The stories in this impressive collection have been chosen for the challenge they offer the reader and the variety of language used. Stories include a careful selection of autobiographical stories such as A Cub Pilot from Mark Twain, stories in verse, short stories, selections from Bible as literature, speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, and a drama by Sophocles. The poetry section of this volume is a collection of poems focused on the seasons, voices and viewpoints, and ideas. The stories and poems come with thesaurus of difficult words at the bottom of the page to help increase vocabulary while introducing children to a wide variety of writing styles.
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