Wanting to teach or learn about The Classics?
Here's our sub-index of classic books. Since the definition of 'classic' varies, we've included everything from Aesop's fables to Shakespeare to fairytales.

Free Classics for Kindle/PC/Mac
--a list of books that can be downloaded for free

The Ant and the Grasshopper ..............coming soon
--a list of practice readers about this Aesop favorite.

The Book of Genesis
--review of the graphic novel by R. Crumb. For Young Adults.

The Brook
--Tennyson's classic poem is made family-friendly in this wonderful book.

Cinderella at the Ball
--review of the primer by Margaret Hillert. AR 0.7

The Story of King Arthur and his Knights
--review of Howard Pyle's excellent book.

Lion and the Mouse
--a review of the Primer by Gail Herman, as well as reading information on 4 other versions including Pinkney's brilliant wordless version.

The Odyssey
--a review of 4 kid-friendly books.

One Grain of Rice
--Demi retells this classic mathematical tale.

--the 5 most popular and highly rated books about the long-tressed heroine. Reading level information included.

-- Alix Berenzy has produced a beautiful version of the Rapunzel story and we've reviewed it here.

Shakespeare for Kids!
--a review of "Hamlet for Kids!" and pointers to 4 other kid-friendly books for kids. Reading level information included.

Shakespeare for Kids
--a list of Lois Burdett's brilliant retellings of Shakespeare's tales, with reading level information.

Tale of Flopsy Bunnies
--review of what's become a classic story by Beatrix Potter.

Three Bears
--a review of Hillert's practice reader at the AR 1.0 level.

Tortoise and the Hare
--a review of Betty Miles' practice reader at the AR 1.0 level.

Town Mouse, Country Mouse
--Jan Brett's version of this classic Aesop tale is reviewed here.

Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder
--Volume One: On Wisdom and Virtues. For Young Adults.

Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder
--Volume Two: On Life as a Pioneer Woman. For Young Adults.