Free Books

Free and Low Cost Online Books for 8th Graders

25 Places to Read Books online

Two Colorful, downloadable children’s books by Noel Piper:

Most of All Jesus Loves You

Do You Want a Friend? (about moving to a new place)


Light Up Your Brain (link corrected 4/28/14)

Read and listen for free to children’s classics such as: The Story of Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, How The Leopard Got His Spots, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and much more!


Here is a link to a free, downloadable, printable book with 24 pre-writing tools/graphic organizers.




Online Fiction from Fiction.US

A – Little Women by Louisa May AlcottEmma by Jane Austin; Persuasion by Jane AustinPride and Prejudice by Jane Austin; Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austin

B – Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie; The Wonderful Wizard of OZ by L. Frank BaumJane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte; Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte; Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett; A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

C – Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis CarrollThrough the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll;                          The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper; The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper;                              The Pathfinder by James Fenimore Cooper

D – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensDavid Copperfield by Charles DickensGreat Expectations by Charles Dickens; Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens; The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky; The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

E – Silas Marner by George Eliot

F – A Room With a View by E. M. Forster; Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster

G – The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth GrahameRiders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey

H – King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard; The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne; The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

I – The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by V. B. Ibanez

J – The Ambassadors by Henry James; The American by Henry James

K – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

L – The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence; The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux; Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting; The Call of the Wild by Jack London

M – Moby Dick by Herman Melville; Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery; Five Children and It by E. NesbitThe Railway Children by E. Nesbit

O – The Kingdom of the Blind by E. Phillips Oppenheim; The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

P – Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter; The Captain’s Daughter by Alexander Pushkin

Q – I Saw Three Ships by Arthur Quiller-Couch

R – Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice

S – Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson; Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson; Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson; Dracula by Bram Stoker; Uncle Toms Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

T – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

V – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

W – The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells; The Time Machine by H. G. Wells; The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells; The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton; The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde; Night and Day by Virginia WoolfThe Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss

Y – Abbeychurch by Charlotte Yonge

Z – Doctor Pascal by Emile Zola

More From Fiction ebooks


Free Online Books by John and Noel Piper


Special Needs Books:

Freaks, Geeks, Asperger Syndrome (read the book online)


Phonics Readers of all levels for young children, older children, and adults

1. This is an adult approach to learning phonics using the book of Romans. It starts basic but speeds up rapidly. I have previewed parts of the lessons. You must download Quick Time in order to hear each lesson.

2. This site is intended for children up to 10 years old and includes beginner, intermediate, and advanced phonics. Free readers. You must register in order to read the books. Required: user name, email address, password.

3. Free online books in three categories: young children, older children, and young adults. Does not require registration. Sister site includes phonics instruction:

4. Online children’s Bible stories with activities and crafts.

5. More children’s Bible stories.

6. An adult aid in understanding English phonetics.

7. This site offers news stories that you can listen to and read along with. An awesome resource for the adult or older student who is learning to master reading.

8. Easy readers for Adult ESL Beginners (also great for older children). 200 Free stories. These stories come with audio if you want to listen and read along.

9. 200 more free stories for adult and older children beginning readers. These also come with audio.

10. 200 free stories for Low Intermediate ESL learners, complete with audio.

11. 100 free stories for Low Intermediate ESL learners.

12. Scroll down to “Short Stories for Intermediate English.” These include words and audio.

13. Free printable mini books.

14. This site offers links to libraries and lists of books for sale for reluctant readers and older children/adults learning to read.

15.…-a0138659403 This is a high-frequency word list for teaching adult beginning readers to read the Bible.

16. Free Phonics Story Sheets to print

17. More Phonics Story Sheets

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