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List of Teenage Books – PDF English Books – Children’s Books in PDF

List of Teenage Books - PDF English Books

List of teenage books, pdf English books, children’s books in pdf. Comics, graphic novels, kids poetry, young adult, reading guides.

Thousands of free books, for toddlers to young adults.

Books on the site not in the public domain (most books published since 1923) are nearly all at the Internet Archive, so you’ll need a free account there to read them. Here’s their info about borrowing books.

Juvenile Fiction
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List of Teenage Books – Children’s Books in PDF

Children’s Literature Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

About 3,500 free online books for kids. This collection includes many anthologies of classic children’s stories and books in several languages from various cultures.

American Children’s Stories Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

About 2,000 American Children’s Story Books free.

Juvenile Classic Books – Collection

About 125 books, many of which are considered young people’s classics. 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.

International Children’s Digital Library – Children’s Books in 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.

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

About 150 African American books for kids free. Online reading for kids.

Animal Fiction Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

About 3,600 juvenile animal fiction books. Free online story books for kids.

Girls and Women Juvenile Fiction Free – Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 240 free online Girls & Women juvenile books. Free online reading for children, free books for girls.

Wit and Humor Books Free – Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

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.

Humorous Stories – Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

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. Satire fiction ebooks, comics for kids online, Humorous stories online free.

Humorous Fiction – Collection – PDF English Books

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.

Books Featuring Horses – Collection – PDF English Books

More than 700 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 books with horses.

Books about Pets – Collection – PDF English Books

About 600 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.

Funny short stories

Free Books about Farm Life – Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

More than 600 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 books about farm life .

Books about Magic for Kids – Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

More than 1,300 free books about magic for kids. Kids fiction books, books about magic for kids.

Free Kids’ Books about Middle School – Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 450 free books about Middle School at the Internet Archive. Some authors: Jeff Kinney, Lincoln Pierce, R. J. Palacio, James Patterson, Rachel Renee Russell, Kristin Levine, James Preller, Jordan Sonnenblick, Jeffrey Brown, Rbecca Stead, Lisi Harrison, Coco Simon, Meg Cabot, Janet Tashjian, Emily Howse. Books about Middle School.

Children’s Books about Parent & Child – Fiction Collection – – Children’s Books in PDF

About 360 free children’s books about parent and child. Free kids books online, children’s books about family.

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Free Superheroes Books – Fiction Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

About 600 free children’s superhero books. Comics & graphic novels, comics for kids online, superheroes books online.

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

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

Family Life Fiction – Collection – Children’s Books in PDF

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.

Young Adult Fiction Books Free – Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 470 free online Young Adult fiction books at the Internet Archive. Some young adult fiction authors here are: Rathrick Rothfuss, Patricia McCormick, Stephenie Meyer’s books, Cecily Von Ziegesar, Monica Hughes, top books by Eoin Colfer, Robert Muchamore, Tamora Pierce, Dana Davidson, Alison Goodman, Lurlene McDaniel, Darren Shan, Lois Duncan, L. M. Montgomery, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Franklin W. Dixon YA detective series, Kathleen Duey, Cate Tiernan. Many more authors of Young Adult free fiction. Action books online, free historical novels online.

Young Adult Fiction Books about High School – Collection – List of Teenage Books

More than 700 free online YA fiction books about High School. Some YA fiction book titles here: Silent Alarm, Waiting for Gonzo, Like it Never Happened, The Dead House, Testing the Truth, This Song Will Save Your Life, The Secrets We Keep, On Your Knees, When Everything Feels Like the Movies, Trouble From the Start, Cheating for the Chicken Man, The Start of Me and You, We Are All Made of Molecules, Bride of Slug Man.

