Globe Stories of Surprise and Wonder Txc 92c
In less than one class period, students can easily finish short pieces that include traditional tales and myths of the Americas and the Caribbean, famous heroes and infamous villains like King Arthur and Jesse James, and original stories of incredible feats - many based on real-life disasters such as the Titanic and Hurricane Andrew. Students also explore plays drawing on diverse individuals and events from history, classic science, and fiction.
Interest Level: 6-12Reading Level: 3-8
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At the end of a long quarter-hour, I heard someone on the stairs. I looked through
the crack in the door. I saw the husband. A lamp was in one hand, and in the
other one of the long knives. He came up, his wife after him. I was behind the
"Never run," the officer said at the door. "Only guilty people run, my boy." "Your
postcards got through to me, Charlie," Miss Lattimore said. "You seem to have
had a nice summer." They were leaving the Police Station now — Miss Lattimore,
It was a two-door car. We'd know it if a door opened. Both of us looked at the rear
windows. They were closed, as they had been. Neither of us had felt a draft. 83
Yet there had to be some explanation. "Come," Herbert said. The Girl in the ...