Short Stories


The legacy of a great author

Jane Fagan | 24 July 2013
A wonderful message for children and adults alike.

A “Must Have” for Every Child’s Personal Library

Jennifer Minicus | 29 April 2013
An absolutely charming collection of stories from the woman who wrote the lyrics to "Morning Has Broken."

Mildred D. Taylor’s Short Stories

Jennifer Minicus | 24 June 2012
Mildred Talyor has written several books based on her family's history.

Stone Fox

Jennifer Minicus | 17 May 2012
Ten-year-old Willy is determined to care for his ailing grandfather.
 

Reading Matters is MercatorNet’s blog about children’s literature. Our goal is to enable parents and educators to find quality books for young people. For an explanation of our evaluation system, click here. We welcome reader input and new reviewers. We love comments on the book reviews. Write to us at jennifer.minicus@mercatornet.com.


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