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Learn about the great literature from a variety of historical periods and cultures. Find learning materials here and the books themselves to gain familiarity with the great literary works everyone should know. Regardless of your grade level, you can find something to pique your interest.

We have 20 resources for learning Literature including educational Books, Online Classes, Websites, Kindle & Other eBooks, and YouTube & Online Videos, from providers such as American School, Pearson Education, Hewitt Homeschooling, and Open Culture. Find 48 more resources in subtopics including Shakespeare, Poetry, News & Media, Individual Text Analysis, and American Literature.


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800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices


6th - College | ebook/Kindle

Download 800 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader. Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen,...

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900 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free


7th - College | ebook/Kindle

Download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer. Below, you'll find great works of fiction, poetry and non-fiction, by such authors as Twain, Tolstoy,...

$23

A Time to Heal


9th - High School | Book

A Time to Heal contains 60 selections of essays, narratives, and poems; 5 are Biblical selections, and 11 contain Anabaptist themes. The study exercises are more extensive than in Grade 8. The...

$150
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Classic Adventure Literature


7th - High School | Book, Online class

Classic Adventure Literature is a half-unit course that allows students to explore several classic adventure novels: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Jules Verne’s Around the World in...

$956

Elementary Language Arts, Literature, and Humanities Collection


Pre-K - 6th | ebook/Kindle, Online resource

Providing important support to elementary language arts and reading subjects, this collection familiarizes youngsters with the basics of oral and written language while also introducing students in...

$150
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Gothic Literature (online)


High School | Online class

From vampires to ghosts, these frightening stories have influenced fiction writers since the 18th century. This course will focus on the major themes found in gothic literature and demonstrate how...

$92

Lightning Literature & Composition Grade 2 Pack


2nd | Book

This year students begin by reading a beautiful picture book each week. Towards the end of the year, students move to classic chapter books. The Teacher’s Guide contains comprehension questions on...

$138

Lightning Literature & Composition Grade 3 Pack with Book of Poetry


3rd | Book

Students read chapter books for Grade 3. Included are classics such as Charlotte’s Web, Newbery Award winners like The Wheel on the School, and new friends like The Rickshaw Girl. The Teacher’s...

$88

Lightning Literature & Composition Pack Grade 1


1st | Book

The pack contains the Student Workbook, the Teacher Guide, and Aesop's Fables for Children. See each item for descriptions. The regular retail price of the pack is $92.88. The pack price reflects...

$150
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Literature 1


High School | Book, Online class

Using a wide range of poems, short stories, plays and non-fiction prose by authors from different time periods and different cultural backgrounds, Literature 1 introduces students to some excellent...

$150
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Literature 2


High School | Book, Online class

Literature 2 expands on the reading of literary works begun in Literature 1. As in Literature 1, students analyze plays, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction prose from a broad range of times and...

$150
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Mythology and Folklore (online)


High School | Online class

Mighty heroes. Angry gods and goddesses. Cunning animals. Since the first people gathered around fires, mythology and folklore has been used as a way to make sense of humankind and our world....

$151

Pearson Literature Homeschool Grade 10


High School | Online resource

Pearson Literature is a powerful literature program that grows with you and your children and provides a clear pathway to success. Parents and children will find the classic literature selections...

$154

Pearson Literature Homeschool Grade 12


High School | Online resource

Pearson Literature is a powerful literature program that grows with you and your children and provides a clear pathway to success. Parents and children will find the classic literature selections...

$151

Pearson Literature Homeschool Grade 8


8th | Online resource

Pearson Literature is a powerful literature program that grows with you and your children and provides a clear pathway to success. Parents and children will find the classic literature selections...

$151

Pearson Literature Homeschool Grade 9


9th | Online resource

Pearson Literature is a powerful literature program that grows with you and your children and provides a clear pathway to success. Parents and children will find the classic literature selections...

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Plagues, Witches, and War: The Worlds of Historical Fiction


College | Online class

Syllabus Week 1 Course Roadmap “Plagues, Witches, and War”: The Big Picture Week 2 What is Historical Fiction? Understanding the roots of historical fiction Tracing the origins of historical...

$99

The Boomerang


8th - High School | Book

The Boomerang is your boots-on-the-ground master tour guide, intrepidly leading you through the challenging terrain of high school literature. Each month, your language arts field guide: Chooses a...

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Wordsworth and the Romantics


High School - College | Online/YouTube video

In his second series, Professor Bate will present a series of lectures on Wordsworth and the Romantics.

$150
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World Literature


High School | Book, Online class

World Literature gives students an overview of important literary works of the last 500 years representing a variety of countries and cultures. Students study how writers from different backgrounds...

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