gothic novel and the Romantic…
The Game of Logic
The Game of Logic
by Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll's Game of Logic is a way to understand classical logic by means of symbols.
Geographical Evolution
Geographical Evolution
by Archibald Geikie
A Lecture delivered at the Evening Meeting of the Royal Geographical Society, 24th March, 1879.
Geology Anthology
Geology Anthology
by FCIT
This is a collection of general interest publications from the U.S. Geological Survey on rocks, fossils, and other geology topics.
The Go Ahead Boys and the Racing Motor-Boat
The Go Ahead Boys and the…
by Ross Kay
The Go Ahead Boys and the Racing Motor-Boat is an adventure story about boys who enter a boat race.
Great Expectations
Great Expectations
by Charles Dickens
Great Expectations follows Pip's life expectations as he attempts to fit in with upper class society, while pining for the affection of Estella.
The Grey Fairy Book
The Grey Fairy Book
by Andrew Lang
This book is a collection of traditional tales. The collection was assembled by Scottish folklorist Andrew Lang although authorship of the stories is…
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Grimm's Fairy Tales
by Grimm Brothers
Grimm's Fairy Tales is a collection of German fairy tales.
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels
by Jonathan Swift
Gulliver’s Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is both…
Half-Past Seven Stories
Half-Past Seven Stories
by Robert Gordon Anderson
Half-Past Seven Stories, a continuation of the Seven O’Clock Stories, follows the adventures of Marmaduke and the Toyman.
Hamlet
Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
Hamlet is a tragedy and revenge play by William Shakespeare. It is one of his best-known works, one of the most-quoted writings in…
Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness is a frame narrative recounting Charles Marlow's voyage down the Congo River.
The Heart of Happy Hollow
The Heart of Happy Hollow
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
The Heart of Happy Hollow is a short story collection by Paul Laurence Dunbar that focuses on the experiences of African-Americans after the…
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Selected Works
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Selected Works
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This anthology collects poetry and other writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
His Last Bow: A Reminiscence of Sherlock Holmes
His Last Bow: A Reminiscence of…
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Historic American Documents
Historic American Documents
by FCIT
The history of the United States can be traced through the significant documents that have guided and inspired generations of Americans.
History
History
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
History is within everyone, so living life is the best way to know history/people/life. History books should be written from this more open,…
History of Modern Mathematics
History of Modern Mathematics
by David Eugene Smith
History of Modern Mathematics is a comprehensive guide to different theories and strategies of mathematics ranging from Theory of Numbers, Theory of Equations,…
The House of the Seven Gables
The House of the Seven Gables
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The House of the Seven Gables, published in 1851, explores issues of class and the pursuit of wealth against the backdrop of decaying…
How Sammy Went to Coral-Land
How Sammy Went to Coral-Land
by Emily Paret Atwater
How Sammy Went to Coral-Land is a children’s short story about a salmon named Sammy who has grand adventures when he swims to…
Humour and Dialect
Humour and Dialect
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
This is a collection of poetry by African American author Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dunbar's work frequently features a conversational tone, innovative rhetorical structure,…
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
by Victor Hugo
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is a novel by Victor Hugo published in 1831. The title refers to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris,…
The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer
The Iliad is an epic poem in dactylic hexameters, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set in the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of Ilium…
In the Wilds of Florida
In the Wilds of Florida
by W.H.G. Kingston
In the Wilds of Florida is a tale of an Irish schoolboy who leaves school and his struggling family in Ireland to come…
The Invisible Man
The Invisible Man
by H.G. Wells
The Invisible Man is a suspense novel by H.G. Wells, narrating the tale of "Griffin", a scientist who undergoes an irreversible procedure, the…
Jack Tier; or, The Florida Reef
Jack Tier; or, The Florida Reef
by James Fenimore Cooper
Set during the time of the Mexican War, Jack Tier is a realistic sea story.
