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A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Grade 5 - Grade 12

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 Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Hank, a 19th-Century New England factory manager, suffers a blow to the head that sends him back in time to medieval England. Determined to make the best of the situation, the Yankee attempts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 9.2
  • Dewey: 800

A Doll's House

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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 Little Princess

Grade 3 - Grade 8

Young Sara Crewe grew up with her rich father in India, surrounded by servants and luxury. She's not royalty, but when she arrives at Miss Minchin's boarding school in London, everyone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Late 19th-century Ireland is full of social, political, and religious turmoil. It is in the midst of this strife that Stephen Dedalus grows up. From his struggles with his classmates as a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 823'.912

A Princess of Mars

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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

A Study in Scarlet

Grade 5 - Grade 12

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

Grade 5 - Grade 12

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

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Grade 3 - Grade 8

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]
Spring 2018

America's Founding Documents: The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the United States Constitution, the Federalist Papers, and the Bill of Rights

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Soon after the start of the American Revolutionary War in 1775, the Thirteen Colonies proclaimed their independence from British rule and became the United States of America. The written word… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1400
  • Dewey: 342.7302/3

Anna Karenina

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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 Avonlea

Grade 4 - Grade 8

It has been five years since Anne Shirley first came to the Cuthbert farm on Prince Edward Island, and she is just as full of dreams and schemes at sixteen as she was at eleven. Anne has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anne of Green Gables

Grade 4 - Grade 8

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]
Spring 2018

Antony and Cleopatra

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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

Around the World in Eighty Days

Grade 5 - Grade 12

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

As You Like It

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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

Beowulf

Grade 7 - Grade 12

King Hrothgar of Denmark has a problem: though his land prospers, his great mead-hall is plagued nightly by a horrible beast, Grendel, that pillages and kills his men. Leaving his home in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.4
  • Dewey: 829'.3

Black Beauty

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Follow the adventures of a young horse in Victorian England, beginning with his idyllic upbringing with his mother on a farm, to his short career as a carriage horse for a wealthy family, to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 7.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Candide

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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

Dante's Inferno: The Vision of Hell from The Divine Comedy

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Inferno is the first part of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's epic poem Divine Comedy. The allegory describes Dante's journey through the depths of Hell. He is led by the Roman poet Virgil down… Read More →

  • Dewey: 851'.1

Dante's Paradiso: The Vision of Paradise from The Divine Comedy

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Paradiso is the third and final part of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's epic poem Divine Comedy and describes Dante's journey through heaven. He is now led by Beatrice, who joined him at the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 800

Dante's Purgatorio: The Vision of Purgatory from The Divine Comedy

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Purgatorio is the second part of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's epic poem Divine Comedy and describes Dante's climb up the Mount of Purgatory. As in the Inferno, the Roman poet Virgil is… Read More →

  • Dewey: 800