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Aldrich. The Story of a Bad Boy...
Arabian Nights, Tales from the.*
Bacon. A Japanese Interior...
Brown, John. Rab and his Friends; and Other Dogs and Men..
Burroughs. Birds and Bees, and Other Studies in Nature.
Cooper. The Last of the Mohicans..
Dana. Two Years Before the Mast..
Defoe. Robinson Crusoe
Dickens. A Christmas Carol, and The Cricket on the Hearth.
Eliot, George. Silas Marner
The Wonder-Book, and Tanglewood Tales.
Larcom, Lucy. A New England Girlhood.
Hawthorne. Grandfather's Chair, or, True Stories from New England History;
and Biographical Stories
The House of the Seven Gables..
Lowell. The Vision of Sir Launfal, and Other Poems..
Milton. Minor Poems, and Books I.-III. of Paradise Lost..
Captains of Industry, Second Series..
Richardson, Abby Sage. Stories from Old English Poetry
The Lady of the Lake
Scudder. Fables and Folk Stories..
Shakespeare. Julius Cæsar, and As You Like It.
Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin
Swift. Gulliver's Voyages to Lilliput and Brobdingnag.
Tennyson. Enoch Arden, The Coming of Arthur, and Other Poems..
Warner. Being a Boy...
Whittier. Selections from Child Life in Poetry and Prose.
*The books marked with a star are in preparation for speedy issue.
Evangeline, Hiawatha, and The Courtship of Miles Standish....60
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