An adaptation of the beloved tale of an orphan sent to live with her grandfather who learns to love both the the old man and the Swiss Alps and is homesick when she goes to to the city to be a companion to an invalid.
Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who choses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.
From the beginning, Jonathan is spooked by the deserted island where his family is camping-and his premonitions come true. After Jonathan's mother breaks her ankle, Jonathan and his younger sister Abby are left alone. Then a devastating earthquake hits. The bridge is destroyed, the trailer is smashed, and there's no food or water. Suddenly, Jonathan and Abby are fighting for their lives…
A retelling of the tale, set in medieval Paris, of Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, and his struggles to save the beautiful gypsy dancer Esmaralda from being unjustly executed.
In medieval Paris, Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, struggles to save the gypsy dancer Esmeralda from being unjustly executed. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story.