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Free online children’s books pdf, kids fiction pdf. Children’s story books in English, by subject and age group. Read online or download.

Children’s books can often be found within ‘collections’ on other pages of this site, in both fiction and nonfiction.

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Try searching for books by author. In the search bar in this link, in the creator field, replace LAST, FIRST with the author’s name. Save books you like to your Internet Archive account by clicking “Favorite” while logged in.


Recommended Books

Children’s Library – Collection – Children’s Books PDF Free Download

About 3,300 free online books for children from around the world, as recommended by several major libraries. You may wish to use the “Topics & Subjects” filter in the left column. Internet Archive. Children’s books pdf online.

Children’s Literature Collection – Children’s Books PDF Free Download

About 3,700 free online books for kids. This collection includes many anthologies of classic children’s stories and books in several languages from various cultures. Children’s books pdf online.

Newbery Medal Winners – Collection – Best Children’s Books PDF

The John Newbery medal is a literary award given every year since 1921 to the author of “the most distinguished contributions to American literature for children”. All of the winners since 1921 are listed here, with links to free online versions of most of them at the Internet Archive. Read free children’s books pdf.

Top Children’s Books of the Past 100 Years – Best Children’s Books PDF

This Internet Archive blog post from October 2013 contains links to most of the top 100 Children’s books of the last 100 years, according to a list published by the New York Times newspaper in 2013. Free online children’s books pdf.

International Children’s Digital Library – Free Children’s Books PDF

“A Library for the World’s Children”. Free online library of about 4,000 books in many languages. One can search by language, format, genre and several other ways. Free online children’s books pdf.

Student Library Pre-K to Grade 12 – Collection

Thousands of free online books arranged by grade level, for readers from Preschool to 12th grade. Collection organized by Open Library at Internet Archive. Kids books pdf.

Juvenile Classic Books – Collection

Free children’s classic books. Some book titles: 101 Dalmatians, Dracula, various Dr. Seuss stories, The Iliad, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, 20th Century Children’s Book Treasury, Stuart Little, Pippi in the South Seas, Anne of Green Gables, Clifford stories, Mother Goose, Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, The Secret Garden, The Little Red Hen, Madeline in London, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Lassie Come Home, Heidi, A Bear Called Paddington, Pinocchio, Black Beauty, The Night Before Christmas, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Little Women, The Call of the Wild, King Arthur and His Knights, The Three Little Pigs, Alice in Wonderland, Snow White, Pollyanna, more. Kids books pdf.

Universal School Library – Leveled Reading Books for Grades 4-8 – PDF English Children’s Books

About 650 books from the Universal School Library’s Internet Archive collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers. Fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels of grades 4-8. Children’s learning books pdf. Free online children’s books pdf.

Universal School Library – Cultural Literacy and Humanities – Reading Levels Elementary to Adult

Free books from the Universal School Library’s Cultural Literacy and Humanities Collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers. This group includes fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels ranging from elementary school grades to adult. Kids books pdf.


Books by Age Group

Picture Books for Children – Collection – Picture Books for Children PDF

Free children’s picture books. Free kids books online, children’s picture books pdf. Free online children’s books pdf.

First Grade Books – Second Grade Reading Books – Collection – Children’s Learning Books PDF

Free books for children in grades 1 and 2. 1st grade reading books online, 2nd grade reading books online, free second grade books. Free online children’s books pdf.

Story Books for Children Age 4-8 – Collection – Children’s Learning Books PDF

Free books for children ages 4-8. Kids fiction books, children’s learning books pdf.

Children Age 9-12 Fiction – Collection – Best Children’s Books PDF

Free children’s books for ages 9-12. Kids books pdf.

Universal School Library – Leveled Reading Books for Grades 4-8 – PDF English Children’s Books

About 650 books from the Universal School Library’s Internet Archive collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers. Fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels of grades 4-8. Children’s learning books pdf. Free online children’s books pdf.

Universal School Library – Cultural Literacy and Humanities – Reading Levels Elementary to Adult

About 800 books from the Universal School Library’s Cultural Literacy and Humanities Collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers. This group includes fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels ranging from elementary school grades to adult. Kids books pdf.


Books by Subject

Audio Books for Children and Young Adults – Collection

About 1,150 free online audio books at the Internet Archive. This collection includes many classic books for young people. Internet Archive books are recorded by volunteers. Classic children’s books pdf free. Free online children’s books pdf.

