(image from Google.com's home page 11/13/2010)
Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish writer born on November 13th 1850. His most memorable works were Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
Classics such as these have a curious way of sparking our imaginations. I would challenge you to read a classic book with your child this month. You may be surprised to find they set down the controller more often to enjoy an imaginative trip through the pages of a classic novel.
You may find the work of Robert Louis Stevenson and other classical authors for FREE at ClassicsArchive (thank you, Sandra & Stefanie, for letting me know they were not 100% free! I found two other sites that really are free…)
Here is Robert Louis Stevenson's page on Project Gutenberg, or click the above graphic to view the entire site.
Here is Robert Louis Stevenson's page on ManyBooks.net, or click the above graphic to view the entire site.
And just for fun, here are some free books I found in French. I have no idea what they contain, so read them before passing them onto your students.
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