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25 Free Kindle Books for Kids

Once a week here at the Kindle Kids’ Corner we will share a list of free kids’ books in the Kindle Store, including free previews, novels, short stories, and textbooks. These listings change from day to day, so if you see something you want to check out make sure you grab it right away! Here’s […]

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5th Grader Kathryn S. Reviews “Old Yeller” by Fred Gipson: “An amazing story that teaches true friendship…. But be careful because, like me, you may cry at the end.”

eBook Title: Old Yeller Author’s Name: Fred Gipson Kindle Price: $5.99 Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Kathryn S. Author’s grade level: 5th Kathryn’s Review: Old Yeller is an amazing story that teaches true friendship.  The fourteen year old Travis has his hands full when his papa goes on a cattle drive and leaves him in […]

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8th Grader Merritt D. Reviews “Burned” by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast: “A great read and full of suspense, action, and friendship!”

eBook Title: Burned (Book 7 in the House of Night Series) Authors’ Names: P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast Kindle Price: $9.99 Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Merritt D. Author’s grade level: 8th Merritt’s Review: The Tulsa House of Night, the name and training center for fledglings until they make the change into full vampires, […]

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If you have a Kindle in your backpack, it turns out you also have a great "Notepad" for homework assignments, phone numbers, email addresses, addresses, gift lists and more

If you have a Kindle in your backpack, it turns out you also have a great “Notepad” for homework assignments, phone numbers, email addresses, addresses, gift lists and more

Do you have a Kindle in your backpack? One of these days you will, we think. And here’s some related good news…. When you have a Kindle in your backpack, of course, it will allow you to gradually reduce the weight of all those textbooks you carry back and forth from school each day. This […]

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7th Grader Haley M. Reviews Sybil Nelson’s Priscilla the Great: “Priscilla the Great has to be my all time favorite book!”

eBook Title: Priscilla the Great Author’s Name: Sybil Nelson Kindle Price: $4.99 Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Haley M. Author’s grade level: 7th Haley’s Review: In Sybil Nelson’s book, Priscilla the Great, main character Priscilla Sumner only thinks her life is normal.  She is a twelve year old in the seventh grade with baby brothers […]

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The Throne of Fire Chapter Sneak Peek! : Kane Chronicles, Book Two

25 Free Kindle Books for Kids

Once a week here at the Kindle Kids’ Corner we will share a list of free kids’ books in the Kindle Store, including free previews, novels, short stories, and textbooks. Here’s this week’s list: The Throne of Fire Chapter Sneak Peek! : Kane Chronicles, Book Two By: Rick Riordan Added: 03/18/2011 4:32:59pm Swashbuckling Fantasy: 10 […]

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Calling

6th Grader Margaret Ruth O. Reviews Calling by K. R. Schulteis: “Once the story plot started rolling, I was personally enthralled and refused to put it down until I was finished.”

(Editor’s Note: This book was a big hit with reviewer Margaret Ruth O. and the price was right at just 99 cents in the Kindle Store! Thanks for a nice job, Margaret! -Steve Windwalker) eBook Title: Calling Author’s Name: K. R. Schulteis Kindle Price: $0.99 Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Margaret Ruth O. Grade level […]

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