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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 Merchant of Venice

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In order to win the wealthy Portia's hand in marriage, Bassanio thinks he needs money to impress her. He goes to his friend Antonio for help, but Antonio's money is tied up in ships. Antonio… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.4
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Ballads, legends, and poems about the legendary Robin Hood have been around since the middle ages. In The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, the bandit and his merry men ramble through the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1260
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Prince and the Pauper

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Two boys are born on the same day in sixteenth-century England; one is a beggar, and the other is the Prince of Wales. Growing up, Tom Canty daydreams of hobnobbing with nobility, while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 9.5
  • Dewey: 800

The Tempest

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

A tempest shipwrecks Alonso, the king of Naples; Antonio, the duke of Milan; and several others on a small island in the Mediterranean. Little do they know that the storm was conjured by… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

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

Twas the Night before Christmas: A Visit from St. Nicholas

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

It's a quiet Christmas Eve. The snow is fresh and white, the kids are tucked in and dreaming, and even the mice are snug in their homes. But wait—what's that clatter? This classic Christmas… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 800

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

A mysterious monster is haunting the seas, and no one quite knows what to make of it. The US Navy sends an expedition to uncover the monster's identity. Three people—oceanographer Professor… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 10.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

White Fang

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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

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

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

Grimms' Fairy Stories

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

From famous stories like "Hansel and Grethel" and "Cinderella" to the lesser-known "One-Eye, Two-Eyes, and Three-Eyes," this collection of twenty-five fairy tales is full of talking animals… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 9.9
  • Dewey: 398.20943

Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

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After failing to maintain a successful practice as a surgeon, Lemeul Gulliver departs London for the excitement of the open seas. Shipwrecked on his voyage, Gulliver awakens on an unfamiliar… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1300
  • ATOS: 13.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ivanhoe: A Romance

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Twelfth-century England is in turmoil. The Third Crusade failed; King Richard is imprisoned in Austria; Prince John—the king's evil brother—controls the throne; and country's ruling class… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • ATOS: 12.9
  • Dewey: 823'.7

Moby Dick: or, The Whale

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Ishmael joined the crew of the whaling ship Pequod expecting a simple whaling voyage. Little did he know that the captain of the ship is thirsty for revenge against Moby Dick, the great white… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 10.3
  • Dewey: 813'.3

Paradise Regained

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

A companion to the epic poem Paradise Lost, John Milton's Paradise Regained describes the temptation of Christ. After Adam and Eve are expelled from the Garden of Eden, Satan and the fallen… Read More →

  • Dewey: 821.4

Sense and Sensibility

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Mrs. Dashwood's husband has died, leaving her and her three daughters—Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret—homeless and poor. They move in with distant relatives, the Middletons. Elinor is ruled by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • ATOS: 8.4
  • Dewey: 823'.7

Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman

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A poor peddler, John Durbeyfield learns he is related to an ancient noble family: the d'Urbervilles. To gain part of the fortune, he sends his eldest daughter, Tess, to the d'Urberville… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 9.5
  • Dewey: 823

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

No mystery is too challenging for the infamous detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. Watson. Holmes is at his best when the job seems impossible—or just plain absurd. From cases… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 823'.8

The Count of Monte Cristo

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Betrayed by his closest companions who are jealous of his success and his beautiful fiancée, Edmond Dantès is wrongfully imprisoned in Château d’If in France. The prison is home to the most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 843'.7

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 Four Million: The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

This collection of twenty-five short stories includes some of O. Henry's finest works. The book title, The Four Million, is attributed to the population of New York City in the early 1900s… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 813'.4

The Hound of the Baskervilles

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Every mystery has an explanation, and detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are sure to explain why a supernatural black hound seems to be plaguing the Baskerville family. The recent death… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 823'.8

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