This book tells the story of shopkeepers Ginger, a tom-cat, and Pickles, a Terrier. They allow their customers credit and are unable to collect enough to pay the bills and subsequently go out of business. Their competition, Tabitha Twitchit, raises her prices once customers are forced to shop there and a few try to compensate by selling some specialized goods with limited success. Eventually, Henny Penny, a hen, reopens the shop.
by Jack London
The exhausted sled team arrives at Skaguay, where they meet their new owners.
by Mark Twain
Huck is invited to stay with the Grangerford family.
George's visit with Louise Trunnion fills him with a sense of pride and embarrassment.
by H.G. Wells
Griffin tells of his experiences at the market. (London, England; Pearson's Magazine, 1897)
George Green, and his unfortunate situation, are introduced.
by Mary Shelley
The monster tells Victor of his confusion and awe in discovering the basic functions of life and the many aspects of fire. Humans were frightened by his appearance causing him to avoid any contact with them. From a hovel he observes the occupants of a cottage.
Clotel has some assistance escaping her current home.
Magua visits the Delaware in search of Cora. Magua attempts to turn the Delaware against Hawkeye.
The author explains the use of logic and explains the fallacies associated with logic.
Elmer, feeling isolated and unhappy, lashes out at George.
Carton overhears Madame Defarge's plan at the wine shop. Carton helps to secure safe passage for Lucie and Dr. Manette.
Railway agent Mike Flannery wants to charge the livestock rate for a shipment of two guinea pigs. He refuses to accept the lower pet rate saying “Pigs is Pigs.” The grumbling customer complains to the railway company. Meanwhile while the guinea pigs reproduce and eat in Flannery’s stationhouse.
While adrift at sea, Pym and the remaining crew prematurely celebrate their rescue.
Curly and his brother (who had no name) went into town to buy candy. The unnamed brother wanted to buy a name at one of the store. A small dog wanted to play tag with him, lost control, and tripped and pulled his ear so it sagged and flopped and from then on they called him Floppy.
by Jack London
Buck's pampered existence comes to a sudden and unexpected end.
Defarge receives warning of a spy in the neighborhood. John Barsad pays a visit to Defarge's wine shop.
The peasants, led by Madame Defarge, exact revenge.
Heyward and Hawkeye’s groups encounter each other. Hawkeye becomes suspicious of Magua. Attempts to capture the traitorous Huron are unsuccessful.
by H.G. Wells
(London, England; Pearson's Magazine, 1897)
Chapter 5: Oliver Mingles With New Associates. Going to a Funeral for the First Time, He Forms an Unfavourable Notion of His Master's Business.
Oliver witnesses a funeral and decides the undertaking business may not be for him.
Dr. Livesey takes over the narration. He confesses his and Smollett’s concern for Jim’s safety. Livesey goes ashore and finds a stockade. He and the others load the ship with provisions. Smollett gives Abraham Gray, a sailor who was in with the mutineers, one more chance to join the good side.