Review: Peter Pan

Peter Pan J.M. Barrie Synopsis "The enchanting story of a boy who wouldn’t grow up and the girl he promised to always remember One magical night, the Darling children­­––Wendy, John, and Michael––are visited by two mischievous denizens of Neverland, an island of the imagination where pirates prowl the Mermaids’ Lagoon and fairies live so long … Continue reading Review: Peter Pan

Review: Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There Lewis Carroll Alice's Adventures in Wonderland #2 Synopsis "In 1865, English author CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON (1832-1898), aka Lewis Carroll, wrote a fantastical adventure story for the young daughters of a friend. The adventures of Alice-named for one of the little girls to whom the book was dedicated-who … Continue reading Review: Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button F. Scott Fitzgerald "Today, F. Scott Fitzgerald is known for his novels, but in his lifetime, his fame stemmed from his prolific achievement as one of America's most gifted story writers. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a witty and fantastical satire about aging, is one of his most … Continue reading The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

A Little Princess

A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett "Sara Crewe's young but doting father sends her to a London boarding school when she is seven. On her eleventh birthday, her life of luxury comes to an abrupt end when she receives news that her father has died, shortly after losing his entire fortune. The school-mistress turns Sara into … Continue reading A Little Princess

The Time Machine

The Time Machine H.G. Wells "I’ve had a most amazing time....” So begins the Time Traveller’s astonishing firsthand account of his journey 800,000 years beyond his own era—and the story that launched H.G. Wells’s successful career and earned him his reputation as the father of science fiction. With a speculative leap that still fires the … Continue reading The Time Machine