Classics for Children

Looking for a list of the best children’s classics?  Reread one of these great books or introduce them to a child today!


A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery*

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott*

Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter

Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

A Yankee Flier Over Berlin by Al Avery*

Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling

The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang*

Aesop’s Fables by Aesop

The Light Princess by George MacDonald

Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi

Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Bobbsey Twins by Laura Lee Hope

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

Five Children and It by E. Nesbit*

Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen*

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin

The Little Lame Prince by Dinah Maria Mulock

The Magic Fishbone by Charles Dickens

Dickens’ Stories about Children Every Child Can Read

Hurlbut’s Life of Christ for Young and Old by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut

Fifty Famous People by James Baldwin

Ten Boys from History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser

Grimm’s Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Tanglewood Tales: Greek Myths for Kids by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevennson


*Part of a series of books by the same author