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Bobby in Search of a Birthday

The sweet story of a five year old boy named Bobby, who is an orphan. When Bobby learns that other children have birthdays, he goes hunting to find his. Go with him and meet the Man with the Pocketful of Quarters and the Lady Who Likes Little Boys and learn how he finds his birthdays and a family besides!

Black Beauty Young Folks Edition

The same beloved story of the adventures of a young horse that we all know and love, but rewritten by the author for young people. All of the pathos, tenderness and fun are still there, just written for a younger audience. While forthrightly teaching animal welfare, it also teaches how to treat people with kindness, sympathy, and respect.

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a collection that entertainers young readers by telling William Shakespeare's plays in a way that can be easily understood. The book includes a brief Shakespeare biography, a pronunciation guide to some of the more difficult names, and a list of famous quotations, arranged by subject.

The Bobbsey Twins

This is a book series of children's novels about the adventures of the children of the middle-class Bobbsey family, which included two sets of fraternal twins: Bert and Nan, who were 12 years old, and Flossie and Freddie, who were six.

The Jungle

It is the end of the 19th century and like thousands of others, the Rudkus family has emigrated from Lithuania to America in search of a better life. As they settle into the Packingtown neighborhood of Chicago, they find their dreams are unlikely to be realized.

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is now one of Frances Burnett's most popular novels and is considered to be a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been produced.