Journey to the Center of the Earth

Journey to the Center of the Earth Author Jules Verne
ISBN-10 9780486111612
Year 2012-03-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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A geology professor mounts an expedition into a subterranean world — a living past that holds the secrets to the origins of human existence. Jules Verne's 19th-century action classic proves the journey is as significant as the destination.

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Journey to the Center of the Earth Author Jules Vernes
ISBN-10 0764159828
Year 2007
Pages 48
Language en
Publisher Barrons Juveniles
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Retells in graphic novel format Verne's story about a team of explorers whose expedition into a crater in Iceland leads to the center of the earth and to incredible and horrifying discoveries.

A Journey to the Center of the Earth

A Journey to the Center of the Earth Author Jules Verne
ISBN-10 1537661663
Year 2016-09-14
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Rushing home one day, Professor Otto Lidenbrock puts himself to work trying to decipher the meaning of an ancient Icelandic text. After some time on an Otto-imposed hunger strike, Otto's nephew Axel finds the translation. This ancient document claims that it is possible to reach the center of the earth! Immediately Otto and Axel leave for Iceland, find a guide named Hans, and set out for the volcanic crater that is to be the entrance to the depths of the planet.

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Author Jules Verne
ISBN-10 9780486112312
Year 2012-03-27
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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The "man who invented the future," Verne created the prototype for modern science fiction. His prophetic 1870 adventure novel, featuring a bizarre underwater craft commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo, predated the submarine.

Siddhartha

Siddhartha Author Hermann Hesse
ISBN-10 9781465551566
Year 2015-04-15
Pages 153
Language en
Publisher Library of Alexandria
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Written in a prose of almost biblical simplicity and beauty, it is the story of a soul's long quest in search of the ultimate answer to the enigmaof man's role on this earth. As a youth, the young Indian Siddhartha meets the Buddha but cannot be content with a disciple's role: he must work out his own destiny and solve his own doubt - a tortuous road that carries him through the sensuality of a love affair with the beautiful courtesan Kamala, the temptation of success and riches, the heartache of a strugglewith his own son, to final renunciation and self-knowledge.

Treasure Island

Treasure Island Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 HARVARD:HN2F9Q
Year 1884
Pages 292
Language en
Publisher
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While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.

Dinotopia

Dinotopia Author James Gurney
ISBN-10 9781606600337
Year 2012
Pages 183
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Four years after being shipwrecked on the island of Dinotopia, sixteen-year-old Will Denison, now a Skybax Corps pilot, explores the skies over the island while his scientist father explores the legendary caverns of the World Beneath.

Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle

Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle Author Washington Irving
ISBN-10 9781616413286
Year 2010-09-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher ABDO
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Two of Washington Irving's classic short stories have been adapted for young readers. When Ichabod Crane enters the village of Sleepy Hollow, he is enthralled by its ghost stories--until he becomes the center of one. Then, the strange disappearance of Rip Van Winkle has been the talk of his village for twenty years, yet it's only been a night's sleep for Rip! The mysteries of the old Dutch settlements are retold in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle.

A Land Apart From Time

A Land Apart From Time Author James Gurney
ISBN-10 9780060530648
Year 2003-03-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher HarperTrophy
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In 1862, after being shipwrecked in uncharted seas, Professor Arthur Denison and his twelve-year-old son Will find themselves washed up on a strange island where people and dinosaurs live together peacefully.

Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness Author Joseph Conrad
ISBN-10 9780486110042
Year 2012-02-29
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Dark allegory of a journey up the Congo River and the narrator's encounter with the mysterious Mr. Kurtz. Masterly blend of adventure, character study, psychological penetration. For many, Conrad's finest, most enigmatic story.

Lord Jim

Lord Jim Author Joseph Conrad
ISBN-10 9780486115429
Year 2013-01-15
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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A young ship's officer abandons his imperiled vessel and its passengers only to survive and face scorn, guilt, and his own need for atonement. Inexpensive, unabridged edition. Author's Note.