Free Kindle books for children and young adults for 26 Jun 18

The Mysterious Key and What It Opened (Unabridged): Romance Classic from the prolific American author, best-known for the popular children’s novels Little … Rose in Bloom & A Modern Mephistopheles

by Louisa May Alcott

This carefully crafted ebook: “The Mysterious Key and What It Opened (Unabridged)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.
The Mysterious Key and What It Opened is a tale of mystery and romance. The story follows Paul, an orphaned boy and Lillian Trevlyn, beautiful and rich young girl.
Extract:
“In a week Paul was a favorite with the household; even prudent Hester felt the charm of his presence, and owned that Lillian was happier for a young companion in her walks. Hitherto the child had led a solitary life, with no playmates of her own age, such being the will of my lady; therefore she welcomed Paul as a new and delightful amusement, considering him her private property and soon transferring his duties from the garden to the house.”
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo’s Boys (1886). Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist.



X-Spelled: The Untold Story of the Princess and the Pea

by Lana Borgholthaus

Is it possible for Maren to save her kingdom

AND marry her true love?

Starving villagers crowd the poverty-stricken kingdom of Baron. The death toll climbs each day. The fate of the village hinges on the decision of their future queen, Maren. Although admired for her generosity and grace, she holds the keys to their troubled state. If she marries well, things will turn around. But, will she be able to marry her childhood love, Prince Daniel Trew? Or, will she have to settle for the mysterious Prince John?

With an unknown past, Maren must prove her royalty to Queen Trew if she is to win Daniel’s hand in marriage. She must also get a true love’s kiss in order to break a spell before it becomes permanent, which would ruin all hope for her kingdom’s survival.

With ravenous wolves, elite competition, a ghastly curse, a disfigured friend, and a superlative, nefarious witch at her tail, will Maren get her happily ever after?

X-Spelled is the untold story behind Hans Christian Andersen’s 1835 fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea. It explains why the princess is in the midst of “a terrible storm,” how she got “black and blue” from the pea, why it’s “a true story,” and more.



A Garland for Girls (Children’s Classics Series)

by Louisa May Alcott

This carefully crafted ebook: “A Garland for Girls (Children’s Classics Series)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.
Extract:
“The three girls were the guests of a delightful old lady, who had know their mothers and was fond of renewing her acquaintance with them through their daughters. She loved young people, and each summer invited parties of them to enjoy the delights of her beautiful country house, where she lived alone now, being the childless widow of a somewhat celebrated man.”
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo’s Boys (1886). Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist.
Table of Contents:
May Flowers
An Ivy Spray and Ladies’ Slippers
Pansies
Water-Lilies
Poppies and Wheat
Little Button-Rose
Mountain-Laurel and Maiden-Hair
Mountainâ??Laurel
“These stories were written for my own amusement during a period of enforced seclusion. The flowers which were my solace and pleasure suggested titles for the tales and gave an interest to the work. If my girls find a little beauty or sunshine in these common blossoms, their old friend will not have made her Garland in vain.” – L. M. Alcott, Introduction



HEROBRINE Episode 6: Minecraft Wither Skeleton (Herobrine Comic Book Series)

by M.E. Martin

Aella asks her friends Herobrine and Jack to accompany her to the Nether, to look for her Uncle Jeb, who has been missing for days.

And so the three friends set off on a new adventure together.

But they soon discover that the Nether is a dangerous place, fraught with peril each step of the way.

They must survive against the harsh elements, Minecraft zombie pigmen and wither skeletons – and finally face the dreaded wither itselfâ?¦



The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Complete Edition): Children’s Classic – A Retold Fairy Tale by one of the most important Victorian poets and playwrights, known … The Book and the Ring, My Last Duchess

by Robert Browning

This carefully crafted ebook: “The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Complete Edition)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Pied Piper of Hamelin is the subject of a legend concerning the disappearance or death of a great number of kids from the town of Hamelin (Hameln), Lower Saxony, Germany, in the Middle Ages. The earliest references describe a piper, dressed in multicolored (“pied”) clothing, leading the kids away from the town never to return. In the 16th century the story was expanded into a full narrative, in which the piper is a rat-catcher hired by the town to lure rats away with his magic pipe. When the citizens refuse to pay for this service, he retaliates by turning his power that he put in his instrument on their children, leading them away as he had the rats. This version of the story spread as folklore and has also appeared in the writings of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the Brothers Grimm and Robert Browning, among others. Using the Verstegan/Wanley version of the tale and adopting the 1376 date, Browning’s verse retelling is notable for its humor, wordplay, and jingling rhymes. Robert Browning (1812-1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, and in particular the dramatic monologue, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humor, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax. The speakers in his poems are often musicians or painters whose work functions as a metaphor for poetry. This carefully crafted ebook: “The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Complete Edition)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Pied Piper of Hamelin is the subject of a legend concerning the disappearance or death of a great number of kids from the town of Hamelin (Hameln), Lower Saxony, Germany, in the Middle Ages.



