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.
The Lion in Love
A lion gives up everything in order to marry a woodcutter's daughter.
In this symbolism-filled story, a young girl named Babette must wait patiently for the figs to ripen.
After Twenty Years
After twenty years of silence, a policeman meets an old friend who is a wanted criminal in Chicago.
The Tell-Tale Heart
Edgar Allan Poe
A man is slowly driven mad by the sound of a beating heart under his floorboards.