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25 Most Recent Children Short Stories

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The Pencil Cross Door by Franz Kessler
It's easy to break a kid's heart..
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THE PIG THAT LOST HIS OINK by Janice Engle(rainbows)
Suddenly his face started turning green and his oink went out.(A greedy little pig)..
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The Pink Lizard by Nancy Mure
The Pink Lizard” is a quick and light-hearted story that addresses how we accept other’s differences. Hillary is a chameleon who lives in the rain forest. She is neon pink. The other lizards refuse to befriend her because of her color. Saddened by this, her color changes and makes her the same c..
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The Pizza Man and The Parrots by Nancy Mure
Indigenous to South America, Brooklyn’s green parrots are known to be adaptable since their misplacement in Brooklyn, New York. Ha! In this wonderfully original and funny story about Brooklyn’s green parrots Mr. Martinelli, a pizza man, makes riceballs for the hungry green birds who prove to be his..
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The Playful Ape by Deb Hockenberry
In this story, I show children that the baby chimpanzees play the same games as human babies. Baby chimpanzees even have to take afternoon naps!..
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The Powdered Sugar Mystery by Isabella Sonnenberg
Funny Mystery..
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The Princess Who Wouldn't Smile by Jo Janoski
A WWWorkshop Assignment, a Children's Story...
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The Quacked Up Karaoke Contest by Edna Yap
Cory was taking part in his school karaoke contest. But unlucky him, he was down with a sore throat. What did he do to boost his confidence? How did he eventually fare in the contest? Published in Stories for Children, May 2009 issue ..
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The Pledge of Allegience..A Child's Viewpoint by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
I am very sad. It seems that the Supreme Court in Washington, DC doesn't want people to use "Under God" when saying the Pledge of Allegience. They want to take that out of the Pledge of Allegience--"Under God". I am only 9, just a kid, but I have been saying "Under God" whenever I said th..
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The Pledge Of Allegience: Why Is It Wrong? by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
I am going to write about something I heard on the news the other day. I was in the living room, watching the news on television with my mom and dad, and I saw something that really made me mad and sad inside. This is Johnny speaking. Johnathon Irwin-Allen Denver Sandusky, aged 9 1/2. br..
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The Really Jealous Jimmy Crab by Nancy Mure
Jimmy Beetles has one thing on his crabby little mind - himself! A covetous scavenger wants to annoint himself Royal Blue, King of the Ocean. He steals an oyster’s pearl intending to carve the colossal jewel into a crown for himself. The oyster warns Royal Blue not to steal the majestic gem, but..
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The Reason Cheetahs Chirp And Have Tear Marks On Their Faces by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
~~~DO YOU EVER WONDER WHY THE CHEETAH SOUNDS LIKE A BIRD AND LOOKS LIKE THEY'VE BEEN CRYING?~~~ ~~~LET THE STORY BEGIN, LET THE STORY BE TOLD~~~ Many years ago, many, MANY years ago, on the continent of Africa, a wicked, lazy Hunter was sitting in the shade under a tree, think..
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The Reason We Are All Different. by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
One day, there was a little girl. She was an unhappy little girl because other children were making fun of her. "You're so ugly!", they'd say. "You smell funny!" You talk funny!" "You walk funny!" "You're too fat!" They'd knock her books out of her hand or trip her as she went by. ..
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The Revisit-PuffnStuff-Part ll by Richard Kallao
home sweet home. original idea and story.................
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The Revisit-PuffnStuff-The End by Richard Kallao
original idea and story ................
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The Riverbank - Chapter One only by ** Oli Hille **
The first chapter of a children's book I am writing. It is influenced by and is somewhat of a tribute to my favourite children's book "Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame...
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The Road Map of Life for College Students by Beverly Mahone
My daughter has my spunk and tenacity but very little common sense...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Fifty-Six: More Jottings... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux, our favorite young Cajun friend, writes some more in her journal before she goes to bed...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Forty-Three (by Ronee' Le-Anne) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' seems to be in a better mood, and she writes about the space shuttle launch yesterday, how her mother is faring, and other things happening in her life. She is also getting ready to go to arthritis camp in a few weeks, and she is looking forward to it...
