2016 Books to Read — Twigg’s Heap

Books to Read in 2016

G. Mercer Adam

√ An Algonquin Maiden A Romance of the Early Days of Upper Canada

Henry Adams

√ Esther

William Harrison Ainsworth

√ Old Saint Paul’s A Tale of the Plague and the Fire
√ The Tower of London
√ Windsor Castle

Louisa May Alcott

√ A Country Christmas
√ The Flower Fables


√ All About the Little Small Red Hen

James Barron

√ Correspondence, between the late Commodore Stephen Decatur and Commodore James Barron which led to the unfortunate meeting of the twenty-second of March

Arnold Bennett

√ Judith: A Play in Three Acts
√ The Great Adventure A Play of Fancy in Four Acts
√ The Title A Comedy in Three Acts

Luther Benson

√ Fifteen Years in Hell An Autobiography

John D. Billings

√ Hardtack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life

Cyrus Townsend Brady

√ A Little Traitor to the South A War Time Comedy With a Tragic Interlude
√ And Thus He Came A Christmas Fantasy
√ Woven with the Ship A Novel of 1865

Matthew Brayton

√ The Indian Captive A narrative of the adventures and sufferings of Matthew Brayton in his thirty-four years of captivity among the Indians of north-western America

John Le Gay Brereton

√ Landlopers

Ellis Parker Butler

√ The Cheerful Smugglers
√ The Thin Santa Claus The Chicken Yard That Was a Christmas Stocking

Samuel Butler

√ Canterbury Pieces
√ The Humour of Homer and Other Essays
The Note-Books of Samuel Butler

Thomas Carlyle

√ Early Kings of Norway
Latter-Day Pamphlets
On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History
Past and Present

Carlo Collodi

√ The Adventures of Pinocchio

Padraic Colum

√ The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said
√ The King of Ireland’s Son
Three Plays

Joseph Conrad

The Arrow of Gold A Story Between Two Notes
√ One Day More A Play In One Act
The Rescue A Romance of the Shallows

Alphonse Daudet

Tartarin de Tarascon. English

John Drinkwater

Abraham Lincoln: A Play

W.E. B. Du Bois

Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

Edward Eggleston

The Beginners of a Nation
The End of the World A Love Story
Stories of American Life and Adventure

John Fiske

The War of Independence

Elizabeth Gaskell

√ Ruth

John Gay

The Beggar’s Opera to which is prefixed the Musick to each Song

Zane Grey

Tales of Fishes

Johnny Gruelle

Raggedy Andy Stories Introducing the Little Rag Brother of Raggedy Ann
Raggedy Ann Stories

Marion Harland

The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)

G. A. Henty

Strategy Six Pack 4 – Hannibal, The Reign of Tiberius, The Defeat of the Spanish Armada, Remember the Alamo, Waterloo and The Theory of War (Illustrated)

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Army Life in a Black Regiment
Black Rebellion Five Slave Revolts
Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic
Women and the Alphabet A Series of Essays

George Hodges

The Early Church – From Ignatius to Augustine
William Penn

George Washington Hood

The Little Tea Book

Emerson Hough

The Mississippi Bubble

Henry James

Daisy Miller
The Turn of the Screw

J. Stephens James

Western Worthies A Gallery of Biographical and Critical Sketches of West of Scotland Celebrities

P. W. Joyce

A Concise History of Ireland

John Lord

Beacon Lights of History, Volume 04 Imperial Antiquity
Beacon Lights of History, Volume 03 Ancient Achievements
Beacon Lights of History, Volume 02 Jewish Heroes and Prophets
Beacon Lights of History, Volume 01 The Old Pagan Civilizations

Samuel Lover

Legends and Stories of Ireland

Hector Malot

Nobody’s Boy Sans Famille

Dwight Lyman Moody

To The Work! To The Work! Exhortations to Christians

Solomon Northup

Twelve Years a Slave

Thomas Paine

Rights of Man

P. J. Palu

Who Loves You the Most of All? (Morgan James Kids)

Josephine Preston Peabody

The Book of the Little Past

Robert S. Rait

Life in the Medieval University

John Reed

Ten Days That Shook the World

A. H. Sayce

The Hittites: The Story of a Forgotten Empire

Anjali Singhania


Samuel Smiles

A Boy’s Voyage Round the World

R. Bosworth Smith

Rome and Carthage: The Punic Wars

James Stephens

Irish Fairy Tales
Mary, Mary

Clara Stroebe

The Norwegian Fairy Book

Nikola Tesla

My Inventions

William Makepeace Thackeray

The Christmas Books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh

Cyrus Thomas

√ The Problem of the Ohio Mounds

Holland Thompson

The Age of Invention : a chronicle of mechanical conquest

Sojourner Truth

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth


The Swedish Fairy Book

Booker T. Washington

The Negro Problem

Francis Rolt-Wheeler

The Boy With the U. S. Survey

James White

Forgotten History: A collection of history events that have been forgotten

Florence White Williams

The Little Red Hen An Old English Folk Tale

Woodrow Wilson

On Being Human

P. G. Wodehouse

William Tell Told Again

W. B. Yeats

Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry


Cyropaedia; The Education of Cyrus


Exploring History through Ancestry and Literature