Purpose: To bridge the gap between what students actually read and what teachers would like them to read. These outstanding collections offer the themes and interests that students want in stories of proved merit.
Complete, unabridged stories.
Recognized author include: Shirley Jackson, Agatha Christie, Katherine Mansfield, Jack London, Arthur Conan Doyle, Saki, G. K. Chesterton.
A unit organization groups stories by themes.
Comprehension questions elicit both practical and inferential reading skills meanings in their story contexts.
Discussion questions apply story elements to students' own experience