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Hard Times

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Mr. Gradgrind, views himself as the most practical man in Coketown. He has raised his children, Tom and Louisa, to be no-nonsense, unimaginative, and unsentimental. His friend—obnoxious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 9.3
  • Dewey: 823'.8

King Henry IV, The First Part

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The year is 1402, and King Henry IV sits uneasily on the throne that he wrested from his predecessor, Richard II. King Henry disapproves of his son, Prince Henry, and his habit of hanging… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3'3

King Henry IV, The Second Part

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In this second part of Henry IV, the Battle of Shrewsbury is over, the rebels temporarily beaten but not defeated. Prince Henry defeated "Hotspur" Percy in single combat, but other rebel… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and His Noble Knights of the Round Table

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The wizard Merlin foretells that King Arthur's bastard son Mordred will one day bring about the ruin of Camelot. At Merlin's urging, Arthur tries to have the boy killed. Arthur then marries… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • Dewey: 823'.2

Madame Bovary

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Emma dreams of sophistication, wealth, and romance, but what she gets is a marriage to Charles Bovary, a provincial, middle-class doctor who is a devoted but boring husband. She tries her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 843'.8

Persuasion

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Anne Elliot was once engaged to Captain Frederick Wentworth, but she broke off the engagement when a family friend persuaded her that it was an imprudent match. Several years later, Captain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 12.0
  • Dewey: 823'.7

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Between 1771 and 1790, American Founding Father Benjamin Franklin sat down to record the important events of his life, from his childhood in Boston to his work as a printer in Philadelphia… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1280
  • ATOS: 11.8
  • Dewey: 973.3092

The Jungle

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Jurgis and his family move to Chicago from Lithuania to find a better life. But what they find instead are abysmal working conditions, corrupt legal systems, and chronic poverty. The family… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 813'.52

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The only survivor of a shipwreck during a slaving expedition, plantation-owner Robinson Crusoe is forced to fight for survival on a deserted Caribbean island. At first he curses his fate, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1270
  • ATOS: 12.3
  • Dewey: 823'.5

The Life of King Henry V

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In the wake of his father's death, Prince Henry has ascended to the throne as King Henry V. The rebels have finally been overthrown and the civil war has ended. Henry continues to distance… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Souls of Black Folk

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

This collection of essays by American author W. E. B. Du Bois highlights the trials and tribulations facing African Americans in the early twentieth century, as they came to terms with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1280
  • ATOS: 9.6
  • Dewey: 973/.0496073

The Tragedy of King Lear

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

King Lear is growing old, and in an effort to preempt an inheritance war, he decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters while he is still living—dependent on which one loves… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Turn of the Screw

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

A young governess takes a position caring for the orphaned niece and nephew of her employer after the death of the previous governess. The children, Miles and Flora, seem charming and sweet… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 813/.4

War and Peace

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Part historical fiction, part philosophical treatise, and part romance novel, this genre-transcending epic follows the increasingly intertwined fates of the children of five prominent Russian… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • ATOS: 10.1
  • Dewey: 891.73/3

A Really Awesome Mess

Two teenagers. Two very bumpy roads taken that lead to Heartland Academy. After his parents' divorce, Justin is on rocky mental ground. But when a handful of Tylenol lands him in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

As You Like It

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Members of the royal court escape their problems by running away, only to find themselves in complicated love triangles. Upon the death of their father, Oliver is charged with taking care of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.2
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Leaves of Grass

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In Leaves of Grass, American poet Walt Whitman assembled most of his poetic works. Included in this collection are some of Whitman's most famous poems, including "Song of Myself," "I Sing the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.3

Les Misérables

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Jean Valjean has endured nineteen years in jail for stealing bread. Fantine is an unwed mother who resorted to prostitution in order to support her daughter. Marius is a young revolutionary… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 843'.7

Quarantine — eBook Set

From the Series Quarantine

Set

It was just another ordinary day at McKinley High before a massive explosion devastated the school and a fatal Ebola-like virus was unleashed. Now a year later, the school has descended… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $107.96
  • Your Price: $80.97
  • 4 titles

Richard II

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The year is 1398, and the people of England are in a state of unrest. Richard II is not a popular king, as he puts his own interests before the interests of his people. Now he's gone a step… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.2
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Richard III

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Trouble is brewing for King Edward IV. Edward's youngest brother, Richard, is jealous of Edward's power and influence. Richard will do anything to overthrow the king: He manipulates a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.5
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Tear You Apart

If you want to live happily ever after, first you have to stay alive. Viv knows there's no escaping her fairy-tale curse. One day her beautiful stepmother will feed her a poison apple or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Ashes Trilogy — eBook Set

From the Series The Ashes Trilogy

Set

It could happen tomorrow . . . An electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky and destroys every electronic device, wipes out every computerized system, and kills billions of people. Those… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $85.47
  • Your Price: $64.10
  • 3 titles

The Burnouts

From the Series Quarantine

Readers of The Maze Runner and Divergent will devour this dark survival series that's Lord of the Flies in a 21st-century high school setting. In the third Quarantine book, David and Will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]