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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bell-ringer of Notre Dame, faces insults and ridicule for his disturbing appearance. His adoptive father, Archdeacon Claude Frollo, is obsessed with the beautiful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 11.8
  • Dewey: 843'.7

The Iliad

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The tenth and final year of the Trojan War comes to its climactic end in this infamous Greek epic. With the mighty Achilles brooding on the sidelines of the battle, the Greek army faces… Read More →

  • ATOS: 11.3
  • Dewey: 883'.01

The Odyssey

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Odysseus, the hero of the Trojan War, longs to return home to his kingdom in Ithaca, where a horde of suitors (who believe the long-absent Odysseus to be dead) are courting his beloved wife… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.3
  • Dewey: 883'.01

The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Drawn by visions of glory on the battlefield, Henry Fleming joins the Union Army to fight the Confederates. But his dreams of valor are outweighed by his fear, and after one battle, Harry… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 813'.4

The Three Musketeers

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Young, poor D'Artagnan is off to seek his fortune in Paris. Even before he reaches the city, he gets himself into mischief and, shortly after arriving, he offends three of the King's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 11.3
  • Dewey: 843'.7

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Marcus Brutus, a Roman politician, considers Emperor Julius Caesar to be a friend, but a senator—Caius Cassius—convinces Brutus that Caesar has too much power. Brutus would rather Rome be a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.8
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Othello, a general in the Venetian army, has married the lovely Desdemona, and Roderigo is not at all happy. He was hoping to woo Desdemona for himself. Roderigo's jealousy is all Iago… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.4
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

The Wind in the Willows

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Spring has finally arrived, and with it, new adventures. Friends Rat and Mole go on a river cruise or stop by Toad Hall to visit their friend Toad. Toad is a friendly fellow, but he obsesses… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Alice is bored at home, but not for long—suddenly, she finds she can step through her mirror into a fantastical world where everything is backwards. From insulting flowers to giant insects to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 7.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Twelve Years a Slave

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

For more than thirty years, Solomon Northup lived in New York as a free man. But in 1841, while pursuing a job offer in Washington DC, Northup was kidnapped and sold into slavery. After being… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

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

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

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

Paradise Lost

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

John Milton's epic poem describes the fall of humankind and the war between heaven and hell. Satan and his fellow fallen angels are jealous that God has not given them more power. They decide… Read More →

  • Dewey: 821.4

The Aesop for Children

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Aesop's famous collection of fables are intended to teach a variety of moral lessons. But instead of being long-winded and serious, these lighthearted tales are full of talking animals and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 398.24'52

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

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

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

The Oedipus Trilogy — Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Disregard for messages from the oracles and gods doesn't turn out well for characters in Greek stories, and Oedipus is no exception. Encompassing murder and betrayal, incest and patricide… Read More →

  • Dewey: 882.01

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

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Bored with reading a book with no pictures, Alice looks up and sees a white rabbit in a waistcoat. Curious, she follows. Tumbling down a rabbit hole after him, Alice leaves the rational world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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

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

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

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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