A Tale of Two Cities 1.0 A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens.
British barrister Sydney Carton lives an insubstantial and unhappy life. He falls under the spell of Lucie Manette, but Lucie marries Charles Darnay.
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea 1.5 20000 Leagues Under The Sea, by Jules Verne.
The story of Captain Nemo and his incredible underwater machine, the Nautilus. The Nautilus is Nemo's chief weapon in the war against Slave's plying the African nations for their trade.
Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is beseiged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight off the attackers and discover Billy Bones' treasure map for which the buccaneers had come. Jim agrees to sail on the S.S. Espaniola with Squire Trelawney and Dr. Livesey to find the treasure on a mysterious isiand. Upon arriving at the island, ship's cook and scaliwag Long John Silver leads a mutiny of crew members who want the treasure for themselves. Jim helps the Squire and Espaniola officers to survive the mutiny and fight back against Silver's men, who have taken over the Espaniola.
Young Archaeologists Dig for Treasure When a handful of young students arrived at the University of Connecticut this week to start an archaeological dig, camp instructors told them they probably wouldn't find buried treasure or mummies.
Archaeologists Unveil Pompeii Treasure Decorated cups and fine silver platters were once again polished and on display Monday as archaeologists unveiled an ancient Roman dining set that lay hidden for two millennia in the volcanic ash of Pompeii.