Gather around and read a story together. Here are short stories of love and loss, of strength and of courage. Some will inspire children, while others will spark reflection and discussion among youth and adults.
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It’s early morning, four o’clock. On a hill outside the village stands a little church with a little bell tower...
A short story for family reading which gives hope that something new is on the way, and the belief that the Someone for whom humanity longs and waits is seeking us, just as we seek Him.
storm, hurricane, short story
There was once upon a time a smithy and a smith. The smith, however, was no common smith, for his day's work was done before sunrise.
When a disgruntled woodcarver sets off on a quest for a magic potion that will grant long life, he gets more than he reckoned for.
story, muslim, elixir
A delightfully illustrated fairy tale about conquering fear, perfect for reading aloud to young children.
short story, children, fairy tale
In this short story set in North Africa in the time of the Almoravids, a brilliant young student sets out to ask a question of the deepest thinkers in Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.
short story, Islam, Christianity
Follow nine-year-old Rasmus and his extraordinary friend, Paradise Oscar the tramp, in this action-packed adventure by Astrid Lindgren, the creator of Pippi Longstocking and dozens of other world-famous characters.
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