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“The Worst Birthday” from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Tensions rise at home as a boy must suppress his magical abilities around his non-magical family, who has forgotten his birthday.
A young woman who has been mistreated by her step-mother and sisters learns the value of kindness.
Excerpt from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Chapter 12
The final chapter of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, this excerpt follows Alice back into the real world, reflecting on her incredible experiences in a land of nonsense.
Down the Rabbit Hole
In the opening chapter from Carroll's classic novel, Alice follows the frantic White Rabbit down into a fantasy world.