Grade 5 Reading Lesson 24 Short Stories – The Little Match Girl

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In Denmark, it is believed that people see shooting stars when someone is dying to go to heaven. Do you know any beliefs that people in your country believe in?
In this sad story by Hans Christian Anderson, you will read about a girl who sells match sticks, and who is still selling it in the cold Christmas night when everyone else is celebrating.

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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 3 Short Stories – Vanka

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It is Christmas time, and everyone in the world is rejoicing. Everyone, except Vanka Zhukov. Vanka is an orphan and works for a shoemaker. Read this story By Anton Chekhov and find out why Vanka is not rejoicing.
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Grade 3 Reading Lesson 3 Short Stories – The Spotted Cow

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Enid Blyton was a British children’s writer and was also known as Mary Pollock. Her work involves children’s adventure stories, and fantasy, sometimes involving magic. Her books were and still are enormously popular throughout the world.
I bet you will love this story ‘The Spotted Cow’.

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Grade 4 Reading Lesson 5 Short Stories – Bishal’s Biscuits

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I had taken part in the public speaking contest organized by my school. I was very confident that I would win the contest. As my name was called out, I went to the stage, and started my speech. But to my surprise, I could not even remember the topic of my speech! I did not know what to do. With the whole school in front of me waiting for me to start, I was ashamed.
This is the most embarrassing moment of my life. Now read about Bishal’s.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 24 Short Stories – Three Questions

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An emperor wants his three questions answered. All over the kingdom, the announcement is done. People come from far and wide to please the emperor with their answers to the three questions, but all in vain. Does the emperor ever find the answer to his questions in the way that he wants? This is what this story by Leo Tolstoy is all about.
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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 25 Short Stories – After Twenty Years

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It is dark. Drops of rain are falling to the earth. The wind is howling in the cold, making the night colder. People are hastily rushing towards their homes. Everyone, except Bob. Bob is waiting for his friend, Jimmy Wills outside a shop. They had decided this meeting twenty years ago, before they parted their ways to make fortune.
Does Jimmy remember his promise? Does he come to meet Bob? This is what this O. Henry story is all about.

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