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the Ronee' Files, Part Seventy-Six: Fan Fair, Here We Are!! (By Ronee', 13) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes from Fan Fair, where she is spending the day with her family. This is her eleventh time at the country music shindig, and she enjoys it more and more every year...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Seventy-Three (by Ronee') (For Robert E. Blackwell) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux writes in her journal. She has been a very busy young lady as of late...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Sixty Four...Sick (By Ronee', aged 13) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee', sick with a flare, writes in her journal before trying to go back to sleep. She is not going to school today because she has an upset stomach, a headache, and is in a lot of pain; she is generally feeling lousy...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Sixty-Eight by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes in her journal during her study hall period...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Sixty-Five (For Mary Lynn Plaisance With Love! :) ) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux writes in her journal before the school bus comes...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Sixty-One: More Writings By A Cajun Girl.. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes about the Olympics, her older twin sisters' new jobs at Fire Mountain, her daddy's health, and other things...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Sixty-Six by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes some more in her journal...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Sixty-Two: The Olympics End, And Other News... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is a little bummed: she had been enjoying the Winter Olympics. She also writes of other happenings in her life...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Sixty: Just Some Stuff!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee', who is having some trouble sleeping, writes in her journal while her sisters sleep...
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The Ronee' Files, Part Thirty-Six (by Ronee' Le-Anne) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is trying to keep her mind off her brother's impending hospital tests and her upcoming hip replacement surgery, which is next month. She is happier than she has been in days, especially now, since her parents have returned home from Greece...
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The Ronee' Files, Seventy-Eight: Hot, Hot, HOT!! (By Ronee') by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes about the heat wave a lot of the country is experiencing, her upcomimg camping trip, Rebekkah Rachel Cohen, and other matters...
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The Ronee' Files...Part Forty (by Ronee', aged 12 1/2--Almost! :) ) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' just got out of the hospital. She is now home, where she is resting and still recovering from recent surgery. She is still in a lot of pain, but she is feeling better than she has been prior to the surgery...
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The Ronee' Files...Part Thirty-Eight (By Ronee', aged 12) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is at the CMA Music Festival as of this journal entry. She decided to write one more time prior to her surgery, which is next week, and she is quite nervous...
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The Ronee' Files: Part Fifty-Five: More American Idol, More Stuff! :) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' fills us in on what is going on in her world...
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The Ronee' Files: Part Fifty-One (By Ronee', NEARLY aged 13!!) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux writes about school, the loss of her best friend Nicole, the upcoming Christmas holiday (and her 13th birthday), and other things...
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The Ronee' Files: Part Seventy-Four (Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux Writes...) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes some more in her journal. She is looking forward to this coming weekend: she is going to the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, where she will be performing and eating Cajun-style crawfish. ..
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The Ronee' Files: Part Thirty (By Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes some more in her journal...
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The Ronee' Files: Part Thirty Nine (by Ronee') by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes from the hospital, where she is recovering from hip surgery. She had both of her hips replaced, and she is in a lot of pain and discomfort...
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The Ronee' Files: Part Thirty-Four (by Ronee' Le-Anne) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes down more news in her journal upon her return from the Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, where she spent the weekend with her family...
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The Ronee' Files: Part Thirty-One by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' writes about being off school for a few days (due to a power failure), the new Pope, Benedictus XVI, and other things on her mind...
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The Ronee' Files: Part Thirty-Seven (by Ronee' Le-Anne) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' decides to write in her journal. She has a busy summer to look forward to, and she also has major surgery ahead of her (she is not looking forward to THAT!)...
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The Ronee' Files: Ronee' 's Journal, Part Twenty-Nine (By Ronee' Le-Anne) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Karla suggested the title; thanks, Karla! :) Ronee' writes again in her journal upon waiting for the school bus to take her home from school...
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The Runaway by Bo Drury
A young runaway has an adventure, saves a life, makes a new friend and returns home...
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The Sand Bridge by Randall Barfield
The sounds were getting closer.....
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The Scarecrow Who Cared by Paul Mc Cann
This is a tale of scarecrow who comes to life and of a witch who kidnaps a girl . The girl is rescued in the end by the scarecrow . ..
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The Seashore by Safi Abdi
Snapshots from the past..
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The Secret Of Rudolf by Paul Mc Cann
For those who believe in the magic of Christmas , wonderful things can happen . ..
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The Secret of the Rbiaa by Soumy Ana
The prophet (saws) said, “When a man says something, then glances left or right, his words are a confidence to be kept.” [Nawawi,Al-Adkhar al-muntakhaba min kalam Sayyid al-Abrar, edited by Muhammad Riyad Khurshid p.507] =============== Written By Soumy Ana Sha’ban 1423 – Octobe..
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The Shamrock Shenanigans Case by Mr. Ed
Another Adventure of Sherlock Skunk..
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The Shark And Me. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Two boys are very best friends even though they are so different from each other...
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The Shark And Me. (Part Three) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Two boys who are opposite of one another have become the best of friends. Today they spend their day at the beach, taking advantage of the very nice weather conditions...
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