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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Ambrose Bierce (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421617

This short story with a twist by American author, Ambrose Bierce is set during the American Civil War. It's the story of Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer condemned to death by hanging from Owl Creek Bridge. This story has been hailed as an early pioneer in "stream of consciousness" storytelling.

Anne of Green Gables

Lucy Maud Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421662

Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? Anne of Green Gables is one of the world's most beloved young heroines. This coming of age novel is a must read for romantics of all ages. It tells the adventures of Anne Shirley, a young orphan girl, age 11 who is mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who had intended to adopt a boy to help them on their farm on Prince Edward Island.

An Ambitious Woman

Edgar Fawcett (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421594

A young woman vows to climb the New York social ladder in the late nineteenth century. This novel explores a woman's ambition at a time when marriage was the only way to advance one's position.

Anne of the Island

Lucy Maud Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421679

Anne of the Island is the third book in the Anne of Green Gables series In this volume, Anne attends Redmond college in Nova Scotia. In this book, the growing relationship between Anne and Gilbert is almost thwarted but despite herself, Anne finds true love.

Anthem

Ayn Rand (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421693

Ayn Rand's shortest work imagines a world where education is banned and there is one word punishable by death -- "I." The hero discovers that man's greatest duty is the pursuit of his own happiness and embodies the philosophies explored in Rand's later and longer works, Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead.

Abandoned

Jules Verne (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421464

A story about courage, freedom and survival. The novel, the second in the Mysterious Island triad, is about the adventures of five prisoners of war who crash on a mysterious island after a daring escape.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421488

When Huck Finn fakes his own death and flees his drunken father, he joins forces with a runaway slave and heads for freedom. Twain tells the story of Huckleberry (Huck) Finn and his adventures along the Mississippi River.

Aladdin and the Magic Lamp

Kate Douglas Wiggin (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421518

Aladdin is a street rat with the potential to something much more. This Middle Eastern folk tale has delighted audiences for centuries.

Plato's Apology

Plato (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421709

An original account of the speech Socrates makes at the trial in which he is charged with not recognizing the gods recognized by the state, inventing new deities, and corrupting the youth of Athens.

A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F.

Rutherford G. Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421457

Stan Wilson is back in the fight to stop the Nazis and this time he's flying with the R.A.F. - the British Royal Air Force. From thrilling aerial dogfights to on-the-ground sleuthing, this adventure story about World War Two is sure to keep you turning pages.

A Modern Cinderella

Louisa May Alcott (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421280

A Modern Cinderella is a collection of four short stories by Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women. Like her more famous novels, Alcott tells stories of young women interacting with people and events from the late 1800s.

A Modest Proposal

Jonathan Swift (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421297

How do you solve the problem of poverty? By letting the Irish sell their children to be eaten by wealthy ladies and gentlemen, of course! This satirical short work by Jonathan Swift is a classic look at the cost of poverty.

A Yankee Flier in Italy

Rutherford G. Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421433

When three young men have the chance to join the US Air Force, they enlist and are sent to Italy during World War Two. From going behind enemy lines, stealing a plane, and eventually besting their Nazi captors, A Yankee Flier Over Italy is a historical adventure story.

A Short History of the World

H.G. Wells (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421358

From his perspective in 1922, H.G. Wells wrote a "Short History of the World." This straightforward look at the world's timeline, from the first appearance of humans to the reconstruction after World War I is an engaging and concise adventure story that also happens to be true.

A Tramp Abroad

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421402

Europe seen through the eyes of an American - Mark Twain decides to discover Europe, more specifically Germany, the Alps and Italy, but he doesn’t do it in the old-fashioned way marveling at the wonders of the Old World. In fact, he has a humorous approach ironizing both the Europeans and the Americans alike.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421310

Read James Joyce's first novel in this coming of age story of the young Stephen Dedalus. Increasingly alienated from the institutions around him, Stephen goes on a journey of self-discovery. This avant-garde work was listed as #3 on Modern Library's 100 best novels of the 20th century.

A Little Princess

Frances Hodgson Burnett (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421273

One of the top 100 chapter books of all time! A Little Princess is the heartwarming story of a young girl who defies the odds to live a life of joy despite great tragedy. The story opens with 7-year old Sara Crewe arriving at Miss Minchin's boarding school for girls in London. During her stay at the school, Sara's fortunes are reversed but all turns out right in the end.

A Hero of Our Time

Mikhail Lermontov (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421235

The hero of our time, Grigory Alexandrovich Pechorin is actually a traditional antihero who destroys the life of others around him. He is a 19th-century Casanova who can’t find peace and happiness, often contemplating on the meaning of life and destiny. His story is seen through many eyes: a fellow brother-in-arms, the narrator and ultimately Pechorin himself. How will he end up: as a misunderstood hero or as a vile villain? Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher.

A Letter to a Hindu

Leo Tolstoy (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421266

The subjection of India, its cause and cure - the Russian literary giant and the Indian revolutionary leader came into contact when Gandhi discovered Tolstoy's “A Letter to a Hindu” (written in 1963, to an Indian nationalist who was seeking support for India's independence from British colonial rule). Gandhi was so impressed with Tolstoy's ideas that he decided to write to Tolstoy and ask permission to publish the letter in South Africa.

A Pair of Blue Eyes

Thomas Hardy (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421303

Elfride Swancourt, a beautiful young woman, is caught between the love of two men - Stephen Smith, a low-born architect who wants to make a name for himself, and Henry Knight, an older, respectable and established man. The two are friends and don’t know about each other’s feelings towards Elfride. How will they react when they find out?

A Voice in the Wilderness

Grace Livingston Hill (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421419

A young woman's first teaching assignment holds plenty of surprises in A Voice in the Wilderness by Grace Livingston Hill. Margaret Earl's train journey to Arizona leaves her stranded in the desert but with the help of a handsome young cowboy, she discovers the meaning of true friendship that deepens into something much more

A Dolls House

Henrik Ibsen (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421211

This is the story of Nora, a woman who is treated like a doll in her own home. Set in Victorian Norway, Nora eventually flees her marriage and children in an attempt to discover herself despite being confined by patriarchal society.

A Girl of the Limberlost

Gene Stratton-Porter (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421228

An environmental classic ready for a new generation of YA readers! A Girl of the Limberlost takes place in Indiana, in and around the famous Limberlost Swamp. Even in 1909, this impressive wetland region was being reduced by heavy logging, natural oil extraction and drainage for agriculture. The book features Elnora Comstock, a high school student whose mother blames her for her father's death. Even though they are poor, Elnora refuses to sell any of the family trees to loggers, and Elnora is left to find a way to pay for the things she needs without destroying the things she loves.

Twelfth Night

William Shakespeare, Emily Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602918450

In traditional play format, TWELFTH NIGHT is presented in revised and simplified language while maintaining the integrity of the original classic.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911727

Mark Twain allows the reader to live life through the eyes of the mischievous Tom Sawyer- the fear of being in the cemetary at the wrong time, the anxiety of being chased by Injun Joe, the excitement of finding buried treasure, the joy of being carefree, and the guilt of hurting Aunt Polly. Join Tom, Huck, Injun Joe, Aunt Polly, and the others on a roller coaster of emotions and excitement without ever leaving your favorite reading chair!