Dot and Anton

Erich Kästner Dot and Anton Original Title: Pünktchen und Anton Luise (= Dot) is a brash, very independent, courageous girl. Now and then she is too brash = cheeky! Dot comes from a very wealthy family and helps her friend Anton, who is having a hard time financially...

Nobody’s boy

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...

Heidi

Johanna SpyriHeidi The orphan Heidi experiences a bond with nature when she goes to live with her grandfather up on the alp. But then the situation changes and the child is forcibly taken away from this healthy environment. Internally she becomes more and more...