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Rock Crystal (Version 2)

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Adalbert Stifter


Lovely story of two children who get lost in a hazardous winter crossing of an Alpine pass after visiting their grandparents in a neighborin…

Ruggles of Red Gap

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Harry Leon Wilson


A stuffy class-conscious gentleman's valet is transplanted to the rough uncivilized American northwest, where the rubes and social climbers …

Across the Plains in 1844

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Catherine Sager Pringle


The Sager family, including seven children, set out on the Oregon trail in 1844. Accidents and disease made it a dangerous trip, and both …

Bill the Conqueror

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P. G. Wodehouse


Hailed as one of the funniest writers of the 20th century, P. G. Wodehouse cheerfully radiates humor that is both sophisticated and popular.…

The Lances of Lynwood

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Charlotte Mary Yonge


The Lances of Lynwood brings to life the high days of knighthood and chivalry in the 14th century during the Hundred Years War, in which the…

Claude Lightfoot, or How the Problem Was Solved

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Francis J. Finn and Francis J. Finn, S.J.


Most of the boys in the Catholic school called Milwaukee College are engrossed with baseball and keeping up with their studies. When twelv…

De Smet's Letters and Sketches, 1841-1842

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Fr. Pierre-Jean De Smet


In 1841 and 1842, Fr. Pierre-Jean DeSmet traversed the wide and wild American West to bring the gospel to the Flatheads, who had sent multip…

By What Authority?

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Robert Hugh Benson


Two wealthy families are neighbors in Elizabethan England; one is staunchly Catholic and the other is devoutly Protestant. The attractive yo…

The Life and Times of Kateri Tekakwitha, The Lily of the Mohawks

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Ellen Walworth


Saint Kateri Tekakwitha's lifespan of only about 24 years was spent in utter humility and penitence. In spite of her natural diffidence, she…

Historical Sketches of the Catholic Church in Oregon, During the Past Forty Yea…

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Francis Norbert Blanchet and François Norbert Blanchet


This book is a first-hand account of the experiences of Fr. Norbert Blanchet and his fellow missionaries to Oregon in the 1830’s and 1840’s.…

Callista

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John Henry Newman


Callista, A Tale of the Third Century, was written by John Henry Newman, who was a scholarly and personable Anglican theologian who became a…

Astoria; Or, Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains

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Washington Irving


"Astoria" describes the many perilous adventures, discoveries, and disasters experienced by the brave Americans who joined the 181…

Indian Boyhood

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Charles Alexander Eastman


Indian Boyhood is a lively and appealing first-person recounting of the life of a Sioux child in the last days of the tribe's "wild&quo…

The Lion's Skin

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Rafael Sabatini


Justin Caryll was an unwilling hero: an unwilling plotter of revenge, an unwilling spy and an unwilling pursuer of the woman he loves. Justi…

On the Ruin of Britain

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Gildas


Gildas was a well-informed and definitely opinionated 6th century commentator on the topic of the era of the Roman occupation of Britain beg…