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Hard Times

by Charles Dickens Standard Ebooks (October 02, 2018)

Hard Times (originally Hard Times—For These Times) was published in 1854, and is the shortest novel Charles Dickens ever published. It’s set in Coketown, a fictional mill-town set in the north of England....


His Last Bow

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (September 16, 2018)

His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes is the fourth collection of Sherlock Holmes stories published by Arthur Conan Doyle. It begins with a preface by Dr. John Watson, supposedly written in 1917,...


I Am PNG: Maryanne Lives In Vanimo

by Maryanne Danti Library For All (September 05, 2018)

This is Maryanne. She lives in Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. The I Am PNG series introduces readers to children from all around Papua New Guinea. We are all different, but we have lots of things in common, too....


Manoa’s First Kula Trip Part 2 – Trading Partners

by Jordan Dean Library For All (August 23, 2018)

Manoa is on his first Kula Trade trip. He will help his father to carry clay pots and learn about the customs of other villages. Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: trading; traditions; ceremonies;...


A Lesson For Rover

by Alison Lara Library For All (August 23, 2018)

Rover is a curious dog who likes to dig. But when he digs a hole near Mr Michael's fence he must show is sorry before he can join the family for dinner. Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords:...


Mary Learns How To Cook Sago

by Mary Anne Danti Library For All (August 22, 2018)

Mary's mother teaches her the correct way to cook sago. This is an important skill to learn and Mary is very happy when it tastes good! Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: traditions; cooking;...


Click

by Amani Gunawardana Library For All (August 22, 2018)

Lucky Mai is given a very special birthday present. It lets her capture the world around her - click by click. Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: family; celebrations; photography; growth...


The Prince and the Pauper

by Mark Twain Standard Ebooks (August 09, 2018)

The Prince and the Pauper remains one of Twain’s more popular novels, having been adapted many times for the stage, screen, and elsewhere. When Tom Clancy, a young pauper in London, meets Prince Edward, the...


The Crystal Stopper

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (August 07, 2018)

The Crystal Stopper is a mystery novel by Maurice Leblanc featuring the adventures of the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin. The novel appeared in serial form in the French newspaper Le Journal from September to...


The Open Revolution: Rewriting the rules of the information age

by Rufus Pollock Open BookShelf (July 27, 2018)

Forget everything you think you know about the digital age. It’s not about privacy, surveillance, AI or blockchain—it’s about ownership. Because, in a digital age, who owns information controls the future....


A General View of Positivism

by Auguste Comte Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Auguste Comte, considered by some to be the first “philosopher of science,” was perhaps most famous for founding the theory of Positivism: a framework of thinking and living meant to engender unity across...


Poetry

by Wilfred Owen Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Wilfred Owen was a soldier and poet during the second half of the first World War. His poetry, contrary to the propaganda of the time, dealt with the horrors of front-line trench warfare and was written at least...


Fables

by Aesop Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Whether it’s the benefits of taking it slow and steady (“The Tortoise and the Hare”), the necessity of invention (“The Crow and the Pitcher”), or the problems of cognitive dissonance (“The Fox and...


Little Cathy

by John Fred Takuna Library For All (July 27, 2018)

My puppy Little Cathy is growing so quickly. Soon she will be Big Cathy and have little puppies of her own. Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: dogs; natural world; birth; life cycles.


I Am A Soccer Ball

by Melinda Lem Library For All (July 27, 2018)

I am a soccer ball! It's fun to play with me, but I can also get dirty. Be sure to wash your hands before you eat.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: games; health and hygiene; hand washing;...


Sharks

by Micah and Nora May Library For All (July 27, 2018)

There are many different kinds of sharks. Some are big and some are small. How much do you know about sharks? Reading Level 2 Global Book Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; marine life; predators.


Rose Lives In The Trobriand Islands

by Jordan Dean Library For All (July 27, 2018)

This is Rose. She lives in the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea. The I Am PNG series introduces readers to children from all around Papua New Guinea. We are all different, but we have lots of things in common,...


Myles Lives in Orokolo

by Eae, Nelson Library For All (July 27, 2018)

This is Myles. He lives in Orokolo, Papua New Guinea. The I Am PNG series introduces readers to children from all around Papua New Guinea. We are all different, but we have lots of things in common, too. Reading...


Tales of Space and Time

by H. G. Wells Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Tales of Space and Time is a collection of science fiction short stories and novellas that explore accounts from the distant past to the distant future: from the first human to ride a horse who becomes the leader...


Kipps

by H. G. Wells Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Kipps is the story of Arthur “Artie” Kipps, an illegitimate orphan raised by his aunt and uncle on the southern coast of England in the town of New Romney. Kipps falls in love with neighbor friend Ann Pornick...


Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

by Ulysses S. Grant Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses Simpson Grant are an American classic. In them Grant, the most able General of the Civil War, tells the story of his life and experiences, covering his birth, early youth, military...


The House of Mirth

by Edith Wharton Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

The House of Mirth is Edith Wharton’s biting critique of New York’s upper classes around the end of the 19th century. The novel follows socialite Lily Bart as she struggles to maintain a precarious position...


Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. It was first published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, and a posthumous second edition was edited by her sister Charlotte. The name of the novel comes...


The Black Tulip

by Alexandre Dumas Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Cornelius van Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win the magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting...


The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1894, by Arthur Conan Doyle.


The Woodlanders

by Thomas Hardy Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Grace Melbury, daughter of a rich local wood-trader, has been raised beyond her family through years of expensive education. Coming home, she finds herself pulled between her love for her childhood friend Giles...


Animals Do

by Melinda Lem Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Can you hop like a grasshopper? Can you hiss like a snake? What else do animals do?

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: animals; daily life; creative play; nature.


Sharks

by Micah and Nora May Library For All (June 23, 2018)

There are many different kinds of sharks. Some are big and some are small. How much do you know about sharks? Reading Level 2 Global Book Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; marine life; predators.


Ride With My Dad

by Bruce Sagata Library For All (June 23, 2018)

I like to ride in the car with my dad. I stay safe by wearing my seatbelt.

Reading Level 1

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: cars; family; transport; safety.


Grandpa’s Bamboo Flute

by Gonapa, John Kaupa Library For All (June 23, 2018)

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....


The Big Taro

by Fleming, Eileen Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Old Vagi has the best garden in the village. When he grows his biggest taro yet, he needs help from the whole family to pull it out – even the pets!

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: gardening;...


Waterfalls of Buakap

by Alex Tanabi Library For All (June 23, 2018)

I swim. I dive. I see turtles. There are many things to enjoy with my family at the waterfalls.

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: family; outdoor activities; turtles; Papua New Guinea.


The Great Eagle

by Leesah Faye Kenny Library For All (June 23, 2018)

The great eagle wants to teach her baby how to fly, but he is very afraid. How can he learn to be brave?

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: birds; fear; growth and development; parenting.


Winds of Change

by John Kaupa Gonapa Library For All (June 23, 2018)

As the seasons change, our environment changes. During a drought, our crops do not grow and life can be hard, but soon the rains will come again.

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: drought;...


Maryanne Lives In Vanimo

by Maryanne Danti Library For All (June 23, 2018)

This is Maryanne. She lives in Vanimo, Papua New Guinea.

The I Am PNG series introduces readers to children from all around Papua New Guinea. We are all different, but we have lots of things in common, too....


The Crocodile That Stole The Sun

by Eileen Fleming Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Do you know how the crocodile got his flat back? It all began when he tried to steal the sun!

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: crocodiles; myths and legends; humour; natural world.


I Can Count From 1 To 10

by Robyn Cain Library For All (June 23, 2018)

One bird of paradise, two smiling crocodiles - I can count from 1 to 10. Can you?

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: counting; numeracy; school; growth and development.


Weimin’s Traditional Bilas

by John Kaupa Gonapa Library For All (June 23, 2018)

At last, little Weimin is old enough to join a pig ceremony! She wears her colourful bilas and sways to the beat of the kundu drums. Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: clothing; traditions;...


I Am A Soccer Ball

by Melinda Lem Library For All (June 23, 2018)

I am a soccer ball! It's fun to play with me, but I can also get dirty. Be sure to wash your hands before you eat.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: games; health and hygiene; hand washing;...


Poppa Says

by Delma Venudi-Geary Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Poppa tells his grandsons that he will soon go on a very special journey. When he goes, it will be at first light, on the back of a white turtle. Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords:.family;...


Night Shadows

by Venudi-Geary, Delma Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Sometimes things look scary at night! I don't like to look at shadows when I'm trying to get to sleep. Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: growth and development; fear; dreams; family.


My Nanna

by Delma Venudi-Geary Library For All (June 23, 2018)

My Nanna knows so many things! She sees what I am doing, even when she isn’t looking. Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: grandparents; disability; wisdom; vision impairment.


Gega Goes To The Market

by Delma Venudi-Geary Library For All (June 23, 2018)

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.


What’s That Noise?

by Cain, Robyn Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Have you ever heard a strange noise in the night? Noises can be scary, but sometimes they are just tricking us. Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: growth and development; fear; dreams; family....


Why The Cassowary Has A Long Neck

by Eileen Fleming Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Legend has it that the the cassowary did not always have a long neck. It was stretched because of a crocodile! Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: birds; crocodiles; myths and legends; natural...


The Feast

by Stella Rumbam Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Two friends gather a feast to share with their village, but their lives are soon threatened by invaders!

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: food; cooperation; traditions; family.


Barbie And The Little Birdie

by Molly Sevaru Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Barbie loves her little bird friend. They play together and look after each other like good friends should. Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: birds; friendship; growth and development; girls....


Hisssssssssss

by Marylyn Siune Library For All (June 23, 2018)

I am a snake! I am a very interesting creature, but I can be dangerous, too.

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: snakes; danger; natural world; wildlife.


Snow White

by Marylyn Siune Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Snow White is a soft, friendly kitten. Her fur is soft and she loves to cuddle.

Reading Level 1

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: pets; animals; cats; friendship.


The Baby In The Bilum

by Pat Spaulding Library For All (June 23, 2018)

The baby in the billum won’t stop crying! It’s harder to look after a baby than you might think.

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: family; babies; siblings; childcare.