Bargain Books

Classic Books At Bargain Prices

Academic Level of these bargain books: 6th to 9th Grade
Read Alouds: 4th grade and higher
Reading for Pleasure: 8th Grade and Above

These paperback editions have been published to make great literature available at affordable prices.

Favorite Father Brown Stories Chesteron, C.K.
Favorite Father Brown Stories
6 unabridged stories
$3.50


Sherlock Holmes himself would love to read the reasoning and wisdom of the detective/priest who keeps the streets of London safe. This bargain book edition includes six of the best stories of Father Brown. Entertaining and thought provoking. While the plot of the stories might entertain younger students, the vocabulary is more advanced.

"The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen."
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Red Badge of Courage Crane, Stephen
Red Badge of Courage
Unabridged
$3.50



Crane portrayed such realistic images and emotions of battles, that may Civil War veterans believed his story was true. Henry is a fictitious character, who faces internal battles about himself as a person and a soldier.
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Christmas Carol-Dickens Dickens, Charles
Christmas Carol
Unabridged
$1.00



One of the most popular of the bargain books, everyone is familiar with the cantakerous Scrooge and the cheerful Tiny Tim. While many theatrical performances have done great renditions, there is nothing like reading Dicken's original work.
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Adventures of the Dancing Men - Doyle Doyle, Arthur Conan
Adventures of the Dancing Men
Unabridged
$1.50



Join Sherlock at 221B Baker Street and around the streets of London as he solves four of his most famous crimes: including The Adventures of the Dancing Men, The Musgave Ritual, The Adventure of Bruce Partlington Plans, and the Adventure of the Dying Detective.
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6 Great Sherlock Holmes Stories Doyle, Arthur Conan
Six Great Sherlock Holmes Stories
Unabridged
$2.50



This bargain books edition will provide fans with six more great stories as Holmes uses his unimpeachable logic to unravel the most complicated schemes. Includes "Scandal in Bohemia," "The Red-headed League.", "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb," "The Final Problem," "The Adventures of the Empty House, and "The Adventure of the Speckled Band."
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A study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four Doyle, Arthur Conan
Study in Scarlet
Unabridged
$3.50



Meet the famous Dr. Watson for the first time in "A Study in Scarlet," and then accompany them in "The Sign of Four" as Sherlock Holmes patiently teaches his deducative skills to his new partner. Cocaine use and negative stereotypes are found in these books.
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The Hound of Baskervilles Donan, Arthur Conan
The Hound of Baskervilles
Unabridged
$2.00



A tad bit more gruesome than other Sherlock tales, as well as longer, this mystery was inspired by a local legend of a ghostly hound. To this legend, Arthur Conan Doyle added his flair for story-telling and invited Sherlock to solve the mystery of the murderous hound.
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The Three Muskateers Dumas, Alexander
The Three Musketeers
unabridged
$5.00



Action-packed, historical fiction from the 17th century French court, the Three Muskateers recounts the story of D'Artagnan joining the famous muskateers to protect King Louis XIII. 545 pages long, this is one of the longest of the bargain books, but well worth the time to read it.
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Beowulf - Gordon Gordon, R.K.
Beowulf
Unabridged
$2.50



43 short "chapters", each one to one and a half pages long, recounts the ancient story of Beowulf. This is unabridged bargin books edition is a reprint of the 1926 version by R.K. Gordon.
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the gift of the magi book O. Henry
The Gift of the Magi
Unabridged
$1.50



Sixteen short stories that are guaranteed to make you laugh with O. Henry's unique blend of humor, irony, and insight into human behavior. Each of the sixteen stories is only a few pages, and make great read alouds.
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The Odyssey by Homer Homer
The Odyssey
Unabridged
$2.50



The classic story from Ancient Greece of Odysseus' journey home after the Trojan War. Homer's original poem was written in the 9th century. This unabridged English translation by George H. Palmer was written in Cambridge in 1891.
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The Iliad by Home Homer
The Iliad
Unabridged
$3.50



This translation by George H. Palmer tells the story of the Trojan War, the famous horse, and the battle for Helen of Troy. Originally written by Homer as a Greek poem, this English translation is in prose. 303 pages, this is one of the most popular bargain books.
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The Story of My Life by Helen Keller Keller, Helen
The Story of My Life
Unabridged
$2.00



This inspiring autobiography was written by Helen Keller when she was 22 years old. It recounts the early years of her life and the dedication of her teacher who taught her to communicate inspite of the fact that she was blind, deaf, and mute. A beautiful story that continues to amaze her readers 100 years later.
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The Call of the Wild London, Jack
Call of the Wild
Unabridged
$1.50



Buck is a dog that escorts his human master through the Klondike of the Alaskan Gold Rush in the late 1800's. Often considered London's greatest novel, it is also one of our favorite bargain books.
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5 Great Stories by Jack London London, Jack
Five Great Short Stories
Unabridged
$$2.50



From the author of The Call of the Wild comes five more short stories. Three are from The Son of the Wolf, another tale from the Klondike. Stories include: The White Silence, In a Far Country, An Odyssey of the North, The Seed of McCoy, and The Mexican.
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White Fang London, Jack
White Fang
Unabridged
$2.50





White Fang is half wolf and half dog. This is another novel that describes man's survival in the wild and inhospitable North in the late 1800's.
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Adventures of Huckleberry Fin Twain, Mark
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Unabridged
$2.00



This is the sequel to the Adventures of Tom Sawyer. See Junior Literature for the two stories on Tom Sawyer. While fictitious, many events are based on the author's four years of experience on the Mississippi as a riverboat pilot. The best source of the story's authenticity comes from the author: "Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it wil be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot."
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Pudd'nhead Wilson Twain, Mark
Pudd'nhead Wilson
Unabridged
$3.00



One of the most suspenseful and serious of the bargain books written by Twain, this tells the story of two men whose identity is mixed up. The story of racial prejudice and an eccentric town detective who uses a new technique to solve a murder mystery.
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The War of the Worlds Wells, H.G.
War of the Worlds
Unabridged
$2.50



Long before Star Wars and Star Trek, H.G. Wells began the genre of science fiction and interaction with intelligent creatures from other planets. This exciting tale describes an invasion of Earth by creatures from Mars.
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