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Kuns en Kultuur Graad 5

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Lewensorientering Graad 5

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

The Lilac Fairy

by Andrew Lang

The last of Andrew Lang's twelve famous Fairy Books, The Lilac Fairy Book features thirty-three stories from all over the world, including Portuguese, Scottish, Norwegian, and Swahili fairy tales, amongst many others. Lang's collections are notable for their graphic and often violent story elements, as well as for the beautiful original plates that are included as illustrations. His Fairy Books have been cited as literary influences by many writers, including Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkein.

Little Lord Fauntleroy

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett's conviction that love conquers all is memorably embodied in this classic rags-to-riches tale of an American boy who is transported from the mean streets of nineteenth-century New York to the splendor of his titled grandfather's English manor. Polly Hovarth writes that Little Lord Fauntleroy "was the Harry Potter of his time and Frances Hodgson Burnett was as celebrated for creating him as J. K. Rowling is for Potter." During the 1880s, fashions in the book became popular with velvet Lord Fauntleroy suits being sold, as well as other Fauntleroy merchandise such as velvet collars, playing cards, and chocolates. The Reginald Birch illustrations for the 1886 edition sparked a very romantic style of dress for boys which would endure into the early twentieth century.

A Little Maid of Old Maine

by Alice Turner Curtis

To help the men of Machias, Maine, capture an English gunboat in June 1775, Rebecca and Anna undertake a dangerous journey through a forest to get ammunition for them-- based on a true story of the brave effort of two girls to bring help to a little settlement on the Maine coast at the time of the Revolution.

A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia

by Alice Turner Curtis

Originally published in 1919, this historical novel is set in 1778 at a time when Philadelphia was in the hands of General Vowie and the British army. <P> <P> It is the story of Ruth Parvel and Winifred Merrill, who kept their ears open and made good use of their knowledge.

Little Men

by Louisa May Alcott

Considered the unofficial sequel to Little Women, Little Men is about a now adult and married Jo March and the boy's school she runs with her husband, Professor Bhaer. Plumfield is not a traditional school of the time—some of children run their own little businesses. They are also allowed to have pets and gardens, and there's even a scheduled pillow fight time. The story begins with the arrival of new student Nat Blake, and it is from his perspective that we see the other characters. Mischief, friendship, and learning abound in Plumfield as the boys are molded into little men.

A Little Princess / Being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the first time

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Sara Crewe's young but doting father sends her to a London boarding school when she is seven. <P> <P> On her eleventh birthday her life of luxury comes to an abrupt end when she receives news that her father has died, shortly after losing his entire fortune. The school-mistress turns Sara into a servant to pay off her debts, and though Sara uses the entire force of her imagination and her good heart to remember who she is and keep starvation from the door, her life is desperate. . .

Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott

Beloved classic Little Women is about the March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—and their childhood and teenage years in Massachusetts during the Civil War. They live with their Mother, Marmee, and are close with their neighbours, especially the young man next door, Laurie. Through various struggles, experiences, and romances the girls or "little women" learn who they are and grow into adults. Written in 1868, Little Women was followed by two sequels, Little Men and Jo's Boys. All of these books have found their way into popular culture through film, television and stage adaptaptions, but it is Little Women that remains the most popular.

Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women is an autobiographical account of the author and her three sisters growing up during the Civil War in Concord, Massachusetts. These were the happiest years of their lives even though they faced the constant threat of poverty. The girls made use of a neighbouring barn to produce plays written by Louisa May. Little Women was written in 1869 and sales of it and her other books helped to make life less of a struggle for her parents in their later years.Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions.

Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott

Beloved classic Little Women is about the March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—and their childhood and teenage years in Massachusetts during the Civil War. They live with their Mother, Marmee, and are close with their neighbours, especially the young man next door, Laurie. Through various struggles, experiences, and romances the girls or "little women" learn who they are and grow into adults. Written in 1868, Little Women was followed by two sequels, Little Men and Jo's Boys. All of these books have found their way into popular culture through film, television and stage adaptaptions, but it is Little Women that remains the most popular.

