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Black Tales for White Children

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Nancy Stigand and Chauncey Hugh Stigand

Chauncey Hugh Stigand wrote this book of 29 East African folktales together with his wife, Nancy Stigand. Stigard was an officer in the Brit…

The Forged Note: A Romance of the Darker Races

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Oscar Micheaux

This novel investigates the black urban community of the early twentieth century, highlighting the base degradation and violence there. But …

Bauern ABC

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Franz Graf Von Pocci

Graf Franz Ludwig Evarist Alexander von Pocci, aufgrund seiner Werke für das Kasperl- und Marionettentheater auch als 'Kasperlgraf' bek…

True Love: A Story of English Domestic Life

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Sarah Farro

The author is aware that she is entering a field which has been diligently cultivated by the best minds in Europe and America. Her design in…

The Goodness of St. Rocque and Other Stories

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Alice Dunbar Nelson

These stories focus on the Creole society of New Orleans and in the process reveals issues facing black Americans at the end of the nineteen…

The Valley of the Squinting Windows

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Brinsley Macnamara

The Valley of the Squinting Shadows was the author's first novel and proved controversial. In it, he tells a realistic tale of life in a sma…

The Soldiers' Recessional

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John Huston Finley

Reprinted from Scribner’s Magazine for June, 1904, in an edition of forty copies for private distribution, by the courtesy of Charles Scribn…

Where Animals Talk: West African Folk Lore Tales

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Robert Hamill Nassau

Robert Nassau spent four decades as a medical missionary in Africa, arriving at Corisco Island, now part of Equatorial Guinea, in 1861; he a…

Un peu de ma vie

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Henry Gréville

Ouvrage varié de souvenirs et de poèmes de cette écrivaine érudite, très connue à son époqu…

The Improvement of Human Reason

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Muhammad ibn 'Abd al-Malik Ibn Tufail and Muhammad Ibn 'Abd Al-Malik Ibn Tufail

The story revolves around Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān, a little boy who grew up on an island in the Indies under the equator, isolated from the people, …


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DuBose Heyward and Dubose Heyward

Story about Southern African American man with disabilities and the life he leads in the 1900's. - Summary by Denise Ray

Dark Princess

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W. E. B. Du Bois

This story begins as Matthew Towns, a brilliant young Black medical student, is dismissed from medical school because the white board has de…

Santa Claus, Kriss Kringle or St. NIcholas

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Santa Claus, Kriss Kringle or St. NIcholas by Anomymous.This was the Fortnightly Poetry proje…

Tall Tales Of Cape Cod

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Marillis Bittinger

“The title of this volume is perhaps misleading. Tall Tales of Cape Cod they are, yes, but in a broader sense that are the feel and the basi…

The Fortune of the Rougons, Book One of Rougon-Macquart Cycle (Version 2)

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Émile Zola

The first book in the 20-novel Rougon-Macquart Cycle. A monument of French naturalism. The sprawling tale of a family in Provence, during …

Het Leven van Hillegonda Buisman - deel 2

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Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.

Een levensbeschrijving van de ideale Hollandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw. Deel 2: In dit deel maakt Hillegonda aanstalten om te …

The Literature of Arabia

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Epiphanius Wilson

A collection of many romantic stories: it has no epic unity. It will remind the reader of the "Morte d'Arthur" of Sir Thomas Malor…

Stanton White: A Romance of the New South

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Asa Zadel Hall

In this tome the Northern narrator, Harold Edson, visits the American South with his college friend, Stanton White, in order to study first …

Sowing Seeds in Danny

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Nellie Mcclung

Nellie L. McClung (1873-1951) is a Canadian icon - a feminist, social activist, author, and political leader. When she was a child, she move…


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Viktor Dyk

Krátká novela českého spisovatele Viktora Dyka, jejímž námětem je staroněmecká saská pověst…

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