Books for Young Readers
Here is a great collection of chapter books for young readers to enjoy themselves or for parents to read aloud to younger children. These selections offer a broad range of subjects, places, time periods, and writing styles, selected to help children and students discover the joy of reading. For older students and adults, visit
. For authors' childhood stories your kids might enjoy, read 25 Great American Novels Biographies Especially for Kids
Are you looking for great short stories? We selected them for specific grade levels:
Elementary Stories , , and Middle School Stories High School Stories The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Alice in Wonderland The Jungle Book Treasure Island The Teenie Weenies Robinson Crusoe The Call of the Wild White Fang Tom Sawyer Huckleberry Finn Little Women Anne of Green Gables Black Beauty Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Peter Pan Pinocchio The Adventures of Robin Hood Tarzan of the Apes 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea A Journey to the Center of the Earth The Story of Doctor Dolittle The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle The Land That Time Forgot The War of the Worlds The Time Machine The Invisible Man Through the Looking Glass Around the World in 80 Days Oliver Twist A Christmas Carol Young Folks' Edition A Little Princess The Lost Prince Editha's Burglar The Island of Doctor Moreau Ali Baba, Aladdin, Sindbad Heidi The Railway Children The Water Babies The Master Key The Flying Girl Jack and Jill Gulliver's Travels The Young Trailers Seven Little Australians Tom Swift & His Warship The Story of Mankind "The Odyssey" abridged The Pilgrim's Progress The Prince and the Pauper The Story of Abraham Lincoln The Story of G. Washington Abigail Adams and Her Times The Story of Benjamin Franklin Florence Nightingale The Story of Daniel Webster A Story of the Red Cross
American Biographies for Kids to find out about other important Americans, including Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and Clara Barton.
Don't miss the short stories from
Frank Stockton; especially The Lady, or the Tiger? You might also enjoy our collection of Short Stories for Children, Children's Poems, and Poetry for Students Return to American Literature Home Page