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Star Hunter

by André Norton Standard Ebooks (October 10, 2018)

On the unexplored jungle world of Jumala, former pilot turned safari guide Ras Hume schemes to collect the reward for finding a missing heir to a fortune. A busboy from local dive bar is brainwashed into believing...


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....


Listen

by Carole Bloch African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Listen to the many different sounds that animals make.


Two

by Carole Bloch African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Simple sentences about things in pairs or twos - hands, feet, ears, eyes and arms.


Little and Big

by Carole Bloch African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Read about things that can be small or big.


Drought and the River of Blessings

by Also Mohammed Sale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A prolonged dry season led to a serious drought. Animals therefore used solidarity to overcome their common problem. (This story was created at a Story Making Workshop in Abuja, 2018, co-hosted by African Storybook...


The Rain Bird

by Joanne Bloch (retold folktale) African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

There lived a beautiful bird deep in the forest, a bird that made the rain fall.


Nonkungu and the imbulu

by Alan Kenyon, Viv Kenyon African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Nonkungu was going to visit her uncle and her mother gave her beautiful clothes to wear. On the way to her uncle's village, Nonkungu meets a strange girl who wants to wear the lovely clothes.


Let's go

by Carole Bloch African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Sentences about what we experience with our senses--smell, taste, see and touch.


Baboon chief

by Bonsamo Miesso, Elizabeth Laird African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

About the importance of having followers who don't just agree with everything their ruler says. (This story was originally narrated by Bonsamo Miesso, and written in English by Elizabeth Laird.).


The sprouting bean

by Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Plant a bean seed and see what happens when you water and look after it.


Fox and Rooster

by Vincent Afeku African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Rooster deceives all the other animals, until Fox discovers his secret.


Rooster cheats

by Vincent Afeku African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Find out what happens when rooster lies to others.


Pretty Golden Pen

by Ahmed Mardiya, Ibrahim Sharifa African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

All that glitters is not gold. (This story was created at a teacher workshop in Accra with OLE Ghana in 2017.).


Ramuramu the Goat

by Olajide Akoni African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Ramúramù' is a Yoruba expression for "roaring." Ramuramu the goat runs away, only to find out that the safest and friendliest place to be is home. (This story was created at a Story Making Workshop in Abuja,...


Oscar the Shark

by Ethan Alberts African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Oscar the Shark has a problem with his eyes – he can’t see well enough to catch fish. His friend the seahorse encourages Oscar to eat his carrots, but Oscar doesn’t like them. Eventually Oscar has to take...


The Coffee Legend

by Alemu Abebe, CODE Ethiopia African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Tells about the origin of coffee in Ethiopia.


Kaldi and the coffee fruit

by Alemu Abebe, CODE Ethiopia African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Tells about the origin of coffee in Ethiopia.


Is Dedo Really Mad?

by Andrews Tawiah, Paul Teye, Victoria Wellington African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The people of Ogorme thought that Dedo was mad. However, she was able to grow food to feed the community.


(Colour-in) Is Dedo really mad?

by Andrews Tawiah, Paul Teye, Victoria Wellington African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

(Colour-in version) The people of Ogorme thought that Dedo was mad. However, she was able to grow food to feed the community.


Skillful Musicians

by Athieno Gertrude, Owino Ogot African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A story about musical instruments of the Jopadhola people of Uganda. It indicates the roles of the different musical instruments in the Jopadhola culture.


Fruit

by Shakira Bodio African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

There was a beautiful girl whom everyone wished to marry. In her family compound, there was a tree with delicious fruit. Her parents decided that their daughter would marry whoever visited them and stayed the...


Berhe and the Snake

by ኣብራሃም መብራህቶም, ኪዱ ተኽላይ African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

When bad things happen to you in response to your good deeds, ask elderly people for advice. (This story was developed at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia in 2017, with Imagine1Day.).


The coneys and the genet

by ተኽለወይኒ ገብረኣሊፍ , ኣቡን ፍስሃ African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Bad behaviour can leave one without friends when one most needs them! (This story was developed in 2017 at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia, with Imagine1Day.).


Lion's Shoes

by ሃይለማርያም ተኽለመድህን , ገብረሚካኤል ገብረኪዳን African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Mischief most hurts those who caused it. (This story was developed at a teacher workshop in Adwa, Ethiopia in 2017, with Imagine1Day.).


Crocodile Waits for Brains

by Northern Cape Teacher's Workshop 2016 African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Why crocodiles are angry with humans. (This story was created at a teacher workshop in Kimberley, 2016.).


Old Woman in a Bottle

by Northern Cape Teachers’ Workshop 2016 African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A greedy lonely old woman is tired of living inside a bottle. One day, a fairy pays her a visit. Find out what happens to her!


The Prince Who had No Name

by Kaka Gana Abba African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The story is about a prince who was not given a name at birth. (This story was created at a Story Making Workshop in Abuja, 2018, co-hosted by African Storybook and the British Council Nigeria).


After the Divorce

by Grazia Deledda Standard Ebooks (September 26, 2018)

Giovanna and Costantino Ledda are a happily married young Sardinian couple living a contented village existence with their small child and extended family. But after Costantino is wrongly convicted of murdering...


Voodoo Planet

by André Norton Standard Ebooks (September 18, 2018)

Voodoo Planet is the third in a series of novels featuring the adventures of Dane Thorson and the spaceship Solar Queen, written in the 1950s by Andre Norton under her male pseudonym, Andrew North. In this installment,...


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,...


Sibyl

by Benjamin Disraeli Standard Ebooks (September 08, 2018)

Benjamin Disraeli was a remarkable historical figure. Born into a Jewish family, he converted to Anglican Christianity as a child. He is now almost certainly most famous for his political career. Becoming a...


The Little Demon

by Fyodor Sologub Standard Ebooks (September 05, 2018)

Ardalyon Borisitch Peredonov believes himself better than his job as teacher, and is hoping that the Princess will be able to promote him to the position of Inspector. Unfortunately for him his connection to...


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....


I Am PNG: Rose Lives In The Trobriand Islands

by Jordan Dean Library For All (September 05, 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,...


I Am PNG Myles Lives in Orokolo

by Eae, Nelson Library For All (September 05, 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...


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:...


Johnny’s Surprise Birthday Gift

by Maryanne Danti Library For All (August 22, 2018)

Johnny's birthday is coming up! Will Johnny's father buy him the pet parrot he is wishing for? Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: family; celebrations; pets; growth and development.


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 Eagle And The Ant

by Samson Leri Library For All (August 22, 2018)

A little ant gathers food scraps that fall from an eagle's nest. When the eagle spots him, the ant is terrified! Will the eagle be happy to share its food? Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords:...


Jasmine’s New School

by Gretel Matawan Library For All (August 17, 2018)

Jasmine is moving to a new school where everything is different. She is very nervous, but her father reminds her that new friends and new experiences can be lots of fun. Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection...


The Lonely Ebony Tree

by Jordan Dean Library For All (August 17, 2018)

A little ebony tree is looking for tree friends, but the other trees do not want to play. Lucky for him, friends can sometimes be found in unexpected places. Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords:...


Nini Goes To School

by Nelson Eae Library For All (August 17, 2018)

Today is Nini's first day at school! He walks with his sister, meets his teacher and sees his friends. There are so many new things to learn! Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: education;...


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...


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...