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Whale in a fishbowl —Howell, Troy, author.

Wednesday, a whale living in captivity, is inspired by a little girl named Piper to try to reach the sea.

La baleine qui voulait voir la mer —Howell, Troy.

Mercredi vit dans un bocal. Elle ne connaît rien d'autre que son aquarium et le gris de la ville. Découvre l'histoire de cette baleine solitaire attirée par le petit bout de bleu qu'elle aperçoit au loin... Une balei...

Little Lord Fauntleroy —Mason, Eva.

An abridged retelling of the story of an American boy who goes to live with his grandfather in England where he becomes heir to a title and a fortune.

The time machine —Sasaki, Chris.

An abridged version of the science fiction novel about the scientist who invents a time machine and uses it to travel to the year 802,701 A.D., where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks.

Favorite medieval tales —Osborne, Mary Pope.

A collection of well-known tales from medieval Europe, including "Beowulf," "The Sword in the Stone," "The Song of Roland," and "The Island of the Lost Children."

The one-eyed giant —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Retells a part of the Odyssey in which King Odysseus fights the cyclops.

Tales from the Odyssey. Part one —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Odysseus and his men encounter many perils during their long journey back to Ithaca after the Trojan War, in a retelling of Homer's epic.

Tales from the Odyssey. Part two —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Odysseus and his men encounter many perils during their long journey back to Ithaca after the Trojan War, in a retelling of Homer's epic.

Lizbeth Lou got a rock in her shoe —Howell, Troy, author.

"This just will not do! says Lizzy, flinging a rock from her shoe. A simple matter getting a rock in your shoe but what is small to one may be large and looming to another. After encountering a number of characters and...

Sirens and sea monsters —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Retells a part of the Odyssey in which Odysseus and his men, returning from the Land of the Dead and still determined to sail home to Ithaca, encounter Scylla, the six-headed monster, and Charybdis, the deadly whirlpool....

Kathleen : the Celtic knot —Parkinson, Siobhán.

Twelve-year-old Dubliner Kathleen Delaney is given the chance to take Irish dancing lessons in 1937 and discovers she has a talent for it.

Neela : victory song —Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-

In 1939, twelve-year-old Neela meets a young freedom fighter at her sister's wedding and soon after must rely on his help when her father fails to return home from a march in Calcutta against British occupation.

The gray-eyed goddess —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Retells a part of the Odyssey in which Ithaca, his wife, Penelope, and their son, Telemachus, are desperately warding off the men who want to marry her. Then a visit from a mysterious stranger gives Telemachus the courag...

Return to Ithaca / by Mary Pope Osborne ; with artwork by Troy Howell. —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Retells part of Homer's Odyssey in which Odysseus, with the help of the goddess Athena, plans to get revenge on those who have plagued his wife and son during his absence.

The final battle —Osborne, Mary Pope.

After struggling against the gods and his fate for more than twenty years, Odysseus has returned to Ithaca at last. But things have changed: what used to be his island has been overrun by suitors who clamor for his wife'...

The last of the Mohicans —McFadden, Deanna.

An abridged version of the novel chronicling a Mohican brave's struggle to protect two English girls from an evil Huron during the French and Indian War.

Favorite Greek myths —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Retells twelve tales from Greek mythology, including the stories of King Midas, Echo and Narcissus, the Golden Apples, and Cupid and Psyche.

Favorite Norse myths —Osborne, Mary Pope.

A collection of rarely retold tales from the "Elder Edda" and the "Younger Edda," two six-hundred-year-old Norse manuscripts.

The land of the dead —Osborne, Mary Pope.

A retelling of part of the Odyssey in which King Odysseus and his fleet continue their journey and encounter giant cannibals, a beautiful witch and the Land of the Dead.

Mermaid tales from around the world

A collection of twelve mermaid tales from around the world, featuring such sources as France, Greece, and North Africa.

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