Librivox Children’s Short Works – Collections in Audio – Short Children’s Stories in Audio

Here are 39 online audio books, each containing a collection of about 15 short works for children in the public domain, read in English by volunteers. Free audio short stories online, short stories online for kids.

American Children’s Stories – Collection – Short PDF Stories for Children

Thousands of free short stories online for kids in free books at the Internet Archive. Includes: The Cat in the Hat, The Stinky Cheese Man, 30 Tales to Give You Goosebumps, Disney Scary Storybook Collection, Beverly Cleary Henry Huggins, Nancy Drew Ghost Stories, Goosebumps Monster Edition, Encyclopedia Brown, Dare to Be Scared, Double Dork Diaries 2, Disney’s Christmas Storybook, The Hardy Boys Ghost Stories, Scary Stories for Sleepovers, Your Favorite Seuss, Scary Stories for Stormy Nights, and more. Short stories for children, short stories middle school.

African American Children’s Books – African Americans YA Books – Collection – Children’s Books Free to Read Online

About 600 free online Juvenile African Americans Fiction books. Kids books pdf.

African American Children’s Books – Collection – Children’s Books PDF Free Download

About 150 African American books for kids free. Online reading for kids. Free online children’s books pdf.

Black Girl Books – Collection

About 300 novels featuring black girls as the main character. The collection appears to include books for readers of all ages from early elementary to adult. Internet Archive.

Animal Fiction – Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

Free juvenile animal fiction books. Free online story books for kids. Free online children’s books pdf.

Girls and Women Juvenile Fiction – Collection

Free online Girls & Women juvenile books. Free online reading for children, free books for girls.

Wit and Humor Books – Collection

About 1,100 free online books on children’s wit and humor. Some authors: Jeff Kinney, Lincoln Pierce, Sue Townsend, Gordon Korman, Graeme Base, David Lewman, Jack Handey, Mo Willems, Llana Weitzman, Jonathan Peter, Peggy Parish, Jacqueline Wilson, Megan McDonald, Janet Ahlberg, Terry Pratchett, Charles Keller, many more authors of Juvenile Wit and Humor. Free online children’s books pdf.

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Humorous Stories – Collection

About 4,200 free online humorous stories books. Some authors: Jeff Kinney, Roald Dahl, Sid Fleischman, Julia Donaldson, Rachel Russell, Lincoln Pierce, Thea Stilton, Robert Lawson, Marc Brown, Geronimo Stilton, Astrid Lindgren, Judith Viorst, Jon Klassen, Douglas Adams. Kids books pdf. Humorous stories for kids online free.

Humorous Fiction – Collection – English Children’s Books PDF

About 500 humorous fiction books. Some titles: The Three Frilly Goats Fluff, Mrs. Noodlejugel and Drooly the Bear, I’m an Alien and I Want to Go Home, Apes a-go-go, Rumpled Stilton Skin, Teddy Mars, Pirates are Stealing our Cows, Aaron is a Good Sport, Rapunzel and the Prince of Pop, Fake Snakes and Weird Wizards, The Pirates on Holiday, Kattie Friedman Gives Up Texting, The Schnoz of Doom, How to Behave at a Dog Show. Humorous books online free. Free online children’s books pdf.

Books Featuring Horses – Collection

Free books about horses or featuring horses in the story. Some authors: Mary O’Hara, Bonnie Bryant, Kristin Earhart, Allison Hart, Janet Beeler Shaw, Walter Farley, Julia Donaldson, Patricia Polacco, Jessica Burkhart, Ben M. Baglio, Will James, Kate Di Camillo, Marilyn Halvorson. Free children’s books with horses.

Books about Pets – Collection – PDF English Books for Children

Free books about pets at the Internet Archive. Some authors: Dr. Seuss, E. B. White, Gwendolyn Hooks, Tedd Arnold, Marc Brown, Stan Berenstain, Caroline Mockford, Bernard Most, Mercer Mayer, Peter Brown, Angela Johnson, Jessica Burkhart, Daisy Meadows. Books about pets. Free online children’s books pdf.

Books about Farm Life – Collection – PDF English Books for Children

Free books about farm life at the Internet Archive. Some authors: E. B. White, Betsy Byars, Stan Berenstain, Willa Cather, Robin Lee Hatcher, W. Nikola-Lisa, Christophe Loupy, Karen Barss, Mary Wormell, Dick King-Smith, Elizabeth Enright, Carol Wallace, Sid Fleischman. Free kids books about farm life.

Books about Magic – Collection – Children’s Books PDF Free Download

Free books about magic for kids. Kids fiction books, books about magic for kids.

Books about Parent & Child – Collection – Children’s Books PDF Free Download

Free children’s books about parent and child. Free kids books online, children’s books about family.

Family Life Fiction – Collection – Family Life Books Free Online

About 2,400 family life fiction books at the Internet Archive . Some family life fiction authors here are: Jeff Kinney, S. E. Hinton, Beverly Cleary, Veronica Roth, Judith Kerr, Benjamin Alire Saenz, MacKenzie Bezos, Janet Tashjian, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Anna McQuinn, Annabel Pitcher, Lois Lowry, Jill Murphy, Anne E. Schraff, Robert Kimmel Smith, John Peterson, Stan Berenstain. Family life fiction for kids. Kids books pdf.

Superheroes Books – Collection – Children’s Books PDF Free Download

Free children’s superhero books. Comics & graphic novels, superheroes books online. Free online children’s books pdf.

Books about Witches – Collection – Children’s Books PDF Free Download

About 750 free kids’ books about witches. Kids fiction books, kids books about witches.

We have short stories in the public domain

Children’s Adventure Books – Audio Collection – Children’s Audio Books

About 110 children’s adventure audio books from the Internet Archive Librivox collection of public domain books. Titles include: Pony Rider Boys in Montana, The Young Crusoe, The Outdoor Girls at Ocean View, The Tale of Cuffy Bear, The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea, Aunt Jane’s Nieces in Society, The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel, Tom Swift and His Motor Boat, The Rover Boys at School. Children’s adventure Audio Books. Free online children’s books pdf.

Action & Adventure Books – Children & Young Adults – Collection

Action & Adventure books online for children and young adults. Kids books pdf.

Conduct of Life Books – Children & Young Adults Collection

About 880 Conduct of Life books free for children and young adults. Children’s books pdf download.

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People with Disabilities Fiction Books – Children & Young Adults Collection

Free books about people with disabilities for children and young adults. Free online children’s books pdf.

Fantasy Fiction for Kids – Young Adult Fantasy Books – Collection

Fantasy and Magic books free for children and young adults. Free kids.books online, fantasy and magic books for kids, children’s books pdf online.

Friendship Stories – Children & Young Adults Collection – PDF Children’s English Books

About 5,300 free children’s and YA books about Friendship. Digital books for kids free, young adult books about love and friendship. Free online children’s books pdf.

Hispanic Americans Fiction for Kids – Hispanic Americans YA Books – Collection

About 80 free Hispanic Americans books for children and young adults. Kids fiction books, free online childrens book.

Civil War Collection – YA Historical Novels – Historical Fiction for Children

Free historical fiction books about the Civil War for young adults and children. Digital books for kids free, Civil War fiction books for kids, Kids books pdf.

Legends, Myths & Fables – Collection

Free books about legends, myths and fables for kids and YA. Free online children’s books pdf.

Fiction about Middle School – YA & Childrens Books Collection

Free books about Middle school for kids and YA. Kids books pdf.

Mystery and Detective Fiction – Children & Young Adults Collection

Free mystery and detective books for children and YA, YA mystery books. Children’s books pdf.

Children’s Books about Music – YA Books about Music – Fiction Collection

Free fiction books about music for children and young adults. Kids books pdf. Children’s books about music.

Nancy Drew Books – Detective Books for Children & Young Adults Collection – PDF English Books

Free Nancy Drew mystery stories for children and young adult readers. Nancy Drew books. Free online children’s books pdf.

Pioneer Books for Kids – Books about Frontier Life – YA & Childrens Books Collection – PDF English Books

Free novels on pioneer life or frontier living for kids and YA readers. Digital books for kids free, free online library for kids.

Time Travel Fiction – Children & Young Adults Collection – PDF English Children’s Books

Free fiction books on Time Travel for kids and YA. Kids books pdf.

Books about Voyages & Travels – Children & Young Adult Fiction Collection

Free novels online about voyages and travels for kids and young adult. Best children’s books pdf.


Poetry

Children’s Poetry Collection – Children’s Poetry Books PDF

Free online children’s poetry books. Free online books for kids to read, free online reading for kids, children’s poetry books pdf.

