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Adventure/Thriller Reading Passages

Adventure stories and thrillers focus on danger, risks, and unknown outcomes. Usually there are twists and turns in the plot, and lots of exciting action. It is fast-paced and often includes memorable characters.

(94) Results for Adventure/Thriller Reading Passages

A Stormy Day

by Anna Sewell from Black Beauty

Chapter 12 passage: "Black Beauty" is the story of a...

502 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

The Husband and Father

by Harriet Beecher Stowe from Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Chapter III passage: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel "...

435 Words, 7th-10th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

The Garden of Live Flowers

by Lewis Carroll from Through the Looking-Glass

Chapter II passage: Lewis Carroll wrote "Through the...

658 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

The Deadly Desert Crossed

by L. Frank Baum from The Road to Oz

Chapter 12 passage: L. Frank Baum wrote thirteen boo...

817 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Story Elements, Summary

The Winning of Knighthood

by Howard Pyle from The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

Chapter III passage: Howard Pyle wrote The Story of ...

626 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues

Captains Courageous: Rescued!

by Rudyard Kipling from Captains Courageous

Chapter I passage: Rudyard Kipling wrote Captains Co...

741 Words, 5th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Paul Revere’s Ride

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote his poem “Paul Reve...

575 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1300L +, Story Elements

Jungle Battles

by Edgar Rice Burroughs from Tarzan of the Apes

Chapter VI passage: Published in 1914, Edgar Rice Bu...

503 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

by Lewis Carroll from Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland

Chapter IV Passage: Lewis Carroll’s classic novel "A...

520 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

It Was Dreadful in the Forest

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from The Lost World

Chapter XII passage: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is most ...

639 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues