Grade 1 Reading Lesson 14 Short Stories – The Yellow Cheese

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Little Mouse is just too little to go to the shop and buy cheese. But Mother Mouse sends her to the shop, and Little Mouse forgets everything. Poor Little Mouse! She meddles up with her words and doesn’t remember what she is supposed to buy. Does Mother Mouse get angry and disappointed? Let us find out.
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Grade 1 Reading Lesson 15 Short Stories – Tit For Tat

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We all get angry when someone does something unkind to us. Mrs. Thapa makes Kanchi, the elephant really angry. What makes the elephant angry? Does the elephant hurt Mrs. Thapa then? Read this beautiful story ‘Tit for Tat’ and find out.
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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 2 Short Stories – Income Tax Man

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An income tax is a tax imposed on the income of individuals or businesses. Individual income taxes often tax the total income of the individual and deduct according to the income. Read this witty story, The Income Tax Man by Mark Twain and find out how the writer gets trapped.
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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 20 Short Stories – The Selfish Giant

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This giant is selfish because he does not let children play in his lovely garden. He scares them off, and the children have nowhere to go and play. They are disheartened. What will these poor children do now? Where will they go to play? Will the selfish giant ever learn a lesson? Will he turn into a new leaf and let them play in his garden once again? Read this story, The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde, and you will find out.

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Grade 9 Reading Lesson 11 Short Stories – Rip Van Winkle

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Rip Van Winkle is an amiable person who enjoys solitary activities in the wilderness, but is also loved by all in town—especially the children to whom he tells stories and gives toys. However, a tendency to avoid all gainful labor, for which his nagging wife (Dame Van Winkle) chastises him, allows his home and farm to fall into disarray due to his lazy neglect. This is the incredible story of Rip Van Winkle’s life by Washington Irving.
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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 19 Short Stories – The Storyteller

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When I was small, I always insisted my mom that she tell us a story before we went to bed. She was our storyteller, and each night, she filled our sleepy heads with fairies, and angels.
In this story, some children are travelling in a train; and a storyteller keeps them occupied with his story throughout the journey. What kind of story does he tell? Let us find out from this story, The Storyteller, by Saki, the master of short stories.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 23 Short Stories – My Bank Account

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I had taken part in this public speaking completion. I had prepared well, and felt very confident. I was sure I’d win a prize this time. As my name was called out, I walked up to the stage with an air of confidence. Then, very boldly I addressed the judges, and my friends, and the audience. And then, for a moment, I was paralyzed. I forgot my topic! I tried recalling it, but I couldn’t. Someone in the back snorted. By then, stage fright had caught me and I was shaking like a leaf.
This was my most embarrassing moment. In this story, My Bank Account, by Stephen Leacock, you will read the narrator’s embarrassing situation.

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Grade 9 Reading Lesson 13 Short Stories – The Model Millionaire

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This is the story of Hugue Erskine, a poor man and his love, Laura Merton. Laura Merton is the daughter of a retired Colonel, and he demands that Hugue earn ten thousand pounds before any announcement of marriage. Poor Hugue! Will he be able to accumulate such a handsome amount? Read this interesting story, The Model Millionaire by Oscar Wilde and find out.
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Grade 5 Reading Lesson 25 Short Stories – The Barber’s Uncle

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Do you know anyone who works in a circus? What must their lives be like, I wonder, among all the animals, and fun and activity around? Is it dangerous, too, to work in a circus?
Here, you will read about the barber’s uncle who works in a circus and how his life is like.

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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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