The Struggle: 4 Girls & 1 Bathroom (The Struggle Chapter Books Book 2)

by Patrice Smith

The Struggle: 4 Girls & 1 Bathroom is the sequel to the book entitled The Struggle: Mom and the Summertime Blues. It is also about the lives of four sisters, Diamond, Shelia, Crystal, and Felicity. Previously, these sisters wrote about having to endure a long summer with their mom and her never-ending lists of chores and schoolwork. Now they are back to discuss their upcoming school year. But this time, no one is safe from their complaints!



Ellen und die lustige Ursel (Vollständige Ausgabe): Schöner Jugendroman (German Edition)

by Josephine Siebe

Dieses eBook: “Ellen und die lustige Ursel (Vollständige Ausgabe)” ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen.
Josephine Siebe (1870-1941) war eine deutsche Redakteurin und Kinderbuchautorin. Sie verfasste zwischen 1900 und 1940 fast 70 Bücher für Kinder und heranwachsende Mädchen, daneben eine Vielzahl von Beiträgen in Jahres- und Sammelbänden.
Aus dem Buch:
“In dem lieben jungen Gesicht hellte ein Lächeln auf. Rasch kuschelte sich Ellen neben die dicke Frau und enthüllte derselben ihren ganzen Plan. Ihr Bruder Friedrich sollte mitreisen nach Wolkenburg, in die Heimat der Tante Hofrat Schilling. Dort sollte er in irgendeinem kleinen Gasthaus wohnen, und sie wollte der Tante und dem Onkel, der auch in Wolkenburg wohnte, allmählich erklären, wie ungerecht Friedrich behandelt würde. “Das wird er nu wirklich,” sagte Frau Bienert. “Ist das ‘ne Art, einen jungen Mann, weil er nicht werden mag, was der Herr Vormund will, einfach – nu sagen wir mal, vor die Türe zu setzen.” Ellen nickte traurig. Ja, so war es. Vor ein paar Jahren hatten weder sie noch ihr Bruder gedacht, daÃ? sie einst beide einmal das Gnadenbrot der Verwandten würden essen müssen. Da lebten ihre Eltern noch. Der Vater, der schon jung einen groÃ?en Ruf als Gelehrter hatte, und die heitere, tätige Mutter. Und dann starben beide kurz hintereinander, der Vater nach langem Siechtum, die Mutter erschöpft von der unermüdlichen Pflege und dem tiefen Gram. Es fand sich, daÃ? für die Kinder nichts geblieben war…”



Oberheudorfer Buben- und Mädelgeschichten (44 Kindergeschichten in einem Buch) – Vollständige Ausgabe: Wie es Heine Peterle in der Stadt erging, Friederikes … mit dem seltsamen Namen… (German Edition)

by Josephine Siebe

Dieses eBook: “Oberheudorfer Buben- und Mädelgeschichten (44 Kindergeschichten in einem Buch) – Vollständige Ausgabe” ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen.
Josephine Siebe (1870-1941) war eine deutsche Redakteurin und Kinderbuchautorin. Sie verfasste zwischen 1900 und 1940 fast 70 Bücher für Kinder und heranwachsende Mädchen, daneben eine Vielzahl von Beiträgen in Jahres- und Sammelbänden.
Inhalt:
Oberheudorfer Buben- und Mädelgeschichten
Oberheudorf, wo es liegt, und wie es darin aussieht
Wie es Heine Peterle in der Stadt erging
Der Schulrat in Oberheudorf
Zwei Feinde
Ehrenjungfern und Buben
Die Roggenmuhme
Das besinnliche Trinchen
Sommergäste in Oberheudorf
Das VogelschieÃ?en in Niederheudorf
Muhme Lenelis und ihre Freunde
Die Prinzessin mit dem seltsamen Namen
Die klugen Gänse von Oberheudorf
Das Glück im Suppentopf
Friederikes Abenteuer
Das Ständchen
Es brennt überall
Neue Kindergeschichten aus Oberheudorf
Ein Fastnachtsscherz
Vorsicht, Gespenster!
Es hat in der Zeitung gestanden
Ein kleiner Held
Das Hünengrab
Nachtwächter sein ist manchmal schwer
Schauspieler sind da!
Die schöne Flickerin
Das zornmütige Annchen
Wir wollen die Bahn!
Ein Wundervogel
Ferienarbeiten, und was daraus wird
Der unsichtbare Kaspar
Traumfriedes Glück
Die Oberheudorfer in der Stadt
Auf dem Johannesplan
Traumfriedes Abschied
Die Grünmützen von Feldburg
Ein böser Tag
Heine Peterles Brief
Eine Stadtfahrt
Verkehrte Gedanken
Das Abenteuer im SchloÃ?
Der kleine Teufel hilft Fräulein Wunderlich über die Dornenhecke
Allerlei Geschenke, und was aus ihnen wird
Die Denkmalsbuben von Schwipperlingen
Sommerferienlust
Im Zirkus



