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The Odyssey
Homer

Penguin Classics, 1999

The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles   Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning modern-verse translation. "Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off ...
  
  











  



  
The Iliad, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Eager Eaglets: Birds of Play

4EYESBOOKS, 2012

**FREE- August 12- August 14 Two little eaglets desperate to grow up must learn patience and wisdom from their parents. "Eager Eaglets: Birds of Play" is a wonderfully illustrated book with fun and flowing prose that will capture the imaginations of young readers. Also check out Lil Glimmer, The Pig Princess, The Bee Bully, The Nutt Family: An Acorny Adventure, Suzy Snowflake, Cactus Charlie, Monsters Have Mommies, The Christmas Owl & The ...
  
  











  



  
The Night Before Kindergarten

Grosset & Dunlap, 2001

'Twas the night before kindergarten, and as they prepared, kids were excited, and a little bit scared. It's the first day of school! Join the kids as they prepare for kindergarten, packing school supplies, posing for pictures, and the hardest part of all--saying goodbye to Mom and Dad. But maybe it won't be so hard once they discover just how much fun kindergarten really is! Colorful illustrations illuminate this uplifting takeoff on the ...
  
  











  



  
The Giving Tree
Shel Silverstein

Harper & Row, 2014

'Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy.' So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk...and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave. This is a tender story, ...
  
  











  



  
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Random House, 2009

Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir, first published in 1969, is a modern American classic beloved worldwide.   Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small ...
  
  











  



  
The House on Mango Street
Sandra Cisneros

Vintage, 1991

Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous – it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. ...
  
  











  



  
We Were Liars

Delacorte Press, 2014

A New York Times Bestseller "Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents ."-- Wall Street Journal "A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal or ten ."--Parade.com "Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable." - John Green, #1 New York Times ...
  
  











  



  
Happy Birthday to You!
Dr. Seuss

Random House Books for Young Readers, 1959

"Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! " Since 1959, Happy Birthday to You! —Dr. Seuss’s joyous ode to individuality—has allowed readers to experience firsthand the thrill of celebrating a birthday as it is done in Katroo. Awakened by the Birthday Bird, you (the reader) are swept out of town on a Smorgasbord’s back to begin a day and night of feasting and feting in such Seussian ...
  
  











  



  
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)

W. W. Norton & Company, 2001

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, ...
  
  











  



  
Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales and Poems (Over 100 Works, including The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Pit ...

Maplewood Books, 2014

A Complete Collection of Classic Poe Collected here is the ultimate Kindle edition of the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe—all of his tales and poems in one convenient, easy-to-use volume at a fantastic price. Included in Edgar Allan Poe: The Complete Tales and Poems are: • The complete text of all of the tales and poems written by Edgar Allan Poe (over 125 works), each elegantly formatted for ease of use and enjoyment on ...
  
  











  



  
Children books:bedtime stories collection(values kids)Adventure Education(goodnight stories)kids ..., 2014

Four children's Great books, all rolled into one. best for bedtime stories beginner / early reader poetry for kids. best animals stories, value tales
  
  











  



  
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
Austin Kleon

Workman Publishing Company, 2012

You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side. When Mr. Kleon was asked to address ...
  
  











  



  
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
Shel Silverstein

HarperCollins, 2014

If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer . . . Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant ...
  
  











  



  
5 Little Monkeys Jumpin' on the Bed: A Sing 'N Count Book

Meadowbrook, 2014

“5 Little Monkeys Jumpin’ on the Bed,” the classic children’s story and song features Oboe the monkey and DJ the dinosaur. Oboe’s mama discovers that Oboe and his brothers and sisters are jumpin’ on their bed. One-by-one they each fall off and bump their head. When Mama calls the Doctor (Dr. DJ), the doctor says, “No more monkeys jumpin’ on the bed.” But when Dr. DJ gets home to his own family, guess what his children are ...
  
  











  



  
Eight Lessons for Young Poets

John S. Howard, 2014

This is a fun, little "how to write poetry" guide containing a series of poems designed to teach poetry writing to young people. It is organized into eight lessons that cover: choosing a voice, what to write about, form and structure, on using rhyme, alliteration, metaphor, the creative process, and some additional thoughts on forms. Endnotes, if any, are located at the end of each lesson and it is recommended that you read them in order to gain ...
  
  











  



  
Chasers of the Light: Poems from the Typewriter Series
Tyler Knott Gregson

Perigee Trade, 2014

The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane. One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything. He fell in love. Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now ...
  
  











  



  
The Wheels on the Bus: A Sing 'N Move Book

Meadowbrook, 2014

Five Baby Genius characters join together in this book to show children different ways to express happiness. They demonstrate three ways to clap hands; three ways to stomp feet; three ways to shout hooray; and three ways to do all three. What makes this book so much fun is that parent and child will be singing, clapping, stomping, and hooraying along with their favorite Baby Genius characters. So, if they’re not happy when they start – ...
  
  











  



  
Kindergarten, Here I Come!
D.J. Steinberg

Grosset & Dunlap, 2012

Get ready for school with these fun poems! This adorable picture book celebrates all the familiar milestones and moments shared by every single kindergartener. Whether it's the first-day-of-school jitters or the hundredth-day-of-school party, every aspect of the kindergarten experience is introduced with a light and funny poem--not to mention charming illustrations.
  
  











  



  
Children Books :Terry Treetop Finds New Friends: (Animal Habitats) (values ebook) (goodnight & sleep eBook) ..., 2014

How to win friends ? #1 Best Seller in Children's Action & Adventure Books ! Let your kids go on an adventure :-) This is a wonderful children book , about a boy named Terry, but.... Everybody called him Terry Treetop because he loved climbing trees. Terry was alone, so he went on a journey to find new friends to invite to his new tree house. He almost gave-up when a new opportunity came his way. Will Terry use this ...
  
  











  








   



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