Describes the everyday life of the Aztecs, covering such topics as food and clothing, religion, criminal justice, art and music, and language.
The Koots are on the trail of a counterfeiter after Ben and Toby are questioned by Officer Gomez about passing a fake twenty-dollar bill.
The Koots investigate the appearance of a flying cloth-bound object that looks exactly like a mummy.
Offers young readers a look at four magical stories from the "Arabian Nights" and Scandinavia.
Offers young readers a look at the powers of fate and how they effect human lives as seen in a Greek myth and in stories by Saki, Frank R. Stockton, Anton Chekhov, and Guy de Maupassant.
Offers young readers a look at scary stories, including "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Canterville Ghost," and "The Monkey's Paw."
This collection contains stories about Zeus, Athene, Heracles, Odysseus, and more.
Offers young readers a look at Jason, King Arthur, and other heroes of myth, history, and literature.
Offers young readers a look at Beowulf, Sir Gawain, Roland, and other heroes of epic and chivalry.
Offers young readers a look at five traditional stories from Mexico and South America.
Offers young readers a look at another side of the author of "Little Women" in stories about the American Revolution and the New England settlers and the Indians, as well as fairy tales of a gift from the elves and a boy who shared a most unusual Thanksgiving feast.
Offers young readers a look at Mark Twain's distinctive sense of humor as revealed in tales of the old West, Missouri, and medieval Europe.
Offers young readers a look at stories that end with surprising changes from the works of O. Henry.
Offers young readers a look at the lives of elephants, wolves, and other creatures from India, and the seals of the North Pacific Ocean, from the stories of Rudyard Kipling.
Offers young readers a look at four adventures of the famous English detective, Sherlock Holmes, from stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Offers young readers a look at four comic tales, including "The Six Sillies," "Blockhead Hans," and "The Emperor's New CLothes."
Offers young readers a look at the adventures of James Butler Hickock and Gold Rush-era hotelier Luzena Stanley Wilson, as well as Western stories by Bret Harte, Mark Twain, and O. Henry.
Offers young readers a look at the origins of the tombs, temples, statuary, and other ancient creations known as the "Seven Wonders of the World" and what became of them.
Offers young readers a look at ghosts and mysterious appearances in New York State, Revolutionary Paris, and Granada, Spain, from the works of Washington Irving.
Retold versions of several classic tales including Rapunzel and The Steadfast Tin Soldier will delight readers.
Offers young readers retellings of works by Arthur Conan Doyle, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mrs. Molesworth, and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Offers young readers a look at traditional stories that reveal what people from ancient Germany, Iceland, China, India, and Egypt thought was the right way to behave.
Includes Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, The Colony of Cats, The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse, The Fox and the Wolf, The Lion and the Mouse, and How Some Wild Animals Became Tame.
Includes The First Country Wolf, The Rainmakers, The Cricket, The Girl in Green, The Hardwork Mountains, and The Divided Daughter.
Offers young readers a look at three well-known fairy tales about beautiful maidens, along with the less familiar story of Helga and the mysterious Hâabogi.