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Classic Literature for Kids

Tired of Harry and Hermione? Try some Mary Lennox, Sara Crewe, Black Beauty in this collection of pre-1950's children's literature.


A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
Francie hasn't lost her charm and poignancy, even if she is from early 1900's Brooklyn.
Heidi
Heidi is a classic children's book first published in 1881 in Germany by Swiss author Johanna Spyri in two parts: Heidi: Her Years of Wandering and Learning , and Heidi: How She Used What She Learned. Subtitled: "Geschichten für Kinder wie auch für
Aesop's Fables
Aesop, known only for the genre of fables ascribed to him, was a slave in the mid-sixth century BC in Greece. He is assumed to have written many of these curious moral parables, and they have been added to and translated into many languages since they w
The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn
Commonly named among the Great American novels, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, is generally regarded as the sequel to his earlier novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; however, in Huckleberry Finn, Twain focused increasingly
The Secret Garden
Frances Hodgson Burnetts' timeless tale The Secret Garden introduces us to a sour little girl. Mary Lennox is NOT a pleasure to be around. In fact, she yells like a little princess, can't make friends, and simply despises everything. She remains
Peter Pan
Peter Pan is the boy who refuses to grow up.  He teaches Wendy and her younger brothers how to fly. Then it's off to magical Neverneverland and the Lost Boys, in this Barrie children's classic.  The story of Peter Pan is a deeper read than the fil
A Little Princess
A Little Princess is a 1904 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It is a revised and expanded version of Burnett's 1888 serialized novel entitled Sara Crewe: or, What happened at Miss Minchin's boarding school, which was published in S