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Heidi

Johanna Spyri (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422621

Heidi is a classic novel for reading aloud or for independent readers. This novel by Johanna Spyri is about a girl named Heidi and her life with her grandfather in the mountains. Celebrating the way a child's love can transform a life, Heidi is a classic novel that should be a part of every childhood.

Godfrey Morgan, a Californian Mystery

Jules Verne (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422522

Godfrey Morgan and Professor T. Artelett embark on a round-the-world ocean voyage. They cast away on a remote island, as their ship gets wrecked, and there they rescue and befriend Carefinotu, an African slave.

Gulliver's Travels

Jonathan Swift (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422577

Gulliver's Travels might have once been thought of as a children's story, but there is much more going on beneath the surface tale of Gulliver's journeys to undiscovered islands. Written by Irish writer, Jonathan Swift, this story is both a satire and a parody that has become a classic of English literature.

Good Indian

B.M. Bower (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422539

A classic western story from B.M. Bower, Good Indian is an entertaining tale, written in the Bower manner, full of mystery, a bit of romance, some dramatic moments, and lots of adventures and interesting characters.

From the Valley of the Missing

Grace Miller White (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422492

When a husband is stricken with grief over his wife's death, he kidnaps the twin children of the man he believes responsible. From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White is a suspenseful and chilling story about the power of resentment and two children's drive to survive.

Gunman's Reckoning

Max Brand (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422584

Max Brand, a pen name of Frederick Schiller Faust, is thought of as one of the greatest western writers of all time. Gunman's Reckoning is about a gunfighter named Donnegan who must do the right thing, no matter the cost.

Grimm's Fairy Tales

Jacob Grimm, Wihelm Grimm (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422560

Grimm's Fairy Tales is the definitive collection of fairy tales in the English language. This collection includes favorites like Rapunzel, The Frog Prince, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, Hansel and Gretel, and Rumplestiltskin. Lesser known stories like The Golden Bird and The Goose-Girl are sure to delight and enchant children of all ages.

Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai

Yamamoto Tsunetomo (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422591

A formerly secret text known only to the Samurai, Hagakure is a classic text on Bushido--the Way of the Warrior. More than just a handbook for battle, Hagakure is a text that filled with teachings that still apply in business, political and social situations today.

Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422355

A visiting engineer meets on odd, limping man by the name of Ethan Frome. He wants to know more of him but nobody, not even Ethan is willing to cooperate. So the engineer hires Ethan as his driver for week. Unexpectedly, during a heavy winter storm, the truth about the limping man is revealed.

Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422324

Ralph Waldo Emerson's Essays are an American classic. These essays explore Emerson's thoughts about transcendentalism and romanticism. Some of the most famous essays in this collection are Self-Reliance, Compensation, The Over-Soul, Circles, The Poet, Experience, and Politics.

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

Jules Verne (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422294

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne tells the story of journey on a giant raft with Joam Garral down the Amazon river. The story is filled with detailed descriptions of strange lands, animals, plants and people.

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

Margaret Sidney (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422430

The story is about a widow named Ms. Pepper and her loving five children. They are very poor but have a wonderful time together. The book shows that you don't have to have a lot of money to have love.

Faust

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422409

Faust is the classic tale of one man's deal with the devil. In this German play, translated into English for this edition, Mephistopheles makes a bet with God that he can tempt Faust. When devil offers to do anything Faust wishes on Earth, the man agrees to serve the devil when in hell.

Fifty Famous People

James Baldwin (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422416

Fifty Famous People isn’t a biographical book. It’s in fact a guide about life and how certain ‘famous’ people influenced the world we live in. Easy to read? Yes! Effective and transforming? No doubt!

Eight Cousins

Louisa May Alcott (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422287

When Rose Campbell is orphaned, she is forced to live with her wealthy great-aunts. Her legal guardian returns from living abroad, and she goes to live with her Uncle Alec finding health and joy in a family of 7 boy cousins and numerous aunts and uncles.

Erewhon

Samuel Butler (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422317

Machines with a self-consciousness in the 19th century? Erewhon is a satiric novel with the action set in a part utopian, part dystopian society where all our conventions are turned upside down. In this society, the ill are treated as criminals and criminals are treated like recoverable. There are no machines in the world, mainly because they are considered dangerous, capable of evolving into self-sufficient and self-conscious beings.

Droll Stories

Honoré de Balzac (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422263

In the Droll Stories, Honoré de Balzac takes the reader back in time, in Medieval France when knights and kings ruled the land. Yes, they were brave and wise but also droll, naïve and lustful. Follow their adventure and see them with Balzac’s eyes: comical and human after all.

Essays and Lectures

Oscar Wilde (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422331

A collection of essays, lectures, poetry, reviews, private correspondence and aphorisms by Oscar Wilde.

Fathers and Sons

Ivan Turgenev (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422393

After graduating from university, Arkady Kirsanov returns home with his friend, Bazarov. The young man is changed embracing the nihilistic philosophy not that popular among the older generation. But nihilism doesn’t believe in love…can Arkady and Bazarov neglect their feelings for the sake of their own beliefs?

Faries and Folk of Ireland

William Henry Frost (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422386

Witness how the Irish common folk regard their history, their origin and also their relationship with nature, a mysterious place full of fairies, elves and evil creatures.

Five Children and It

E. Nesbit (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422423

Five Children and It is a delightful children's story for young readers or as a read aloud. The story begins when a group of siblings find a sand-fairy who can grant wishes that last only one day. Their wishes all go comically wrong in this fun adventure story for children.

Dubliners

Joyce James (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422270

Dubliners is James Joyce's first work and is an unflinching collection of 15 short stories depicting Dublin at the turn of the twentieth century. These stories give insight into middle class life in Ireland and introduce characters who appear in Joyce's Ulysses.

Exit Betty

Grace Livingston Hill (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422362

Upon looking at the bridegroom at the altar, Betty Stanhope realizes she’s on the verge of possibly making the biggest mistake of her life. So she takes advantage of a series of favorable situations and runs away. She meets Jane who helps her get out of town. But is this a wise decision?

From the Earth to the Moon

Jules Verne (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422485

The Baltimore Gun Club decides to build an enormous gun in the attempt to launch three members to the moon.

Emma

Austen Jane (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422300

Emma Woodhouse is a beautiful, privileged and headstrong young woman living in Regency England who constantly meddles in her friends' lives. Jane Austen's witty and powerful storytelling is at play in this masterful romance classic.