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When Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan boy to help them tend their farm on Canada's Prince Edward Island, they are shocked when and eleven-year old girl is sent to them instead, the spirited and fanciful Anne Shirley. Despite their initial disappointment, the Cuthberts are quickly won over by her charm, spunk, and wit. Anne adapts to her new family and finds a place for herself on the island - befriending neighbors, attending...
Young orphan Mary Lennox is sent to live with her uncle on the gloomy English moors. There, with the help of a secret garden, she enters a world she could never have imagined. Includes an introduction by bestselling author Sophie Dahl, granddaughter of Roald Dahl.
After returning from the Land of the Dead, Odysseus and his men are warned that the rest of his journey will remain challenging as they will have to face a deadly six-headed monster and a fierce whirlpool before finally reaching port.
Retells a part of the Odyssey in which Ithaca, his wife, Penelope, and their son, Telemachus, are desperately warding off the men who want to marry her. Then a visit from a mysterious stranger gives Telemachus the courage to confront the suitors, and to search for his long-lost father.