The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

Everyone said she was the most disagreeable child they ever saw. Mary's parents abandon her and leave her under the servants' care. Without her parents love and caring, she becomes a spoiled child - tyrannical and selfish. One day, when the chlorella starts spreading in India, a few servants died…

Aesop's Fables, Aesop

This book consists of 284 fables and some illustrations. These stories teach moral lessons, often with animals. Aesop's fables are the perfect way to learn important lessons about life through the adventures of some unforgettable animal friends. Despite Aesop's fables often retold especially for children, I still love it as…

The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman

Bod is a short form for the name ‘Nobody’. He is just a normal boy but has an interesting upbringing. Bod is raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. As a curious toddler, he climbs…

Twerp (Twerp #1), Mark Goldblatt

Twerp is a nickname for Julian Twerski as his last name sounds like 'Twerp'. After being suspended for a week, Julian's English teacher, Mr Selkirk, offers him a choice to avoid writing a report on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, only if he keeps a journal and writes about the terrible incident…