Young Adult Fiction Books on Interpersonal Relations – Collection – List of Teenage Books

More than 800 free online YA fiction books about interpersonal relations. Some YA fiction authors represented are: John Gren, Mark Peter Hughes, L. J. Smith, Vince Vawter, Suzanne Collins, Heather Vogel Frederick, E. Lockhart, Liz Kessler, Alexandra Bracken, C. J. Hill, Erin Downing, M. G. Higgins, Patrick Jones, Shana Burg, Dean Pitchford, Susin Nielsen-Fernlund, Annie Bryant, Jessica Burkhart, Gary Paulsen.

Young Adult Fiction Books about Teens – Collection – List of Teenage Books

More than 1,000 YA novels about Teens. Some YA fiction authors here are: Barbara Haworth-Attard, Hayao Miyazaki, Jim Grimsley, Scott Lobdell, Jeffrey Eugenides, Randall Kenan, P. C. Cast, Tamara Summers, Pittacus Lore, Laura Leone, Sophie McKenzie, Kody Keplinger, Janette Oke, Ransom Riggs, M. G. Higgins, Yoko Kamio, Judith Guest, NaRae Lee, Mary Monroe, Gabrielle Lord, John Saul, Rumiko Takahashi. Full length books for teens, about teens.

Nancy Drew Series Free Online Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 300 free young adult mystery books featuring fictional private detective Nancy Drew at the Internet Archive. The author, “Carolyn Keene” is a pseudonym used by a number of ghost writers in the Nancy Drew series, which began in 1930 primarily for an audience of teen girls, and continues today. Over 500 Nancy Drew books have been published, according to Wikipedia. Study novels online free.

Young Adults Fiction Books about Teenage Girls – Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 1,100 young adult novels on teenage girls. Some popular young adults female authors here are: Season Butler, Jill Lynn, Brian Freeman, Holly Smale, Julie Hartley, Katie McGarry, Lisa Freeman, Sylvia McNicoll, Jodi Picoult, Ann Rinaldi, Jeanette Winterson, Sue Monk Kidd, Lorrie Moore, Caitlin Moran, Jenny Colgan, Rachel Seiffert, Rachel Klein, Patricia A. McKillip, Frederick Kohner, Jenny Carroll, Jeffrey Eugenides, Kristin Hannah. YA fiction books teenage girls.

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

Thousands of free short stories online for kids in 1,900 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.

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


Juvenile Fiction Collections by Age Group

Picture Books for Children Collection – Online Reading Books for Kids – Children’s Books to Read Online

About 1,200 free children’s picture books. Free kids books online, children’s fiction picture books.

Free First Grade Books – Second Grade Reading Books Online – Collection – PDF English Books

About 1,050 free books for children in grades 1 and 2. 1st grade reading books online, 2nd grade reading books online, free second grade books.

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Free Online Story Books for Kids – Children Age 4-8 Fiction Collection – Children’s Books to Read Online

About 1,100 free books for children ages 4-8. Kids fiction books,

Children Age 9-12 General Fiction Collection – Children’s Books to Read Online

About 300 free children’s books for ages 9-12. Free kids.books online,


Universal School Library Collections

Universal School Library – Free Leveled Reading Books Online for Grades 4-8 – PDF English 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, under the leadership of ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, a global education nonprofit. Fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels of grades 4-8.

Universal School Library – Free Leveled Reading Books Online for Grades 9-12 – List of Teenage Books

About 890 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, under the leadership of ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, a global education nonprofit. Fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels of grades 9-12.

Universal School Library – Cultural Literacy and Humanities – Reading Levels Elementary to Adult – List of Teenage Books

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, under the leadership of ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, a global education nonprofit. This group includes fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels ranging from elementary school grades to adult.

Universal School Library – Academic Literacy – Reading Levels High School to Adult – List of Teenage Books

About 420 books from the Universal School Library’s Academic Literacy Collection. This collection was curated by a national advisory group of school librarians, librarian educators and researchers, under the leadership of ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, a global education nonprofit. This group includes fiction and non-fiction books for reading levels from high school to adult.


