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BISAC Subject FIC004000

FICTION / Classics

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

One night, the old money-lender Ebenezer Scrooge receives four visitors. The first is the ghost of his business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns Scrooge of the night ahead. The next three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 800

A Doll's House

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

It's Christmastime in Norway, and Norma Helmer is preparing her lovely home for the holidays. A dainty, jovial woman, Norma is adored by her husband, Torvald, and their three children. But… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 839.822'6

A Midsummer Night's Dream

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Hermia's father has given her a seemingly impossible decision: marry Demetrius, a man she doesn't love, or die. Instead, she decides to take fate into her own hands and run off with her true… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.9
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Anna Karenina

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The beautiful, intelligent Anna Karenina arrives in Moscow to counsel her sister-in-law, Dolly, whose husband, Stiva, has been cheating on her. Anna arrives on the same train as the military… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 9.6
  • Dewey: 800

Anne of Green Gables

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

When brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan child to help them on the Green Gables farm, Anne Shirley is not the kind of child they have in mind. Matthew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Antony and Cleopatra

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Two years after the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC, three men—Octavius Caesar, Lepidus, and Mark Antony—rule the Roman Republic. Antony should be in Rome, helping to stop Pompey's… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3/3

A Princess of Mars

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The American Civil War has just ended and John Carter, a former Confederate soldier, is searching for gold in the West. Instead of discovering riches, he breathes in a strange gas in a cave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1390
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 800

Around the World in Eighty Days

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The eccentric, wealthy Englishman Phileas Fogg undertakes a daring wager that he can make it around the world in eighty days. Accompanied by Passepartout—his jack-of-all-trades French… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 9.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

A Study in Scarlet

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Dr. John Watson, recently returned from military service in Afghanistan, doesn't know what to make of his new roommate. Sherlock Holmes has profound knowledge of soil composition and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 823'.8

A Tale of Two Cities

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

After rescuing her father from prison in Paris, Lucie Manette brings him back home to London. There, she is wooed by two similar-looking men: Charles Darney is a Frenchman recently acquitted… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • ATOS: 9.7
  • Dewey: 823'.8
Spring 2019

Bartleby, the Scrivener: And Other Piazza Tales

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Considered one of the greatest American writers, Herman Melville leaves the sea behind in this short story collection to write about Wall Street offices, the Galapagos Islands, a sinister… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • Dewey: 813/.3

Candide

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Though he's the illegitimate nephew of a German baron, Candide grows up in a castle under the tutelage of the scholar Pangloss. Pangloss is so enraptured by the Enlightenment—an era of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 800

Crime and Punishment

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov lives in a garret in St. Petersburg. Destitute and feeling cut off from humanity, he considers committing a terrible crime—killing a pawnbroker—to steal her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 800
Spring 2019

Cyrano de Bergerac: A Play in Five Acts

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Cyrano de Bergerac is a man with the gift of language, but a strong temper and unusually large nose. Cyrano finds himself deep in love with Lady Roxane, but due to his unfortunate appearance… Read More →

  • Dewey: 842

David Copperfield

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In this coming-of-age novel set in Victorian England, David Copperfield recalls his childhood, youth, and early adult years. He remembers living with his deceased mother's cruel husband… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 9.5
  • Dewey: 800

Don Quixote

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Obsessed with tales of gallant knights, Don Quixote, a middle-aged man from La Mancha, decides to take his own adventure. Donning rusty armor and riding upon an old horse, he sets off to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1340
  • ATOS: 13.2
  • Dewey: 863'.3

Dracula

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Shrugging off warnings of vampires from villagers he meets on his journey, Jonathan Harker, a young lawyer from England, travels to a castle in Transylvania to handle a real estate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dubliners

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

This collection of fifteen short stories by Irish author James Joyce examines how one's surroundings can shape and influence a person. Although initially considered too edgy for publication… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 823'.912

Emma

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Emma Woodhouse is sure she'll never marry, and she's proud of it. However, that doesn't stop her from considering herself the village matchmaker. Though her friend, Harriet Smith, is already… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 9.3
  • Dewey: 823'.7

Ethan Frome

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Ethan Frome is tired of looking after his sick wife, Zeena, who complains incessantly. His wife's cousin Mattie, on the other hand, is cheerful and healthy, and she wears a becoming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 7.6
  • Dewey: 813.52

First Avenue Classics ™ Multi-User eBook Collection — eBook Set

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Set

From Alice and the Wizard of Oz to Hamlet and Don Quixote, your favorite characters from literature are now accessible from any digital device. First Avenue Classics transform unabridged… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $3,198.40
  • Your Price: $2,398.80
  • 160 titles
Spring 2019

First Avenue Classics ™ Spring 2019 New Releases — eBook Set: New for Spring 2019

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Set

From Alice and the Wizard of Oz to Hamlet and Don Quixote, your favorite characters from literature are now accessible from any digital device. First Avenue Classics transform unabridged… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $199.90
  • Your Price: $149.93
  • 10 titles

Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Victor Frankenstein, a young university student, becomes obsessed with discovering the secret to creating life. Over several months, he builds a creature out of body parts stolen from graves… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 12.4
  • Dewey: 823'.7

Great Expectations

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Pip is a young orphan who wants nothing more than to become a gentleman and be worthy of the beautiful but snobby Estella. So when he receives a large fortune from an unknown benefactor to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 9.2
  • Dewey: 823'.8