And There Was Light

Jacques Lusseyran And There Was Light The author’s description of his life’s path is joyful, passionate and heartfelt. He is an idealistic young man who knows no hesitation or doubt, despite the fact that he has been blind since age eight as the result of an accident....

Pollyanna

Eleanor Porter Pollyanna At first, eleven-year-old Pollyanna is not very welcome in her aunt’s house. But the orphan has a formula for happiness: she finds something to be happy about in everything. The girl wins people’s hearts and discovers the secret of her dour...

Nobody’s Boy (or: Alone in the World)

Hector Malot Nobody’s Boy (or: Alone in the World) Original Title: Sans famille Rémi spends about seven happy years with Mother Barberin.  When he is eight years old, Father Barberin comes home. An accicent at work left him incapacitated and so he is not happy to see...

Anne of Green Gables

Lucy Maud Montgomery Anne of Green Gables Anne of Green Gables is considered a classic children’s novel, but is loved by adults and children alike. Anne Shirley is an orphan who is taken in by two unmarried, childless siblings, Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, who run...