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These books were written first and then made into movies.
The most dangerous prisoner in the most secure prison in the Wizard World has escaped. His goal, get to Harry Potter. But why? Why does Sirius Black need Harry Potter?
A house Elf named Dobby, a new student named Tom Marvolo Riddle, and more trouble with the Dursleys. Just the beginning of what Harry Potter is to face in his second year at Hogwarts.
Twain's memoirs of his adventures as a steamboat pilot who traveled up and down the Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans.
This classic tale from Twain tells the tale when young dopplegangers switch their identities. The twist: one of these young men happens to be Edward VI, the Prince of Wales!
Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 4: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Vintage, Hardcover)
"I am an American. I was born and reared in Hartford, in the state of Connecticut—anyway, just over the river, in the country. So I am a Yankee of the Yankees..." — from "The Stranger's History" (page 5)
Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 5: Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins (Vintage, Hardcover)
David Wilson decided to put up his shingle in Dawson's Landing, hoping to build a law office, but when his wit was misunderstood by the townspeople, he was labeled a "pudd'nhead" and could only eek out a living using his other skills. However, twenty years later a murder case gives him a chance to redeem himself in his neighbors' eyes as well as reveal a tragic and fateful decision by a slave mother whose strongest desire was to see her son raised free.
"Although my book is intended mainly for the entertainment of boys and girls, I hope it will not be shunned by men and women on that account, for part of my plan has been to try to pleasantly remind adults of what they once were themselves, and of how they felt and thought and talked, and what queer enterprises they sometimes engaged in." — Mark Twain in "Preface"
"Her childhood entwined with Daniel's, yet her present life far removed from Lancaster County, Katherine longs for the peace that reigned in her mother's heart. And once again, she is compelled to face the heritage of her past." — from the back cover
"Shunned from her home and alone in a world of strangers, Katherine Mayfield longs only for the gentle, loving embrace of the woman she hopes to call Mother." — from the back cover.
In this sixth installment of the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, Harry receives some extraordinary help from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince.
"A Perfect Day is a novel of love and awakening from one of the world's most beloved storytellers"—From the inside front flap
The second book of The Christmas Box trilogy.
The second book of a series for the beginning fantasy reader ages 8 - 12.
The first book of a series for the beginning fantasy reader ages 8 - 12.
This classic children's book was the winner of the Newbery Honor Medal in 1953.
The DUNE CHRONICLES is a set of six books following the saga of Paul Atreides and his descendants as they live and rule Arrakis, the planet known as Dune. This set includes the last book written by Frank Herbert.
"The Franklin books offer gentle and entertaining ways of addressing common childhood dilemmas." — From the publisher
This is the first in a series of children's books written by Mary Norton about the little people known as "The Borrowers." The disobedience of a young Borrower jeopardizes her family's safety when she ventures out and is seen by a "human bean."
Follow the life of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, a Viking hero known as "the Dragoon Whisperer."
Fourteen-year-old Jay Berry Lee endeavors to capture circus monkeys that have escaped into the wilds of Oklahoma's Cherokee Ozarks and collect the big reward to help his family during hard times.
"With The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne became the first American novelist to forge from our Puritan heritage a universal classic, a masterful exploration of humanity's unending struggle with sin, guilt, and pride." — from back cover
"An exciting tale of love and adventure you'll never forget." — From the Back Cover
The Five People You Meet in Heaven is "an enchanting, beautifully crafted novel that explores a mystery only heaven can unfold." — from the back cover
"Now we have an American masterpiece in its final form: the original crystal has shaped itself into the true diamond. This is the novel as Fitzgerald wished it to be, and so it is what we have dreamed of, sleeping and waking." — James Dickey