Kleinstadtkinder: Buben & Mädelgeschichten (Vollständige Ausgabe): Die fünf Schatzgräber, Weihnachtsaugen, Durch der Schneekönigin Reich, Ein Fastnachtsspiel, … will ein König werden!… (German Edition)

by Josephine Siebe

Dieses eBook: “Kleinstadtkinder: Buben & Mädelgeschichten (Vollständige Ausgabe)” ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen.
Aus dem Buch:
“In jener Zeit nun, so berichtete die Sage, hätten die Bürger einen groÃ?en Schatz vergraben, viel Geld, edle Steine und silberne und goldene PrunkgefäÃ?e. Die aber, die den Schatz vergraben hatten, wurden nachher, als die Feinde die Stadt einnahmen, getötet, und darum wuÃ?te später niemand mehr, wo eigentlich der Schatz vergraben lag. Von diesem Schatz nun wurde in Neustadt in den Zeiten, die kamen und gingen, viel gesprochen. Die Geschichte von dem Schatz wurde zu einem Märchen, das den Kindern erzählt wurde, und mancher Bube dachte wohl, wenn ich groÃ? bin, suche ich den Schatz; wuchs er heran, dann vergaÃ? er gewöhnlich sein Vorhaben.”
Josephine Siebe (1870-1941) war eine deutsche Redakteurin und Kinderbuchautorin. Sie verfasste zwischen 1900 und 1940 fast 70 Bücher für Kinder und heranwachsende Mädchen, daneben eine Vielzahl von Beiträgen in Jahres- und Sammelbänden.
Inhalt:
Ankunft in Neustadt
Die fünf Schatzgräber
Gertrudis. Eine Geschichte aus alten Zeiten
Weihnachtsaugen
Ein Fastnachtsspiel
Durch der Schneekönigin Reich
Osterwasser
Der goldene Groschen
In der fröhlichen Einkehr
Christoffel will ein König werden!
Mohrchen
O diese Bäckerbuben
Die Schatzgräber finden einen Schatz
Eine Geschichte, die traurig anfängt und fröhlich endet



Book For Kids: The Goodnight Kiss: (Children’s book about a Rabbit Who Can’t Fall Asleep, Picture Books, Preschool Books, Ages 3-5, Baby Books, Kids Book, Bedtime Story)

by Michael Gordon

Are you ready for a bedtime story? Simple rhymes, cute animals in adorable settings, and sweet, comforting addition to your child’s nighttime routine.

Here’s what readers are already saying about this amazing, inspiring story:

“This is very helpful for us mommies. Great illustrations and is an easy, fun read..” — Liz

“There’s a reason this book is a bestseller. It’s so cute!…The story is sweet, simple and perfect for bedtime” — Jen

“Most highly recommended! My son loved this story!” — Steve

Welcome to a cozy, sweet little bunny family. Mom is putting her little son Ben to bed, but she’s not quite successful. Little boy still wants to play games and stay up late. Ben also likes to keep his mommy in his room at bedtime. Mrs. Bunny tries milk, warm blankets, books, and finally a kissâ?¦what will work?

Warning: Cuteness Overload!
This book contains illustrations of cute animals. Lots of them. Enjoy these little sweeties, perfect alongside beautiful rhymes.

You and your kids will love this book…grab it now while it’s still available at this discounted price.



Almost a Minyan

by Lori S. Kline

How can our sacred institutions preserve tradition while retaining the flexibility to accommodate modern life? And how do you fold that theme into a lively kids’ book?

Almost a Minyan, the latest offering from Austin’s Sociosights Press, brings children into the world of a loving daughter and granddaughter whose family stays connected to each other and to the past through sacred ritual. The book is a multi-generational love story for Jewish traditions.

In a story that will appeal equally to people familiar with its Yiddish phrases and Jewish traditions and those interested in increasing their cultural understanding, Almost a Minyan subtly handles some of the practices and controversies of modern Judaism. Can women and girls be part of the sacred minyan for public worship?

This spirited story, brought to life with touching and reverent illustrations by Susan Simon, is a sure bet for young readers.



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