How I Taught My Grandmother To Read And Other Stories by Sudha Murty
These are collection of stories recounting real life incidents from the life of Sudha Murty, teacher, social workers and best selling writer. There is the engaging story about one of her students who frequently played truant from school, the accoutn of how her mothers advice to save money came in handy when she wanted to help her husband start a software company, and the heartwarming tale of the promise she made and fulfilled--- to her grandfather, to ensure that her little village library would always be well supplied with books.
Making Waves (Mel Beeby, Agent Angel) by Annie Dalton
Lately rebel angel Brice seems to be behaving, so when Michael asks him and Mel to join on a mission to the 17th-century Caribbean, she happily zooms off to pack her bikini. But the lush paradise of the New World has a dark side piracy, slave ships, cruel plantation owners. Then Brice bumps into an evil ancestor, and without warning he abandons his mates, running off to Port Royal, the wicked Jamaican city where pirates rule like kings.
Can Mel save their maverick buddy or has Heaven's favorite bad boy blown it for good..
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist is a poor orphan boy cruelly treated in the public workhouse.Pennyless and hungry, he runs away to London, only to fall into the clutches of a gang of thieves and pickpockets led by the master criminal, Fagin. Befriended by a man robbed by the gang, Oliver ultimately learns his true identity and gains a home, a fortune and a family...
Password to Larkspur Lane (Nancy Drew, Book 10)
Password to Larkspur Lane (Nancy Drew, Book 10) by Carolyn Keene
A carrier pigeon furnishes Nancy with a clue to a mysterious retreat.