Tag Archives: 19th Century

5 Steps to a 5 AP U.S. History, 2010-2011 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series)

Author: Stephen Armstrong Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That’s why we’ve created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live in a Wild West Town! (You Wouldn’t Want to…)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Peter Hicks Publisher: Children’s Press(CT) Product Description Looks through the eyes of the fictional marshal of an imaginary town called Dustville to show what life was like on the Great Plains just after the Civil War.

Emma (Penguin Classics)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Penguin Classics Hardcover

A Christmas Dinner

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Red Rock Press Product Description Charles Dickens penned this sketch in December, 1835 as his conception of an ideal Yuletide gathering. Dickens, who may have invented the modern notion of Christmas, had lively ideas about what a family Christmas should be—down to how preparations should be shared, what […]

The Miracle of Christmas

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Peter Pauper Press

A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire (Hesperus Classics)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Hesperus Press Product Description Published in its entirety for the first time since 1852, this shining collection of Christmas tales was originally selected by Charles Dickens for his periodical Household Words. Each story varies in theme and tone, with scenes of romance, theft, justice, and heart-warming family reunions set alongside haunting […]

A Christmas Carol (Radio Theatre)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Tyndale Entertainment Product Description Experience Charles Dickens’s beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the ghosts of Christmases past, present, and future in a 90-minute full-cast drama production. Since 1996, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre has produced innovative audio entertaiment for families and individuals. These dramas feature cinema-quality […]

Hellboy Volume 8: Darkness Calls (Hellboy (Graphic Novels)) (Hellboy (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Mignola, Duncan Fegredo, Dave Stewart Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Hellboy has finally returned from his adventures at sea, but no sooner has he settled on land than a conclave of witches drags him from his respite and into the heart of Russian folklore, where he becomes the quarry […]

People of the Book: A Novel

Rating: (105 reviews) Author: Geraldine Brooks Publisher: Viking Adult Amazon.com Amazon Best of the Month, January 2008: One of the earliest Jewish religious volumes to be illuminated with images, the Sarajevo Haggadah survived centuries of purges and wars thanks to people of all faiths who risked their lives to safeguard it. Geraldine Brooks, the Pulitzer […]

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Mark Twain Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Book Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader contend with Twain’s language, allusions, and deliberate misstatements and malapropisms. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain’s sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, became an […]

Cracking the AP English Literature Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Scoring high on the AP English Literature Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about English literature—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking […]

Barron’s AP United States History 2008 (Barron’s How to Prepare for the Ap United States History Advanced Placement Examination)

Author: William O. Kellogg Ed.M. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description Barron’s newly updated Advanced Placement U.S. History test preparation manual presents two full-length practice exams with answer keys and explanatory comments covering all questions. The author also provides extensive study and test-taking advice, followed by an overview of U.S. history from the Colonial era […]

Favorite Jane Austen Novels: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion (Dover Thrift Editions)

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Dover Publications Product Description Three of the author’s most popular works — widely admired for their satiric wit, subtlety, and perfection of style — brilliantly re-create the provincial world of the early-19th-century English countryside, focusing, respectively, on husband-hunting mothers and daughters, the humbling of proud lovers, and the […]

Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP World History Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about World history—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking […]

Persuasion (Penguin Classics)

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Penguin Classics Book Description New chronology and further reading.

The Complete Novels (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Penguin Classics Book Description Now in Penguin Classics—a treasure trove of Jane Austen’s novels Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Austen. Here in one volume are her seven great novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride […]

Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)

Rating: (114 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Penguin Classics

Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics)

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Penguin Classics Book Description New chronology and further reading; Tony Tanner’s original introduction reinstated Edited with an introduction by Ros Ballaster.

Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP U.S. History Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about American history—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the AP U.S. […]

A Christmas Carol and Two Other Christmas Books (Collector’s Library)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Collector’s Library

Jane Austen: The Complete Novels, Deluxe Edition (Library of Literary Classics)

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Gramercy Book Description One of the great and ever popular masters of the English novel is represented here by every one of her novels. Includes Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, and the lesser-known Lady Susan. This Library of Literary Classics edition […]

The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Johnny Ray Moore Publisher: Ideals Publications Book Description This little boardbook uses only approximately 200 words to tell about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and to explain, in simple terms, how he ended segegation in America

The Shepherd And Other Christmas Stories: The Gift Of The Magi, The Cricket On The Hearth, Yes, Virginia There Is A Santa Claus, Hoodoo Mcgiggin And Christmas Cake Recipe

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Frederick Forsyth, O. Henry, Charles Dickens, Francis P. Church, Stephen Leacock Publisher: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC Audio)

Timothy Cratchit’s Christmas Carol, 1917

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Dale Powell, Charles Dickens Publisher: Dickens World Book Description The original sequel to a Christmas Carol from DickensWorld. Get it in its original form. No more copies of this version of this critically acclaimed masterpiece will be printed.

The Annotated Wizard of Oz (Centennial Edition)

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: L. Frank Baum Publisher: W. W. Norton Amazon.com An updated version of the definitive guide, The Annotated Wizard of Oz provides a facsimile color version of the first edition of L. Frank Baum’s children’s classic along with extensive notes and a thorough history of the immense Oz project. In his excellent […]

Pride and Prejudice (Bantam Classics)

Rating: (765 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Bantam Classics Amazon.com Elizabeth Bennet is the perfect Austen heroine: intelligent, generous, sensible, incapable of jealousy or any other major sin. That makes her sound like an insufferable goody-goody, but the truth is she’s a completely hip character, who if provoked is not above skewering her antagonist with […]

The Man in the High Castle

Rating: (158 reviews) Author: Philip K. Dick Publisher: Vintage Book Description It’s America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. the few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war–and […]

The Chosen

Rating: (291 reviews) Author: Chaim Potok Publisher: Fawcett Amazon.com Few stories offer more warmth, wisdom, or generosity than this tale of two boys, their fathers, their friendship, and the chaotic times in which they live. Though on the surface it explores religious faith–the intellectually committed as well as the passionately observant–the struggles addressed in The […]

The Night before Christmas

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com Whose tiny faces are peeking out from Santa’s golden sleigh? Yikes! It’s two of Santa’s elves who are Christmas Eve stowaways. Beloved illustrator Jan Brett’s version of The Night Before Christmas lets these two mischievous elves add their rambunctious spirit to this familiar 1823 […]

The Torn Skirt

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Rebecca Godfrey Publisher: Harper Perennial Book Description I was born with a fever, but it seemed to subside for sixteen years. . . . And then as I turned sixteen and stopped smiling, the fever returned though my skin stayed pale and sure, showing no sign of the heat inside me. […]

A Tale of Two Cities (Penguin Classics)

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Penguin Classics Book Description Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Richard Maxwell.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Rating: (1228 reviews) Author: Stephen Chbosky Publisher: MTV Amazon.com What is most notable about this funny, touching, memorable first novel from Stephen Chbosky is the resounding accuracy with which the author captures the voice of a boy teetering on the brink of adulthood. Charlie is a freshman. And while’s he’s not the biggest geek in […]

The Time Machine (Signet Classics)

Rating: (311 reviews) Author: H.G. Wells Publisher: New American Library Book Description The story that launched Wells’s successful career-the classic tale of the Time Traveler and the extraordinary world he discovers in the far distant future. A haunting portrayal of Darwin’s evolutionary theory carried to a terrible conclusion. Download Description When the Time Traveler courageously […]

The Complete Novels of Jane Austen (Wordsworth Special Editions) (Special Editions)

Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd Product Description Jane Austen is without question, one of England’s most enduring and skilled novelists. With her wit, social precision, and unerring ability to create some of literature’s most charismatic and believable heroines, she mesmerises her readers as much today as when her novels were first published. Whether […]

Emma (Penguin Classics)

Rating: (195 reviews) Author: Jane Austen, Fiona Stafford Publisher: Penguin Classics Amazon.com Of all Jane Austen’s heroines, Emma Woodhouse is the most flawed, the most infuriating, and, in the end, the most endearing. Pride and Prejudice‘s Lizzie Bennet has more wit and sparkle; Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey more imagination; and Sense and Sensibility‘s Elinor […]