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Twelfth night, or, What you will

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

‡bTwelfth Night is one of Shakespeares funniest plays and also one of his most romantic. A young noblewoman, Viola, shipwrecked in a foreign land and separated from her twin brother, dresses as a man in order to enter the service of Orsino, duke of Illyria. Complications ensuedeceptions, infatuations, misdirected overtures, malevolent pranksas everyone is drawn into the hilarious confusion.

Editions:1450  Date:1500 - 2021  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies, Drama

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The comedy of errors

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities.

Editions:1286  Date:1593 - 2021  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies, Comedy plays, Comedy plays, Drama

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Measure for measure

by:Shakespeare, William

This play examines the nature of mercy and justice, proposing that a good government is one that is flexible and based on common sense.

Editions:1381  Date:1604 - 2020  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies, Drama

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The mill on the Floss

by:Eliot, George, 1819-1880

As Maggie Tulliver approaches maturity she enters into conflict with family and community over her desire for self-fulfillment. Eliot's exploration of Maggie's dilemma makes this novel as relevant today as it was in the 19th century.

Editions:1642  Date:1800 - 2021  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction

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O pioneers!

by:Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

"O Pioneers! (1913) is the story of Alexandra Bergson, a fiercely independent and clear-headed young woman whose passionate faith in the Nebraska prairie makes her a wealthy landowner." "Willa Cather's second novel is imbued with the democratic utopianism of Walt Whitman and the serene regionalism of Sarah Orne Jewett, but it is not merely an elegy for the lost glories of America's pioneer past. In its rage for order and efficiency, O pioneers! also wrestles with the massive social and economic transformations that made the United States a modern industrial power in the years between the Civil War and the First World War. Described on publication as 'American in the best sense of the word', this powerful novel reveals a country that is both compelling and contradictory."--Jacket.

Editions:464  Date:1900 - 2021  Genre(s):Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction

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A wrinkle in time

by:L'Engle, Madeleine

It was a dark and stormy night Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. "Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract." A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.

Editions:396  Date:1962 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Juvenile works, Science fiction, Action and adventure fiction


The brothers Karamazov

by:Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881

A tale of murder, betrayal, sacrifice, tragedy, and glory centering on the murder of Fyodor Pavlovitch Karamazov, a corrupt landowner.

Editions:580  Date:1879 - 2021  Genre(s):Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction

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Twelfth night

by:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Thirty-five reproducible activities per guide reiforce basic reading and comprehension skills while teaching higher-order critical thinking. Also included are teaching suggestions, background notes, summaries, and answer keys.

Editions:1283  Date:1601 - 2021  Genre(s):Drama, Comedies, Drama

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The cat in the hat

by:Seuss, Dr.

Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are invited by the cat in the hat who shows them some tricks and games.

Editions:376  Date:1020 - 2021  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Stories in rhyme, Stories in rhyme, Juvenile works, Poetry, Picture books


The outsiders

by:Hinton, S. E

The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parent's death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.

Editions:475  Date:1960 - 2020  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Young adult works


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