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The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

by Padraic Colum

Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. <P><P> Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past. Poetically written and wonderful for reading aloud, this collection of ancient stories will captivate modern readers.<P> Newbery Honor book

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

[This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts in grades 4-5 at]

My Father's Dragon

by Ruth Stiles Gannett

When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon.<P><P> A Newbery Honor book

Hard Times

by Charles Dickens

Book Description Woes of Victorian life for the underclass.


by Johanna Spyri

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain

Mark Twain's sequel to Adventures of Tom Sawyer. A modern masterpiece of American fiction.

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