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A Lesson Learned (fiction)
"Do not get up from that table until you eat all of your vegetables young lady!" Mama said to me every night. Man, I hated vegetables, Why do kids have to eat them anyway? I used to sit in the dining room for hours, thinking of ways to get rid of them.
A Wise Old Owl (Reading)
Evelyn Sichi reads a poem about a wise old owl.

A Child's Garden of Verses (Reading)

Bed In Summer (Reading)
From the book A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson read by Evelyn Sichi
Block City (Reading)
From the book A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson read by Evelyn Sichi
Farewell To The Farm (Reading)
From the book A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson read by Evelyn Sichi
Foreign Lands (Reading)
From the book A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson read by Evelyn Sichi
Harriet the Hippo (Reading)
The adventures of Harriet the Hippo and her friends at the Swanzi watering hole.
Hope, Faith, Charity, and Kristy (fiction)
Once, not too long ago, lived a beautiful young lady named Lily Camshaw. She wasn't like the other girls in her grade-she was caring, quiet, and beautiful. All the boys in her class wanted her, but none could have her, none but one. For she was convi...
How Never-ending Stories Began (fiction)
There is a corner in my garage where a group of long lost forgotten toys live. You have to listen and look very closely to find them. There is Martha Mouse who is always cleaning, Timid Timothy the tortoise, Eager Emily the squirrel and high at the top of the garage sits Confident Charlie. Lets take a look inside…
Internet Boyfriend (fiction)
It was the middle of the week when I came home from school, I dropped my bag and keys in my bedroom and headed sraight for the computer.there his name was... (Internet girlfriend, Age 13 to 18, 3/21/2006 5:23:47 PM)
Little Red Riding Hood And The Wolf (Reading)

Little Red Cap (Reading)

Lydia Very's Red Riding Hood (Reading)

The Wolf's Side of Little Red Riding Hood (Reading)

Little Red Riding Hood (lrrh)
(easy reader) Our own multimedia presentation with a host leading discussion.
Act 1 - The Little Girl (lrrh)
There was a little girl who liked to wear a bright red cape. Everyone in town called her Little Red Riding Hood.
Act 2 - The Wolf (lrrh)
A wolf saw Red Riding Hood walking by and asked where she was going.
Act 3 - The Forest (lrrh)
Red Riding Hood wanders through the forest.
Act 4 - Where for art thou Grandma? (lrrh)
The wolf hurried through the woods to grandma’s house. He knocked on the door but no one answered.
Act 5 - Big Bad Wolf (lrrh)
The Wolf waits for Red Riding Hood at Grandma's house.
Act 6 - Grandma To The Rescue (lrrh)
Grandma returned home just in time to save Red Riding Hood's life.
How does it end? (lrrh)
So, in our story, Grandma returns home in the nick of time to save Red Riding Hood. However, Little Red Riding Hood has not been so lucky in earlier versions of this tale.
What can we learn? (lrrh)
Little Red Riding Hood is a story told to children to teach them lessons about life. What do you think those lessons might be?
What's in the basket? (lrrh)
Have you ever wondered what Red Riding Hood was carrying in her basket?
Why the wolf? (lrrh)
Have you wondered why the wolf is the villain of this story? Why not a lion, a tiger, a bear, a coyote, or even a hyena?
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm (lrrh)
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were the first people to publish the story of a little girl who was almost eaten by a wolf.
Take A Quiz! (lrrh)
Test your understanding of the story about Little Red Riding Hood.
The Answers Are... (lrrh)
Answers to the quiz.
The End (lrrh)
This concludes our presentation of Little Red Riding Hood.
Mikey's Adventure (fiction)
Mikey is the most popular guy among all his friends, but there is one thing that no one will mention...
My cat lives in Las Vegas (fiction)
George is a very special cat,he knows things only people should know but he loves La Vegas,I found George on the busy highway leading to the glitz and buzz of the casino city.I took him home,he looked around and decided to stay,George is clever and p...
My Ship And I (Reading)
From the book A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson read by Evelyn Sichi
Our Story (About Storybook Online Network) (resources)
Storybook Online Network is a storytelling community for children.
The Owl And The Pussy-Cat (Reading)
Love story by Edward Lear about an owl and a pussy-cat.

The Owl Critic (Reading)

Online Privacy Statement (resources)
Storybook Online abides by the principles for children's online activities set by the Online Privacy Alliance.
Rain/The Flowers (Reading)
From the book A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson read by Evelyn Sichi
Dr Seuss' ABC (Reading)

The Black Swan (Interactive_Story)
Young Charlotte runs away from home to find herself trapped in the magical world of the Black Swans.

The Eleventh Clone (fiction)
That was what Dr. Hardy Wheel did. He made clones. He had made ten clones so far, all girls. Identical as ever. It was when he wanted to make the eleventh clone when the accident happened.
The Enchanted Forest (Interactive_Story)
Abdul and Princess Nikka travel to the enchanted forest in search of the magical lake. (interactive story)

The Living Statue (fiction)
It was on my birthday, May 17, that I met Crystal. No, Crystal is not a human, or a cat, or a puppy, dog or kitten. No, Crystal is not a lizard or a goldfish.Crystal is a statue. A living statue. I remember our meeting as if it were only yesterday.
The Magic Crystal (fiction)
One day in the town of Camelot, Merlin the great wizard saw a boat in the misty river,where King Arthur had died. Merlin saw a strong and brave man standing on the boat. Suddenly Merlin realized that standing before him was...
The Bunnys That Bite (fiction)
One day a girl named Sarah went to buy a new bunny. "Which one do you want Sarah?" asked her father. "All of them." said Sarah. "O.K." said her father. When they got home the bunnys were put in their new cage. It was night by time they got home so Sa...
The Hayloft (Reading)
From the book A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson read by Evelyn Sichi
A Visit from St. Nicholas (Reading)

Warrior's Way (fiction)
He stood up from his little table by the fire, the sword strapped to his back. The blade's blue handle had a crest of cross over lapping a raven. The sheath with seven Rubies embedded into it, seemed to glow ominously as those poor souls in the taver...
Links to Other Children Websites (resources)
Links Submitted by Other Visitors
Willow Island: A Horse Story, Part 1 (fiction)
Unknown to all, until that fateful day in July, was a kingdom all it's own. A kingdom that belonged completely to the graceful creatures we know as horses...
Willow Island: A Horse Story, Part 2 (fiction)
Kora stared at Ferdinand in horror! “Now we’re really in for it,” she said...
ZatsWhy (Science) - Atoms and Chemicals (ZatsWhy)
Jeff Koppelmaa answers questions about atoms and chemicals.
ZatsWhy (Science) - E-lec-tricity (ZatsWhy)
Jeff Koppelmaa answers questions about electricity.
ZatsWhy (Science) - The Everyday World (ZatsWhy)
Jeff Koppelmaa answers questions about the everyday world.
ZatsWhy (Science) - Light! (ZatsWhy)
Jeff Koppelmaa answers about light.
ZatsWhy (Science) - Links and Suchlike (ZatsWhy)
Jeff Koppelmaa answers science questions.
ZatsWhy (Science) - Our Amazing Bodies (ZatsWhy)
Jeff Koppelmaa answers questions about human bodies.
ZatsWhy (Science) - Way Outer Space (ZatsWhy)
Jeff Koppelmaa answers questions about space.