This folder contains resources for 11 free public domain books for children. These classics include:

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Alice in Wonderland) by Lewis Carroll
  • Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  • The Railway Children by E. Nesbit
  • Jack and Jill by Louisa May Alcott
  • A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  • White Fang by Jack London
  • The Adventures of Buster Bear by Thornton Burgess
  • The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel by Thornton Burgess
  • Five Children and It by E. Nesbit

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After a tumble down the rabbit hole, Alice finds herself far away from home in the absurd world of Wonderland. As mind-bending as it is delightful, Lewis Carroll’s 1865 novel is pure magic for young and old alike.
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Originally published in 1911, Peter Pan has become a classic in the hundred years that have since passed. Inspiring numerous films and stories, the story about the boy who will never grow up, who flies over the skies of Never Never Land will live in our hearts forever.
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In Black Beauty, a majestic horse endures mistreatment and neglect before being reunited with his friends.
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A mother and three children experience an abrupt "change in station" when their father is incarcerated and they seek a new life in the country. Finding themselves isolated and poor, they watch trains as their pastime.
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This is a children's book originally published in 1880. It takes place in a small New England town after the Civil War. The story of two good friends named Jack and Janey, Jack and Jill tells of the aftermath of a serious sledding accident.
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This is the story of Sara Crewe's transformation from privileged child to pauper and back again.
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The Jungle Book is a beloved collection of short stories, the most famous of which revolve around the character of Mowgli.
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London's novel portrays the interior life of mistreated part-wolf White Fang while exploring the fundamental nature of wild animals and the brutality inherent in vast Alaskan landscapes and inside men's hearts.
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This book focuses on one of Burgess' many classic forest creatures of the Green Forest and Green Meadow areas: Buster Bear. Buster Bear is new to the area and due to his size and gruff voice, many fear him. However, he soon proves himself to be a kindhearted friendly bear that wants to be friends with his new neighbors. His neighbors are shocked however to find out that the token human in the series, Farmer Brown's Boy, is afraid of Buster; surprising everybody since it was widely thought that Farmer Brown's Boy feared nothing. As it turns out, not only is Farmer Brown's Boy afraid of Buster, but Buster is afraid of him!
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Mischievous and fun loving, Chatterer the Red Squirrel, takes center stage in this fun and entertaining tale about a squirrel who sets out to find a new home and ends up in more trouble than he ever thought possible.
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This 1902 fantasy features an irritable Psammead whom Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane, and their baby brother dig up in a sand pit. Then the magic begins.
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