​    Have you ever been waiting somewhere with your child and wished you had some way to keep them entertained? Well, now you can. Find a corner and quietly read a story to them on your phone.
    Click on the Books link in the menu bar above and browse the stories available for free online reads. All the short stories and flash fiction stories can be read free online. No membership or information is required to read these advertising-free stories online. Click on the book picture in the upper right corner of each page for more information about the book.

Notice:
Effective January 1, 2020, only the first chapter of novels and novellas will be available as a free online read. Members can request a free PDF copy.

Some of these stories have been published in a short story collection, "Youth Yarns." This book is available in both ebook and print books. Links to HomeSpun Literature will assist you in finding all the places it can be purchased and for how much.
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Youth & Children's Books
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by Linda L. Rigsbee