The Miracle Worker demonstrates the true miracle of love, compassion, and determination. Helen Keller, a young woman struck blind and deaf as a young child, finds the way out of her prison walls of silence and darkness through the love and determination of Anne Sullivan.
Enter the world of Beatrix Potter and her endearing anthropomorphic animals. These treasured characters have become every child's playmates and have found a home in every child's heart. Say hello to Nutkin the Squirrel and Benjamin Bunny, along with their many friends.
Three short stories - "My Old Man", "Up in Michigan", and "Out of Season" - are the first works ever published by Ernest Hemingway. Published in 1923 in Paris, they are the precursor of this famous author's literary masterpieces. Each story, distinctively different, demonstrates the versatility of his craftsmanship and the measure of his prodigious mind.
Edna Ferber, a prolific and popular novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner, was one of the first to portray women as aggressive, assertive, and successful. However, Terry Sheehan, in her pursuit of self-fulfillment, discovered marriage to be a two way street with pot holes along the way.
When Charles Bingley, a rich, single man, moves to the Netherfield estate, the neighborhood residents are thrilled, especially Mrs. Bennet who intends to marry him to one of her girls. But who can anticipate the effect of his friend, Mr. Darcy, on Elizabeth Bennet, and how his pride and her prejudice are eventually overcome for the good of all.
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Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are two sisters with contrasting personalities. After being left impoverished by the death of their father and the greed of their elder brother, John, the sisters move into a new cottage, where they struggle through trials of love and loss before eventually finding happiness.
Oh, to be a child again and listen to the beloved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen; for when we do, it is Christmas all year long. His classic tales "The Fir Tree", "The Little Match Girl", "The Red Shoes", and "The Emperor's New Clothes" charm and warm the hearts of young and old alike.
Anne Elliot, the heroine Austen called "almost too good for me", has let herself be persuaded not to marry Frederick Wentworth, a fine and attractive man without means. Eight years later, Captain Wentworth returns from the Napoleonic Wars with a triumphant naval career behind him, a substantial fortune to his name, and an eagerness to wed. Austen explores the complexities of human relationships as they change over time.
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