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontë
Jane Eyre is a classic novel by Charlotte Brontë which was published in 1847. Jane Eyre, an orphan, must find her own way…
Japanese Fairy Tales
Japanese Fairy Tales
by Yei Theodora Ozaki
This is a collection of Japanese fairy tales translated by Yei Theodora Ozaki based on a version written in Japanese by Sadanami Sanjin.…
The Journey to the Center of the Earth
The Journey to the Center of…
by Jules Verne
Originally published in French in 1864, the first English translation of this classic of adventure and science fiction was published in 1871. The…
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
by William Shakespeare
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a dramatized account of the betrayal of the the Roman Emperor.
The Jungle
The Jungle
by Upton Sinclair
The Jungle is a novel by American author and socialist Upton Sinclair. It describes the life of a family of Lithuanian immigrants working…
Just So Stories
Just So Stories
by Rudyard Kipling
Just So Stories are considered some of Kipling's best works. They give fantastical explanations for various phenomena.
The King of the Golden River
The King of the Golden River
by John Ruskin
The King of the Golden River is a folk tale about three brothers. The two elder brothers are terrible to the younger and…
The Last of the Mohicans
The Last of the Mohicans
by James Fenimore Cooper
The Last of the Mohicans is a novel that takes place during the French and Indian War following the adventures of Nathaniel "Natty"…
Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians
Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians
by Alexander MacFarlane
Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians is a collection of biographies about famous mathematicians from the 19th century.
The Light Princess
The Light Princess
by George MacDonald
A princess is cursed to have no gravity.
A Lincoln Anthology
A Lincoln Anthology
by FCIT
Abraham Lincoln lived and served during a time of conflict and change. This collection brings together a few interesting depictions of the sixteenth…
Little Bear at Work and at Play
Little Bear at Work and at…
by Frances Margaret Fox
Little Bear at Work and at Play is about the adventures of Little Bear and his friends.
The Little Lame Prince
The Little Lame Prince
by Maria Dinah Mulock Craik
The Little Lame Prince and his Travelling Cloak (often published under its shorter title The Little Lame Prince) is a story for children…
A Little Princess
A Little Princess
by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Sara Crewe is left in the care of Miss Minchin's Seminary when her father departs for India.
Little Women
Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
Little Women concerns the lives and loves of four sisters growing up during the American Civil War. It was based on Alcott's own…
Logic: Deductive and Inductive
Logic: Deductive and Inductive
by Carveth Read, M.A.
Logic: Deductive and Inductive is a math treatise by the British logician and mathematician Carveth Read.
Lyrics of Love and Laughter
Lyrics of Love and Laughter
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
This is a collection of poetry by African American author Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dunbar's work frequently features a conversational tone, innovative rhetorical structure,…
Lyrics of Love and Sorrow
Lyrics of Love and Sorrow
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
This is a collection of poetry by African American author Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dunbar's work frequently features a conversational tone, innovative rhetorical structure,…
Lyrics of Lowly Life
Lyrics of Lowly Life
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
This is a collection of poetry by African American author Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dunbar's work frequently features a conversational tone, innovative rhetorical structure,…
Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadow
Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadow
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
This is a collection of poetry by African American author Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dunbar's work frequently features a conversational tone, innovative rhetorical structure,…
Lyrics of the Hearthside
Lyrics of the Hearthside
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
This is a collection of poetry by African American author Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dunbar's work frequently features a conversational tone, innovative rhetorical structure,…
The Tragedy of MacBeth
The Tragedy of MacBeth
by William Shakespeare
Macbeth is among the best known of William Shakespeare’s plays, as well as his shortest surviving tragedy. It is frequently performed at professional…
Main Street
Main Street
by Sinclair Lewis
Main Street is a satirical novel about small-town life, and is notable for the presence of a strong female protagonist.
The Marble Faun
The Marble Faun
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Marble Faun is a gothic romance concerning three young Americans and one young Italian Count who meet in Rome. The book features…
Melmoth the Wanderer
Melmoth the Wanderer
by Charles Robert Maturin
The central character, John Melmoth, is a scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for 150 extra years of life…
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories originally published in 1894.
The Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare
The Merchant of Venice is one of William Shakespeare's best-known plays, written sometime between 1596 and 1598. Although it is sometimes classified as…
Miscellaneous Poems
Miscellaneous Poems
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
This is a collection of poetry by African American author Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dunbar's work frequently features a conversational tone, innovative rhetorical structure,…
Moby Dick
Moby Dick
by Herman Melville
Also known as The Whale, this is the story of Ishmael, a sailor aboard the Pequod with Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon realizes that…
More Jataka Tales
More Jataka Tales
by Ellen C. Babbitt
Jataka tales are ancient folklore which originated in India. Ellen C. Babbitt collected and retold these stories in two volumes, Jataka Tales (1912)…
The Moving Picture Girls Under the Palms or Lost in the Wilds of Florida
The Moving Picture Girls Under the…
by Laura Lee Hope
The Moving Picture Girls Under the Palms or Lost in the Wilds of Florida is a story of adventure following the DeVere girls…
My Bondage and My Freedom
My Bondage and My Freedom
by Frederick Douglass
My Bondage and My Freedom is an autobiographical slave narrative written by Frederick Douglass and published in 1855. It is the second of…
The Mystery of Cloomber
The Mystery of Cloomber
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Narrated by John Fothergill West, a Scottish man, who moves from Edinburgh to Wigtownshire to care for the family estate when his father's…
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
by Charles Dickens
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Dickens's final novel was left unfinished before his death in 1871. Edwin Drood’s uncle, John Jasper, a choirmaster,…
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
by Edgar Allan Poe
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is the only complete novel written by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. The work relates…
Northanger Abbey
Northanger Abbey
by Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey follows Catherine Morland and family friends Mr. and Mrs. Allen as they visit Bath, England. Seventeen year-old Catherine spends her time…
The Number Concept
The Number Concept
by Levi Leonard Conant, Ph. D.
The Number Concept is an examination of the different cultural representations of numbers by the American mathematician Levi Leonard Conant, Ph.D.
Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Poems
Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Poems
by FCIT
This collection of children's verses includes classics such as "Hickory Dickory Dock", "Jack and Jill", "Simple Simon", "The Old Woman in the Shoe",…
Obras de Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer — Tomo Primero
Obras de Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer —…
by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
The Legends are a variety of romantic tales.
The Olive Fairy Book
The Olive Fairy Book
by Andrew Lang
This book is a collection of traditional tales. The collection was assembled by Scottish folklorist Andrew Lang although authorship of the stories is…
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
by Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist is Charles Dickens' second novel. It is about a boy named Oliver Twist, who escapes from a workhouse and meets a…
On Infinites in Geometry, and Sir Isaac Newton's Chronology
On Infinites in Geometry, and Sir…
by Voltaire
Information regarding the discoveries contributing to mathematics and the problems in determining chronology.
On Vaccination Against Smallpox
On Vaccination Against Smallpox
by Edward Anthony Jenner
On Vaccination Against Smallpox is Edward Jenner's publication of his research into creating the smallpox vaccine. When in 1788 a smallpox outbreak hit…
The Open Boat: A Tale Intended to be After the Fact. Being the Experience of Four Men Sunk from the Steamer Commodore
The Open Boat: A Tale Intended…
by Stephen Crane
Published in 1897, The Open Boat is based on an actual incident from Stephen Crane’s life. While on his way to Cuba, Crane's…
The Outdoor Chums on the Gulf; or, Rescuing the Lost Balloonists
The Outdoor Chums on the Gulf;…
by Captain Quincy Allen
The Outdoor Chums on the Gulf follows the story of Jerry, Will, Frank, and Bluff and their adventures.