Children’s & Young Adults Books Mixed, by Topic – Free Children’s Books Online

Free Juvenile Fiction – Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 89,000 free juvenile fiction books, at the Internet Archive. You can display books by author by clicking “More” under the “Creator” menu in the left column. Some authors: Jeff Kinney, Eleanor Coerr, J. K. Rowling, Akira Toriyama, Patricia McCormick, Stephen Chbosky, Mo Willems, Beatrix Potter, Liz Pichon, Roald Dahl, Helen Perelman, Julia Donaldson, Kiera Cass, Rick Riordan, Benjamin Zephaniah, Natsuki Takaya, Stephenie Meyer, Rosemary Sutcliff, Robert Muchamore, Kate DiCamillo, Joan M. Wolf, Cinda Williams Chima, Katherine Applegate, many more authors of Juvenile Fiction. Digital books for kids free, young adults books free online.

African American Children’s Books – African Americans YA Books – Collection – PDF English Books

About 600 free online Juvenile African Americans Fiction books. African American young adult books, young adult books about African American culture.

Free books in Spanish

Action & Adventure Books – Children & Young Adults – Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 160 Action & Adventure books online for children and young adults, young adult adventure books, young adult fiction adventure books.

Conduct of Life Books – Children & Young Adults Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 880 Conduct of Life books free for children and young adults. Free kids.books online.

People with Disabilities Fiction Books – Children & Young Adults Collection

About 210 books about people with disabilities for children and young adults. Young adult books about disabled people.

Fantasy Fiction for Kids – Young Adult Fantasy Books – Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 250 free online Fantasy books and Magic books for children and young adults. Free kids.books online, fantasy and magic books for kids.

Children’s Books about Family – Children & Young Adults Collection – PDF English Books

More than 2,400 free online books about Families for children and young adults. Kids fiction books, children’s books about different families, family adventure books, family books for kids.

Friendship Stories – Children & Young Adults Collection – PDF 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, young adult books about unlikely friendships.

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

About 60 free historical fiction books about the Civil War for young adults and children. Digital books for kids free, Civil War fiction books for kids, YA historical fiction, historical fiction for teens.

Comics & Graphic Novels – Legends, Myths & Fables – Kids & Young Adults Books – Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 20 free books about legends, myths and fables for kids and YA. Free online graphic novels for students, graphic novels for kids online, children’s comic books online free.

Fiction about Middle School – YA & Childrens Books Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 110 free books about Middle school for kids and YA. Digital books for kids free.

Mystery and Detective Fiction – Children & Young Adults Collection – PDF English Books

About 280 free mystery and detective books for children and YA, YA mystery books. Free online library for kids.

Childrens Books about Music – YA Books about Music – Fiction Collection – List of Teenage Books

About 310 free fiction books about music for children and young adults. Free kids.books online, Children’s fiction about music.

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

About 120 free Nancy Drew mystery stories for children and young adult readers. Nancy Drew books, free online childrens book.

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

About 80 novels on pioneer life or frontier living for kids and YA readers. Digital books for kids free, free online library for kids, young adult.

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

About 700 fiction books on Time Travel for kids and YA. Time travel books for young adults.

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

About 360 free novels online about voyages and travels for kids and young adult. Free online library for kids, free online books for kids to read.


Children’s Comic Books Online Free – Graphic Novels for Kids Online

Children’s Comic Books Online Free – Free Online Graphic Novels for students – Collection

About 830 free comics for kids online, free online graphic novels. Be patient as the page loads. Some popular titles: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Big Nate, The Odyssey, Twilight, Fruits Basket, Marvel Encyclopedia, Geronimo Stilton, Shadow Kiss, Dork Diaries, Paul has a Summer Job, Sisters, Redwall, Peanuts, Drag N Ball Z, SpongeBob SquarePants, Donald Duck, Finding Nemo, Asterix comics online, many more. Free comics for kids online, free online graphic novels.

Free Online Graphic Novels for Students – Collection – Free Comics for Kids

About 50 free online Graphic Novels. Graphic novels for kids online, children’s comic books online free.

