"This is the story of the different ways we looked for treasure, and I think when you have read it you will see that we were not lazy about looking." So begins The Story of the Treasure Seekers, a book about six siblings who look for treasure so as to help their family from moving. … Continue reading The Story of the Treasure Seekers
"The noises grew indistinct, though I heard a final and despairing chorus of screams in the distance and I knew that the Martinez had had gone down. Later,- how much longer I have no knowledge,- I came to myself with a start of fear. I was alone. I could hear no calls or cries- only … Continue reading The Sea Wolf
Montag, a fireman by trade, has burned books for as long as he can remember. Every time the alarm rings, Montag rushes to the fire engine, waiting to be taken to the next house, the person who is known to be insane because they love to read, and the inevitable large pile of books. Things … Continue reading Fahrenheit 451
Where the Red Fern Grows is mainly a book about hard work, coon hunting, and a boy's love for his dogs. Billy longs to own two hunting dogs, but his family is unable to afford them. He begins to work and saves up enough money two purchase Little Ann and Old Dan, beginning the adventure … Continue reading Where the Red Fern Grows
"The time of the day was right for the eclipse; I had seen that for myself, in the beginning, by the dial that was near by. Yes, I was in King Arthur's court, and I might as well make the most of it I could." After a severe blow to the head, the director of … Continue reading A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
"A hound it was, an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen. ... Never in the delirious dream of disordered brain could anything more savage, more appalling, more hellish be conceived than that dark form and savage face which broke upon us out of the wall of fog." … Continue reading The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Westing Game centers on the residents of Sunset Towers, all heirs to the late Samuel W. Westing. In order to claim their inheritance, the 16 heirs must play against each other in this exciting mystery, written by Ellen Raskin in 1978. Who murdered Samuel Westing? And who will win the Westing Game? My favorite … Continue reading The Westing Game
Anne comes to Greene Gables without realizing that a mistake has been made: Matthew and Marrilla wanted a boy, not a girl...