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  • Rafael Delgado

    Habiendo terminado sus estudios secundarios, regresa Rodolfo a su ciudad natal, Villaverde, a encontrarse con la noticia que sus queridas tías se han empobrecido para proveerle esa educación. Las pobres ancianas, una enferma, han tenido solo a la dulce Angelina cuidándolas. De vuelta en la casa de su niñez, Rodolfo empieza a sentir cariño por la joven que ha cuidado tan bien a las ancianas que lo criaron. (Resumen por Karen Savage) Having finished his secondary education, Rodolfo returns to his native city, Villaverde, to discover that his beloved aunts have impoverished themselves to provide him with that education. The poor ladies, one of them ill, have had only sweet Angelina to...read more

  • Lester Del Rey

    After dying in a terrible accident at a building site, Dave Hanson finds himself being brought back to life in a world where magic is real, and where the sky is breaking apart and falling. And he is expected to put it back together again. Will he be able to save this strange world, and his own new life? (Summary by Karen...read more

  • Edith Nesbit

    This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure. (Summary by Karen...read more

  • Susan Coolidge

    The continuing story of Katy Carr, recounting the time she spent at boarding school with her sister Clover. (Summary by Karen...read more

  • Fritz Leiber

    A classic locked room mystery, in a not-so-classic setting. (Intro by Karen...read more

  • Jane Austen

    Miss Frances, the youngest Ward sister, "married, in the common phrase, to disoblige her family, and by fixing on a lieutenant of marines, without education, fortune, or connexions, did it very thoroughly. She could hardly have made a more untoward choice." Some years later, pregnant with her ninth child, Mrs. Price appeals to her family, namely to her eldest sister and her husband, Sir Thomas Bertram, for help with her over-large family. Sir Thomas provides assistance in helping his nephews into lines of work suitable to their education, and takes his eldest niece, Fanny Price, then ten years old, into his home to raise with his own children. It is Fanny's story we follow in Mansfield...read more

  • Lester Del Rey

    After dying in a terrible accident at a building site, Dave Hanson finds himself being brought back to life in a world where magic is real, and where the sky is breaking apart and falling. And he is expected to put it back together again. Will he be able to save this strange world, and his own new life? (Summary by Karen...read more

  • Hugh Lofting

    After his parrot Polynesia teaches him to speak animal languages, Doctor Dolittle decides to abandon his human practice, and become an animal doctor. - Summary by Karen...read more

  • Frances Hodgson Burnett

    Sara is brought to Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies by her father, Captain Crewe, because the climate in India doesn't agree with children. After several years as Miss Minchin's show pupil, news comes that Captain Crewe has died penniless, and left Sara destitute. Miss Minchin keeps her on as an unpaid drudge, until a mysterious benefactor comes to her aid. (Summary by Karen...read more

  • Edith Nesbit

    Edith Nesbit’s classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their mother, where they come to know and love the ways of the railways. (Summary by Karen...read more

  • Susan Coolidge

    Follow the adventures of Katy Carr and her family, through good times and bad. (Summary by Karen...read more

  • L.M. Montgomery

    This second part in the story of Anne Shirley, follows her years teaching at Avonlea...read more

  • L.M. Montgomery

    Anne is off to Redmond College! She will spend the next three years living and learning, making new friends, and deepening old...read more

  • L.M. Montgomery

    Anne's story continues with her marriage to Gilbert and their years in the House of...read more

  • L.M. Montgomery

    Written in 1921, this is the final book in L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series. Set during World War I, it shows the courage and endurance of the sisters, mothers and wives (and brothers and fathers) left to tend the home front. The main focus of the book is on Anne and Gilbert's youngest daughter,...read more

  • Baroness Orezy

    El Dorado, by Baroness Orczy is a sequel book to the classic adventure tale, The Scarlet Pimpernel. It was first published in 1913. The novel is notable in that it is the partial basis for most of the film treatments of the original...read more

  • Pedro Antonio de Alarcón

    Antología de nueve novelas cortas de Pedro Antonio de...read more

  • Charles Lamb

    The following Tales are meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare, for which purpose his words are used whenever it seemed possible to bring them in; and in whatever has been added to give them the regular form of a connected story, diligent care has been taken to select such words as might least interrupt the effect of the beautiful English tongue in which he wrote: therefore, words introduced into our language since his time have been as far as possible avoided. (from the Author's...read more

  • Dallas Mccord Reynolds

    Ronny Bronston has dreamed all his life of getting a United Planets job that would take him off-world. He finally gets the opportunity when he is given a provisional assignment with Bureau of Investigation, Section G. But will he be able to complete his assignment and find the elusive Tommy...read more

  • Jane Austen

    Sense and Sensibility is Jane Austen's first published book. This comedy of manners is set in England, London, and Kent during the 1790s. Tackling love and heartbreak, the book follows the lives of the Dashwood Sisters as they settle in their new...read more