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The startling yet untold historical fiction tale of the ambitious Roman politician whose fateful verdict forever changes the course of history--but whose conscience can never rest with the consequences.
Robin is an apprentice forester unjustly cast out of society. But this creates opportunity for a few stubborn Saxons to gather in secret under Robin's leadership and strike back against the arrogance and brutality of the Norman overlords.
The second book in the series following the lives of the brothers of St. Alcuin, a medieval monastery. This series explores the love of God for man, as well as the love between brothers in Christ. See how monastic life reflects the human struggle of every person who desires to love God and walk in grace.
The first book in the series set in a medieval monastery and following the lives of the brothers of St. Alcuin. A love story about God and man, as well as the love between brothers in Christ, the tale of monastic life reflects the human struggle of every person who desires to love God and receive grace.
Don't underestimate your children's ear for poetry. Well over two hundred great works in one rich volume—from Blake, Dickinson, and Wordsworth to Keats, Frost, and the exquisitely translated haiku of Kobayashi Issa.
A quiet, unassuming priest solves mysteries based on his knowledge of human character. Delightful collection of the best of Father Brown.
The classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation from a miserable man who hates to one who shares in Tiny Tim's joyful exclamation, "God bless us every one." A story the author, Charles Dickens, enjoyed reading every Christmas Eve.
Good Dr. Jekyll is transformed into evil Mr. Hyde by means of an addictive drug. He finds himself more and more inextricably drawn into evil. A parable for our times written by author Robert Louis Stevenson.
On a mission to a medieval planet, Elana becomes the key to a daring plan to thwart an invasion. An intelligent, thoughtful work that will stimulate as it entertains. A moving 9th grade reading level book.
A few citizens of an imaginary village dare to question some long-held but false beliefs in the community...and are ostracized as a result. Thought-provoking but easy to read.
One of the 20th century's best-loved authors tells his personal story of "going solo" — striking out on his own in his first job (in East Africa!), flying combat for the RAF in WWII . . .and returning home to Mother.
The classic story of a plain, yet spirited governess, her arrogant employer, and how their relationship developed over class barriers. The archetype for all Gothic romances.
Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse, must move her family or face death. Unfortunately, her son Timothy is ill and can't be moved. She seeks help from the brilliant rats of NIMH. The solution in the "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH" book is worth the read.
Oliver Twist, written by Charles Dickens, is the story of a good-hearted orphan who runs away to London only to be captured by thieves.
The Plague comes to town via a parcel very innocently bought. I love how this author writes.
Hollis Woods, an artistic foster child, dreams of having a family. And she nearly gets her wish thanks to the Regans who take her in for a summer.
The classic allegory about Christian who leaves his home in the City of Destruction to travel to the Celestial City.
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." Thus opens this most popular of Austen's books, all of which revolve, more or less, around marriage and money. Gentle satire.
Fourteen year-old Elenor reluctantly awaits the return of her betrothed from the Crusade.
The classic story of a shipwrecked mariner that has stood the test of time. Written by author Daniel Defoe and first published in 1719, Robinson's story of survival has entertained many.
A timeless tale of star-crossed lovers from feuding families. This beautiful, poetic play is Shakespeare's most famous - and for good reason. Read Shakespeare Made Easy -Romeo and Juliet for a romantic, yet ultimately tragic tale. A classic with enduring qualities. Pb.
Screwtape, a demon from the devil's own horde, has written these letters to his nephew, Wormwood, giving him tips on how to trip up the church. An eye-opening book.
A tragedy set in the context of seventh century Britain. 300 Companions seek to protect their land from invading Saxons. Told by a master storyteller.
A masterful retelling of the Cupid and Psyche myth presented with a Christian twist as only C.S. Lewis could do it.
The "Treasure Island" novel by Robert Louis Stevenson is a high seas adventure has a group of treasure seekers following a treasure map to a distant island. Full of piracy and treachery, this book is as enjoyable to read today as when it was first published in 1883.
Teaching Twelfth Night is made easy with this side-by-side text. My favorite Shakespearean comedy. A love story of mistaken identities complete with Shakespeare's wonderful use of language.
Follows Asa from the last day of first grade through 7th, as he survives cruel tests of his intellect, integrity, and sense of decency. A touching, perceptive portrait of a remarkable child. Poignant.
Four wonderful tales written by the man whom C.S. Lewis considered one of the world's best Christian authors.
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