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Ten Days in a Madhouse

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Nellie Bly


In 1887 Nellie Bly, one of the first female newspaper writers, and a young reporter who would soon go on to make a career for herself as an …

Ragged Dick

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Horatio Alger, Jr.


Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting “the American Dream” of poor boys making good and becomi…

The Little Lame Prince

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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik


Paralyzed in an accident while a baby, young Prince Dolor is imprisoned in a lonely tower by his usurping uncle. He is visited by his myster…

A Chapter of Accidents

In Anne of Avonlea

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L.M. Montgomery and Lucy Maud Montgomery


Following Anne of Green Gables, the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. Anne of Avonlea follows Anne from the age of…

The Second Nun’s Tale

In The Canterbury Tales

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Geoffrey Chaucer


The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the…