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Cat Tales

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Cat Tales is the first of a series of kid-friendly collections of animal stories and non-fiction. There'll be one or two grade-school-level …

Clinical Medicine For Nurses

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Paul H. Ringer


The basics of clinical medicine for nurses in WWI-era America from a series of lectures by the author, an Asheville, NC physician. - Summary…

The Bent Twig

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Dorothy Canfield Fisher


Semi-autobiographical series of incidents in the life of an intellectual American family in the late 19th - early 20th Century as seen by fa…

The Rover Boys in the Jungle

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Arthur M. Winfield


Third entry in the then-popular boys' adventure series has the Rover brothers (Tom, Dick, & Sam) heading to Africa to search for their l…

The Rover Boys Out West

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Arthur M. Winfield


Despite the title, the Rover Brothers spend several chapters -- over half the book -- back East, against arch-nemeses Josiah Crabtree and th…

The Jewels of Aptor

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Samuel R. Delaney and Samuel R. Delany


Delany's first novel, from 1962, serves as a sort of prologue to the subsequent Captives of the Flame, 1963. Set several centuries after the…

The House of Mirth (Version 2)

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Edith Wharton


Wharton's classic story of an aging (by Victorian-era standards) spinster socialite who would rather marry for money than for true love.(Sum…

A Cabinet Secret

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Guy Boothby


Witty spy adventure set during the Boer Wars of the late 19th Century. - Summary by BellonaTimes

37 American Poems

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Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th - early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker's sole PD wor…

A Student's History of American Literature

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William Simonds


Engaging history of American Lit from the 1600's up through the late 1890's. The author, who was a professor at Knox College, really put a …

The Heron Nest

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W. Bert Foster


Pleasant family drama set in early 1900's or late 1890's upstate New York. The Herron clan, led by heroic, inventive, handicapped older bro…

Collection: Tales of the Cities

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This is a collection of city stories, fiction or non-fiction, in English and published before 1923. Contributions have been chosen by the re…

The Dude Wrangler

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Caroline Lockhart


Spoiled, handsome, 24 year old Easterner meets pretty, no-nonsense gal from Wyoming, is instantly smitten and does a sea-change to try and i…

Miss Ingalis

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Gertrude Hall


As the story begins, title character Grace Ingalis is a young woman with a middle-class socialite's upbringing who decides to marry a well-o…

The Boy Chums in the Florida Jungle

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Wilmer M. Ely


Late entry in the Boy Chums series set in WWI-era Florida focuses on four working-class adventurers: young adults Charley & Walter, man…

Edgewater People

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Mary E. Wilkins Freeman


A collection of interrelated short stories concerning the townfolk of a few small New England villages at the turn of the last century. (Sum…

1891 Collection

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A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur C…

1912: Short Works Collection

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This is a collection of public domain works either published in 1912, or written in 1912 and published before 1923. The accent is on non-fic…

Little Tales of the Desert

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Ethel Twycross Foster


A six year-old girl named Mary spends Christmas vacation with her parents in the Arizona desert of 1901 or thereabouts. ( Summary by Bellona…

Cocoa Break Collection, Vol. 01

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Following in the vein of my Coffee-Break collections, this is a collection of short (all under 15 minutes) stories for kids. Focus is on fab…

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