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At the Back of the North Wind

George MacDonald's fantasies inspired C.S. Lewis, author of the Narnia Chronicles. Now Anamchara Books brings a today's readers a modern-language version of MacDonald's classic story. Diamond, a child of Victorian London, sleeps above the stable. When he hears a voice talking to him through a crack in the wall, a new world of mystery and meaning opens up to him. North Wind, the beautiful woman who can be either tiny or immense, sweeps him up in her arms and carries him over the city's dark streets. Their adventures together reveal the glimmer of love and wonder shining even within the grim reality of poverty and despair.

Ben-Hur: A Story of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ chronicles the journey of Judah Ben-Hur and the life of Jesus, from Ben-Hur's quest for vengeance against the Romans and his search for his imprisoned family to the birth of Jesus in the manger and the Crucifixion. Cleverly connecting two storylines to create both an exciting tale of adventure - with shipwrecks, chariot races, and duels - and a compelling story of love and spiritual growth, Ben-Hur has continued to engage readers and entertain audiences for more than a century. Once the best-selling and most widely read American novel, and the first work of fiction to be blessed by a Pope, Ben-Hur's popularity and esteem have given rise to numerous stage and film adaptations since the novel's first publication in 1880. This replica of the beautifully illustrated "Player's Edition" features nearly fifty images of scenes and characters from the play that will surely delight any reader of this classic piece of historical fiction. LEWIS "LEW" WALLACE (1827-1905) was born in Brookville, Indiana. He worked as an attorney, was elected to the State Senate of Indiana, and served as a Union general in the American Civil War before writing his most famous book, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. His other works include The Boyhood of Christ, Life of Gen. Ben Harrison, and The Prince of India; or, Why Constantinople Fell, as well as an autobiography and several other titles. Wallace also served as governor of the New Mexico Territory.

Beyond the Black Waters (Illustrated Edition)

Tucker (1821-93) was a prolific writer for adults and children who used the pseudonym A.L.O.E. (A Lady of England). Late in life she spent a period as a volunteer missionary in India where she died. Her father was twice elected chairman of the East India Company and she had a secular upbringing in London, her first writings being poems and plays to amuse the family. In 1847 she took charge of the education of her brother's three children and her earliest published work The Claremont Tales (1852) was, she said, "originally composed for young children under my charge". Her work as a children's writer was imbued with her Evangelical religious beliefs and most of her stories were allegories with a clear moral which were rendered with a degree of realism. Much of her output of over 150 titles appeared first in magazines before being collected into books and she often devoted the proceeds from her writing to missionary or charity work. Her realistic portrayals of the poor were undoubtedly drawn from her experience as a workhouse visitor. In 1875, aged 54 and having taught herself Hindustani, she set out for India where she worked as a self-supporting volunteer missionary to Amritsar, Punjab, through the Indian Female Normal School and Instruction Society. Three years later she moved to nearby Batala where she worked in a boys' school and as a teacher of Christian beliefs to native women. Many of her most interesting stories are set in India and some were translated into Indian languages. This work, which includes two illustrations, was first published in 1890.

Burl

"Burl" by Morrison Heady. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Daisy

Susan Bogert Warner (1819-85) was an American evangelical writer of religious fiction, children's fiction, and theological works who used the pen-name Elizabeth Wetherell. She is best remembered for her novel The Wide, Wide World (1850), often acclaimed as America's first bestseller, and together with her younger sister Anna, who sometimes used the pseudonym Amy Lothrop, wrote a series of semi-religious novels which had extraordinary sales. Both sisters became devout Christians in the late 1830s and after their conversion became confirmed members of the Mercer Street Presbyterian Church, although in later life Susan was drawn into Methodist circles. In addition to their fiction writing, the sisters wrote children's Christian songs and held Bible studies for the West Point cadets. Set just before the outbreak of the Civil War, Daisy is the first part of a trilogy which also includes Melbourne House and Daisy in the Field.

Elsie and Her Namesakes

"More stories of faith, family, and fun in the ongoing Elsie Dinsmore series"Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore! Christian values, innocent romance, family fun, and lasting lessons have captivated generations of girls eager to follow Elsie's life from childhood to motherhood and beyond.Elsie and Her Namesakes, Book 28 Harold Travilla marries Gracie Raymond on New Year's Day. The happy couple honeymoons at Viamede, Grandmother Elsie's Louisiana plantation, and the rest of the family travels on the Dolphin to join them. Along the way, Grandmother Elsie and Captain Raymond regale the children with tales from Southern history, and Cousin Ronald entertains them with stories of his native Scotland. Lucille and Chester welcome a healthy baby boy to their family.