The Outdoor Girls in Florida
The Outdoor Girls in Florida
by Laura Lee Hope
The Outdoor Girls in Florida is a story of adventure following a group of girls (Amy, Mollie, Betty, and Grace) on a journey…
Peter Pan
Peter Pan
by J.M. Barrie
Peter Pan (also known as the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up or Peter and Wendy) is the story of a mischievous little boy who…
Peter Rabbit and Other Stories
Peter Rabbit and Other Stories
by Beatrix Potter
Collected here are the stories of Peter Rabbit, his brothers and sisters, and many other animals that inhabited the imagination of English Beatrix…
Philosophy and Fun of Algebra
Philosophy and Fun of Algebra
by Mary Everest Boole
Philosophy and Fun of Algebra is meant for young readers as an introduction to the basics of algebra and logic. Her style is…
Physics
Physics
by Aristotle
Physics is one of Aristotle's major works. A collection of lessons, the book covers theoretical, methodological, and philosophical issues of the ideas of…
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Picture of Dorian Gray
by Oscar Wilde
The Picture of Dorian Gray is a suspense novel by Oscar Wilde, narrating the tale of Dorian Gray, and his mysterious life.
The Pink Fairy Book
The Pink Fairy Book
by Andrew Lang
This book is a collection of traditional tales. The collection was assembled by Scottish folklorist Andrew Lang although authorship of the stories is…
Poems and Limericks of Edward Lear
Poems and Limericks of Edward Lear
by Edward Lear
This book collects poems and limericks by British writer Edward Lear and includes selections from several 19th century anthologies.
Poems of Emily Brontë
Poems of Emily Brontë
by Emily Brontë
This collection includes poems written by Emily Brontë and originally published under the androgynous pen name Ellis Bell.
The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series One
The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series…
by Emily Dickinson
Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete is a compilation of the poetry of Emily Dickinson in three different series, each composed of…
The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two
The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series…
by Emily Dickinson
Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete is a compilation of the poetry of Emily Dickinson in three different series, each composed of…
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and…
by Phillis Wheatley
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, is a collection of poetry by Phillis Wheatley, the first African American woman ever to be…
Poems, Puzzles, and Stories of Lewis Carroll
Poems, Puzzles, and Stories of Lewis…
by Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, also compoosed logic puzzles, riddles, and satirical poems. This collection includes…
Presidential Addresses and Messages
Presidential Addresses and Messages
by FCIT
This book brings together the annual messages to Congress of several U.S. presidents as well as inaugural and farewell addresses.
The Prince
The Prince
by Niccolo Machiavelli
The Prince is a simple and straight forward political guidebook for the ruling of autocratic regimes based on the first-hand experiences of Niccolo…
The Professor
The Professor
by Charlotte Brontë
The Professor was Charlotte Brontë's first novel, written before Jane Eyre but rejected by publishers until after her death. The book tells the…
Pygmalion
Pygmalion
by George Bernard Shaw
Pygmalion is a play by George Bernard Shaw. It tells the story of Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics who makes a bet…
The Red Badge of Courage
The Red Badge of Courage
by Stephen Crane
The Red Badge of Courage is an impressionistic novel by Stephen Crane about the meaning of courage, as it is narrated by Henry…
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, written in 1797-98 and published…
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet is an early tragedy by William Shakespeare about two teenage “star-cross’d lovers” whose “untimely deaths” ultimately unite their feuding households.…
The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, published in 1850, is set in Puritan New England in the 17th century. Exploring the issues of grace, legalism, and…
The Sea-Wolf
The Sea-Wolf
by Jack London
The Sea-Wolf is a psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London about a literary critic and other survivors of an ocean collision…
The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Secret Garden (1909) is one of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s most popular novels. The book tells the story of Mary Lennox, a spoiled,…
Selected American and British Poems
Selected American and British Poems
by FCIT
Spanning the Atlantic, this collection brings together classic poetry from two traditions.
