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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Dorothy is swept up from her home in Kansas by a tornado and is deposited in the magical land of Oz. With her new friends, she goes off to see the Wizard, who may be the only key to getting back home to Kansas.

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

The story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy realm populated by talking playing cards and anthropomorphic creatures. The Wonderland described in the tale plays with logic in ways that has made the story of lasting popularity with adults as well as children.

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Ebenezer Scrooge, a man with no social graces, is transported on Christmas Eve by three ghosts, who show him what he used to be, what he has become, and what will happen if he does not change his ways.

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The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

This tale focuses on four animals with human personality characteristics; Mole, Ratty, Mr. Toad, and Mr. Badger. A story that delights both children and adults, but for different reasons.

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The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

This name is given to a grand trilogy of novels that tell the story of wizards, elves, trolls, humans and hobbits that inhabit Middle Earth. Frodo Baggins becomes the reluctant bearer of an evil ring that must be destroyed by returning it to the place where it was made, Mount Doom in Mordor.

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain

The novel tells the tale of Hank Morgan, a 19th-century citizen of Hartford, Connecticut who awakens to find himself inexplicably transported back in time to early medieval England at the time of the legendary King Arthur in AD 528. Hank uses his comprehensive technological knowledge and Yankee ingenuity to modernize the superstitious, brutal and ignorant old English society and advance himself.

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

On a voyage to destroy a marauding sea monster, the ship is destroyed and two men are cast into the water and climb onto the back of the monster. They discover it is a giant metal submarine, commanded by a mysterious Captain Nemo. Written in 1870, nearly a century before the widespread use of seagoing submarines.

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