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  • Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 4: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Vintage, Hardcover)

    Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 4: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Vintage, Hardcover)

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    "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)

    Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 5: Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins (Vintage, Hardcover)

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    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.

  • A Perfect Day (Hardcover, Dust Jacket)

    A Perfect Day (Hardcover, Dust Jacket)

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    "A Perfect Day is a novel of love and awakening from one of the world's most beloved storytellers"—From the inside front flap

  • Timepiece [Book 2 of the Christmas Box Trilogy] (Hardcover, Dust Jacket)

    Timepiece [Book 2 of the Christmas Box Trilogy] (Hardcover, Dust Jacket)

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    The second book of The Christmas Box trilogy.

  • Summer of the Monkeys (Paperback)

    Summer of the Monkeys (Paperback)

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    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.

  • Where the Red Fern Grows (Paperback) [1404]

    Where the Red Fern Grows (Paperback) [1404]

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    "An exciting tale of love and adventure you'll never forget." — From the Back Cover

  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven (Paperback)

    The Five People You Meet in Heaven (Paperback)

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    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

  • Signet Classic: Anna Karenina (Paperback)

    Signet Classic: Anna Karenina (Paperback)

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    Newly translated and with a Foreword by David Magarshack, this edition of Tolstoy's classic novel includes a revised and updated bibliography which offers selections for further reading.

  • The Prince and the Pauper (Paperback)

    The Prince and the Pauper (Paperback)

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    "When I am king, they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books; for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved, and the heart." — The Prince and the Pauper, page 27

  • To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)

    To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)

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    "Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the Deep South defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl." — Back Cover

  • The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (Paperback)

    The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (Paperback)

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    "Reaching deeply into the American past and into the author's experience, The Last of the Mohicans raises again the question of the efficacy of human effort to control irrational forces at work in individual men, races, and nations. The question has never been more pertinent than now." — James Franklin Beard, Clark University, in the Afterword

  • The Last of the Mohicans (Paperback)

    The Last of the Mohicans (Paperback)

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    Part of The Leather Stocking Tales, The Last of the Mohicans is the classic American novel which helped establish James Fenimore Cooper as the preeminent American literary figure of his time.

  • I Don\\\'t Know How She Does It (Paperback)

    I Don't Know How She Does It (Paperback)

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    "The book every working woman is likely to devour. ... A hysterical look—in both the laughing and crying senses of the word—at the life of Supermom." — The New York Times

  • Great Illustrated Classics: Heidi (Hardback)

    Great Illustrated Classics: Heidi (Hardback)

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    A young girl named Heidi must adjust to city life after living close to nature in the isolated, majestic Swiss Alps.

  • Treasury of Children's Classics: The Call of the Wild / The Cruise of the 'Dazzler' (Paperback)

    Treasury of Children's Classics: The Call of the Wild / The Cruise of the 'Dazzler' (Paperback)

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    Here are two of Jack London's high adventure novels: one set from the perspective of a Husky dog named Buck, and the other, from the eyes of Joe Bronson who has unwittingly joined the crew of a pirate ship.

  • Treasury of Children\\\'s Cassics: Little Women (Paperback)

    Treasury of Children's Classics: Little Women (Paperback)

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    Louisa May Alcott's Little Women chronicles the lives of Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, the March sisters who are growing up in New England. She paralleled the lives of her fictional characters with her own family, with Jo standing in as Louisa May herself.

  • The Indian in the Cupboard (Paperback)

    The Indian in the Cupboard (Paperback)

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    "It all began with a birthday present Omri didn't want. It would become Omri's secret: precious, dangerous, wonderful—even magical." — From the Back Cover

  • Les Miserables - Abridged Version with Movie Photos (Paperback)

    Les Miserables - Abridged Version with Movie Photos (Paperback)

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    "It has therefore been desirable and possible to abridge the novel, to dispense with numerous lengthy digressions and to eliminate many a phrase, a sentence, a paragraph. By means of such cutting there emerges more clearly the moving, heroic life of a simple and good man." — James K. Robinson, Abridging Editor

  • Where the Red Fern Grows (Paperback)

    Where the Red Fern Grows (Paperback) [798]

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    "An exciting tale of love and adventure you'll never forget." — From the Back Cover

  • Treasure Island (Paperback)

    Treasure Island (Paperback)

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    "Masterfully crafted, Treasure Island is a stunning yarn of piracy on the fiery tropic seas—an unforgettable tale of treachery that embroils a host of legendary swashbucklers from honest young Jim Hawkins to sinister, two-timing Israel Hands to evil incarnate, blind Pew. But above all, Treasure Island is a complex study of good and evil as embodied by that hero-villain Long John Silver, the merry, unscrupulous buccaneer-rogue whose greedy lust for gold cannot help but win the heart of everyone who ever longed for romance, treasure, and adventure." — From the Back Cover

  • The Swiss Family Robinson (Paperback)

    The Swiss Family Robinson (Paperback)

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    "The enchanting story of a shipwrecked family—a minister, his wife, and four sons, Fritz, Ernest, Francis and Jack—who are cast up on a desert island, build a wonderful house in a tree, and survive so cleverly and happily apart from the world that they never want to be rescued." — From the Back Cover

  • Around the World in Eighty Days (Paperback)

    Around the World in Eighty Days (Paperback)

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    "Realistically utilizing nearly every means of transportation known in the 1870s, Around the World in Eighty Days generated enchantment with scientific progress—and its delightful mixture of fantasy, comedy, and dazzling suspense has kept it a perennially superb entertainment." — From the Back Cover

  • Where the Red Fern Grows (Paperback)

    Where the Red Fern Grows (Paperback)

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    "An exciting tale of love and adventure you'll never forget." — From the Back Cover

  • The Red Badge of Courage (Paperback)

    The Red Badge of Courage (Paperback)

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    "What makes The Red Badge of Courage so remarkable, and a pioneer in the literature of war, is that it was written entirely from instinct by a young newspaperman in his early twenties who had never seen a war." — Alfred Kazin in the Introduction

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