CommonLit The Library
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.
Story of An Hour
This is a classic short story from the early feminist writer, Kate Chopin, in which a woman is overcome by the death of her husband.
The Gift of The Magi
A man and a woman sacrifice their most prized possessions to buy one another a Christmas gift.
The Donkey, the Fox, and the Lion
A fox chooses to betray his friend, the donkey, to save himself from the lion.
Excerpts from Jane Eyre
The plain governess named Jane falls in love with her employer, the master of the house.