Children’s Poetry – American Collection – Children’s Poetry Books PDF

Free online children’s American poetry books pdf. Kids books pdf. Free online library for kids.

Children’s Poetry – English Collection – Children’s Poetry Books PDF

Free online children’s poetry books. Free online library for kids, children’s poetry books pdf.

Nursery Rhymes Collection – Children’s Poetry Books PDF

Free online books of nursery rhymes. Children’s poetry books pdf. Free online children’s books pdf.

Children’s Poetry Audio Books – Collection – Children’s Poetry Audio Books

About 110 audio books with poetry for children from the Internet Archive Librivox collection of public domain books. Titles include: The Posy Ring, Sugar Plums, A Little Freckled Person, The Christmas Tree, A Mother’s Song, Laughable Lyrics, Goops and How to Be Them, Verses for Children, A Visit from Saint Nicholas. Children’s poetry Audio Books. Kids books pdf.


Reading Guides

Children’s Core Collection – Best Children’s Books PDF

Fiction and Story Collection

Corsaro, Julie, et al.
Wilson 2015

The Guide to Fiction and Story Collections has thousands of books recommended for children from pre-school through Grade 6, containing review sources and professional aids for librarians. H.W. Wilson has been a major publisher of reference works for librarians for more than a century. Best children’s books pdf. Kids books pdf.

Dictionary of American Children’s Fiction: Recent Books of Recognized Merit, 1960-1984 – Best Children’s Books PDF

– 1985-1989 – Best Children’s Books PDF

– 1990-1994 – Best Children’s Books PDF

– 1995-1999

Helbig, Alethea and Perkins, Agnes Regan
Greenwood 1986-2002 Dewey Dec. 028.5

With its companion volume, this book effectively provides descriptions and evaluations of award-winning American fiction for children over the last 125 years. The compilers provide clear, insightful, and critical evaluations. Despite its title, the bibliography lists fiction for both children and young adults. . . . These two volumes, likely to become reference mainstays, are recommended for academic libraries that support children’s and young adult literature or teacher education, and for public libraries and media centers. Kids books pdf.

Something about the Author (Volumes 1-238) – Childrens Reading Guides

Kumar, Lisa, ed.
Gale 1971 – 2012

“Facts and Pictures about Authors and Illustrators of Books for Young People” – Publisher. Kids books pdf.

100 Best Books for Children – Kids Reading Guides

Silvey, Anita
Houghton Mifflin 2004 Dewey Dec. 016

The author’s “long experience as a book reviewer and editor makes her list pretty much spot-on… . Each title gets a short essay that not only discusses the book and what it has meant to its audience but that also supplies wonderful behind-the-scenes information. … A helpful list, ‘Beyond the 100 Best,’ points parents in the right direction for more good reads.” -Booklist. Free online reading for kids. Kids books pdf.

The Best Children’s Literature: A Parent’s Guide – English Children’s Books PDF

Trachtenberg, Ellen
Parent’s Guide Press 2003

“With more than 1,000 titles represented, this book comes complete with developmentally appropriate recommendations and an extensive subject index that enable children, parents, caregivers, and educators to find books that are appropriate for particular skills and levels of interest. Also included are interviews with parents and children about their favorite books, a list of awards and their recipients, featured author profiles, and discussions on developing children’s love of reading in this age of multimedia.” – Publisher. Kids books pdf.

VINTAGE BOOKS – Young People Reading Guides

List of Series and Sequels for Juvenile Readers (Useful References Series) – Free Online Children’s Books PDF

Wead, Katharine H.
Faxon 1923.

The volume lists all the books in each of more than 100 series for children and teens. Kids books pdf.


Children’s Catalog of Thirty-Five Hundred Books: A Guide to the Best Reading for Boys and Girls – English Children’s Books PDF

Based on fifty-four selected library lists and bulletins; arranged under author, title and subject; with analytical entries for 700 volumes

Wilson, H.W.; Bacon, Corinne, comp.
Wilson 1917

Kids fiction books pdf.


Children’s Catalog Supplement: A Guide to the Best Reading for Boys and Girls – Free Online Children’s Books PDF

Four Hundred and Fifty Books chosen chiefly from books published between June 1, 1916, and January 1, 1918; arranged under author, title and subject; with analytical entries for 78 volumes

Wilson, H.W.; Bacon, Corinne, comp.
Wilson 1918

Includes children’s American historical fiction books. Kids books pdf.

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