By: Charles King (1844-1933)
|From the Ranks|
By: Charles Kingsley (1819-1875)
First published in 1863, The Water Babies by Rev Charles Kingsley became a Victorian children's classic along with J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan and Lewis Caroll's Alice books. It is an endearing and entertaining novel that can equally be enjoyed by adult readers as well. However, it fell out of favor in later years since it contained many ideas that are considered politically incorrect and offensive today from a humanitarian perspective. The Water Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby to give the book its complete title tells the story of Tom, a young orphan chimney-sweep in Victorian London...
The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children
The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children by Charles Kingsley is a collection of three Greek mythology stories: Perseus, The Argonauts, and Theseus. The author had a great fondness for Greek fairy tales and believed the adventures of the characters would inspire children to achieve higher goals with integrity.
Charles Kingsley (June 12 1819 - January 23 1875) was an English divine, university professor, historian, and novelist, particularly associated with the West Country and north-east Hampshire. As a novelist, his chief power lay in his descriptive faculties, which are evident in this novel as he pictures the Egyptian desert and the ancient city Alexandria. Hypatia, 1st published in 1853, is set in 5th Century A.D. Egypt. It centers upon a young orphan monk from a desert monastery who feels called to continue his religious life in the city...
Madam How and Lady Why
Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book has all the answers (at least all the ones that were known in 1869) and gives them in a pedagogical way. Listed on the Ambleside homeschooling list.
|Westward Ho!, or, the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the county of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious majesty Queen Elizabeth|
|Hereward, the Last of the English|
|Historical Lectures and Essays|
|Froude's History of England|
|Alexandria and Her Schools; four lectures delivered at the Philosophical Institution, Edinburgh|
|Glaucus, or the Wonders of the Shore|
|Sir Walter Raleigh and His Time|
|Prose Idylls, New and Old|
|Lectures Delivered in America in 1874|
|Plays and Puritans|
|Sanitary and Social Lectures, etc|
By: Charles Klein (1867-1915)
|The Lion and the Mouse; a Story of an American Life|
|The Music Master Novelized from the Play|
By: Charles L. (Charles Lawrence) Young (1839-1887)
|A Stable for Nightmares or Weird Tales|
By: Charles L. Fontenay
Rebels of the Red Planet
Dark Kensington had been dead for twenty-five years. It was a fact; everyone knew it. Then suddenly he reappeared, youthful, brilliant, ready to take over the Phoenix, the rebel group that worked to overthrow the tyranny that gripped the settlers on Mars.The Phoenix had been destroyed not once, not twice, but three times! But this time the resurrected Dark had new plans, plans which involved dangerous experiments in mutation and psionics.And now the rebels realized they were in double jeopardy....
By: Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
Tales from Shakespeare
This little gem of a book was probably the first introduction to Shakespeare that most readers have had as children. Tales from Shakespeare was written in 1807 by a young clerk called Charles Lamb in the offices of the East India Company. Lamb co-authored them with his beloved sister Mary. The pair lived together for life, having gone through immense trauma caused by mental illness and tragedy. However, far from being a melancholy duo, they led an active and ample social life in the company of some of the literary greats of the Romantic movement of the 19th century...
By: Charles Louis Fontenay (1917-2007)
|Service with a Smile|
|The Jupiter Weapon|
|The Gift Bearer|
By: Charles M. Snyder
|The Flaw in the Sapphire|
By: Charles Macklin (1697?-1797)
|The Covent Garden Theatre, or Pasquin Turn'd Drawcansir|
By: Charles Madison Curry (1869-1944)
|Children's Literature A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes|
By: Charles Mair (1838-1927)
|Tecumseh : a Drama|
By: Charles Major (1856-1913)
When Knighthood Was in Flower
Set during the Tudor period of English history, When Knighthood Was in Flower tells the tribulations of Mary Tudor, a younger sister of Henry VIII of England who has fallen in love with a commoner. However, for political reasons, King Henry has arranged for her to wed King Louis XII of France and demands his sister put the House of Tudor first, threatening, "You will marry France and I will give you a wedding present – Charles Brandon's head!"
|A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties|
By: Charles Maurice Davies (1828-1910)
|Mystic London: or, Phases of occult life in the metropolis|
By: Charles Miner Thompson (1864-1941)
The Calico Cat
The consequences of letting your irritation get the better of you are humorously portrayed in this story of a self-important man who fires a shotgun at an annoying cat on his fence.. and hits a man skulking in the bushes. What did the cat do to enrage him? Why was the man in the bushes? And how can the whole matter be covered up and done away with before the neighbors start gossiping?
By: Charles Monroe Sheldon (1857-1946)
In His Steps
In His Steps takes place in the railroad town of Raymond. The main character is the Rev. Henry Maxwell, pastor of the First Church of Raymond, who challenges his congregation to not do anything for a whole year without first asking: “What Would Jesus Do?” (taken from Wikipedia)
|Robert Hardy's Seven Days A Dream and Its Consequences|
|The Crucifixion of Philip Strong|
|The High Calling|
By: Charles N. (Charles Newman) Crewdson (1870-)
|Tales of the Road|
By: Charles Neufeld (1856-1918)
|Under the Rebel's Reign|
By: Charles Neville Buck (1879-1930)
The Tyranny of Weakness
Torn between her love for her aging father, a minister steeped in the puritanical values of old New England, and the young Virginian who was born and raised of southern chivalrous tradition, the many and conflicting emotions which stir deep within Conscience Williams envelop this tale of desire, devotion, inner strength, devious treachery, and individuality of spirit.
|A Pagan of the Hills|
|The Roof Tree|
|The Lighted Match|
|The Call of the Cumberlands|
By: Charles Norris Williamson (1859-1920)
The Second Latchkey
Jewelry thefts, society parties, clairvoyance, and romance marks this mystery, which is set in England and the US in the early 20th century.
It Happened In Egypt
Lord Ernest Borrow and Captain Anthony Fenton think they know a secret – a secret that could make them both rich. En route, they are sidetracked by Sir Marcus Antonius Lark, a woman who thinks she’s Cleopatra reincarnate, a Gilded Rose of an American Heiress, and Mrs. Jones, a mysterious Irish woman with a past. Will they find the secret? Or will the trip up the Nile on the Enchantress Isis net them another discovery altogether?
The Golden Silence
Trying to get away from an engagement he had got himself into more or less against his will, Stephen Knight travels to Algiers to visit his old friend Nevill. On the Journey there he meets the charming and beautiful Victoria. She is on her way to Algiers to search for her sister, who had disappeared years ago after marrying an Arab nobleman. With the support of his friend, Stephen Knight decides to help the girl - but when she also disappears, the adventure begins...
|The Car of Destiny|
|My Friend the Chauffeur|
|A Soldier of the Legion|
|The Motor Maid|
|The Lion's Mouse|
|The Princess Virginia|
|Secret History Revealed By Lady Peggy O'Malley|
|Set in Silver|