Children's stories perfect for classroom, bedtime, or anytime.
Based on my 26 year hobby of reading in public elementary schools, the stories offered here are some of my favorite, kid-tested read-alouds. All stories appear with the permission of the author.
A young book lover thinks the librarian is a witch, only to find out how true that is when he is locked in the library after closing on a stormy night.
When the Kite Flier's wife dies in childbirth, the Kite Flier stops making kites until he realizes the joy they bring his infant son. From that day forth kites are what father and son share. Even when the son is grown and moved away, the first windy day of each year they both put a kite up and...
A thrilling account based on a true event which took place in Iowa, in 1881. A young Kate Shelley witnessed the collapse of a train bridge during a raging storm and risked her life crossing another trestle bridge in the pitch dark to warn the station master to stop the Midnight Express, which was...