Children & Juvenile

Even if you never were a Harry Potter fan, or never read C.S. Lewis, you are sure to find something timeless, instructive, and entertaining here! Established juvenile classics like To Kill a Mockingbird share space with new ones like The Hunger Games. For the little ones you'll see illustrated classics, nursery rhymes and more!

Top Sellers in Children & Juvenile

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

by J R R Tolkien

The Hobbit tells the famous
story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who is caught up in the affairs of
wizards. His journey through Mirkwood and the climactic confrontation
with the dragon Smaug served as the launching point for Tolkien's
transformative trilogy, The Lord of the Rings. Many of the
essential elements of Tolkien's classic saga have their roots in this
children's book.

The story remains popular, and stands
as one of the most enduring (and endearing) stories of the last
century. The Hobbit... Read more about this item
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice is the second novel by English author Jane Austen, after Sense and Sensibility. First published on 28 January 1813, Austen sold the copyright for just £110.  Its manuscript was initially written between 1796 and 1797 in Steventon, Hampshire, where Austen lived in the rectory. Originally called First Impressions, it was never published under that title, and in following revisions it was retitled Pride and Prejudice. It was first published anonymously. A... Read more about this item
The Catcher In the Rye

The Catcher In the Rye

by J D Salinger

Published in 1951, The Catcher in the Rye has become a common part of high school and college curricula throughout the English-speaking world and has been translated into all major languages. Since its publication with a $3.00 sticker, it has reportedly sold more than 65 million copies. The novel's antihero, Holden Caulfield, has become a cultural icon for teenage rebellion. Due to its liberal use of profanity and portrayal of sexuality and teenage angst, it has frequently been... Read more about this item
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

The full title of Charles Dickens' most famous work is technically A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas. This novella was published on December 19, 1843, and the first edition run of 6000 copies were sold out by Christmas Eve of that year. The publication of the first edition was fraught with complications, and even though the book was received to positive reviews, profits of the book fell far below Dickens' expectations, and the financial strain caused rifts between Dickens and... Read more about this item
Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets

Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets

by J K Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second book in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The story follows Harry Potter, a young wizard attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, as he and his friends Ron and Hermione investigate a series of attacks on students by a mysterious monster. Harry discovers the monster is actually a basilisk, a giant serpent that can kill with a single glance. With the help of his friends and new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, Gilderoy Lockhart,... Read more about this item
Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince

by J K Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, released on 16 July 2005, is the sixth of seven novels from British author J. K. Rowling's popular Harry Potter series. Set during Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts, the novel explores Lord Voldemort's past, and Harry's preparations for the final battle amidst emerging romantic relationships and the emotional confusions and conflict resolutions characteristic of mid-adolescence.
The Odyssey

The Odyssey

by Homer

Listen, O Muse, and hear my song, Of the great adventures that took so long, Of the noble Odysseus, king of Ithaca, Whose journey was filled with many a setback.The tale begins with the end of the Trojan War, When the Greeks set sail from the Trojan shore. Odysseus and his men faced many a danger, From the wrath of the gods to the Cyclops' anger.They sailed through storms and fought with beasts, But despite all odds, they made it to their feast, And there, in the halls of the goddess Circe, Odysseus... Read more about this item
Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone

by J K Rowling

First published by Bloomsbury in the UK in 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone set off a literary epic that would envelop and change children's literature for the 21st Century. The first book of a seven-book series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone quickly captured the imagination and admiration of children and adults alike, and would go on to win countless awards in literature. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has been translated into over seventy languages, including Latin... Read more about this item
Dracula

