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Twelfth night; : or, What you will

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Struggling to survive after a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a young soldier, complicating numerous relationships.

Editions:1624  Date:1500 - 2018  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies, Drama, Comedy plays

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Lord of the flies

by:Golding, William, 1911-1993

Classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island.

Editions:1079  Date:1854 - 2020  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Bildungsromans, Science fiction, Allegories


The Swiss family Robinson

by:Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818

Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.

Editions:822  Date:1800 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Robinsonades

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Twelfth night

by:Shakespeare, William

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with discussion questions, role-playing scenarios, and other study activities. The Bard's original poetic phrases are printed side-by-side and line-by-line with the modern translation on each facing page. While Shakespeare's immortal plays have endured, the English language has changed -- which is why today's students often find Shakespeare's idiom difficult to comprehend.

Editions:1009  Date:1601 - 2019  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies, Drama

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Robinson Crusoe

by:Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story.

Editions:1624  Date:1405 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Adventure fiction, Robinsonades, Juvenile works, Action and adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by:Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731

The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew.

Editions:1211  Date:1719 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Adventure fiction

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The island of Dr. Moreau

by:Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

Dr. Moreau, a scientist, finds an isolated island that gives him the freedom to create hideous creatures with manlike intelligence.

Editions:509  Date:1896 - 2019  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction

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The black stallion

by:Farley, Walter, 1915-1989

Pulled to a desert island by a wild black stallion he has freed during a shipwreck at sea, then rescued by a southbound freighter, a seventeen-year-old boy befriends the horse, trains him by night, and rides him to victory in a match race.

Editions:148  Date:1920 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works



by:Cameron, James, 1954- ..

Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner "Titanic". One survives to tell the story, but the other is lost.

Editions:362  Date:1953 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Romance films, Romance films


The cay

by:Taylor, Theodore, 1921-2006

When the freighter on which they are traveling is torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II, an adolescent white boy, blinded by a blow on the head, and an old black man are stranded on a tiny Caribbean island where the boy acquires a new kind of vision, courage, and love from his old companion.

Editions:143  Date:1949 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Adventure fiction, Adventure stories


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