Book List in Order:13 titles

  • On the goldfields of 19th century Australia, two very different girls are trying to escape their past. English governess Violet Hartley has fled from England after a scandalous liaison. Now she is angling for a rich husband and a new life. Little Cat...


  • In 1930s Malaya a sixteen-year-old girl, dreaming of marriage to her sweetheart, is sold as a concubine to a rich old man desperate for an heir. Trapped, and bullied by his spiteful wife, Yu Lan plans to escape with her baby son, despite knowing that...


  • Albert Mellen, a Jewish actor, plays the part of a rapist in the 1950s movie "Outrage" directed by Ida Lupino. His acting career ends when he is stricken with mental illness requiring years of treatment. Ann Tracy joins the convent at age fifteen and...


  • Kim and Ollie are stuck on a remote island while their parents birdwatch one summer, but it may be more interesting than they thought if the people they encounter turn out to be a lost tribe of the Hiti people....


  • Run, run as fast as you can, You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread Man.The Gingerbread Man is chased all the way to the river by the Little Old Woman, the Little Old Man, Humpty Dumpty, the Grand Old Duke of York, Little Miss Muffet, and many o...


  • Drooling over his yummy-looking barnyard buddies, Mr. Wolf plans an elaborate dinner party for them, and when they ask "What's the time, Mr. Wolf?," he sends them searching for special ingredients, but are his friends the main course, or does he have...


  • Look through the peep-hole on each page of this colorful book and watch Old MacDonald as he goes about his chores. Can you guess what animal is to come? A delightful, engaging twist on a traditional song gives it new life for a new generation....



  • The creatures of the forest prepare for the big race between the quick hare, who shows up at the race early to break in his new "air-cushioned running shoes," and the tortoise, one of the slower creatures of the forest, in a beautifully illustrated r...






  • Strategically placed peep holes add to the fun of the Aesop fable about the town mouse and the country mouse who exchange visits and discover that each likes his own home best. By the author-illustrator of Hickory Dickory Dock. ...




  • This peep-through-the-hole book depicts the travels of "this old man" and his young companion through the house and garden. The engaging pictures are filled with action and humor and things to count and discover....