How to Read and Why

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University, Berg Professor of English at New York University, and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard. He...

Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake

Christmas is Mr. Putter’s favorite time of the year. He starts thinking about Christmas presents in July. It’s easy to buy gifts for the postman, the grocer, and the...

The Lion's Pride Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War

Family memoirs and previously unpublished material provide the backdrop for this poignant portrait of a man whose heroic idealism inspired a nation. Edward Renehan’s graceful...

Don't Fidget a Feather

Duck is a great swimmer. She splashes around the lake faster than her friend, Gander. But Gander flaps his wings and flies higher in the sky than Duck. The two friends fluff up...

Freddy the Detective

This heriloom book about a renaissance pig is lovingly passed from generation to generation, and is an authentic American classic. Freddy the Pig knows the rats have stolen the...

Freddy Goes to Florida

The barnyard animals are tired of being cold in the winter. Since Farmer Bean doesn’t have enough money to patch the holes in the barn or heat the chicken coop, they are...

Christmas in the Adirondacks

Open your eyes to one of the greatest naturalist writers of all time with these two short stories by William H.H. Murray. These stories, featuring John Norton, the trapper, were...

Washington Square

Henry James’ stories are classic gems of subtle wit and irony. Set in the exacting social landscape of New York City at the turn of the century, Washington Square is the tale of...

Lad, a Dog

Lad, a handsome collie, rules the Place for his master and mistress. With his sleek mate, Lady, at his side, he chases away neighborhood dogs and intruders. But one day, when the...

Trial By Fire

Pastor and fireman Nick Foster found the body in the inferno engulfing his church. From the bullet wound in the head, it’s clear this is no ordinary fire victim. The quiet...

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