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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The clerk looked surprised. "With that lovely copper- colored hair? And those
lovely eyes? Why, honey, you could wear anything." Maybe it was only a sales
talk. But the ribbon was attached to a comb. And she didn't need much urging.
The deep tan gave his face a strong, masculine look. It set off his gray eyes and
made his teeth look very white when he grinned. The short haircut helped too. He
looked older than he had in June. Even though it had only been three months, ...
I looked at Herbert. He looked at me, his eyes popping. I hunched up so I could
see the back floor. Nothing. Just a little wetness where her feet had been. "Where'
d she get out?" Herbert asked. "At a stoplight?" I wondered. But we both knew it ...