Most widely held works by Flo Gibson
The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
Set in the harsh Puritan environment of 17th century Boston, The scarlet letter describes the plight of Hester Prynne, an independent-minded woman who stands alone against society. Having given birth to a child after an illicit affair, she refuses to name the father and is forced to wear the letter "A" for adulteress embroidered on her dress.
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
The romantic clash of two opinionated young people is followed through the affectations of class-conscious 18th century British artistocracy.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,385 libraries worldwide
A story of love turning in on itself and the violence and misery that result from thwarted longing.
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,299 libraries worldwide
Two sisters, the discreet Elinor, representing sense, and the reckless Marianne, representing sensibility, pursue love and happiness around the pillars of genteel society.
The turn of the screw by Henry James ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
"A governess has been hired to care for two orphaned young children in their uncle's English country home. But soon after she meets the boy and his sister, the governess begins to see fearful apparitions. With growing alarm, she must wonder about the target of the ghostly presences. Are they haunting her, or the sweet, innocent children?" -- publisher website (March 2007).
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
The story of a boy born in a workhouse and apprenticed to an undertaker, who runs away to London where the "Artful Dodger," Jack Dawkins, takes him into a den of thieves.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
After being spurned by the only family she has left, Jane endures years of harsh treatment at a boarding school. When she finally escapes by taking a position as a governess, she finds herself becoming involved with life as never before.
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
Austen tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self-delusion. Though Austen's fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey, Catherine eventually triumphs, blossoming into a discerning woman who learns truths about love, life, and the heady power of literature.
Persuasion by Jane Austen ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
Sweet, innocent, and thoroughly proper Fanny Price is taken from her family and raised by wealthy, but selfish, relatives. All of Fanny's qualities are tested when she becomes the object of unwanted attentions from an insincere rake.
The jungle books. I by Rudyard Kipling ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Mowgli, man-child, reared by the jungle wolf packs and educated by wild animals. Includes other classic jungle stories by Kipling.
Daisy Miller by Henry James ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Henry James' classic tale of love and innocence.
Bel Ria by Sheila Every Burnford ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Follows the wanderings of a little performing dog in France, England, and at sea during World War II.
Pocahontas by Frances Mossiker ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 587 libraries worldwide
"Pocahontas: a story about a sweet little Indian girl who dramatically saved an Englishman's life? Hardly. This book covers the remarkable life of America's First Lady and depicts the fascinating times of the early 17th century, when a new age was awakening and the brave were seizing it"--Publisher's website.
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 381 libraries worldwide
The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside: Mole, Rat, Badger, and the irrepressible Toad.
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A story about young Alice, who follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole.
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Twelve stories about animals, insects, and other subjects.
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