HS Combo 24: Classic and Religious/Values 2017-18
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Join Captain Nemo and the Nautilus as they journey into the deep in Jules Verne’s classic science fiction tale.
“The essence of Mr. Wilder’s book is really the feeling in it; it is a ‘notation of the heart’ with sympathy. Gaily or sadly, but always with understanding, a belief in the miracle of love runs through it all.” —Times Literary Supplement (London)
In the year 1912, nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston leaves home to teach school in the Smoky Mountains -- and comes to know and love the resilient people of the region, with their fierce pride, their dark superstitions, their terrible poverty, and their yearning for beauty and truth.
“Anyone who finds it is finding a jewel. Its themes are profound and universal.”—The Wall Street Journal
Dostoyevsky’s epic masterpiece, unabridged, with an afterword by Robin Feuer Miller
One of the world’s greatest novels, Crime and Punishment is the story of a murder and its consequences—an unparalleled tale of suspense set in the midst of nineteenth-century Russia’s troubled transition to the modern age.
Willa Cather's best known novel is an epic--almost mythic--story of a single human life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. In 1851 Father Jean Marie Latour comes to serve as the Apostolic Vicar to New Mexico. What he finds is a vast territory of red hills and tortuous arroyos, American by law but Mexican and Indian in custom and belief.
Robert Louis Stevenson explores the very nature of man in this classic horror novel.
“Why did you wake me? I was dreaming a fine bogey tale.”
#1 New York Times best-seller with more than 11 million copies sold and Amazon's #17 best-selling book of all time. Heaven Is for Real was the best-selling non-fiction book of 2011 as reported by Nielsen's Bookscan, and was developed as a major motion picture by Sony in 2014.
The dramatic autobiography of one of China's dedicated, courageous, and intensely persecuted house church leaders.
Louisa May Alcott shares the innocence of girlhood in this classic coming of age story about four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy.
Told in language of great simplicity and power, this story of courage and personal triumph remains one of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring works.
The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works.
The first book in C. S. Lewis's acclaimed Space Trilogy, which continues with Perelandra and That Hideous Strength, Out of the Silent Planet begins the adventures of the remarkable Dr. Ransom. Here, that estimable man is abducted by a megalomaniacal physicist and his accomplice and taken via spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra.
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“There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon.”
A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome. Here is a timeless story of adventure, faith, and romance, a tale of spiritual longing and ultimate redemption.
After his daughter's murder, a grieving father confronts God with desperate questions -- and finds unexpected answers -- in this riveting and deeply moving #1 NYT bestseller.Potentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9780979131578Availability: Special Order -- Russo's will research title and do our best to get it for youPublished: Lighthouse Trails Publishing - August 1st, 2008
Things we couldn't say is the true story of Diet (pronounced Deet) Eman, a young Dutch woman who, with her fiance, Hein Sietsma, risked everything to rescue Jews imperiled by Nazi persecution in occupied Holland during World War II.$8.49ISBN: 9780842361712Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tyndale House Publishers - March 1st, 2002
Ashton is just a typical small town. But when a skeptical reporter and a pastor begin to compare notes, they suddenly find themselves fighting a hideous plot to subjugate the townspeople--and eventually the entire human race. A riveting thriller, This Present Darkness offers a fascinating glimpse into the unseen world of spiritual warfare.Potentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9780446310789Availability: Hard to FindPublished: Grand Central Publishing - October 11th, 1988
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.$5.91ISBN: 9780451530578Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Signet - February 6th, 2007
The French Revolution comes to vivid life in Charles Dickens's famous novel about the best of times and the worst of times...$6.79ISBN: 9780553281002Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bantam - February 1st, 1982
The extraordinary bestselling classic that tells the greatest love story of all—the story of Mary and Joseph—as it has never been told before.Potentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9780141326696Availability: Special Order -- Russo's will research title and do our best to get it for youPublished: Puffin Books - March 4th, 2010
Heathcliff, an orphan, is raised by Mr Earnshaw as one of his own children. Hindley despises him but wild Cathy becomes his constant companion, and he falls deeply in love with her. When she will not marry him, Heathcliff's terrible vengeance ruins them all - but still his and Cathy's love will not die . . .