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The picture of Dorian Gray

by:Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption. Illustrated sidebar notes provide historical background to the text.

Editions:2246  Date:1846 - 2019  Genre(s):Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Fables, Psychological fiction

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Charlie and the chocolate factory

by:Dahl, Roald

Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.

Editions:565  Date:1864 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Fantasy fiction


Where the wild things are

by:Sendak, Maurice

A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.

Editions:510  Date:1963 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Book jackets, Picture books



by:Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death.

Editions:977  Date:1900 - 2019  Genre(s):Romantic suspense fiction, Romance fiction, Gothic fiction, Thrillers (Fiction), Gothic fiction


Bridge to Terabithia

by:Paterson, Katherine

All summer, Jess pushed himself to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade, and when the year's first school-yard race was run, he was going to win. But his victory was stolen by a newcomer, by a girl, one who didn't even know enough to stay on the girls' side of the playground. Then, unexpectedly, Jess finds himself sticking up for Leslie, for the girl who breaks rules and wins races. The friendship between the two grows as Jess guides the city girl through the pitfalls of life in their small, rural town, and Leslie draws him into the imaginary world of magic and ceremony called Terabithia. Here, Leslie and Jess rule supreme among the oaks and evergreens, safe from the bullies and ridicule of the mundane world. Safe until an unforeseen tragedy forces Jess to reign in Terabithia alone, and both worlds are forever changed. In this poignant, beautifully rendered novel, Katherine Paterson weaves a powerful story of friendship and courage.

Editions:227  Date:1972 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, History



by:Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman), 1868-1920

When a twelve-year-old orphan girl comes to live with her austere and wealthy Aunt Polly, her philosophy of gladness brings happiness to the aunt and to some unloved members of the community.

Editions:529  Date:1847 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, History

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Are you there God? It's me, Margaret

by:Blume, Judy

Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a twelve-year-old girl talks over her problems with her own private God.

Editions:187  Date:1970 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Bildungsromans


Little Lord Fauntleroy

by:Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924

An American boy goes to live with his grandfather in England where he becomes heir to a title, estate, and fortune.

Editions:632  Date:1870 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works

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The fault in our stars

by:Green, John, 1977-

Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life

Editions:223  Date:2011 - 2018  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Romance fiction, Juvenile works, Fictional Work, Romance fiction, Young adult works


Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

by:Viorst, Judith

On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too.

Editions:150  Date:1953 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction


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