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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...


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...


The Crocodile That Stole The Sun

by Fleming, Eileen 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 Delma Venudi-Geary 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....


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.


Dad's Hunt

by John Fred Takuna Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Big fish. Little fish. There are fish all around us! My daddy likes to catch fish. He can hunt with a spear or a fishing line and we will have tasty fish for dinner.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection...


Turtle In The Sky

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

High in the sky is a big red kite. On the kite is a big blue turtle! Everyone smiles as they watch the kite fly by.

Reading Level 1

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: games; outdoor play; landscapes; weather....


I Love My Papa

by Tommy Maima Library For All (June 23, 2018)

My Papa is strong, brave and funny. I want to be just like him!

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: family; fathers; role models; daily life.


Samson The Baby Elephant

by Lynn May Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Serah the elephant is so happy. Her baby Samson has just arrived. He weighs as much as 700 bananas! Learn more about how elephants grow with Serah and Samson.

Reading Level 3

Global Book Collection

Keywords:...


Nemy, Honey and Friends

by Bridgette Mirio Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Nemy loves to eat sweet things. His favourite food is honey! But to find the best honey, straight from the hive, he needs some help from his insect friends.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords:...


What Time Is It?

by Bridgette Mirio Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Learn to tell the time as we watch the clock from breakfast time to bed time.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: education; growth and development; telling the time; numeracy.


Bubu?s Garden

by Stanley Oluwond Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Bubu grows fruit in her garden. She sells it at the market and saves some to cook for our dinner. Yum!

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: family; farming; markets; fruit and vegetables.


Benny the Bug and Cubby the Caterpillar

by Nathasha Ovoi Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Benny and Cubby are good friends until one day Cubby seems different and Benny doesn’t understand why.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: insects; natural world; friendship; growth and development....


20 Busy Little Ants

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

Finding food is tricky for one ant on his own. He needs to find some friends! But can 20 busy little ants learn to work as a team? Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: counting; numeracy; school;...


Safe Spaces, Brave Spaces

by John Palfrey The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

How the essential democratic values of diversity and free expression can coexist on campus.

Safe spaces, trigger warnings, microaggressions, the disinvitation of speakers, demands to rename campus landmarks—debate...


Kids and Credibility

by Elisia Choi, Rebekah Pure, Ryan Medders & Alex Markov et al. The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

How well do children navigate the ocean of information that is available online? The enormous variety of Web-based resources represents both opportunities and challenges for Internet-savvy kids, offering extraordinary...


Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture

by Alice J. Robison, Katie Clinton, Margaret Weigel & Ravi Purushotma et al. The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Many teens today who use the Internet are actively involved in participatory cultures -- joining online communities (Facebook, message boards, game clans), producing creative work in new forms (digital sampling,...


Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!

by Sasha Costanza-Chock The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

An exploration of social movement media practices in an increasingly complex media ecology, through richly detailed cases of immigrant rights activism.

For decades, social movements have vied for attention from...


The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age

by Zoë Marie Jones, David Theo Goldberg & Cathy N. Davidson The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

In this report, Cathy Davidson and David Theo Goldberg focus on the potential for shared and interactive learning made possible by the Internet. They argue that the single most important characteristic of the...


The Future of Thinking

by Zoë Marie Jones, David Theo Goldberg & Cathy N. Davidson The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Over the past two decades, the way we learn has changed dramatically. We have new sources of information and new ways to exchange and to interact with information. But our schools and the way we teach have remained...


Young People, Ethics, and the New Digital Media

by Howard Gardner, Margaret Rundle, Lindsay Pettingill & John M. Francis et al. The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Social networking, blogging, vlogging, gaming, instant messaging, downloading music and other content, uploading and sharing their own creative work: these activities made possible by the new digital media are...


Privacy on the Line

by Susan Landau & Whitfield Diffie The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

A penetrating and insightful study of privacy and security in telecommunications for a post-9/11, post-Patriot Act world.

Telecommunication has never been perfectly secure. The Cold War culture of recording devices...


The Civic Potential of Video Games

by Chris Evans, Ellen Middaugh & Joseph Kahne The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

This report focuses on the civic aspects of video game play among youth. According to a 2006 survey, 58 percent of young people aged 15 to 25 were civically "disengaged," meaning that they participated in fewer...


New Digital Media and Learning as an Emerging Area and "Worked Examples" as One Way Forward

by James Paul Gee The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

In this report, noted scholar James Paul Gee discusses the evolution of digital media and learning (DMAL) from its infancy as an "academic area" into a more organized field or coherent discipline. Distinguishing...


We Used to Wait

by Rebecca Kinskey The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Music videos were once something broadcast by MTV and received on our TV screens. Today, music videos are searched for, downloaded, and viewed on our computer screens -- or produced in our living rooms and uploaded...


Street-Fighting Mathematics

by Sanjoy Mahajan The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

An antidote to mathematical rigor mortis, teaching how to guess answers without needing a proof or an exact calculation.

In problem solving, as in street fighting, rules are for fools: do whatever works—don't...


The Digital Rights Movement

by Hector Postigo The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

The evolution of activism against the expansion of copyright in the digital domain, with case studies of resistance including eBook and iTunes hacks.

The movement against restrictive digital copyright protection...


Participatory Politics

by Elisabeth Soep The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Although they may disavow politics as such, civic-minded young people use every means and media at their disposal to carry out the basic tasks of citizenship. Through a mix of face-to-face and digital methods,...


Free Innovation

by Eric von Hippel The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

In this book, Eric von Hippel, author of the influential Democratizing Innovation, integrates new theory and research findings into the framework of a "free innovation paradigm." Free innovation, as he defines...


Democratizing Innovation

by Eric von Hippel The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Innovation is rapidly becoming democratized. Users, aided by improvements in computer and communications technology, increasingly can develop their own new products and services. These innovating users - both...


Knowledge Unbound

by Peter Suber The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

In these texts, Suber makes the case for open access to research; answers common questions, objections, and misunderstandings; analyzes policy issues; and documents the growth and evolution of open access during...