Young Readers

Here are some favorite stories for young readers to enjoy. These selections cover a broad range and should be of particular interest to middle school students and younger high school aged students and readers. Of course, these are just suggestions and a broader selection of book can be found in the classics library.

The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi - a Short Story by Rudyard Kipling

Seven Little Australians - a novel by Ethel Turner

Black Beauty - by Anna Sewell

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County - Mark Twain

The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling

Tarzan of the Apes - Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

White Fang - Jack London

The Call of the Wild - Jack London

Anne of Green Gables - Lucy Maud Montgomery

The War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells

Heidi - Johanna Spyri

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood - Howard Pyle

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Frank L. Baum

Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift

Little Women - Louisa May Alcott

Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

The Time Machine - H.G. Wells

Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm - Kate Douglas Wiggin

Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe - beautifully illustrated by N.C. Wyeth

The Prince and the Pauper - Mark Twain

Alice In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

The Island of Doctor Moreau - H.G. Wells

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain

Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne

Stories from The Young Trailers - Joseph Altsheler

Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson

Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll

"Fairy Tales" - from The Brothers Grimm

Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie

And don't miss the short stories from Frank Stockton; especially The Lady, or the Tiger?

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