Teen and Young Adult Books
By: C. H. (Charles Henry) Pearson (1824-1906)
|The Cabin on the Prairie|
By: C. J. Dennis (1876-1938)
The Glugs of Gosh
First published in 1917, The Glugs of Gosh satirizes Australian life at the start of the twentieth century – but the absurdities it catalogs seem just as prevalent at the start of the twenty-first. The foolishness of kings, the arrogance of the elite, the gullibility of crowds, the pride of the self-righteous, the unthinking following of tradition – all find themselves the targets of C. J. Dennis’ biting wit.
By: C. S. Sleight
|An Arrow in a Sunbeam and Other Tales|
By: Calista McCabe Courtenay
In this biography for young people, Calista McCabe Courtenay takes the reader from George Washington the surveyor to his early military career, first as a colonel in the Virgina militia and then as a member of General Braddock'a staff during the French and Indian War. He later commanded the Virginia forces before joining the First Continental Congress. Much of the book is devoted to his campaigns during the American Revolution. At the end, we see him as President for two terms.
By: Carey Rockwell
Stand by for Mars
Tom Corbett - Space Cadet was one of the first multimedia sensations. In the 1950s the character had his own radio show, TV series, comic book, breakfast cereal, and a line of young-adult novels. A cross between "Tom Brown's School Days" and Horatio Hornblower (and loosely based upon Robert A. Heinlein's novel "Space Cadet"), the books follow the adventures of Tom and his friends Roger Manning and Astro as they work their way through Space Academy to become officers of the Solar Guard. Along the way they tangle with space pirates, smugglers, and the threat of demerits for breaking the rules...
|Danger in Deep Space|
On the Trail of the Space Pirates
Tom Corbett is the main character in a series of Tom Corbett — Space Cadet stories that were depicted in television, radio, books, comic books, comic strips, and other media in the 1950s. The stories followed the adventures of Corbett and other cadets at the Space Academy as they train to become members of the Solar Guard. The action takes place at the Academy in classrooms and bunkrooms, aboard their training ship the rocket cruiser Polaris, and on alien worlds, both within our solar system and in orbit around nearby stars...
Sabotage in Space
This book is part of the on-going adventures of Tom Corbett in the Space Cadet Stories. Tom, Astro and Roger are determined to find the saboteurs but get framed in the process, risking court martial and expulsion from the Space Academy. NOTE: Carey Rockwell is a pseudonym used by Grosset & Dunlap. It is unknown who wrote the books.
|The Space Pioneers|
|Treachery in Outer Space|
|The Revolt on Venus|
By: Carley Dawson (1910-1977)
Mr Wicker's Window
When Christopher Mason walked into Mr. Wicker's antique shop, he had no idea he would soon be embarking on a marvellous journey to China to find a wonderful tree made of jewels. He had no idea that Mr. Wicker was a magician and could travel through time. And that the tree was sought by others, not least among them the murderous Claggett Chew, a merchant in port and a pirate on the high seas, who also had knowledge of magic. But before Chris succeeded in quest, he would know of all these things and more...
By: Caroline Elliott Hoogs Jacobs (1835-1916)
|Blue Bonnet in Boston or, Boarding-School Days at Miss North's|
By: Caroline Hadley
|Woodside or, Look, Listen, and Learn.|
By: Carolyn Wells (1862-1942)
|Patty's Summer Days|
|Patty's Social Season|
|Marjorie's Busy Days|
|Marjorie at Seacote|
By: Carroll Watson Rankin (1864-1945)
The Girls of Gardenville
It is pleasant to have another book about a group of merry, natural girls, who have the attractions of innocence and youthful faults. "The Sweet Sixteen" Club made fudge, and went on picnics, and behaved just as jolly, nice maidens should. (The Outlook, vol. 82, Mar. 24, 1906)
By: Catharine Parr Strickland Traill (1802-1899)
|Little Downy The History of A Field-Mouse|
By: Charles Alexander Eastman (1858-1939)
Indian Child Life
The author was raised as an American Indian and describes what it was like to be an Indian boy (the first 7 chapters) and an Indian Girl (the last 7 chapters). This is very different from the slanted way the white man tried to picture them as 'savages' and 'brutes.'Quote: Dear Children:—You will like to know that the man who wrote these true stories is himself one of the people he describes so pleasantly and so lovingly for you. He hopes that when you have finished this book, the Indians will seem to you very real and very friendly...
By: Charles Amory Beach
|Air Service Boys Flying for Victory or, Bombing the Last German Stronghold|
|Air Service Boys in the Big Battle Or, Silencing the Big Guns|
By: Charles Bruce
|Leslie Ross: or, Fond of a Lark|
By: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
|Captain Boldheart & the Latin-Grammar Master|
By: Charles Edward Rich
|A Voyage with Captain Dynamite|
By: Charles H. Bennett (1829-1867)
|The Faithless Parrot|
|The Frog Who Would A Wooing Go|
By: Charles Henry Lerrigo (1872-1955)
|The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters The Lost Treasure of Buffalo Hollow|