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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.

  • The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson Most terribly cold it was; it snowed, and was nearly quite dark, and evening– the last evening of the year. In this cold and darkness there went ...
  • The Destruction of Iraq It’s a big country, but still, how can anything be left of Iraq? When you look at the news on TV, all you see is one explosion after another. Helicopters ...
  • A Patient Mom May called her mom. Her mom lived in China. China was far away. Her mom was 50 years old. Her mom had many friends. But she missed her daughter. May ...
  • Civil Rights |Jim Crow Laws Civil Rights |Jim Crow LawsTaken from: Duckers.com Civil Rights for Kids: Jim Crow Laws  What were the Jim Crow laws? Jim Crow laws were laws in the South based on race. They enforced segregation between white people ...
  • Red Ball on the Floor |lab This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Red Ball from: eslyes.com Black cat looking at a red rubber ball. The ball is on the floor. It is a red ball. ...
  • Western Diet Bad for Human Health, Environment Western Diet Bad for Human Health, Environment | Voice of America – Learning English From VOA Learning English, this is the Health Report. The spread of Western eating habits around the world is ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Cock and the Jewel an Aesop’s Fable   The Cock and the Jewel An Aesop’s Fable A Cock, scratching for food for himself and his hens, found a precious stone; on which he said: “If your owner had found you, ...
  • ESL Fairy Tale Reading Comprehension – Old Sultan – Fairy Tale by Brothers Grimm Old Sultan by Brothers Grimm from Grimm’s Fairy Tales A shepherd had a faithful dog, called Sultan, who was grown very old, and had lost all his teeth. And one day when the ...
  • US History |Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence was the first official step for the colonies to become a nation.   Colonies belong to a country.  Things the colonies produced belonged to a country, ...