Elsie at Viamede

Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore! These nineteenth-century fictional chronicles of a beautiful young heiress in the Civil War South have captivated generations of 10- to 14-year-old readers eager to follow Elsie's life from childhood to motherhood and beyond. You'll find Christian values, tender romance, family fun, and lasting lessons,refreshed for a new generation! These later books in the series include visits to historic sites in Boston, Philadelphia, New Orleans, and New York, and feature custom illustrations.Elsie at Viamede, Book 18 Grandma Elsie regains her health, and the entire family enjoys the outdoor pleasures of a warm winter. They travel north for cousin Betty's wedding and visit Max at Annapolis.

Elsie in the South

"More stories of faith, family, and fun in the ongoing Elsie Dinsmore series"Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore! Christian values, innocent romance, family fun, and lasting lessons have captivated generations of girls eager to follow Elsie's life from childhood to motherhood and beyond.Elsie in the South, Book 24 A doctor prescribes a winter's rest in the South for Chester so he can fully recover from the injuries he incurred while protecting Lucilla. After Max's graduation from the Naval Academy, Grandmother Elsie and the Raymonds travel on the Dolphin to Florida and on to Viamede, Elsie's beloved Louisiana home. Max and Evelyn become engaged, and Bob Johnson and Sydney Dinsmore wed. When Evelyn and Lulu catch the bridal bouquet together at the wedding, the family wonders who will be the next to wed.

Elsie on the Hudson

More stories of faith, family, and fun in the ongoing Elsie Dinsmore series Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore! Christian values, innocent romance, family fun, and lasting lessons have captivated generations of girls eager to follow Elsie's life from childhood to motherhood and beyond. Books 19-23 chronicle the adventures of Elsie's whole family.Elsie on the Hudson, Volume 23 Evelyn invites the family to join her at Crag Cottage, on the Hudson River. En route, the Travillas, Lelands, and Raymonds visit many historic sites and learn about the Revolutionary War. Meanwhile, Grandma Elsie and Annis visit relatives in Ohio. Adventure comes when the burglar whom Lulu captured escapes from prison, and seeks revenge.

Elsie’s Journey on Inland Waters

More stories of faith, family, and fun in the ongoing Elsie Dinsmore series Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore! Christian values, innocent romance, family fun, and lasting lessons have captivated generations of girls eager to follow Elsie's life from childhood to motherhood and beyond. Books 19-23 chronicle the adventures of Elsie's whole family.Elsie's Journey on Inland Waters, Volume 21 When Cousin Raymond and Annis depart for their honeymoon, the rest of the family tour the Great Lakes onboard "The Dolphin." While they're sailing on Lake Erie, a violent storm descends, and Captain Raymond must save Lulu from being swept overboard. Through it all, the family continues to learn about trusting in God's protection during all of life's storms.

Human Nature and Other Sermons

Joseph Butler (1692 1752) was an English bishop, theologian, apologist, and philosopher. Butler influenced many philosophers, including David Hume, Thomas Reid, and Adam Smith. He is most famous for his Fifteen Sermons Preached at the Rolls Chapel (1726) and Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed (1736). The "Sermons on Human Nature" is commonly studied as an answer to Hobbes' philosophy of ethical egoism. The quality of his sermons comes from the strength of his intellectual arguments and reasoning.

Jewel: A Chapter in Her Life

"Jewel: A Chapter in Her Life" by Clara Louise Burnham. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Scenes in the West; Or, the Sunday-School and Temperance

"Scenes in the West; or, The Sunday-School and Temperance" by Anonymous. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Sermons for the Christian Year

"Sermons for the Christian Year" is a selection of sermons by John Keble, a friend and colleague of Newman and an influential figure in the Oxford Movement that rediscovered the Catholic roots of Anglicanism. The sermons, all preached after 1836, when Keble retired from the academic life of Oxford to pastoral work in the country parish of Hursley in Hampshire, span the liturgical year. Most importantly, they are marked by the acute pastoral sense that made Keble beloved and influential in his own day and by his passionate desire that the simplest members of his parish embrace in full the life of Christian holiness.The introductory essay by Maria Poggi Johnson sets the sermons in the context of Keblebs career and the history of Victorian religion and outlines the main themes of Keblebs thought and suggests some ways in which the sermons are relevant to the contemporary Christian or student of religion.

