Now that access to tablets is increasing in classrooms dramatically these days, teachers and students able to utilize e-books like never before. One overlooked resource is the public domain, which has a number of classic books, which have enduring value, offer historical insight, and present great opportunities for critical analysis. And because they are in the public domain, they are FREE! All major ebook formats (iBook, Kindle, etc.) carry these free titles, so check your preferred source for ebooks and start downloading!
7. Grimm’s Fairy Tales: These “children’s” stories contain some pretty heavy content, which is only revealed through critical analysis. They are a bit on the “dark side” when compared to the Disney versions, so you’ll definitely want to preview these to assess if they are appropriate for you students. If you’re really interested in “digging deep” into fairy tales with your students, check out this resource; you and your students will have a whole new appreciation for fairy tales.