CommonLit is a free collection of fiction and nonfiction for 3rd-12th grade classrooms. Search and filter our collection by lexile, grade, theme, genre, literary device, or common core standard.
The Model Millionaire
A generous man's kindness toward a beggar yields more than expected.
To Build A Fire
A man ignores warnings and slowly freezes to death in the wilderness.
The Cask of Amontillado
Edgar Allan Poe
This is a classic and suspenseful tale of revenge told from the perspective of the murderer.
A young girl is asked to babysit in this coming-of-age story.
Echo and Narcissus
Ovid, translated by Brookes More
The classic tale of Narcissus, who falls in love with his own reflection in the water.
Joseph's Dreams from Genesis 37
A story about jealousy that leads to betrayal from one of the oldest surviving texts in the world