This Children’s Literature list includes a wide variety of children’s literature still in print today suitable for read-alouds or independent reading for elementary children. The list is sortable, click the title to sort by Title *, Author, # Pages, Copyright Year, Genre,  and IL – Interest Level (ages 5-8, 9-12, 13-14).

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  • * Mature Themes, may contain sensitive topics
  • The number of pages is variable, I listed the page number of an available, easy-to-find version on Amazon.
  • Additional suggestions are always welcome!
  •  I plan to make a similar page with picture books and one for older (13+) children later.

Thanks to everyone who participated in helping me compile this list. I appreciate the experience of the homeschoolers on the Well Trained Mind and forums and of course the SatoriSmiles blog readers. Special thanks goes to: