Classic Children’s Fiction
By Anna Sewell
One of the finest stories ever written, Black Beauty is an exciting and moving classic children’s narrative about a horse’s life and adventures from the horse’s point of view.
It tells the story of how he spent his youth, his unforgettable friends, and how he endured cruelty through the hands of different owners, but eventually ending in a more comforting way.
By Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is Mark Twain’s classic story about a mischievous orphan who is cared for by his Aunt Polly. He lives in the carefree and wonderful world of boyhood on the banks of the Mississippi in the early-mid 1800s.
Tom and his friends go after adventure time and again, but one night he witnesses a murder by a fearsome character in town. Tom testifies against the murderer after the wrong man was accused of the murder, but the murderer escapes. Eventually Tom and his sweetheart, Beckey, get trapped in a cave. To make things worse, they run into the murderer inside the cave, who uses it as a hideaway.
By Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is Mark Twain’s classic novel about Huckleberry Finn, a teenaged misfit who has a tough time with his alcoholic father. After an adventure with his friend, Tom Sawyer, Huck’s father returns and kidnaps him.
Huck escapes and floats on a raft down the Mississippi River with a runaway slave, Jim. Plenty of adventure and peril await them on their journey.