Discounted Childrens Books

Great Books for Young Readers at Thrifty Prices

These 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:
  • Short chapters
  • Larger than average, easy to read print
  • Black and white illustrations
  • Most are appropriate for 2nd to 4th grade.
  • Some titles may have a different suggested age range as noted in the descriptions.

Aesops Fables

Aesop's Fables (Aesop)
Unabridged
$2.00



92 short fables, perfect for young readers. Moral lessons from Ancient Greece are taught with short, entertaining animal stories.
83 pages - paperback

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little women Little Women (Alcott)
Abridged
$3.00



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

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood (Blaisedell)
Abridged
$2.50



What child does not like the adventures of the generous outlaw camping in Sherwood Forest? An easy to read version with short chapters is particularly appealing for early readers.

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Buster Bear Adventures of Buster Bear (Burgess)
$2.50



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
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little princess The Little Princess (Burnett)
Abridged
$1.50



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
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The Secret Garden The Secret Garden (Burnett)
Abridged
$1.50




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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Tarzan

Tarzan (Burroughs)
Abridged
$2.50



This is story of how the hero of the jungle was left to be raised by an ape and oppose the beasts that desired to conqueor him. Short chapters of 4 to 10 pages make this version readable for students in 3rd to 4th grade.
92 pages - paperback

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The Adventures of Pinocchio The Adventures of Pinocchio
Abridged
$2.50



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
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The Story of King Arthur

The Story of King Arthur (Crawford)
$2.00



Your young readers will love this tale of the legendary King Arthur of the British Isles. Join the knights of the Round Table as they battle dragons and journey through the Middle Ages.
92 pages- paperback

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Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe (Defoe)
Abridged
$2.00




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

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Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle Legend of Sleepy Hollow AND Rip Van Winkle (Irving)
Unabridged
$2.50



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
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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables (Montgomery)
abridged
$2.00



A six chapter adaptation of the delightful story of the orphan girl who goes to live on a farm on Prince Edward Island. Young readers who enjoy this version, can look forward to reading the original book and an entire series of Anne's adventures.
91 pages - paperback

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Don Quixote The Adventures of Don Quixote (Palacios)
Easy to read English translation and adaptation from the original 1605 edition in Spanish
$2.00



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
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Peter Rabbit Peter Rabbit and Other Tales (Potter)
Unabridged
$2.00



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
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Black Beauty

Black Beauty (Sewell)
Abridged for Young Readers
$2.50



These four abridged chapters tell the autobiography of literature's most famous fictitious horse, and highlight the affect of cruelty to animals. Appropriate for 2nd to 4th graders.

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Favorite Poems of Childhood Favorite Poems of Childhood (Smith)
$2.00



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
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Childs Garden of Verses

A Child's Garden of Verses (Stevenson)
Unabridged
$2.50



It is hard to imagine that the creator of the dreaded Long John Silver and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde would pen such lines as: "A birdie with a yellow bill, hopped upon the window sill." His poetry reflects the Victorian background of his childhood.
67 poems, 84 pages - paperback

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Tom Sawyer Tom Sawyer Abridged for Young Readers
$2.00




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.
92 pages-paperback
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Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn (Twain)
Abridged for Young Readers
$1.50



This seven chapter book recounts the humorous story of Huck's travels with his companion Jim, an escaped slave. Then he accidentally meets up again with his old buddy Tom Sawyer.
60 pages - paperback

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War of the Worlds Book War of the Worlds (Wells)
$1.50



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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