of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain's classic follow-up to
. Set sail down the Mississippi for
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in a
classic mystery adventure from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. See if you
can solve the mystery before Holmes explains it all.
Alice In Wonderland
Alice goes looking for that darned
White Rabbit and ends up finding much more than she bargained for.
Taking a journey through the wild imagination of Louis Carrol.
Anne of Avonlea
L.M. Montgomery first published this
story in 1909 and girls have been devouring it ever since. The
plucky orphan has even had her tale told in recent made for TV film and
animated film. You may better know her as Anne of Green Gables.
Animated Fairytales, Online
Grimm's Fairytales & Andersons.. and
other features tales. Fun!
Aesop's Fables (& others)
An excellent collection of myths and
fables from Aesop, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and more.
Includes Nesbit's "The Five Children
& It", Lewis Caroll's "Through The
Looking Glass", Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind In The Willows", plus more
by Rudyard Kipling, J.M. Barrie, William Thackeray, and more.
Collected (Vintage) Fairy Tales
Includes fairy tales from England,
Hungary, Japan, the United States, and from such famed authors as L.
Frank Baum, Rudyard Kipling, the Brothers Grimm, and Louisa May Alcott.
The Jungle Book
Rudyard Kipling's story of Mowgli the
man cub and his friends Baloo the bear, and Baghera the panther.
Jungle Tales of Tarzan
By Edgar Rice Burroughs.
The classic tale by Louisa May Alcott.
Don't forget, online fun is nice...
but taking a book outside is great!
The Marvelous Land of Oz
Dorothy, Toto and all their pals take
another journey through the land of Oz. A follow up to the
better known L. Frank Baum novel,
The Wizard of Oz
Herman Melville's famous tale of the
great white whale and Captain Ahab, the man obsessed with finding and
killing it at any cost. A rare insight into the life of the men
aboard the great whaling ships. Best for advanced readers.
Charles Dickens's tale of an English
orphan who must scrape by in London's East End while searching for a
better life. An engaging story that shows the real challenges and
adventures of children of earlier times.
Peter & Wendy (Peter Pan)
J.M. Barrie's beloved tale of the lost
boys, their leader Peter Pan, and the Darling children who come to
brighten their lives with the stories and tenderness of home and a
mother's remembered love.
Daniel Defoe based this popular
classic on a true story of a man stranded on an island for years, with
only the goats for company. Defoe is kinder, he gives his hero a
man servant named "Friday". Read it and think about what you would
do to survive on a wild, deserted island.
The Tales of
The tales of Beatrix Potter Include
such favorites as Peter Rabbit and Squirrel Nutkin, plus other adorable
illustrated stories. Also offers versions in Japanese.
The Time Machine
By H.G. Wells. A man
travels through time, getting a strange glimpse into humankind's
First published in 1883, this grand
classic by Robert Louis Stevenson has been entertaining young people
since... well, since 1883. Young Jim grows from boy to teen
crossing the great seas, battling pirates, and hunting for the treasure
coveted by Long John Silver.
Check here for our links to online (children's)
versions of the Bible, the Life Of Buddha, the Qur'an, the Ramayana,
and the Torah.
Myths, Monsters, & Heroes
Check this page for our links to
a great selection of myths, epics, and fables -- read about Hercules,
Zeus, Hera, Athena, Achilles, Odysseus, Jason & The Argonauts,
and much, much more!
For even more free books online,
including many suitable for teens and young adults, visit
Arthur's Classic Novels.
You'll find authors
Edgar Rice Burroughs, P.G. Wodehouse, Jack London, Rudyard
Kipling, H.G. Wells, and dozens of other outstanding classic