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Free Literature Resource List

 

PDI offers free literature resources for your favorite novels and picture books. The site is currently undergoing upgrades and will have all titles available again shortly. Be sure to check out our new star rating system on each page!

 

Picture Books

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst

A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon

The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco

Corduroy by Don Freeman

Crickwing by Janell Cannon

Gilbert Goldfish Wants a Pet by Kelly DiPucchio

Grandma's Smile by Randy Siegel

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster **Caldecott Winner 2006

Higglety Pigglety Pop! by Maurice Sendak

How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? by Jane Yolen

If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff

Little Cloud by Eric Carle

The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton **Caldecott Winner 1943

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

The Magic Hat by Mem Fox

The Mitten by Jan Brett

Mudkin by Stephen Gammell

My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann **Caldecott Winner 2003

The Napping House by Audrey Wood

Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen **Caldecott Winner 1988

The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

Ponyella by Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans

A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry

Silly Sally by Audry Wood

Smelly Socks by Robert Munsch

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Stephanie's Ponytail by Robert Munsch

Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco

Town Mouse County Mouse by Jan Brett

Trupp by Janell Cannon

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak **Caldecott Winner 1964

Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

You Are My Wish by Maryann Cusimano Love

 

Novels

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson **Newberry Winner 1978

The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare **Newberry Winner 1962

By the Great Horn Spoon by Sid Fleischman

Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink **Newberry Winner 1936

Cast Two Shadows by Ann Rinaldi

Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

City of Masks by Mary Hoffman

Copper Sun by Sharon M. Draper

Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins **Newberry Winner 2006

I Am David by Anne Holm

Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary **Newberry Winner 1984

The Diary of Anne Frank

Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt **Newberry Winner 1983

The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Frindle by Andrew Clements

The Giver by Lois Lowry **Newberry Winner 1994

The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Holes by Louis Sachar **Newberry Winner 1999

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell **Newberry Winner 1961

Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson **Newberry Winner 1981

Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes **Newberry Winner 1944

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George **Newberry Winner 1973

kira-kira by Cynthia Kadohata **Newberry Winner 2005

Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry **Newberry Winner 1990

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse **Newberry Winner 1998

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Pedro's Journal by Pam Conrad

The Perilous Road by William Steele

The River Between Us by Richard Peck

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor **Newberry Winner 1977

The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo **Newberry Winner 2004

The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt **Newberry Winner 1967

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech **Newberry Winner 1995

The Wanderer by Sharon Creech

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin **Newberry Winner 1979

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare **Newberry Winner 1959

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle **Newberry Winner 1963

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