Click on one of the levels below to view a list of short stories.  Each story will have comprehension questions that will provide a set of comprehension questions for discussion and/or analysis.

How to Raise a Reader

From the moment you’re expecting your first child, you are bombarded with messages about the importance of reading. For good reason: The benefits of reading at every stage of a child’s development are well documented. Happily, raising a reader is fun, rewarding and relatively easy.

101 Fun Things to Do With Kids This Summer

Summer may be a time to relax, but tell that to kids who are bouncing off the walls or shrieking "I'm bored." As parents, babysitters and nannies, we want each summer to be more memorable than the next, and with that comes the need for a few new ideas -- especially if your child is too young to go to a summer camp.  


Summer Reading Tips for Parents

Summer shouldn't mean taking a break from learning, especially reading. Studies show that most students experience a loss of reading skills over the summer months, but children who continue to read will gain skills.


10 Bedtime Stories to Read to Your Child This Summer

Here are some suggestions for free Kindle bedtime stories to read to your child every night.  You can either read them online on or download them for free on your Kindle App.

Bedtime can be a fun tradition for your child with cute bedtime stories.  Not only you will have a special moment with your child every night but he/she will look forward to going to bed with these entertaining stories.

Academic Vocabulary

Academic vocabulary includes the most common words used in the context of a classroom.  There is specific vocabulary for each subject area.  We focus on at least four content areas: language arts, math, social studies, and science.

Importance of Writing

To build a foundation for college and career readiness, students need to learn to use writing as a way of offering and supporting opinions, demonstrating understanding of the subjects they are studying, and conveying real and imagined experiences and events.