Where would we be without friends? Whether they are human, mammal, fish, or fowl, friends add richness to our lives. This reading set explores these unique relationships, as well as the struggle to make friends in a new place.

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(13) Passages included in this Reading Set:

1/13 Passages in this Set

A Solemn Vow and Promise

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter XII passage: Little Anne Shirley has had a h...

755 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary
2/13 Passages in this Set

In the Neighborhood

Students will read a story about two girls from very different backgrounds who become friends. Students will answer questions a...

502 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Point of View, Story Elements
3/13 Passages in this Set

Helen's Views on Friends

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

Chapter XXIII passage: In her dark and silent world...

4/13 Passages in this Set


Sometimes the best way to help yourself is to help someone else. This is the lesson Lucy learns when she meets someone who is a...

649 Words, 6th-7th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Theme
5/13 Passages in this Set

Lonely Star

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Astrid is a young star pretty much all alone in her ...

563 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary, Theme
6/13 Passages in this Set

Amanda's First Day

by Elizabeth Trach

Amanda is the new girl in school, and she is worried...

320 Words, K-1st Grades, Character Traits, Theme
7/13 Passages in this Set

A Friend

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXIV passage: While she is working as a gov...

509 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Theme
8/13 Passages in this Set

The Lilies and the Thistles

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When some weeds grow in the lily garden, the flowers...

331 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme
9/13 Passages in this Set

Rocky and the Squirrels

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Shy Rocky Raccoon wants to join the squirrels playin...

559 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme
10/13 Passages in this Set

Goldfish Hide and Seek

by Elizabeth Trach

Jimmy is very excited about his new pet, but how do ...

369 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary