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She returns to the kitchen and stops in her tracks. “Now, where’d I put the pork?
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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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
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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
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Helen was born wrong. Her daddy wanted a son who'd grow up to take over the family manufacturing business. Helen didn't qualify. Mommy wanted a dainty little girl. Helen wasn't dainty.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Snow fell steadily in the wild woods of Siberia...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Bobby Osgood woke up one October morning and he was twelve years old again...
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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It being the last Thursday of the month, the greatest witch in Ireland had gone to the hairdressers and would not return for another hour
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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It’s a dirty job, but Jodie’s father does it well and happily. This story brings Take Your Daughter to Work Day to a different level, but it all ends up down in the dumps.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A children's story set in the Iron Age. A girl, Morg, makes a wish to the goddess ...
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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One day a tiny water snail appears in Abby's fish tank.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth.
- Length: 1 page
- 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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Classic fable. Moral: It is best to prepare for days of need.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Nobody knew for sure how the slumbering dragon got there, but one thing everybody agreed on was that one day it would wake.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: Do not trust flatterers.
- Length: 1 page
- 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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A princess makes a promise to a talking frog.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A children's story about a boy who turns into a leaf.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
4 Stars
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A wicked enchantress imprisons a beautiful girl in a tower.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A prince's mother takes steps to ensure her son marrys a real princess.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars