How Sammy Went to Coral Land

While visiting the beach with her grandchildren, Grandma keeps them entertained with the story of Sammy the salmon who goes off in search of adventure. Along the way, he meets...

Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus is an 1818 novel written by English author Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley. Frankenstein tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young...

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

Fantasy lovers of all ages will rejoice at this chance to travel once again to the marvelous land of Oz!A California earthquake sends Dorothy Gale and her new friends--Zeb the...

Physics

For many centuries, Aristotle's Physics was the essential starting point for anyone who wished to study the natural sciences. Aristotle deals with many abstract ideas in this...

The Yellow Wallpaper

Narrated in the first person, the story is a collection of journal entries written by a woman whose physician husband (John) has rented an old mansion for the summer. Forgoing...

Rip Van Winkle

"Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by the American author Washington Irving, first published in 1819. It follows a Dutch-American villager in colonial America named Rip Van Winkle...

Beowulf

The great drinking hall, Heorot, provides merriment for warriors and wenches alike. But it provokes only avenging rage from swamp creature Grendel. Now, in sixth-century...

Rodman The Keeper

American short-story writer and novelist Constance Woolson, a grandniece of James Fenimore Cooper, was born in 1840 in New Hampshire, but moved with her family to Cleveland, Ohio....

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

One of the most prominent African-Americans of his time, James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) was a successful lawyer, educator, social reformer, songwriter, and critic. But it was...

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch Book of...

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