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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He thought of himself as the protector of the two young artists in the studio above.
Sue found Behrman at home. His breath smelled strong. In one corner of his den
was a blank canvas. It had been waiting there twenty-five years for the first line ...
This year it will be different, Charlie thought now. He walked along Fort
Washington Avenue, past the drugstore. Inside, the gang was crowded in booths.
They were listening to the jukebox and drinking Cokes. He didn't want to go into
And Charlie thought, "Aw Mom, dear Mom." He kept his head lowered. That way,
they couldn't see that his eyes were filled. "I know he is," he heard Miss Lattimore
say. "We're sorry about this," his father apologized. Charlie could not look up at ...