Selected Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson
Selected Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson
by Robert Louis Stevenson
This book collects essays of Robert Louis Stevenson, including selections from Across the Plains (1892) and Essays of Travel (1911).
Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility
by Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility is a novel of manners and societal expectations. The story concerns two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood (Elinor representing “sense”…
Seven O’Clock Stories
Seven O’Clock Stories
by Robert Gordon Anderson
Seven O’Clock Stories is a collection of children’s stories about Marmaduke, the Jehosophat, and the Toyman.
A Short Account of the History of Mathematics
A Short Account of the History…
by W.W. Rouse Ball
This book contains selections from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics, first published in 1908. A Short Account of the History of Mathematics…
Silas Marner
Silas Marner
by George Eliot
Silas Marner, published in 1861, is a dramatic novel following the life of Silas Marner and his path from embittered outsider to proud…
The Snow Queen
The Snow Queen
by Hans Christian Andersen
The Snow Queen is a fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen and first published in 1845. The story centers on the struggle…
Songs of the Wind on a Southern Shore, and other Poems of Florida
Songs of the Wind on a…
by George E. Merrick
Songs of the Wind on a Southern Shore, and other Poems of Florida is a collection of George E. Merrick's poetry celebrating the…
The Sonnets
The Sonnets
by William Shakespeare
Shakespeare's sonnets is a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form written by William Shakespeare that deal with such themes as love, beauty,…
The Souls of Black Folk
The Souls of Black Folk
by W. E. B. Du Bois
The Souls of Black Folk is a classic work of African–American literature by activist W.E.B. Du Bois. The book, published in 1903, contains…
Squinty, the Comical Pig
Squinty, the Comical Pig
by Richard Barnum
The readers find out the origin of Squinty’s name. Squinty and his brothers and sisters grow up. Squinty wants to see the world…
St. Augustine Under Three Flags: Tourist Guide and History
St. Augustine Under Three Flags: Tourist…
by W.J. Harris Company
Detailed descriptions of the various landmarks of St. Augustine from its founding in 1565 through 1918.
Stories from Around the World
Stories from Around the World
by FCIT
Traditional tales often take on a life of their own, traveling the world and finding new interpretations within the cultures they encounter. This…
The Story of Doctor Dolittle
The Story of Doctor Dolittle
by Hugh Lofting
The Story of Doctor Dolittle is the first of his Doctor Dolittle books, a series of children's novels about a man who learns…
The Story of Siegfried
The Story of Siegfried
by James Baldwin
The Story of Siegfried is James Baldwin's retelling of ancient yet perpetually popular Norse and Germanic tales about the hero Siegfried. The stories…
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll…
by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a suspense novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating the tale of Dr. Jekyll,…
Sylvie and Bruno
Sylvie and Bruno
by Lewis Carroll
Sylvie and Bruno, first published in 1889, and its 1893 second volume Sylvie and Bruno Concluded form the last novel by Lewis Carroll…
Sylvie and Bruno Concluded
Sylvie and Bruno Concluded
by Lewis Carroll
Sylvie and Bruno, first published in 1889, and its 1893 second volume Sylvie and Bruno Concluded form the last novel by Lewis Carroll…
Symbollic Logic
Symbollic Logic
by Lewis Carroll
Symbollic Logic is a text discussing the area of mathematics which studies the purely formal properties of strings of symbols.
The Tale of Brownie Beaver
The Tale of Brownie Beaver
by Arthur Scott Bailey
In The Tale of Brownie Beaver, Brownie Beaver does everything he can (along with his forest friends) to protect his underwater home from…
The Tale of Tommy Fox
The Tale of Tommy Fox
by Arthur Scott Bailey
The Tale of Tommy Fox is a story about the adventures of the mischievous Tommy Fox and his escapades with the Farmer, his…
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities
by Charles Dickens
A Tale of Two Cities is a historical novel by Charles Dickens. The plot centers on the years leading up to the French…
Tales of Terror and Mystery
Tales of Terror and Mystery
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Tales of Terror and Mystery is a volume of non-Sherlock Holmes stories by the masterful creator of the inimitable detective.
