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The Republic

Plato (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781690385394

A Socratic dialogue, authored by Plato around 375 BC, concerning justice, the order and character of the just city-state, and the just man.

The Red Badge of Courage

Stephen Crane (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602763

Henry Fleming, a young, inexperienced soldier in the American Civil War has romantic notions of the hero he will be when he enters his first battle. Amidst the brutal realities of warfare, however, his illusions are shattered.

The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602718

The Prophet (1923) follows the prophet Almustafa during his departure from the fictional city of Orphalese. As the community bids Almustafa farewell by the harbor, they petition him to share some final nuggets of wisdom from the deep well of his mind.

The Prince and the Pauper

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531164294

When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.

The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781690385387

The Prince is an extended analysis of how to acquire and maintain political power.

The Pit: A Story of Chicago

Frank Norris (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531164447

The story of Frank Norris's The Pit could be taken from today's a businessman begins speculating in the commodities market on a small scale until, overcome by greed, addicted to the art of the deal, and harboring an ever-increasing appetite for power, he gambles recklessly in the market while the fortunes of farmers and small investors hang in the balance.

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602725

Oscar Wilde’s only novel is the dreamlike story of a young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty.

The Odyssey

Homer (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531164270

The story of Odysseus and his adventures on his trip home from the Trojan War.

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663613295

From slavery to liberation to life as an abolitionist, feminist, orator, and preacher—the autobiography of a woman who refused to be anything but free.

The Metamorphosis

Frank Kafka (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602848

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka is a thought-provoking novella that delves into the psychological and existential themes of alienation, identity, and the absurdity of life. It follows the bizarre transformation of Gregor Samsa into a giant insect and the impact it has on his family.

The Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602800

The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare that tells the story of a merchant called Antonio and a moneylender called Shylock.

The Man in the Iron Mask

Alexandre Dumas (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602831

Forced to wear an iron mask, Phillippe has been imprisoned for eight years, has no knowledge of his true identity, and has not been told what crime he's committed. When the destinies of the king and Phillippe converge, the Three Musketeers and D'Artagnan find themselves caught between conflicting loyalties.

The Jungle

Upton Sinclair (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531164164

When it was published in serial form in 1905, it was a full third longer than the censored, commercial edition published in book form the following year. That expurgated commercial edition edited out much of the ethnic flavor of the original, as well as some of the goriest descriptions of the meat-packing industry and much of Sinclair's most pointed social and political commentary.

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Olaudah Equiano (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663613370

Widely admired for its vivid accounts of the slave trade, Olaudah Equiano's autobiography -- the first slave narrative to attract a significant readership -- reveals many aspects of the eighteenth-century Western world through the experiences of one individual.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781690385363

A farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531164423

The curse of a supernatural hound brings Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to England's gloomy moor country to solve Sir Charle Baskerville's murder. Will they find the murderer in time to prevent another killing? And what strange secrets are the people in and around Baskerville Hall trying to hide? Follow the great detective as he solves one of his most baffling cases.

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663613394

Mysterious self-made millionaire Jay Gatsby attempts to recapture the past and win back his former love, the fickle, now-married socialite Daisy Buchanan.

The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories

O. Henry (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602855

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents. Also includes "The Cop and the Anthem," "A Retrieved Reformation," "The Ransom of Red Chief," and more.

The Federalist Papers

John Jay, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781690385356

The brilliant defense of the U.S. Constitution, written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay at a time when that document was considered revolutionary.

The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales

Edgar Allan Poe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531164324

The narrator visits a strange mansion owned by his childhood friend, who is behaving increasingly oddly as he and his twin sister dwell within the melancholy atmosphere of the house. Also includes "The Black Cat," The Purloined Letter," The Tell-Tale Heart," and more.

The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602787

Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantès is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration.

The Awakening

Kate Chopin (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781690385349

Depicts a married woman's discovery of herself as an individual.

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663602756

This self-portrait covers Franklin's boyhood, work as a printer, political career, scientific experiments, and much more.

The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781663613073

This is Newland Archer’s world as he prepares to marry the beautiful but conventional May Welland. But when the mysterious Countess Ellen Olenska returns to New York after a disastrous marriage, Archer falls deeply in love with her. Torn between duty and passion, Archer struggles to make a decision that will either courageously define his life—or mercilessly destroy it.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781690385325

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the 1840 in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived as a boy. In the novel Tom Sawyer has several adventures, often with his friend Huckleberry Finn. Originally a commercial failure, the book ended up being the best selling of any of Twain's works during his lifetime.Though overshadowed by its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the book is by many considered a masterpiece of American literature, and was one of the first novels to be written on a typewriter.