A Little Princess

Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess In an English boarding school for girls, Sara is treated like a princess because of her wealthy father. But when her father loses his fortune and dies, suddenly everything changes: the orphan is then treated like a slave. The...

The Boy and the Whale

Katherine Scholes The Boy and the Whale This book tells the story of a boy named Sam who spots a whale on the beach, which he initially believes to be dead. But then he discovers that the whale is alive and he attempts to help it. Sam becomes more and more familiar...

Milon and the Lion

Jakob Streit Milon and the Lion The Greek adolescent Milon is sold as a slave and resold, and has to work for various Roman owners as a porter, a sailor on ships, a shepherd, a house servant. The reader experiences the Acropolis in Athens, the volcanic eruption with...

Storm Boy

Colin Thiele Storm Boy Short and simple, the story is well told, everything is described very clearly: A short book that you can read in a little over an hour, but you will still be touched by it many hours afterwards. A little boy finds three pelican chicks whose...