It’s time to cuddle up on the couch with a warm blanket, a cup of hot cocoa, and a few select books for winter reading! Here are 6 free books from our reading list (in order of increasingly mature plot):
3. Through Russian Snows by G.A. Henty
Subtitled, “A Story of Napoleon’s Retreat from Moscow,” this is one of the better Henty histories where troops find their chief enemy the wintry conditions.
(Various formats) (PDF)
5. The English at the North Pole and The Field of Ice by Jules Verne
Volumes I and II subtitled, “The Adventures of Captain Hatteras,” regards a crew on their way to an arctic adventure. Includes a great deal of history regarding the North-West passage and those who sought it.
Volume 1: (Various formats) (PDF)
Volume 2: (Various formats) (PDF)
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