In search of Long Arrow the Indian, Doctor Dolittle and his companions journey to the floating Spidermonkey Island.
Author: Hugh Lofting
Illustrator: Hugh Lofting
Lucinda spends a year on her own in New York city in the 1890’s while her parents travel abroad for her mother’s health.
Author: Ruth Sawyer
Illustrator: Valenti Angelo
Adam of the Road is a novel by Elizabeth Janet Gray. Gray won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children’s literature in 1943 for this the book. Set in thirteenth-century England, the book follows the adventures of a young boy, Adam. After losing his spaniel and minstrel father, Adam embarks on a series of escapades throughout medieval England. Readers are given an accurate portrayal of medieval culture and society. The book is illustrated by Robert Lawson.
Author: Elizabeth Janet Gray
Illustrator: Robert Lawson
When Johnny’s hand injury prevents him working as a silversmith’s apprentice, he joins the American rebels as a messenger.
Author: Esther Forbes
Illustrator: Lynd Ward
Professor William Waterman Sherman left San Francisco on August 15th, 1883 with the intention of flying across the Pacific Ocean. He was picked up three weeks later in the Atlantic Ocean clinging to the wreckage of a platform which had been flown through the air by twenty balloons. His only stop between San Francisco and the Atlantic Ocean was a brief sojourn on the island of Krakatoa, which blew up just after he left it in what is considered to be the most violent eruption of all time.
Author: William Pène du Bois
Illustrator: William Pène du Bois
Brought to Massachusetts as a slave, after forty-five years he was able to buy his freedom, moved to New Hampshire and set up as a tanner.
Author: Elizabeth Yates
Illustrator: Nora S. Unwin