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 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 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 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 2 Reading Lesson 22 Short Stories – The Monkey Orchestra

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An orchestra is a place where people play their musical instruments together, like a performance. But a monkey orchestra? I’d never heard of that. Have you?
Let’s read to find out what a monkey orchestra is. This lesson is taken from The Jungle Book written by Rudyard Kipling.

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Grade 4 Reading Lesson 7 Short Stories – Black Beauty

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Anna Sewell once slipped while walking home from school and severely injured both of her ankles. For the rest of her life, Anna was unable to stand without a crutch or to walk for any length of time. She frequently used horse-drawn carriages, which contributed to her love of horses.
Black Beauty is her most popular novel.

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