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Beyond Lies the Wub & The Skull

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Philip K. Dick


Two stories in the inimitable Philip Dick style. What is a Wub? A 400 pound slovenly, fat, ungainly, drooling animal that looks like a cross…

The Machine that Saved the World

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Murray Leinster


They were broadcasts from nowhere--sinister emanations flooding in from space--smashing any receiver that picked them up. What defense could…

The Lost Princess of Oz (version 2)

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L. Frank Baum


Oh My Goodness !!! Princess Ozma is missing and no one can find her. The whole kingdom of OZ is upset and our heroes must set out to brave …

Pariah Planet

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Murray Leinster


When the blue plague appeared on the planet of Dara, fear struck nearby worlds. The fear led to a hate that threatened the lives of million…

Omnilingual (version 2)

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H. Beam Piper


This short story was first written and published in the year 1957, as part of a collection of short science fiction stories in the collectio…

The Homely Heroine

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Edna Ferber


Who ever heard of a plain and downright homely heroine? Isn't a heroine by definition beautiful? Well, Edna Ferber, in her well known style …

The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians (Spartans)

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Xenophon


The Polity of the Lacedaemonians talks about the laws and institutions created by Lycurgus, which train and develop Spartan citizens from bi…

Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven (version 4)

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Mark Twain


Mark Twain pokes a little good natured fun at the usual concept of heaven. The story follows Captain Elias Stormfield on his extremely long…

Ozoplaning with the Wizard of Oz (version 2)

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Ruth Plumly Thompson


The wonderful but quirky Wizard of Oz has invented a plane to go strato-sphering. Zooming among the clouds and shooting stars above OZ cert…

Planet of Dread

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Murray Leinster


Humans have expanded to myriads of worlds throughout the galaxies but they have found that the only way for colonies to be self sustaining, …

Roast Beef, Medium

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Edna Ferber


This book follows the adventures of Emma McChesney, a smart and savvy divorced mother who travels the Midwest as a sales representative for …

The Tin Woodman of Oz (version 2)

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L. Frank Baum


A Faithful Story of the Astonishing Adventure Undertaken by the Tin Woodman, assisted by Woot the Wanderer, the Scarecrow of Oz, and Polychr…

The Men in the Walls

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William Tenn


There are giant, technologically superior aliens who have conquered Earth. People live like vermin in holes in the insulation material of th…

The Knights of Arthur (Version 2)

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Frederik Pohl


Pohl takes us into the future in this quirky and funny story, where the population of the United States is less than 10,000 people ... tota…

The Variable Man (Version 2)

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Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick wrote some great Science Fiction and here is an example. Published in 1953, in Space Science Fiction, t his story explores a…

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Version 5)

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Robert Louis Stevenson


This story deals with the obvious fact that we humans are split, dual. We have urges to do the 'right' thing, to be honorable and wise, but…

Nonsense Verses

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Edward Lear


This is a collection of some of the delightful nonsense verses and stories by Edward Lear. A lot of them are also my favorites. The Jumblies…

The Eyes Have It & Tony and the Beetles

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Philip K. Dick


Aliens have invaded the earth! Horrible one celled creatures disguised as normal human beings ! Well, at least that is what it seems to the …

The Jungle Book (Version 2)

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Rudyard Kipling


This is the classic story of Mowgli, the young boy raised by wolves in India: his escapades and adventures with his dear friends Bagheera th…

Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

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Maria Montessori


This is the authoritative book written by Montessori to describe her methods. It gives an overview of the Montessori Method as developed for…

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