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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...


The Return of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (July 28, 2018)

The Return of Sherlock Holmes is the third collection of Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, published in 1905. It includes stories published in The Strand Magazine in 1903 and 1904, bringing Holmes for the...


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...


The Grand Babylon Hotel

by Arnold Bennett Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

When Theodore Racksole—one of the richest men in America, and consequently the world—sits down in London’s Grand Babylon Hotel and orders a beefsteak and a bottle of beer, he isn’t aware that he’s...


The Little White Bird

by J. M. Barrie Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

The Little White Bird is generally divided into three sections: the first chronicles the narrator’s life in London, beginning with how he came to know a little boy named David (who joins him on his adventures),...


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...


813

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

When Arsène Lupin disappeared at the end of The Hollow Needle the public and police assumed he was dead; but it turns out he was just biding his time and waiting for the right opponent to face off against....


Mikey and Billy's Secret Place

by Molly Sevaru Library For All (July 27, 2018)

Little Mikey and Billy the dolphin have a special friendship, playing in the sea, riding the waves and watching the sunset. Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: dolphins; marine life; friendship;...


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;...


Bilums

by Lumana Waliota Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Bilums are very important to people in Papua New Guinea. They help to carry food, tools and even babies wherever we need to go. Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: clothing; traditions; handcrafts;...


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.


Every Day

by Anonymous Library For All (June 23, 2018)

I like to play with my puppy, go to school and eat ice cream every day. What do you like to do every day?

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: daily life; routines; friendship; growth and development....


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 Fleming, Eileen 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.


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....


Garry?s Messy Room

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

Garry doesn't like to tidy his room, until one day he can't find his favourite toy. It is much easier to find things if your room is clean.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: family; daily activities;...


Moki The Sailor

by Steven Doe Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Moki watches his father and brothers sail their canoe. He dreams that one day he, too, will be a sailor! Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: ambitions; marine life; boats; family.


I Am Gaby

by Josephine Yaga Library For All (June 23, 2018)

This is Gaby. He lives in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The I Am... Stories From Our Global Village series introduces readers to children from around the world. We are all different, but we have lots of things...


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...