Tales of the Jazz Age
Tales of the Jazz Age
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
This book contains selections from the F. Scott Fitzgerald collectionTales of the Jazz Age. The short stories collected here include the novelette May Day and the…
Tik-Tok of Oz
Tik-Tok of Oz
by L. Frank Baum
Tik-Tok of Oz is the eighth Land of Oz book written by L. Frank Baum. Published in 1914, the book actually has little…
The Time Machine
The Time Machine
by H.G. Wells
The Time Machine is a book by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895 The book’s protagonist is an amateur inventor or scientist…
The Tin Woodman of Oz
The Tin Woodman of Oz
by L. Frank Baum
The Tin Woodman of Oz is the twelfth Land of Oz book written by L. Frank Baum and was originally published in 1918.…
Treasure Island
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of “buccaneers and buried gold.” Traditionally considered a coming of…
Twenty Talks to Teachers
Twenty Talks to Teachers
by Thomas E. Sanders
Twenty Talks to Teachers is a book written for teachers, young and old, to help further the development of both teachers and students…
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
by Jules Verne
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules…
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Told to the Children)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Told to the…
by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti–slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel…
Up From Slavery
Up From Slavery
by Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the…
The Vampyre
The Vampyre
by John Polidori
The Vampyre is a short novel written by John William Polidori and is a progenitor of the romantic vampire genre of fantasy fiction.…
Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair
by William Makepeace Thackeray
Vanity Fair is a 19th century social satire by William Makepeace Thackeray. The novel follows the adventures and dealings of Becky Sharp and…
The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
by Margery Williams
The Velveteen Rabbitt, or How Toys Become Real is the story of a toy rabbit that hopes the love of his owner will…
A Victorious Union
A Victorious Union
by Oliver Optic
A Victorious Union, part of Oliver Optic's Blue and the Gray series, is an adventure story set in the time of the Civil…
A Visit from St. Nicholas (Twas the Night Before Christmas)
A Visit from St. Nicholas (Twas…
by Clement Clarke Moore
An unexpected house guest arrives on Christmas night.
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
by Hugh Lofting
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle was the second of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books to be published, coming out in 1922. It is…
Wakulla, A Story of Adventure in Florida
Wakulla, A Story of Adventure in…
by Kirk Munroe
Mark and Ruth’s parents sell their plantation and move to Florida. The children have many adventures in their new home state.
Walden; or, Life in the Woods
Walden; or, Life in the Woods
by Henry David Thoreau
Walden (also known as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by…
The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds
by H.G. Wells
The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells, is an early science fiction novel which describes an invasion of England by aliens…
Whitefoot the Woodmouse
Whitefoot the Woodmouse
by Thornton W. Burgess
An introduction to Whitefoot, who is a very optimistic mouse. Even humans have something to learn from his happy way of life and…
The Wind in the Willows
The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame
The Wind in the Willows is a classic of children's literature by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternately slow moving and fast…
Winesburg, Ohio
Winesburg, Ohio
by Sherwood Anderson
Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life is a critically acclaimed work of fiction by the American author Sherwood Anderson. The…
The Woman in White
The Woman in White
by Wilkie Collins
The Woman in White is an epistolary novel written by Wilkie Collins in 1859, serialized in 1859-1860, and first published in book form…
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
by L. Frank Baum
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children’s book written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W.W. Denslow. It was…
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
by Edgar Allan Poe
This book collects some of the finest short stories, poems, and essays from the masterful American writer Edgar Allan Poe.
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
by Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë’s only novel. The story is told in layers, a format that has earned the novel much praise despite…
The Yellow Fairy Book
The Yellow Fairy Book
by Andrew Lang
This book is a collection of traditional tales. The collection was assembled by Scottish folklorist Andrew Lang although authorship of the stories is…