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BISAC Subject FIC019000

FICTION / Literary

The Age of Innocence

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Newland Archer could not dream of anyone better suited to be his fiancée than his beloved, May Welland. She's innocent and beautiful and comes from a well-regarded aristocratic family. So why… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 8.8
  • Dewey: 813/.52

The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

This collection of Kate Chopin's works includes her novel The Awakening and eight of her most well-known short stories. The Awakening was condemned by most critics when it was first published… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 8.5
  • Dewey: 813'.4

The Brothers Karamazov

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Four brothers reunite in their hometown in Russia. The oldest, Dimitri, has just returned from a stint in the military, and he wants to claim an inheritance from his mother that is being held… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 10.4
  • Dewey: 891.73'3

The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

An oddly diverse group of twenty-nine people meet at an inn. Each of them is on a pilgrimage to a martyr's shrine in Canterbury. The Host suggests the strange bunch journey together and tell… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 821'.1

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Life hasn't been generous to Moll Flanders. Moll's mother is in prison, so Moll is raised by a kind widow. As a teenager, Moll is seduced by the widow's oldest son, but he convinces her to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1320
  • ATOS: 12.1
  • Dewey: 823'.5

The House of Mirth

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Lily Bart, twenty-nine years old and unmarried, wants a higher standing in society. She believes she can attain this dream by marrying a rich man. Unfortunately, her true love, Lawrence… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • ATOS: 9.7
  • Dewey: 800

The House of the Seven Gables

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Old Hepzibah Pyncheon lives in her family's decaying mansion, a reportedly cursed house built about 200 years earlier. The Pyncheon family no longer has the riches it once did, and Hepzibah… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1290
  • ATOS: 11.0
  • Dewey: 813'.3

The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In the midst of the French and Indian War, young Alice and Cora Munro set out to visit their father, a colonel in the British army. It's a dangerous journey through the western New York… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1270
  • ATOS: 12.0
  • Dewey: 800

The Scarlet Letter

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Hester Prynne has committed one of the worst crimes in seventeenth-century Puritan Boston: adultery. To make matter worse, she is pregnant. As punishment, she is shamed and forced to wear a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1420
  • ATOS: 11.7
  • Dewey: 813'.3

The Scarlet Pimpernel

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

At the beginning of the French Revolution, a group of Englishmen form a secret society to rescue French aristocrats from the guillotine. Their mysterious leader is the elusive Scarlet… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Dr. Henry Jekyll is a well-known gentleman living in London. He seems perfectly normal—that is, until he wills his estate to Mr. Edward Hyde, a wicked figure who had assaulted a young girl… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 9.4
  • Dewey: 821'.8

Treasure Island

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Jim Hawkins thinks his life is rather dull…until he discovers a treasure map belonging to the infamous pirate Captain Flint. Jim sets off with a crew to search for the buried gold. But not… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 800

Ulysses

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

An extraordinary look at an ordinary day—June 16, 1904—in the life of a middle-aged Jewish man living in Dublin, Ireland. Leopold Bloom, who is sure that his wife is being unfaithful, must… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 823'.912

Uncle Tom's Cabin: or, Life among the Lowly

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Uncle Tom, a slave on a farm in Kentucky, is sold by his owner Arthur Shelby and forced to travel south down the Mississippi River. As he is sold from one owner to another, his strong faith… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 9.3
  • Dewey: 813'.3

White Fang

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

White Fang, a wolf-dog mix, grows up in a village in Canada's Yukon Territory. Shunned by other dogs because of his wolf blood, he learns to defend himself and becomes a vicious killer. When… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 800

Wuthering Heights

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Mr. Earnshaw, the owner of the Wuthering Heights manor, adopts a young orphan named Heathcliff to raise alongside his two children, Hindley and Catherine. Though Hindley hates him, Heathcliff… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 11.3
  • Dewey: 823'.8