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The Disappearance of Sara Oglethorpe: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Sara Oglethorpe’s father was a drunk. When he drank he got mean, and Sara hated him for it. Then one night the neighbors heard a fight coming from the Oglethorpe house. The next day Sara wasn’t in school. On Sunday she never made it to church. Find out what happened to Sarah and her father in this creepy tale. Ages 9+. Educational Versions Include exercises designed to meet Common Core standards.
The Hobo Graveyard: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
“Then the train pulls away from the station,” Peter said. “And anyone riding in boxcar 1313 on the night of a full moon, never comes back. They go to the hobo graveyard to die.” Those were the words that started the challenge; The challenge that would change my life forever. Read this short, creepy tale to find out what happened one cold, moonlit night. Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Haunted Tree House: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Tammy and Jessica were best friends. They loved to go exploring. Then one day they found a tree house deep in the woods. It was a great tree house, but something didn’t feel right. It was almost as if the tree house was haunted. Tammy and Jessica ran from the tree house, only to find themselves at a small clearing in the woods. Facing them was an old cabin, and an even older woman. Has CCSS tasks
The Ghost of the Donner Party: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“Is there any decent place to stop between here and the mountains?” I asked the storekeeper. “You can pretty much camp anywhere along the way,” he said. “The Indians are pretty friendly here abouts.” “If you’re at all concerned about making it over the mountains, though, I suggest you stop at old lady Williams’ place at the base of the mountains.” Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Witch’s Brew: A 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
It was a hopeless love affair and William knew it; but he couldn't stop his heart. With that thought in mind, William sets out for the witch’s cabin. He has saved his money, and now he has enough for the magic potion that will make Annabelle Carson love him forever. Find out what happens to William in this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. Educational Versions Include Common Core exercises.
The Stonemason’s Playground: A Scary 15-Minute Horror Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
“I was across the marsh, by a stone wall.” I hadn’t intended to give away where I’d been, but I was getting flustered. “By the Stonemason’s Playground?” Tommy asked. “What’s that?” I said, trying to sound dumb. “It’s a haunted playground,” Brad said with a shiver. I could tell he liked being scared. “The kids who sneak into the playground to play are turned to stone." Ages 9+ Has CCSS exercises.
Prisoner of Oak Terrace: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Prisoners are taken at Oak Terrace. When you ask what prisoners, you'll hear stories. Stories of strange things that have happened to many people. But most often, you'll hear the story of Timmy McGill: The Prisoner of Oak Terrace. Read Timmy’s story in this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Ghost Ship on the Cay: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The ship came into the harbor, running full out in front of a storm. No one thought she’d make it, but she did. But then the town discovered that there was no one on board. She was called the Providence. It was a fitting name, for she brought Providence to our town, and much, much more to the widow Mabel Priory. Read this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Ghost of the Tree: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
I had found it! This house was the perfect place to write the great American novel. I tumbled into bed, anxious to start the next day. Within half an hour, I was awake again. The sounds were back. I got up and peered out the window. That’s when I saw it. In the ghostly light of a half moon, I saw a young girl chopping at the trunk of a huge oak tree. Ages 9 and up. Includes Common Core exercises.
A New Home for Baby Swallow
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emigration & Immigration, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
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The baby swallow's life was about to change as winter drew nearer. He would have to leave his home and friends whom he loved dearly. This is a short story which empathizes with children who are having worries and difficulties transiting to a new, foreign environment.
The Boy Who Had A Lot Of Toys
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
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Benjamin was a boy who had a lot of toys but he was never satisfied. Through an event, Benjamin began to learn to value what he has and he also learnt the value of sharing and giving.
The Boy Who Didn't Want To Be Himself‏
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Adam – the boy who didn't want to be himself! Adam had always felt that he was not good at anything at all while everybody else were good at something. One day, he discovered his talent through a chanced episode.
The Life and Times of Weaver the Beaver: Weaver Builds a Lodge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Somewhere in the far North Country, a young beaver named Weaver needs to build his own home. Old Wooly Beaver comes along to offer some well-intentioned sage advice--with an outcome that his long life experience does not foresee, causing both beavers to grow in wisdom together.
The Boyhood Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
3 short stories by Nathanael Green: The Pirates of Lake Michigamme Truth and Dare The Footprint
Adventures in the Realm of Faerie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Step into the world of faerie and allow your wonder to run riot with some new friends and their happy adventures. Frolic in the sun and meet some delightful characters, who will share your hopes and dreams as they discover the fun and fantasy of the fey world; it is just a step in time and space.
Joan and Her Friends - A Visit to the Grandparents
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This is an educational story for children. This eBook is with pictures. Joan is a little girl from Flower city. She has five very good friends. On day Joan and her friends went to her grandparents. There, Adrian, a friend of Joan, learns to count up to twelve and what are the primary and binaries colors. This story combines several methods of learning, easy for kids.
JEFFRAZEO THE ARTIST
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
If asked, Jeffrazeo would probably say he was just another jellyfish; however, that was not the case at all. Jeffrazeo was the most unique jellyfish ever, and he loved to paint. When Jeffrazeo held a paintbrush, he could create wonderful pieces of art that everyone adored and admired.
Kotki
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
An illustrated story about some cats and their friends in a European village.
Blue Diamond (A MineCraft Mystery)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Hanna Panama has been framed for stealing the Blue Diamond from the Diamond Kingdom. Before she is executed, she tells her one daughter Scarlett the truth. Scarlett Panama goes into hiding as "WarriorCat" until the real thief can be caught. Only one person knows who Scarlett really is. But when Scarlett's secret identity is exposed, will the real thief be caught before she is executed?
The Case of the Mansion Mystery: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Thank you all for coming,” Alice said. “It seems we’ve had a break in. The police have already come and checked everything out. Unfortunately they didn’t find any fingerprints or anything else.” “I’d like to start by asking John, the caretaker, to tell you what happened tonight,” she continued. “Perhaps he can shed some light on this situation for us.” Edu. Vers. includes common core exercises.