Dracula

by Bram Stoker

Dracula is a gothic horror book written by Bram Stoker and published in 1897. The story is told through a series of journal entries, letters, and newspaper articles, and it follows the efforts of a group of people led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing to defeat the vampire Count Dracula.Dracula by Bram Stoker has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel, and invasion literature. It has become a cultural icon, spawning countless adaptations in... Read more about this item
Harry Potter and The Order Of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and The Order Of the Phoenix

by J K Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is the fifth book in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The story follows Harry, who has been ostracized by the wizarding world after reporting the return of the evil Lord Voldemort. As Harry begins his fifth year at Hogwarts, he forms a secret organization, "Dumbledore's Army," to prepare for Voldemort's return. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Magic seeks to discredit Harry and his allies, causing tensions to rise. The book culminates in a battle at the Ministry,... Read more about this item
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by the English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the title Jane Eyre, an Autobiography under the pen name "Currer Bell". Orphaned as a child, Jane felt like an outcast during her childhood. She was sent by her cruel aunt to a boarding school where she was met with further torment. After the devastating loss of a friend, she finds herself enrolled under a new headmaster at the Lowood School... Read more about this item
Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

by Chinua Achebe

In his debut novel, Chinua Achebe challenges our written perspective of history and portrays the devastating influence of colonization in late 19th century Nigeria.  Things Fall Apart explores one man's futile resistance to the devaluing of his Igbo traditions by British political and religious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to the powerful new order. The story follows Okonkwo, a man known for his fierce heart and physical strength, as he navigates his personal demons and his... Read more about this item
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows

by J K Rowling

In the seventh and final installment in the Harry Potter Series, this final battle, Harry, Ron, and Hermione embark on a dangerous mission to defeat Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. Along the way, they must uncover the secrets of the mysterious Deathly Hallows, which may hold the key to their success. The novel culminates in a final showdown between Harry and Voldemort, with the fate of the wizarding world hanging in the balance. The book explores themes of love, sacrifice, and the power of... Read more about this item
Lord Of the Flies

Lord Of the Flies

by William Golding

 
Even though Lord of the Flies
is a frequent submission on any banned books list, many high school
students are first introduced to this classic piece of literature in
their freshman English class. Using very young protagonists set in a
harsh, wild environment, author William Golding's disturbing and
engaging novel addresses the themes of human nature and personal
welfare, often resulting in violence and murder. Despite its
controversial subject matter, it is often considered one of the best
novels... Read more about this item
The Wind In the Willows

The Wind In the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows is a classic children's book by Kenneth Grahame, published in 1908. The story follows the adventures of four animal friends - Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad - as they explore the English countryside, battle against weasels and stoats, and learn about the value of friendship, loyalty, and the joys of a simple life. Through their adventures, the characters discover the importance of home and the pleasures of a peaceful existence. With its charming characters, vivid descriptions of... Read more about this item
The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain

Commonly named among the Great American novels, The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, is generally regarded as the
sequel to his earlier novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; however, in
Huckleberry Finn, Twain focused increasingly on the institution of
slavery and the South. Narrated by Huckleberry “Huck” Finn in Southern
antebellum vernacular, the novel gives vivid descriptions of people and
daily life along the Mississippi River while following the adventure of
Huck and... Read more about this item
Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

by Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights, the only book written by Emily Brontë, and originally published in 1847 by Thomas Cautley Newby under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, is a classic work of English literature. The Brontë sisters are known for classical and important literature, such as Jane Eyre (by Charlotte Brontë) and Agnes Grey (by Anne Brontë). The first edition of Wuthering Heights was first published in three volumes, the first two composed of Wuthering Heights, with the third volume containing Anne... Read more about this item
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet is one of the English playwright and poet William Shakespeare's most beloved and popular plays, remaining since its premiere one of the most performed as well. The story was derived by Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) from many sources. The version most contemporary to his own was the 1562 poem "The Tragicall History of Romeus and Juliet" by Arthur Brooke, which was an adaptation of a French piece by Pierre Boaistuau Boaistuau had adapted from the Italian. Indeed, aspects of the tragic story... Read more about this item
Harry Potter and The Prisoner Of Azkaban

