Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke

In late autumn 1902 while a student at the Theresian Military Academy in Wiener Neustadt in Lower Austria, Franz Xaver Kappus was reading Rilke's poetry. He was approached by the academy's chaplain, Horacek. According to Horacek, Rilke had been a pupil years earlier at the academy's lower school at Sankt…

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…