Nathaniel Hawthorne

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 25 Great American Novels. For authors' childhood stories your kids might enjoy, read Biographies Especially for Kids

Are you looking for great short stories? We selected them for specific grade levels:
Elementary Stories, Middle School Stories, and High School Stories


The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
The Wind in the Willows
The Wind in the Willows
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Treasure Island
Treasure Island
Adventures of the Teenie Weenies
The Teenie Weenies
Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe
The Call of the Wild
The Call of the Wild
White Fang
White Fang
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Huckleberry Finn
Little Women
Little Women
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables
Black Beauty
Black Beauty
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Peter Pan
Peter Pan
Pinocchio
Pinocchio
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Tarzan of the Apes
Tarzan of the Apes
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
A Journey to the Center of the Earth
A Journey to the Center of the Earth
The Story of Doctor Dolittle
The Story of Doctor Dolittle
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
The Land That Time Forgot
The Land That Time Forgot
The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds
The Time Machine
The Time Machine
The Invisible Man
The Invisible Man
Through the Looking Glass
Through the Looking Glass
Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Uncle Tom's Cabin Young Folks' Edition
Young Folks' Edition
A Little Princess
A Little Princess
The Lost Prince
The Lost Prince
Editha's Burglar
Editha's Burglar
The Island of Doctor Moreau
The Island of Doctor Moreau
Arabian Nights
Ali Baba, Aladdin, Sindbad
Heide
Heidi
The Railway Children
The Railway Children
The Water Babies
The Water Babies
The Master Key
The Master Key
The Flying Girl
The Flying Girl
Jack and Jill
Jack and Jill
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels
The Young Trailers
The Young Trailers
Seven Little Australians
Seven Little Australians
Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship
Tom Swift & His Warship
The Story of Mankind
The Story of Mankind
A Story of the Golden Age
"The Odyssey" abridged
The Pilgrim's Progress
The Pilgrim's Progress
The Prince and the Pauper
The Prince and the Pauper
The Story of Abraham Lincoln
The Story of Abraham Lincoln
The Story of George Washington
The Story of G. Washington
Abigail Adams and Her Times
Abigail Adams and Her Times
The Story of Benjamin Franklin
The Story of Benjamin Franklin
Florence Nightingale, The Angel of the Crimea
Florence Nightingale
The Story of Daniel Webster
The Story of Daniel Webster
Clara Barton's Story of the Red Cross: Glimpses of Field Work
A Story of the Red Cross

Visit 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

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