DescriptionNOW AN HBO FILM STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND MICHAEL SHANNON Sixty years after its originally publication, Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 stands as a classic of world literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Today its message has grown more relevant th..
Henry V is Shakespeare's
most famous "war play"; it includes the storied English victory over
the French at Agincourt. Some of it glorifies war, especially the choruses and
Henry's speeches urging his troops into battle. But we also hear bishops
conniving for war to postpone a bill that would ta..
SynopsisYou are so young. You may wonder what an old man like me could teach? I wonder as well. I certainly don't claim to know all the answers. I'm barely figuring out the questions...Life has a strange way of repeating itself and I want my experience to help you...My hope is that you'll consider m..
Birt and Etho are best friends, they play on Sudden Hill, making marvellous contraptions out of cardboard boxes. But then a new boy, Shu, wants to join in too. Birt isn't sure that he wants Shu to join them. Eaten up with jealousy, he goes home and refuses to come out to play. Until Etho and Shu com..
DescriptionWinner of the 9+ category of the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and shortlisted for the Branford Boase AwardA poignant, heartwarming tale that teaches children the importance of treating people with kindness and empathy.Amir is mad. He’s crazy. But the hospital..
From Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winner Katherine Rundell comes an exciting new novel about a group of kids who must survive in the Amazon after their plane crashes.Fred, Con, Lila, and Max are on their way back to England from Manaus when the plane they’re on crashes and the pilot dies upon landin..
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgeralds third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Lo..