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Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
This classic story of a shipwrecked mariner on a deserted island is perhaps the greatest adventure in all of English literature. Fleeing... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
MiddleLiterature
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
A seminal work of American Literature that still commands deep praise and still elicits controversy, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is... [More]
1800'sMiddleLiterature
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Few books capture both the simplicity and complexities of American life quite like these enduring "boyhood" classics by Mark Twain. The... [More]
1800'sMiddleLiterature
The Song of Roland
The Song of Roland is the most famous of the "chansons de geste" (songs of deeds) of the Middle Ages. It provides a fascinating view into... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
MiddleLiterature
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
Published in 1819, this classic historical romance unfolds in a 12th-century kingdom torn asunder by the hatred between Saxons and Normans.... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
MiddleLiterature
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, as icons of the true meaning of Christmas. [More]
1800'sMiddleLiterature
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
Shipwrecked castaway Lemuel Gulliver's encounters with the petty, diminutive Lilliputians, the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the abstracted... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
MiddleLiterature
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Buck, stolen from his comfortable family home and forced into the harsh life of an Alaskan sled dog, embarks on an extraordinary journey with a wolf pack. [More]
1800'sMiddleLiterature
The Children's Homer by Padraic Colum
Travel back to a mythical time when Achilles, aided by the gods, waged war against the Trojans. And join Odysseus on his journey through... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleLiterature
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
No child should be allowed to grow up without reading The Jungle Books. Published in 1894 and 1895, the stories crackle with as much life... [More]
Not History
Related
MiddleLiterature
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