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Christmas for Younger Students

Christmas and children go together like, well, Santa's sleigh and flying reindeer. This reading set for younger students featur...

Reading Set: 9 Passages

The Great White North

Gold, cold, dogs, and sleds: nothing says Alaska and the Yukon territory of Canada like those four things. This reading set fea...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Little Women

An immediate bestseller, “Little Women” was published in two parts: one in 1868, and one in 1869. This coming-of-age story of t...

Reading Set: 17 Passages

Classic Fairy Tales

Is there any more magical phrase than “Once upon a time”? This beginning of so many classic fairy tales sends the reader into a...

Reading Set: 10 Passages

Black History Month

The United States and Canada observe Black History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the co...

Reading Set: 14 Passages

The French Revolution

The French Revolution began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United States to Europe. A perio...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Queen Marjorie

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

The lovely queen is smart and sensible. For years s...

1,149 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, and Theme

Biography: George Washington

by Mary Stoyell Stimpson from The Child's Book of American Biography

Mary Stoyell Stimpson wrote her book of American bio...

1,100 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues and Summary

Little Faithful

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter Seventeen passage: "Little Women" chronicle...

1,097 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Theme

Jackie Robinson: The Man Who Changed Baseball Forever

by RV Staff Writer J.C.H.

Jackie Robinson broke the color line in major league...

1,006 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, and Summary