The Lost Princess of Oz (The Land of Oz #11)

by L. Frank Baum

The eleventh book in the beloved Oz series. Dorothy discovers that Princess Ozma is missing—and so are the magical treasures of Oz, including Glinda's Great Book of Records. <P><P>Most Oz residents—familiar from the previous books—join in the search, splitting into various groups. In Winkle Country, Cayke the Cookie Cook (whose magic dishpan has also gone missing) and the Frogman aid Dorothy's group in their search. As it turns out, Ugu the Shoemaker is responsible for the disappearances. A number of magical complications ensue before Ozma is found and the world of Oz is returned to order and happiness.

Love and Friendship and other Early Works

by Jane Austen

This collection of short works was written when Jane Austen was in her early teens. It includes the story "Love and Friendship" which is written as letters from the heroine Laura to Marianne, the daughter of her friend Isabel. In all the stories it's easy to see Austen's cutting wit and take on romance that became so characteristic of her writing later on. This collection also includes a preface by G.K. Chesterton. The works included are : Love and Friendship, Lesley Castle, The History of England, Collection of Letters, Scraps.

Madigolo goes to School

by Moses Auta

Madigolo ran away from school. He got a job at Okirinya’s home, where he would be sent to the shops or clean the compound. Children sang songs to mock him because he ran away from school. One day, something happened to Madigolo that made him decide to go back to school.

The Magic of Oz (The Land of Oz #13)

by L. Frank Baum

This is the thirteenth Land of Oz book, published shortly after the author's death and dedicated to "the Children of our Soldiers, the Americans and their Allies, with unmeasured Pride and Affection." <P><P> In this story, the Munchkin boy Kiki Aru finds magic instructions hidden by his father, Bini Aru. The former Nome King Ruggedo, seeking vengeance against the Emerald City, allies himself with Kiki in order to conquer Oz. They play havoc with their magic, but eventually the Wizard prevails. And Ozma's birthday is celebrated; she's given the gift of a magical flower, obtained at great effort from an unusual island.

The Marvelous Land of Oz (The Land of Oz #2)

by L. Frank Baum

Published in 1904, The Marvelous Land of Oz is the story of a little boy named Tip who escapes from his evil guardian witch, with the help of Jack Pumpkinhead as well as a living Sawhorse. Tip ends up on a great adventure with a familiar Scarecrow and Tin Woodsman.

Mathematics Grade 5

by Siyavula

An open source textbook for South Africa.

The Merchant of Venice

by William Shakespeare

Venetian nobleman Antonio stands to lose a pound of flesh when he is unable to repay a loan due to the Jewish moneylender Shylock.

Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare

Two couples—Benedick and Beatrice, and Hero and Claudio—must overcome deception, gossip, and, occasionally, their own misplaced pride if their love is to persevere.

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

Natural Sciences Grade 5

by Siyavula

An open source textbook for South Africa.

An Old-Fashioned Girl

by Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott, author of the childhood classic Little Women, has enchanted generations of readers with her unforgettable coming-of-age stories. <P> <P> In An Old-Fashioned Girl, she brings alive the tale of Polly Milton, a young girl who leaves her simple country life to stay at the home of her wealthy city cousins. Polly doesn't wear fancy clothes. She doesn't attend the theater. And she doesn't talk or act the way the other girls in town do. But even an old-fashioned girl can be tempted by the excitement and intrigues of city life. In a timeless story about being true to yourself, can Polly uphold her principles while still finding happiness in a big, new world?

Othello (PDF)

by Tony Ross Andrew Matthews

I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at. . . A great retelling of this tragic tale of jealousy and human frailty. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, and Jealousy in Othello. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

Ozma of Oz (The Land of Oz #3)

by L. Frank Baum

While traveling to a different Oz (Australia), Dorothy is lost at sea with her hen, Billina. The two end up in Ev, a country across the desert from Oz, and, with their new friend Tik-Tok, they must save the royal family from the evil Nome King.

The Patchwork Girl of Oz (Land of Oz Book 7)

by L. Frank Baum

The Patchwork Girl is one of the most delightful of the stories. The most important new character is Miss Scraps Patches, the patchwork girl herself, who is only a large stuffed doll, but very much alive thanks to the magic Powder of Life, and very brainy, because her stuffing has been well dosed with a part of the contents of all the bottles on the shelf labeled "Brain Furniture" . Then there is the Woozy, a strange little animal "all squares and flat surfaces and edges", who isn't very important except for the three hairs at the end of his tail; his only talent is his fire-flashing eyes. Another unusual creation is Bungle, a glass cat, who is completely transparent and quite conceited because of her pink brains: "You can see 'em work."

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