By: Alice B. Emerson
|Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island Or, The Old Hunter's Treasure Box|
|Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil The Farm That Was Worth a Fortune|
|Ruth Fielding At College or The Missing Examination Papers|
Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall
In this, the second book of the Ruth Fielding series, Ruth goes to boarding school with her best friend Helen. When they get there, Ruth starts her own sorority called the SweetBriars for the new girls. Her sweet group of girls conflicts with the two other sororities the Upedes and the Fussy Curls. In the midst of settling in to the new place, there is a campus rumor about a legend of the marble harp playing ominously at night. But when the French teacher is in a fright, will Ruth be able to solve this mystery?The Ruth Fielding series has influenced several other major series that came later, including Nancy Drew, the Dana Girls, and Beverly Gray.
|Ruth Fielding Down East Or, The Hermit of Beach Plum Point|
|Ruth Fielding in the Great Northwest Or, The Indian Girl Star of the Movies|
|Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence The Queer Old Man of the Thousand Islands|
By: Alice Brown (1857-1948)
By: Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice (1870-1942)
|Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch|
By: Alice Hale Burnett
Christmas Holidays at Merryvale
“Toad” Brown, his brother, and their friends have a jolly time at the Christmas holidays. They daydream at a toyshop window, chop down a Christmas tree in the woods, have a grand snowball fight, and plan a surprise for a friend in this tale of early 20th-century small-town life. Published in 1916, this short book is perfect for younger readers and listeners. Read along and see the charming illustrations.
A Day at the County Fair
Three little friends are taken to the County Fair in Uncle Billy’s motorcar, but a slight delay occurs on the way. How they finally arrived at the fair ground and their amusing experiences are most entertainingly told in this short book for younger readers and listeners. Read along and see the charming illustrations.
By: Alice MacGowan (1858-)
|Judith of the Cumberlands|
By: Alice Mangold Diehl (1844-1912)
The story begins with a storm outside an old house and stormy scenes inside between the house’s occupants. It details the eventful life of Zoe Blount, including her involvement in a mystery and her place in a complicated family history. It also follows the course of her romantic attachment and sympathetically portrays her suffering as a result of sexual double standards. The characters’ experiences, particularly within marriage, depict changing ideas of gender roles and relationships in the beginning years of the twentieth century.
By: Alice Muriel Williamson (1869-1933)
The House by the Lock
What secrets lay within the walls of the house by the lock? What secrets, if any, are held by the man who owns that mysterious house? A body is found in a backwater creek not far from the house by the lock, but what leads Noel Stanton on a quest to determine who the killer might be is more than merely the disappearance of his American friend Harvey Farnham. He has reason to believe that the wealthy and influential owner of the house, Carson Wildred, might somehow be implicated in the coincidental disappearance and murder...
|The Princess Passes|
|The Lightning Conductor Discovers America|
|The Guests Of Hercules|
|Lady Betty Across the Water|
|The Chauffeur and the Chaperon|
|The Powers and Maxine|
Girl Who Had Nothing
The Girl Who Had Nothing is about a young orphan girl in desperate circumstances, who throws herself on the mercy of an elderly stranger. By her own intelligence and wit, she manages to survive, and very nicely at that!
By: Alice Turner Curtis (1863-??)
A Yankee Girl at Fort Sumter
Sylvia Fulton is a ten-years-old girl from Boston who stayed in Charleston, South Carolina, before the opening of the civil war. She loves her new home, and her dear friends. However, political tensions are rising, and things start to change. Through these changes, Silvia gets to know the world better: from Estrella, her maid, she starts to understand what it is to be a slave, from her unjust teacher she learns that not all beautiful people are perfect, and from the messages she carries to Fort Sumter she learns what is the meaning of danger. However, this is a lovely book, written mostly for children.
|A Little Maid of Old Maine|
|A Little Maid of Massachusetts Colony|
|A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia|
Little Maid of Province Town
Plucky eight year old Anne Nelson, living in Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod, is determined to bring the Revolutionary War to an end so that she can be reunited with her soldier father. Will she succeed in carrying an important message from Boston to Newburyport, warning the American troops to be prepared, or will she be caught by the English ships patrolling the harbor?
|A Little Maid of Ticonderoga|
By: Alicia Catherine Mant (-1869)
|Christmas, A Happy Time A Tale, Calculated for the Amusement and Instruction of Young Persons|