Literature in Digital Form


Kindergarten

Poetry

Mother Goose Poems
Mother Goose (Alternate Texts)
“Happy Thought” by Robert Louis Stevenson
“Time to Rise” by Robert Louis Stevenson
“Three Little Kittens” by Eliza Lee Follen
“Rain” by Robert Louis Stevenson

Fiction

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margaret Williams Bianco
The Brothers Grimm
The Ugly Duckling
The Three Little Pigs
Snow White and Rose Red
The Wolf and the Seven Young Goslings (Brothers Grimm)
Little Red Riding Hood
Cinderella
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The Little Red Hen
Aesop's Fables
Johnny Appleseed
Tales of Brer Rabbit (Uncle Remus Sayings)
Henny Penny or Chicken Little
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
King Midas
Momotaro: Peach Boy (Japanese Folktale)
Casey Jones


First Grade

Poetry

“My Shadow” by Robert Louis Stevenson
“The Swing” by Robert Louis Stevenson
“The Owl and the Pussycat” by Edward Lear
“The Pasture by Robert Frost” by Robert Frost
“Wynken, Blynken and Nod (Dutch Lullaby)” by Eugene Field
“The Goops” by Gelett Burgess
“The Purple Cow” by Gelett Burgess
“Thanksgiving Day” by Lydia Maria Child
Medio Pollito (December 1918 Volume)
The Boy at the Dike (Hans Brinker Chapter “Friends in Need”)

Fiction

Aesop's Fables
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Pinocchio
Sleeping Beauty
Puss in Boots
Hansel and Gretel
Rumpelstiltskin
Rapunzel
The Frog Prince
Jack and the Beanstalk
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Thumbelina
Tom Thumb
The Princess and the Pea (The Real Princess)


Second Grade

Poetry

“Bed in Summer” by Robert Louis Stevenson
“Windy Nights” by Robert Louis Stevenson
“The Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore
“There Was an Old Man with a Beard” by Edward Lear (Poem 1)
“Bee! I’m Expecting You” by Emily Dickinson (index)
“Who has Seen the Wind?” by Christina Rossetti
“Hurt No Living Thing” by Christina Rossetti
“Seashell” by Federico Garcia Lorca

Fiction

Beauty and the Beast
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Anderson
How the Camel Got His Hump, a “Just So” Story by Rudyard Kipling
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Old Greek Stories
The Student's Mythology
The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan
The Fisherman and his Wife
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow (Japanese Folktale)
The Tiger, the Brahman and the Jacka (Folktale from India)
Ikomi Tales
The Blind Man and the Elephant


Third Grade

Poetry

“The Crocodile” by Lewis Carroll (pg. 11)
“Father William” by Lewis Carroll (pg. 13)
“Trees” by Sergeant Joyce Kilmer
“The Bee” by Isaac Watts
“For want of a nail, the shoe was lost”
“Eletelephony” Laura Richards

Fiction

Alice in Wonderland
The Arabian Nights: The Tales of Aladdin and Ali Baba
The Little Match Girl
The Wind in the Willows
Myths of the Norsemen
Myths of Ancient Greece and Rome
The Husband Who was to Mind the House
William Tell


Fourth Grade

Poetry

“Afternoon on a Hill” by Edna St. Vincent Millay
“Ode Sung in the Town Hall” or “The Concord Hymn” by Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Monday’s Child Fair of Face”(Days of Birth)
“The Pobbles have no Toes” by Edward Lear
“A Tragic Story” by William Makepeace Thackeray

Fiction

Gulliver's Travels The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Pollyanna
Robinson Crusoe
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
Treasure Island
The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights

Speeches

Patrick Henry: “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” (Text)
Patrick Henry: “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” (Audio)

Fifth Grade

Poetry

“The Arrow and the Song” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Barbara Frietchie” by John Greenleaf Whiitier (Audio Version)
“Battle Hymn of the Republic” by Julia Ward Howe (Section III)
“A bird came down the walk” by Emily Dickinson (XXIII: In the Garden)
“Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer (pg. 1148)
“The Eagle” by Alfred Lord Tennyson
“I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman (pg. 87)
“I like to see it lap the miles” by Emily Dickinson (XVII: The Railway Train)
“Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll (Audio Version)
“O Captain! My Captain!” by Walt Whitman (Book XXII)
“Songs of Experience: The Poison Tree” by William Blake
“The Snowstorm” by Ralph Waldo Emerson (Under Poems)
“Songs of Experience: The Tiger” by William Blake
“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

Fiction

The Adventure of Tom Sawyer
Don Quixote
Little Women
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas
The Secret Garden
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Tale of the Oki Islands
The Legends of Scarface

Speeches

Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Address (Text)
Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Address (Audio)


Sixth Grade

Poetry

“All the world' a stage” from As You Like It by William Shakespeare
“Apostrophe to the Ocean” from Child Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto 4, Nos. 178–184 by George Gordon Byron
“I Wander Lonely as a Cloud” by William Wordsworth
“If” by Rudyard Kipling
“A Psalm of Life” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe
“Sympathy” by Paul Laurence Dunbar
“There is no Frigate like a Book” by Emily Dickinson (Index)
“A Narrow Fellow in the Grass” by Emily DIckinson (Index)
“The Walloping Window-Blind” by Charles E. Carryl (Chapter VII)

Fiction

The Iliad
The Odyssey
The Prince and the Pauper
Julius Caesar
Classical Mythology


Seventh Grade

Poetry

“Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allen Poe
“Because I could not Stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson
“The Charge of the Light Brigade” by Alfred Lord Tennyson
“The Chimney Sweeper” (Both Versions) by William Blake
“The Cremation of Sam McGee” by Robert Service
“Dulce et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen
“Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost
“I Dwell in the Possibility” by Emily Dickinson (Index)
“Apparently with no Surprise” by Emily Dickinson (Index)
“Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Fiction

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
“The Gift of the Magi”
Cyrano de Bergerac
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Purloined Letter
The Necklace
The Open Boat

Essays and Speeches

“Declaration of War on Japan” Franklin D. Roosevelt


Eighth Grade

Poetry

“How do I Love Thee?” (Sonnet 43) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
“How they brought good news from Ghent to Aix” by Robert Browning
“I Dwell in Possibility” by Emily Dickinson
”Apparently with No Surprise” by Emily Dickinson
“Lucy Gray (or Solitude)” by William Wordsworth
“My Heart Leaps Up” by William Wordsworth
“The Mending Wall” by Robert Frost
Polonius’s Speech from Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare
“Spring and Fall” by Gerard Manley Hopkins (Number 31)
“The Lake Isle of Innisfree” by William B. Yeats

Fiction

The Bet
Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment
God See the Truth but Waits
An Honest Thief
Twelfth Night

Essays and Speeches

John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address