Discounted Childrens Books
Great Books for Young Readers at Thrifty PricesThese widely acclaimed stories have been published as discounted childrens books to make the best literature affordable to all. Published as children's thrift classics, the paperbacks are the perfect size for growing hands. Features of the discounted childrens books:
Aesop's Fables (Aesop)
Little Women (Alcott)
A shorter version of the story of four sisters growing up in the late 1800's. The book is comprised of 16 chapters, each 6 to 10 pages in length for 3rd to 5th grade students.
92 pages - paperback
Robin Hood (Blaisedell)
Adventures of Buster Bear (Burgess)
Buster Bear has come to live in the Green Forest, but not all the animals are sure they want the big, friendly bear in their woods. This is one of the lighthearted tales of the nature author, Thomas Burgess.
80 pages - paperback
The Little Princess (Burnett)
The shorter chapters make this a more readable version for younger readers than the original work. Young children enjoy reading the ordeal of Sara Crew and the happy ending when she is reunited with her father. Black and white drawings are on every few pages.
80 pages - paperback
The Secret Garden (Burnett)
85 pages - paperback
Another favorite by Frances Hodge Burnett, the story of a spoiled girl who learns to think of others. Easy chapters of this abridged version make it a favorite of the discounted childrens books.
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The Adventures of Pinocchio
The story of the puppet that comes to life comes to life itself in this easy version adapted for 2nd to 4th grade students. All of the original characters are present, with black and white illustrations every few pages.
91 pages - paperback
The Story of King Arthur (Crawford)
Robinson Crusoe (Defoe)
Shipwrecked on a desert island, Robinson Crusoe has to provide for all his needs as well as survive the perils of the land. This easy reading version of the discounted childrens books includes simple illustrations.
73 pages - paperback
Legend of Sleepy Hollow AND Rip Van Winkle (Irving)
Two stories from the colonial New York - the headless horseman and the sleeping husband are reprinted in this edition of discounted childrens books. This unabridged edition with easy to read type is appropriate for 3rd through 6th grade students.
75 pages - paperback
Anne of Green Gables (Montgomery)
The Adventures of Don Quixote (Palacios)
Easy to read English translation and adaptation from the original 1605 edition in Spanish
A humorous story to be read aloud to primary students or read alone by 4th - 7th graders; this is the journey of a knight in shining armour. The only problem was the age of knights and chivalry was over.
59 pages - paperback
Peter Rabbit and Other Tales (Potter)
The original tale of Peter Rabbit and eleven other stories in the series written by Beatrix Potter. Each story is about 4-5 pages long - perfect for bedtime tales. Black and white illustrations.
92 pages - paperback
Black Beauty (Sewell)
Favorite Poems of Childhood (Smith)
84 short, classic poems that are fun to read out loud. Reading poetry aloud can boost reading skills significantly; and what better way than to have them read the fun, frolicking poems that are well-known and loved?
84 pages - paperback
A Child's Garden of Verses (Stevenson)
Tom Sawyer Abridged for Young Readers
This eight chapter abridged version allows younger students to enjoy Tom's pranks as he and Huck Finn are involved in one adventure after another.
Huckleberry Finn (Twain)
War of the Worlds (Wells)
This is the original 1898 version on the science fiction classic about Martian spaceships landing in England. (This discounted childrens books version does not include the story of the widespread panic that occured in the 1930's as a result of a radio broadcast of this story that listeners believed was a real invasion.) Appropriate for 4th - 8th grade.
76 pages - paperback
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