Harry Potter and The Prisoner Of Azkaban

by J K Rowling

“Harry Potter is a wizard. He is in his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It's always a relief after summer with the Dursleys, however, Harry doesn't realize that this year will be just as eventful as the last two! The atmosphere at Hogwarts is tense. There's an escaped mass murderer on the loose, even the Muggles have been warned. The sinister prison guards of Azkaban have been called in to guard the school and Harry, Ron and Hermione rapidly discover why all witches and... Read more about this item
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. The story was originally serialised in the children's magazine Young Folks under the title The Sea Cook over a period of several months from 1881-82.Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, Treasure Island is the classic pirate tale, known for its superb atmosphere, character and action. It is one of the most frequently dramatised of all novels. The influence of Treasure Island on popular perception of... Read more about this item
Watership Down

Watership Down

by Richard Adams

Watership Down is an allegorical fantasy novel written by British author Richard Adams, narrating the adventures of a small group of anthropomorphized rabbits as they escape the destruction of their homeland. The story is set in England’s Downs, an idyllic rural home to the small native creatures who possess their own cultures, languages, poetry and mythology. They are soon faced with the settlement of humanity and watch as their land is ravaged by farmland and industrialized commercial... Read more about this item
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

by Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through
the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, tell the story of a young
girl in a fantasy world filled with peculiar, anthropomorphic
creatures. The classic tale of literary nonsense takes the reader on an
exploration of logic and absurdities. The Alice books — sometimes
combined or referred to with the abbreviated title Alice in Wonderland —
have been translated into at least 97 languages with over a hundred
different editions.... Read more about this item
All Quiet On the Western Front

All Quiet On the Western Front

by Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque. The book is narrated by Paul Bäumer, a young soldier who enlists in the German army during World War I. It follows the experiences of Bäumer and his comrades as they confront the harsh realities of trench warfare and struggle to cope with the physical and psychological trauma of the war. The novel is a powerful and poignant critique of the futility and brutality of war, and its impact on the lives of soldiers who are often... Read more about this item

Children & Juvenile Books & Ephemera

Hunger Games - Audio

Hunger Games - Audio

by Collins, Suzanne

The story is set in the post-apocalyptic nation of Panem, where a wealthy Capitol rules over twelve impoverished districts. Each year, one boy and one girl from each district are chosen to participate in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death. When Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place in the Games, she becomes a symbol of hope for the oppressed people of Panem. With the help of fellow tribute Peeta Mellark, Katniss must fight to survive the brutal and deadly... Read more about this item
Catching Fire

Catching Fire

by Collins, Suzanne

By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.
Mockingjay

Mockingjay

by Collins, Suzanne

Mockingjay is the upcoming third, and final, installment of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. It is set for release on August 24, 2010. The novel is preceded by 2008's The Hunger Games and 2009's Catching Fire.
Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

by Colfer, Eoin

Twelve-year-old villain, Artemis Fowl, is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. His bold and daring plan is to hold a leprechaun to ransom. But he's taking on more than he bargained for when he kidnaps Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon (Lower Elements Police Reconnaissance Unit). For a start, leprechaun technology is more advanced than our own. Add to that the fact that Holly is a true heroine and that her senior officer Commander Root will stop at nothing to get her back and you've got... Read more about this item
New Moon

New Moon

by Meyer, Stephenie

"Megan Tingley books."
Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

by Carroll, Lewis

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).
Eldest

Eldest

by Paolini, Christopher

Eldest is the second book in the Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini and the sequel to Eragon. Eldest was first published in hardcover on August 23, 2005, and was released in paperback in September 2006. Eldest has been released in an audiobook format, and as an ebook. Like Eragon, Eldest became a New York Times bestseller. A deluxe edition of Eldest was released on September 26, 2006, including new information and art by both the illustrator and the author.
The Friends Of Van

The Friends Of Van

by Spender, Brenda E

Mr Men & Little Miss

Mr Men & Little Miss

by Hargreaves, Roger

Bobbsey Twins At Cedar Camp

Bobbsey Twins At Cedar Camp

by Hope, Laura Lee

Biffel - the Story Of a Trek-Ox

Biffel - the Story Of a Trek-Ox

by Hyatt, Stanley Portal

Little Cat Lost

Little Cat Lost

by MacKenzie, Compton

Donna Parker

Donna Parker

by Martin, Marcia

Zo? E\'s Cats

Zo? E's Cats

by Stokes, Zoe