Cartoons and Comics Collections – Comics for Kids Online

About 1,850 free online books with cartoons and comics. Some popular titles: Big Nate, Captain Underpants, Slam Dunk, Calvin and Hobbes, The Baby-Sitters Club, Goosebumps, Amulet, Snoopy, Super Diaper Baby, Tales from the Crypt, Garfield, Bone, Beavis and Butthead, Charlie Brown, Scooby-Doo, Marvel, many more. Comics for kids online, read comic books online.

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Free Online Graphic Novels for Students – Collection – Comics for Free Online

About 4,000 free graphic novels online. Graphic novels for kids online.

Free Comics for Kids – Collection – Comics for Free Online

About 3,800 free online comic books and books of comic strips. Comics for kids online, read comic books online.


Juvenile Poetry – Free Books for Kids Online

Children’s Poetry Collection – Free Books to Read Online for Kids

About 3,000 free online children’s poetry books. Free online books for kids to read, free online reading for kids.

Children’s Poetry – American Collection – Free Books to Read Online for Kids

About 1,600 free online children’s American poetry books. Free kids.books online, free online library for kids.

Children’s Poetry – English Collection – Free Books to Read Online for Kids

About 450 free online children’s poetry books. Free online library for kids, free reading online for children.

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Nursery Rhymes Collection – Free Books to Read Online for Kids

About 1,130 free online books of nursery rhymes. Digital books for kids free, free online books for kids to read.


List of Teenage Books – Guides to Juvenile Fiction

Children’s Core Collection – Kids Reading Guides

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. Free online library for children, free online books for kids to read.

Dictionary of American Children’s Fiction: Recent Books of Recognized Merit, 1960-1984 – Kids Reading Guides

– 1985-1989

– 1990-1994

– 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. Digital books for kids free, free online library for kids.

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

Kumar, Lisa, ed.
Gale 1971 – 2012

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

Graphic Novels: A Genre Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More – Kids Reading Guides

Pawuk, Michael
Libraries Unlimited 2007 Dewey Dec. 016

This guide is intended to help [librarians] start, update, or maintain a graphic novel collection and advise readers about the genre. It covers more than 2,400 titles, including series titles, and organizes them according to genre, subgenre, and theme-from super-heroes and adventure to crime, humor, and nonfiction. Reading levels, awards/recognition, and core titles are identified; and tie-ins with gaming, film, anime, and television are noted. Grade 6 through adult. Free online library for children, Comics & graphic novels, free online books for kids to read.

Guides to Literature

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.

500 Great Books for Teens – List of Teenage Books

Silvey, Anita
Houghton Mifflin 2006 Dewey Dec. 016

Anita Silvey, one of the country’s leading authorities on books for young people, has interviewed teenage readers all over the country and immersed herself in young-adult books, with an emphasis on books published in the last five years. The result is this invaluable and very readable guide for parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers, reading groups, and of course teens themselves.
With its extended essays describing 500 selections, parents will quickly see what their teenagers are actually reading — and will be able to find good books to introduce them to. It is divided into twenty-one sections, including adventure and survival, politics and social history, horror, romance, war and conflict, fantasy, plays, graphic novels, poetry, memoir, and spirituality. Every section offers up classics, but the majority of titles are new. In “Beyond the 500,” Silvey compiles a number of useful lists, including books organized by geographic location and historical period, as well as recommended audio books. Free online library for children.

The Best Children’s Literature: A Parent’s Guide – Kids Reading Guides

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

List of Series and Sequels for Juvenile Readers (Useful References Series) – List of Teenage Books

Wead, Katharine H.
Faxon 1923 Dewey Dec. 016.8

The volume lists all the books in each of more than 100 series for children and teens. Kids fiction books, free online books for kids to read.

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

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 Dewey Dec. 011.6

Kids fiction books, free online library for kids.

Children’s Catalog Supplement: A Guide to the Best Reading for Boys and Girls – Kids Reading Guides

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 Dewey Dec. 011.6

Includes children’s American historical fiction books. Free online library for children, free online reading for kids.

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