This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2010-12-30.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0
This incredible resource is a collection of twenty complete etexts made available through Project Gutenberg. They are open source content for all to use. Each Ebook “is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.” These classic titles include: Shakespeare’s’ Romeo and Juliet, works of Aristotle, Machiavelli, Saint Augustine, Plato, Frederick Douglass, Leo Tolstoy, Benjamin Franklin, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles, Henry Adams, Jane Austen, Daniel Defoe, Henry James, Thomas Hardy, Franz Kafka, Edgar Allen Poe and William Thackery. In addition to these classic works, a collection of nonfiction reading is made available for college bound students. This collection is a combination of many lists complied by colleges and universities for high school reading. These Ebooks are “for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.”