By: Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904)
Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation
Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn (1850 - 1904) spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲). He wrote many books on Japan, especially about its folklore. In this posthumously published book, he takes a closer look at Japan's religious history: How it developed from ancient beliefs into Shintoism, resisted suppression attempts by both Buddhism and Christianity and how – despite efforts to westernise Japan during the era known as Meiji Restoration – it remained the basis for Japanese society...
By: William Henry Giles Kingston (1814-1880)
|Michael Penguyne Fisher Life on the Cornish Coast|
|A Yacht Voyage Round England|
|The Frontier Fort Stirring Times in the North West Territory of British America|
|The Gilpins and their Fortunes A Story of Early Days in Australia|
|Ned Garth Made Prisoner in Africa. A Tale of the Slave Trade|
|The Woodcutter of Gutech|
|The Seven Champions of Christendom|
|The Trapper's Son|
|The Boy who sailed with Blake|
|The Golden Grasshopper A story of the days of Sir Thomas Gresham|
|The Mate of the Lily Notes from Harry Musgrave's Log Book|
|The History of Little Peter, the Ship Boy|
|The Lily of Leyden|
|The Two Shipmates|
|The Voyage of the "Steadfast" The Young Missionaries in the Pacific|
|Mary Liddiard The Missionary's Daughter|
|Mountain Moggy The Stoning of the Witch|
|Count Ulrich of Lindburg A Tale of the Reformation in Germany|
|Norman Vallery or, How to Overcome Evil with Good|
By: Martha Finley (1828-1909)
Elsie, young and motherless, has never met her father and is being raised by her father’s family. As a strong Christian, she has many trials within the unbelieving family. Her greatest comforts are her faith and her mammy, Chloe. Finally, her father returns home. Will her father love her? Will her father learn to love Jesus?
Holidays at Roselands
This is the second book of the much loved Elsie Dinsmore series and starts where the first book left off. Elsie is still recuperating from her weakness, with her kind and indulgent father by her side.The story revolves around how a strong bond of love and understanding takes root between the father and daughter, as they holiday at Roselands, and visit exciting places, with some of our favorite friends from the first book, Mr. Travilla, Adelaide, Chloe, Lora and the others.
In the third book of Martha Finley's much-loved Elsie Dinsmore series, Elsie's life is traced from the tender age of 12 or 13 to the mature age of 21. Her life is not all sunshine and roses, but she is secure in the love of the Lord and her family.
|Christmas with Grandma Elsie|
After the Civil War, Elsie and her family return to their home in the South, dealing with the upheaval that the Reconstruction Era brought during the years after the war.
This book continues the delightful "Elsie Dinsmore" series. Elsie's children, introduced in the previous volume, live life, grow up, and encounter various problems of their own. Additional Proof Listeners: AlaynaMay & Rachel.
|Elsie at Home|
|Elsie at the World's Fair|
|Elsie's Vacation and After Events|
|Elsie's Kith and Kin|