The Centurion’s Story

"The Centurion's Story" by David James Burrell. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen – 120+ Wonderful Stories for Children in One Edition: The Little Mermaid, the Snow Queen, the Ugly Duckling, the Nightingale, the Emperor’s New Clothes…

Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen - 120+ Wonderful Stories for Children in One Edition". This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Hans Christian Andersen (1805?1875) was a Danish writer, best remembered for his fairy tales. Table of Contents: BY THE ALMSHOUSE WINDOW THE ANGEL ANNE LISBETH BEAUTY OF FORM AND BEAUTY OF MIND THE BEETLE WHO WENT ON HIS TRAVELS THE BELL-DEEP THE BIRD OF POPULAR SONG THE BISHOP OF BORGLUM AND HIS WARRIORS THE BOTTLE NECK THE BUCKWHEAT THE BUTTERFLY A CHEERFUL TEMPER THE CHILD IN THE GRAVE CHILDREN'S PRATTLE THE FARM-YARD COCK AND THE WEATHER-COCK THE DAISY THE DARNING-NEEDLE DELAYING IS NOT FORGETTING THE DROP OF WATER JACK THE DULLARD AN OLD STORY TOLD ANEW THE DUMB BOOK THE ELF OF THE ROSE THE GIRL WHO TROD ON THE LOAF THE GOBLIN AND THE HUCKSTER THE GOLDEN TREASURE GRANDMOTHER A GREAT GRIEF THE HAPPY FAMILY A LEAF FROM HEAVEN IB AND LITTLE CHRISTINA THE ICE MAIDEN I. LITTLE RUDY THE JEWISH MAIDEN THE LAST DREAM OF THE OLD OAK THE LAST PEARL LITTLE CLAUS AND BIG CLAUS THE LITTLE ELDER-TREE MOTHER LITTLE IDA'S FLOWERS THE LITTLE MATCH-SELLER THE LITTLE MERMAID LITTLE TINY OR THUMBELINA THE LOVELIEST ROSE IN THE WORLD THE MAIL-COACH PASSENGERS THE MARSH KING'S DAUGHTER THE METAL PIG THE MONEY-BOX WHAT THE MOON SAW INTRODUCTION THE NEIGHBOURING FAMILIES THE NIGHTINGALE THERE IS NO DOUBT ABOUT IT THE OLD BACHELOR'S NIGHTCAP THE OLD GRAVE-STONE THE OLD HOUSE WHAT THE OLD MAN DOES IS ALWAYS RIGHT THE OLD STREET LAMP OLE-LUK-OIE, THE DREAM-GOD OLE THE TOWER-KEEPER OUR AUNT THE GARDEN OF PARADISE THE PEA BLOSSOM THE PEN AND THE INKSTAND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE THE PHOENIX BIRD THE PORTUGUESE DUCK THE PORTER'S SON POULTRY MEG'S FAMILY THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA THE PUPPET-SHOW MAN THE RED SHOES...

The Innocence of Father Brown

Chesterton's Father Brown is a stocky, Roman Catholic priest - an unlikely detective. The Innocence of Father Brown consists of twelve books and was first published in 1911.

The Kingdom of God, Part 1

Dear reader, your future well-being in all time to come, depends upon your rightly understanding these seven subjects. Read, therefore, with serious attention, and your mind shall be opened to see things that you never saw before; things too of infinite importance, without which you can in no wise be saved. ?-? Orson Pratt This book by Orson Pratt, brother to Parley P. Pratt, and Apostle, examines two of seven topics in detail; the true nature of God, and qualifications of an apostle.

The Wide, Wide World

Exceeded in popularity in its time only by Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Wide, Wide World is a feminist Huckleberry Finn. First published in 1850, this domestic epic narrates the seven-year pilgrimage of a girl sent out into the world at age ten by a dying mother and a careless father. Moved from relative to relative, Ellen Montgomery astonishes by remaining faithful to her mother's memory and to her Christian teachings. As Jane Tompkins notes in her afterword, Warner's (1819-1865) novel is "compulsively readable, absorbing, and provoking to an extraordinary degree... More than any other book of its time, it embodies, uncompromisingly, the values of the Victorian era."

Tommy Smith’s Animals

Edmund Selous’s “Tommy Smith’s Animals” is a collection of short stories written for children. The tales revolve around animals and