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Grandpa’s Bamboo Flute

by John Kaupa Gonapa Library For All (May 10, 2019)

Sometimes when sit by the fire I hear strange music. Ah, it’s just Grandpa playing his old bamboo flute.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: grandparents; family; traditions; spiritual beliefs....


Mumu For Kurabi’s Birthday

by Jordan Dean Library For All (May 02, 2019)

It is Kurabi's birthday and his family is preparing a traditional meal called a mumu. They will use hot stones and banana leaves to cool a delicious dinner! Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords:...


Gega Goes To The Market

by Delma Venudi-Geary Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Gega visits the market with her mum. Into the bilum go lots of vegetables to cook a tasty dinner for her hungry family. Reading Level 1 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: shopping; food; cooking; family.


My Brilliant Career

by Miles Franklin Standard Ebooks (April 25, 2019)

Written by a teenager living in the Australian bush in the 1890s and originally published in 1901, Miles Franklin's My Brilliant Career is a candid representation of the aspirations and frustrations of a young...


No More Dogs with Good Noses

by Alex Tanabi Library For All (July 27, 2018)

Bubu told me there used to be many pigs in the forest and many dogs with good noses for hunting. But the forests of PNG are changing. Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: dogs; hunting; environment;...


The Coxon Fund

by Henry James Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The greater the windbag the greater the calamity.

Henry James examines one of his favorite topics—the artist’s place in society—by profiling a “genius” who just can’t seem to support himself. A dazzling...


Louisa Pallant

by Henry James Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In Louisa Pallant tell us the adventures of two women, mother and daughter, who travel through Europe in search of a good husband, of course he has to be rich. A single mature American and his nephew coincide...


The Pension Beaurepas

by Henry James Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"Mr. Ruck distinguished me, as the French say. He honoured me with his esteem, and, as the days elapsed, with a large portion of his confidence. Sometimes he bored me a little, for the tone of his conversation...


The Old Apple Dealer

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The portrait of a faded, melancholy man who sells gingerbread and apples at the local train station. Hawthorne describes him in terms of negatives, of dim browns and faint shades of gray Even his melancholy...


How the two Ivans quarrelled

by Nikolai Gogol Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

This story takes place in a bucolic small town of Mirgorod, written in the style featuring grotesque, realistic portrayals of the characters. The two Ivans are gentlemen landowners, neighbors and great friends,...


A May Evening

by Nikolai Gogol Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In this tale, a young Cossack named Levko, the son of the mayor, is in love with Hanna. He comes to her house to talk about marriage and mentions that his father is not pleased with the idea, though he doesn't...


The Mysterious Portrait

by Nikolai Gogol Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Nikolai Gogol's "The Portrait" is a short story about art. First written in 1835 and then significantly revised in 1842, the work explores a central concern in Romantic aesthetics: the role of the artist and...


St. John's Eve

by Nikolai Gogol Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"St. John's Eve" is the second tale in the collection Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka by Nikolai Gogol. This story is retold by Rudy Panko from Foma Grigorievich, the sexton of the Dikanka church. Rudy was in...


The Eye of Osiris

by R. Austin Freeman Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

This is the tantalizing tale of a missing world-renowned archaeologist that, so far, no one seems to be able to find any clues to. Dr. Thorndyke, our detective, is unusually perceptive and begins to find clues...


The Mystery of 31 New Inn

by R. Austin Freeman Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Mystery of 31 New Inn, a classic mystery novel by R. Austin Freeman, relates a puzzling tale from an earlier century. In the grand tradition of the great sleuths brought to life by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle...


The Red Thumb Mark

by R. Austin Freeman Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Fingerprints. A single print, being unique - not even identical twins have the same fingerprints - that single print found in the right place at the right time is sufficient to disclose the perpetrator of a...


A Silent Witness

by R. Austin Freeman Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

On a wet and windy silent night in the sleeping city of London, the body of a man is found sprawled across Millfield Lane. So begins an ill wind and the puzzle of an intriguing stranger in this enchanting Dr...


The Singing Bone

by R. Austin Freeman Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In the topsy turvy world of The Singing Bone, Richard Austin Freeman presents us with a solution. The reader is asked to deduce how different mysteries were solved rather than whodunit. Freeman introduces five...


Eugénie Grandet

by Honoré de Balzac Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

This is the question that fills the minds of the inhabitants of Saumur, the setting for Eugenie Grandet (1833), one of the earliest and most famous novels in Balzac's Comedie humaine. The Grandet household,...


The Lady of the Camellias

by Alexandre Dumas (Fils) Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

One of the greatest love stories of all time, this novel has fascinated generations of readers. Dumas's subtle and moving portrait of a woman in love is based on his own love affair with one of the most desirable...


The Orange-Yellow Diamond

by Joseph Smith Fletcher Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

When an elderly pawnbroker is murdered in the London parish of Paddington, a young, down on his luck writer is accused of the crime. But then it's found the pawnbroker had had in his possession an extraordinary...


Allan Quatermain

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Quatermain has lost his only son and is eager to return to the wilderness. He persuaded Captain John Good and the Zulu chief Umbopa to accompany him, they set off from the coast of East Africa, this time in...


Ayesha

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In this sequel to She, Horace Holly & his ward Leo Vincey once again embark on a quest to find the mysterious woman known as Ayesha. Knowing that She is no longer in Africa, they go east, eventually reaching...


Cleopatra

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The story is set in the Ptolemaic era of ancient Egyptian history and revolves around the survival of a dynasty bloodline protected by the Priesthood of Isis. The main character Harmachis (the living descendant...


The People of the Mist

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In this story, readers are introduced to Leonard Outram, a penniless British adventurer in his pocket who is seeking wealth in distant lands, having lost his family lands and estates. He is involved in the rescue...


Allan's Wife and Other Tales

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Allan's Wife and Other Tales is a collection of Allan Quatermain stories. Contains: "Allan's Wife" "Hunter Quatermain's Story" "A Tale of Three Lions" "Long Odds"


Lysbeth

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Lysbeth: A Tale of the Dutch – an exciting historical adventure novel. The action takes place during the Spanish Inquisition and describes some of the horrors that occurred, giving you an idea of what it was...


The Ivory Child

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

While Quartermain visits Lord Randall, two foreigners come asking for Macumazana -- that is, asking for Allan Quartermain by the name he used among the Africans. The two visitors are Harut and Marut, priests...


When the World Shook

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

When the World Shook is a classic text which tells of the terror of a ghost town. The streets were empty, and so were the buildings, this city could not have been more dead had it been on the moon.


Finished

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The author writes, "This book, although it can be read as a separate story, is the third of the trilogy of which Marie and Child of Storm are the first two parts. It narrates, through the mouth of Allan Quatermain,...


The Yellow God

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Yellow God is another excellent book by H. Rider Haggard. Jeekie lives in England for about 30 years, arriving in England with his uncle. His uncle, Alan Vernon was involved in a dubious financial deal and...


Allan and the Holy Flower

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"Allan and the Holy Flower" is a 1915 novel by H. Rider Haggard featuring Allan Quatermain. The plot involves Quatermain going on a trek into Africa to find a mysterious flower. (Excerpt from Wikipedia).


The Ghost Kings

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The author wrote, "The Zulus have a strange story of a white girl who in Dingaan's day was supposed to 'hold the spirit' of some legendary goddess of theirs who is also white. This girl, they say, was very beautiful...