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Story for young adults about old Bill Smith and his mysterious ability in dealing with dogs.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: U
2 Stars
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A princess makes a promise to a talking frog.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: Slow but steady progress wins the race.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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On a cold winter's night, a penniless young girl is left selling matches on the street.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: The worth of material weath comes from what you do with it.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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The story of young prince, brought up as a goatherd, who becomes king on the death of his father and develops a deep fascination with the beautiful objects his wealth affords him.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: U
4 Stars
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Beth wore her favorite pink smock. It had bottomless pockets perfect for carrying important things like handfuls of rubber bands, marbles the color of oceans, a red shoelace, a spoon, and two troops of plastic soldiers- one blue and one green.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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There's a new gadget in town and Liza has to try it. But will the price be too high?
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A soldier risks his life to uncover the secret of twelve beautiful princesses.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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What exactly is friendship? A miller has very strong opinions on the subject in this witty tale narrated by a bird.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Top Short Stories
Beth wore her favorite pink smock. It had bottomless pockets perfect for carrying important things like handfuls of rubber bands, marbles the color of oceans, a red shoelace, a spoon, and two troops of plastic soldiers- one blue and one green.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
For the first time, Becca truly realised that grown-ups couldn’t see magic. Magic that nevertheless was very real, very powerful, and very frightening.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Eventually, some of the bravest voles offered to join Mr. Vole, and they formed a secret club which they called the 'Resistance.'
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Oowama loved mud. As large as a school bus, though many times longer, the giant worm swam and played along the muddy lakes and streams.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
People told tales of long, long ago, when they used to enjoy Halloween, dressing up, knocking on doors showing off their fine costumes, playing something called Trick or Treat and, it used to be fun, but not anymore.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Peter was tired. After 10 years of holding together the paperwork for “Johnson, A.P. – SSN 555-66-33xx,” his tensile strength was fading; he could feel his molecules beginning to degrade.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Becca laughed and smiled at her brother ruefully. She wished she could go, but something in her heart felt heavy.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Hoover had been the runt of his mother’s fourth litter. He was so small and weak at birth his parents worried he would not get enough to eat or would be smushed by the other babies as they slept, but Mama Muridae had faith in her little pup.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
It was the fifth day at her new school and ten-year-old Buseje hung her head as she settled down into her desk.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Was this a riddle? Breanna put the peeler down and peered closely at the message. Her Dad loved entertaining her with riddles and rhymes but she wasn’t sure she’d ever received one by text message! Was this about dinner...?
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Top 20 Short Stories