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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: 9 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

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

Meg Goes To Vanity Fair

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter Nine passage: "Little Women" is Louisa May A...

1,182 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Figurative Language, Summary, and Theme

Wonders of the Chicago World’s Fair – 1893

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When three siblings get to visit the opening day of ...

1,235 Words, 5th-6th Grades, Story Elements and Summary

Beth Finds The Palace Beautiful

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter Six passage: One of the favorite characters...

1,008 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Figurative Language

The Puppy Who Lost Her Wag

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When a puppy finds herself lost in the woods, her ha...

1,208 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Summary and Theme

Who is Solomon Vanlandingham?

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

A mysterious thief is pulling heists all over London...

1,990 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, and Summary

Hansel and Grethel, Part 2

by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm from Grimm's Fairy Stories

Part 2 passage: This is the conclusion of the classi...

1,404 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

Hansel and Grethel, Part 1

by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm from Grimm's Fairy Stories

Part 1 passage: The Brothers Grimm’s fairy tale “Han...

1,446 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements, and Summary