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The Children's Book of Christmas Stories Cover image

The Children's Book of Christmas Stories

Fairy Tale
Family Short Story Christmas History Spirit Children Children's Literature Historical

Many librarians have felt the need and expressed the desire for a select collection of children's Christmas stories in one volume. This book claims to be just that and nothing more. Each of the stories has already won the approval of thousands of chi...

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Brazilian Tales

Humour Reference work
19th century Literature Short Stories Humorous Fiction Life Aims General Fiction

"Brazilian Tales" is a collection of six short stories selected by Isaac Goldberg as best representative of the Brazilian Literature of his period - the end of the 19th century. His comprehensive preface aims at familiarizing the reader with a litera...

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Grandma Janice's Poems and Stories

Poetry Fairy Tale
Short Story Children Children's Literature Poems Orphans Poetry General Fiction

The poems and stories in this collection were selected with the reader’s grandchildren in mind. “The Raggedy Man” and “Little Orphant Annie,” both by James Whitcomb Riley, the Hoosier Poet were favorites of the reader when she was a child on a farm i...

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John Stuart Mill: His Life and Works

Essay Autobiography Moral Life Short Works Experiences Philosopher Politicians

His experiences in India House, his moral character, certain botanical explorations, how effective he was as a critic, studies in morals and the law, and discoveries concerning political economy. They also explore ideas concerning his influence on in...

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Movies and Hollywood Short Story Collection, Volume 1

Action Drama
Short Story Fear Anthology General Fiction

Fiction about (or involving) motion pictures started appearing in the late nineteenth-century, when writers first became aware of early kinetoscope technologies. These stories grew more and more popular as the public became increasingly fascinated wi...

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Favorite Fairy Tales

Fairy Tale
Short Story Beauty Children Children's Literature Myths Legends

This book of favorite fairy tales was compiled and illustrated by Peter Newell. it includes Jack The Giant Killer; Cinderella; Sleeping Beauty; Little Red Riding Hood; Aladin and the Wonderful Lamp, The Ugly Duckling, Beauty and the Beast, Snow White...

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Girl Scout Collection

Short Story War Women's Rights Tradition Skills Cooking Growth

Girl Scouts were prepared through their training for merit badges to be independent, resourceful, reliable, and helpful. They were able to make their own clothes, grow and cook their own food, care for the sick, and start a small business--skills tha...

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Benjamin Britten: Source Stories of Twelve Operas

Twentieth Century Short Story Dream Christianity Music Bible

Britten's operas are firmly established in the international repertoire: according to Operabase, they are performed worldwide more than those of any other composer born in the 20th century, and only Puccini and Richard Strauss come ahead of him if th...

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Oxford Book of American Essays

Essay America Insects United States

On subjects from the gout to insects with a 24 hour life span to old bachelors to leaves of grass to the odes of Horace. It seems to be an attempt to show off the Americans as writers.

The Black Experience in America, 18th-20th Century, Vol. 1 Cover image

The Black Experience in America, 18th-20th Century, Vol. 1

Drama Social Science Culture Anthropology Speeches Poetry

Subjects range from late 18th Century epistolary conversations between black Baptist preachers to 1930s testimony by ex-slaves.

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Poems Every Child Should Know

Love Children Adventure Romance Anthology Poems Historical

This anthology of poetry, published in 1904, contains such favorites as The Raven, My Shadow, and The Village Blacksmith, as well as many lovely poems that may be unfamiliar. Most of the poems in this collection are short enough for children to memor...

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37 American Poems

Twentieth Century Poems America Anthologies United States

Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th - early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker's sole PD work.

唐诗三百首 卷一 Three Hundred Tang Poems, Volume 1 Cover image

唐诗三百首 卷一 Three Hundred Tang Poems, Volume 1

Religion Folk Influential Culture Poems Anthologies Architecture

The Three Hundred Tang Poems is an anthology of poems from the Chinese Tang dynasty (618–907). It was first compiled around 1763 by Sun Zhu (1722–1778), who was a Qing Dynasty scholar and was also known as Hengtang Tuishi (蘅塘退士, "Retired Master o...

Love Letter Collection 2008 Cover image

Love Letter Collection 2008

Poetry Fantasy
Love Poems Letters

Readers have cast their nets wide to create this small collection of letters and poems, from fiction and from life, from heart to heart and from soul to soul. With love for St Valentine.

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Aitreya-Aranyaka Upanishad

Ancient Treatise Philosophical Historical Asian Antiquity

In the chapter of the Aitareya Upanishad, Atman is asserted to have existed alone prior to the creation of the universe. It is this Atman, the Self or the Inner Self, that is then portrayed as the creator of everything from itself and nothing, throug...

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Women of History

History Women's Rights Autobiography Life

An intriguing look at well known women in history from BC 500 to the mid 1800's. Each chapter is a brief overview of one woman's life.

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Historical Newspaper Articles, Volume 1

Slavery Murder Letters Literary Collections Experiences Historical

Public Domain newspaper articles in the US span a period of nearly two and a half centuries. Subjects, styles, period, publisher, and length vary greatly. This collection is a sampling of twenty such articles including one from the Journal de Paris....

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Historical Newspaper Articles, Volume 2

History Non-Fiction Essays
Murder Crime Sea Industrial Short Works America Historical United States

Both U.S. and U.K. newspapers are represented here. The articles span from 1848 to 1920. Topics covered (e.g., the Triangle Shirt Waist Factory Fire, the troubles of ‘Typhoid Mary’, how to dress for the seashore) vary in length and tone. Although th...

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American Psychology, 1900-1922

Twentieth Century Discipline Education America Development Feminism United States Pragmatism

This is the first of what is intended to be three projects featuring journal articles which chart the development of psychology as an academic discipline in the United States during the twentieth century. This first collection begins with an appraisa...

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Catholic and Anti-Catholic History

History Religion
Truth Propaganda Christianity Religious Modern Historical Catholicism

G.K. Chesterton and James Walsh join Hilaire Belloc in an energetic rollout of the means by which history becomes propaganda, to the damage, not only to truth, but to the human soul.

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My First Book

Memoir Essays
19th century Experiences Writing General Fiction

This is not a children's book, as may be supposed from the title, but a collection of essays first published in The Idler magazine, in which over twenty well-known authors write with characteristic style and humour of their experiences in writing the...

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Robert Burns 250th Anniversary

Autobiography Poems Life Poetry Literary Fiction

Robert Burns, the national bard (poet) of Scotland was born on the 25th January, 1759. Scotland and all Burns fans the world over, including LibriVox, were celebrating the 250th anniversary of Burns' birthday throughout 2009 and it seemed only proper...

The Living Animals of the World, Volume 2 Cover image

The Living Animals of the World, Volume 2

Animal Nature Tradition Island Discovery Illusions

The Living Animals of the Natural world, subtitled "a popular Natural History", proposed to present the most updated version of the wonders of the Animal World in a new and clearer form. It used photography instead of the traditional illustrations of...

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The Emerald Story Book

Fairy Tale
Escape Children Poems Myths Childhood Legends

There is no richer theme for children’s stories than the miracle of Spring. The selections in “The Emerald Story Book” aim to serve the young reader’s interest in three ways. Some of the myths and legends are interesting or amusing because flowers, i...

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