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Resources for Reading - Years 4-7

   Fiction  Folklore  

 

bullet Bitey Castle - Scary Stories by A. Phillips
bullet Diary of a Wimpy Kid :
bullet The Callahan Cousins : Summer Begins
bullet Camp Confidential : Natalie's secret
bullet Camp Confidential : Jenna's dilemma
bullet The Knapp Library  stories by Artie Knapp at Candelight.com
bullet Tiger Son - by Teresa Ng
bullet Wind Song - by Carol Moore
bullet Sliver Pete - by Carol Moore
bullet The Master Artist - by Carol Moore - Things do not go smoothly when a wealthy patron hires an artist to paint his portrait.
bullet Shooflies - by Storie-Jean Agapith, a
bullet Second Thoughts - by Carol Moore - An encounter with some strange travellers
bullet A Tale of Friendship - by Carol Moore - How one particular animal came to be created long after all the rest.
Read the humorous Beaver Anecdote..
bullet Ace on the Case : Secrets@Sea
bullet Stories From the Web - 7-11 Home Page
bullet Wakikirri Online Showcase - Read the best entries in the 2006 Australian competition
bullet The Riptide Adventure This story takes you on a choose-your-own- adventure  about treasure.
bullet The Scoop - Interactive Adventure  This is a pirate choose-your-own- adventure tale.
bullet The wishing cupboard - Have fun with this online story by Libby Hathorn.
bullet Bench Comics
bullet Trishna and the dream of water - E-book (.pdf) to read. After wishing she didn't have to carry water so far Trishna learns how to protect the environment and challenges her community to make changes
 

Non-Fiction

bullet Australian tales : stories from Australian museums and galleries
bullet Awesomestories - (School password needed in "Academic Members" window) Hundreds of stories of famous and inspiring people, disasters, history, famous trials, movies,
bullet You Wouldn't Want To Be A Roman Gladiator!
bullet You Wouldn't Want To Be A Polar Explorer!
bullet You Wouldn't Want To Be An Egyptian Mummy!
bullet You Wouldn't Want to Sail on the Whaling Ship Essex!
bullet Crabby Kathy : a true story
bullet What's Wrong Whiskers?
bullet What Could It Be Beverly?
bullet Mama Didn't Know
bullet Water, the Never Ending Story


 

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bullet Indigenous Australia : Stories of the Dreaming
bullet Nature Folktales   Australian and Polynesian folktales
bullet Oban's myths, legends and fables
bullet Myths from Around the World
bullet Asian Stories -  folk tales from many Asian lands
bullet Arabian Nights
bullet The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor
bullet The Moonlit Road - Ghost Stories and Folktales of the American South
bullet Myths and Legends - stories from Britain; you can also write your own stories with the Story Creator.
bullet Bunyips
bullet Croatian Tales of Long Ago (includes some large Flash file downloads)
bullet Story time - several folktales.  You can also download a version for MS Reader
bullet 4 to 40  Hundreds of stories, folktales and fables.  Worldwide, but many are from India
bullet .AFRO-Americ@: Myths and Fables ; Myths and fables from around the world
bullet Robin Hood Tales - Read the old tales told in verse as minstrels would have sung them
bullet Talking Tall Tales eight animated stories told by Johnny Chinook, an Alberta cowboy from the Old American West!
bullet Paul Bunyan Trail - US tall tale
bullet Chu Dong Tu  from Vietnam.
bullet One hundred eggs, one hundred children - from Vietnam.
bullet The legend of Au Co  - Another version of the legend of the one hundred children.
bullet Ly Ong Trong from Vietnam.
bullet Origins of round and square shaped cakesfrom Vietnam.
bullet The story of Betel and Areca Nut - from Vietnam.
bullet Thach, Sanh, Ly and Thong - from Vietnam.
bullet Vietnamese myths and folktales Seven folktales from Vietnam.
bullet Watermelon - A folktale from Vietnam.
 
 
 

Sources

 
 
bullet Candlelight Stories - Stories
bullet International Children's Digital Library - Full Book List
bullet Internet Public Library Story Hour
bullet Open Directory - Folklore
bullet Children's stories - a teacher's writings for his classes. Fiction and fact
 
 
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Updated March 2007