Don’t Forget the Children’s Classic Books!!

Secret GardenDo you remember the classic books from your childhood? Have you thought about reading them again or reading them with your kids now? Why not download a classic to read together with your children. Bring back some favorite childhood memories that you can share.

While sitting and reading aloud with my son, I find myself overwhelmed with anticipation for him to hurry up and turn the page already!… because I either remember what was on the next page, or I completely forgot and was happily surprised, or in some cases temporarily saddened.

The titles on this list are available on the CCLD Digital Library in e-book format (I checked to make sure!). Just Search it, Click it, Download it and of course enjoy a great children’s literary classic to share with you kids and rejoice in your own youthful memory of reading as a child!!

If you have any questions about your account or how to access digital resources please reach out to our Digital Reference Librarian at this web address: http://ccld.lib.ny.us/contact-us/

Below is a list of titles of some children’s classic books, available in e-book format on the CCLD website:

The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
The BFG by Roald Dahl
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers
Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
The Wonderful World of Oz by L. Frank Baum
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’engle
Caps For Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Brothers Grimm
Curious George by H.A . Rey
Peter Rabbit books by Beatrix Potter
Winnie-the-Pooh books by A .A. Milne

 Enjoy, and to all…Be Safe.

Michelle Erickson
Chemung County Library District
Big Flats Branch

This list was compiled by the use of the following resources:
http://ccld.lib.ny.us/
https://stls.overdrive.com/
https://time.com/100-best-childrens-books/
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/classic-kids

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