Jo's Boys (FULL Audio Book) by Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) Jo's Boys is the third book in the Little Women trilogy by Louisa May Alcott, published in 1886. In it, Jo's "children", now grown, are caught up in real world troubles. All three books -- although fiction -- are highly autobiographical and describe characters that were really in Alcott's life. This book contains romance as the childhood playmates become flirtatious young men and women. The characters are growing up, going out into Read more [...]
Jack and Jill (FULL Audio Book) by Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) Jack and Jill went up a hill To coast with fun and laughter. Jack fell down and broke his crown, And Jill came tumbling after. -- Louisa May Alcott When Jack and Jill tumble off of their sled on the first good snow of the season, their injuries cause them to be bedridden for many months putting an end to their fun and frolics. Their parents and friends fill their long days with the joys of a theatrical production, their own Read more [...]
Stories of Great Composers for Children by Thomas Tapper This is a collection of ten short, entertaining, informative picture-book biographies of famous composers. Each book tells about the childhood and great achievements of a composer, and includes a short musical example. Here are links to the online texts so you can read along and look at the pictures: Bach: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34568 Mozart: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34582 Beethoven:http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34737 Haydn: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34550 Schubert:http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35070 Handel: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35157 Chopin: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35013 Verdi: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35158 Wagner: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35128 Grieg: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35097 Read more [...]
Children’s Short Works Collection
Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection: a collection of 184 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.