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Popular Books You Can Read to Learn English

 

These are some things I have found for students to read.  I try to add things to this page often.  There are very short stories, fables, and articles.

  • Thomas Jefferson: An American Patriot There was a time on this land when the United States of America did not exist. Prior to the 1770s, the region was largely Indian country with the exception of ...
  • Homeless People Los Angeles is a big city. There are millions of people here. But thousands of people have no home. They are homeless people. They live on the sidewalks. They sleep ...
  • Pecos Bill Rides a Tornado A Kansas Tall Tale retold by S.E. Schlosser Now everyone in the West knows that Pecos Bill could ride anything. No bronco could throw him, no sir! Fact is, I only heard of Bill ...
  • Zen Story: Maybe There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came ...
  • Salvador Dalí – photography Dali Atomicus, photo by Philippe Halsman (1948), shown before support wires were removed from the image Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (11 May 1904 – ...
  • Little Red Riding Hood Fairy tale by Andrew Lang – Blue fairy book Once upon a time there lived in a certain village a little country girl, the prettiest creature was ever seen. Her mother ...
  • The Indian Fairy Book – From the Original Legends The Indian Fairy Book Notes:From the Original Legends Contains 26 Native American folktales Author: Cornelius Mathews Published: 1869 Publisher: Allen Brothers, New York via The Indian Fairy Book – From the Original Legends.
  • Life is too short to be anything but HAPPY There comes a time in life when you have to let go of all the pointless drama and the people who create it, And surround yourself with the people who make ...
  • The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe Illustration of “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Harry Clarke, from Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination, 1919. TRUE!-NERVOUS–very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am! but why ...
  • B.B. King is Dead | level 2 21-05-2015 07:00 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 The King of Blues, guitarist and singer BB King, died. He was 89 years old. He influenced a generation of rock guitarists and was ...