Carol encounters Erik while walking with Hugh, and they discuss life in Gopher Prairie. Carol encourages Erik to pursue further education. Erik slowly earns the town's acceptance.
Sara is startled into realizing that she looks like the poor children she had seen in her better days.
by Kirk Munroe
Mark and Ruth’s parents sell their plantation and move to Florida.
A part of a collection of short stories about three children in the revolutionary times. On Marmaduke’s birthday he holds a birthday party for the various barnyard animals and persuades them with their favorite types of food. However, the animals misbehave and Marmaduke has to figure out what to do.
Oliver, delirious and alone, seeks assistance after the failed robbery. Brittles is sent to fetch a doctor as well as the authorities.
by Mark Twain
Tom and Huck run to town. Fearing for their lives they take an oath to never reveal what they have seen and promise behave from then on.
by O. Henry
The author's search for a "man about town" yields surprising results.
by Mark Twain
The abbot and the monks were eager to bathe. The Yankee finds a telephone office in an abandoned hermit’s cave. He calls Arthur and tells him that he will travel to Camelot. When he arrives, the Yankee is disappointed at the king’s choices for his army. The Yankee goes back to the monks and proves another magician a fraud. The Yankee checks on the progress of the king and makes arrangements for a large welcome.
This is a greatly abridged children's version of Dickens' 1844 Christmas novella. An old fellow named Trotty thinks the church bells are talking to him when they chime each quarter hour. When he visits the church to see why they are saying things to him he has a dream in which the bells really do speak to him, and the dream changes Trotty’s life.
by Mark Twain
With the start of Muff Potter's trial, Huck and Tom remember Muff's kindness.
Silver tries to persuade another sailor named Tom to join him and his mutiny. Tom denies and Silver kills him. Jim is frightened and runs deeper into the island.
We discover more about the robin. Mary and Colin are transformed into happy delightful children. Colin has opened the drapes in his room that covered his mother’s portrait.
The inwardly tortured minister soon becomes Chillingworth’s greatest puzzle. The doctor relentlessly and mercilessly seeks to find the root of his patient’s condition.
Different and effective methods for instructing students in subject of literature.
Defarge receives warning of a spy in the neighborhood. John Barsad pays a visit to Defarge's wine shop.
A group of four boys find that their winter break promises more excitement than they could have hoped for. Frank lets his friends know that they have an opportunity for an adventure, traveling Florida by boat.
Another day begins in the Babbitt household. The reader is introduced to George and Myra Babbitt.
Marian and Laura take a walk, where Laura reveals some details of her marriage to Sir Percival. They see a strange figure, and Marian tries to find out who it could have been.
by Emily Holder
The following is an account written by Emily Holder describing her memories of Fort Jefferson. They tell the poignant and often fascinating story of the hardships, isolation and drama of daily life at the Dry Tortugas in the nineteenth century.
Evaluating whether teaching will be just a job or a lifetime career.
Mrs. Michelson is sent away on a hopeless errand. Upon her return, she and Laura are informed that Marian has left for Limmeridge house. Laura embarks in pursuit of her sister. Mrs. Michelson is made aware of the extent of Sir Percival's deceit.
A woman comes to Sherlock Holmes begging for his help to solve the mystery of her sister’s death. Quite a sum of money is offered for their dowries and her sister consequently died before her wedding day. Now the woman is afraid that she will meet the same fate.
On his journey to Knowlesbury Walter is assaulted. He narrowly escapes days in jail by calling upon a friend. His discovery at the lawyers leads him to believe he has found out Sir Percival's secret. There is a shocking turn of events back at the church.
Chapter 24: Treats on a Very Poor Subject. But is a Short One, and May be Found of Importance in this History.
Old Sally makes a death-bed confession to Mrs. Corney concerning Oliver's mother.
Sikes attempts to flee London following the murder of Nancy.