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Journal by George Fox
Still commonly read today, The Journal of George Fox is the autobiography of one of the founders of the Quaker movement. British preacher... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Biography
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Pre-revolutionary France is the turbulent setting of this uncharacteristic Dickens novel. Lacking a primary central character, London and Paris are the real protagonists. [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Federalist Papers by Madison and Hamilton
From the pens of America's founders, read the motivation and purpose of the Constitution. Enjoy the wisdom and brilliance of these great statesmen. [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Philosophy &
Religion
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Massachusetts, this tale of an adulterous entanglement resulting in an... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Journal by John Wesley
Hendrickson Classic Biographies presents a one-volume abridgement of Wesley's multi-volume journals. The Heart of John Wesley's Journal... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Biography
Essays by Samuel Johnson
With his wit, eloquence, and shrewd perception of contemporary morals, Samuel Johnson was the most versatile writer of the English... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
General
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
During the French Revolution's reign of terror, the mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel rescues helpless men, women, and children from their doom... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Pensees by Blaise Pascal
Brilliant insights very relevant to our modern day. Peter Kreeft (Boston College) edits and adds profound commentary. [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Philosophy &
Religion
Church History in Plain Language by Bruce Shelley
Not a dry account, but a compelling story of the most powerful force in Western History - the Church. Shelley's book can be used as a main source... [More]
Ancient to
Modern
Secondary
& Adult
Phil./Religion,
General
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
The publication of "Common Sense" was one of the most important causes of the American Revolution. Paine writes clearly, concisely of freedom and democracy. [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Philosophy &
Religion
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