Ages 8-12

#199 – The Tale of the Artist and the Mathematician

“It’s not that I think it’s not possible,” Dylan explained to his younger sister, Alyssa. “I’ve done the math enough to know it’s not possible.” Alyssa was sketching again, and he was meant to leave her alone while she was sketching. But their parents were downstairs in the garden and weren’t around to hear Dylan’s […]

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Ages 8-12

#198 – The Tale of the Twins and the Mud Monster

Bailey held the nozzle of the hose towards the mud monster’s head, and it responded by freezing in its tracks. “I’m going to shoot the water at its face!” she yelled to her twin brother, Jackson. “That way it will drip down and make him melt much quicker!” Jackson was standing by the tap some […]

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Ages 8-12

#197 – The Tale of the Last of The Tree People

The Tree People had a reputation for being peaceful. Even the townspeople who did not agree with their lifestyle were the first to admit that The Tree People were not aggressive in any way and that their tree houses were, in fact, quite beautiful. What they did not agree with, however, were the laws stating […]

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Ages 8-12

#196 – The Tale of What Happened at the Science Fair

Today was one of the most exciting days on the Greenvale School’s calendar: The Annual Science Fair. Amelia Cuthbert arrived at the school’s hall one hour before school started, just to get a half decent spot on the day and, after twenty minutes, had finished setting up her science project on one of the display […]

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Ages 8-12

#195 – The Tale of a Story Never Told

​Once upon a time, in a world dense with even the most mundane of stories, there lived a story bursting at the seams to be told. For any decent story, however, it wasn’t enough just to be told, they had to be heard, and that’s precisely what this story wanted. The more people that got […]

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Ages 8-12

#194 – The Tale of a Bag Gone Missing – Part 2 of 2

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, YOU CAN READ PART ONE BY CLICKING HERE! “The creatures of the dark have taken my bag.” Zayden didn’t bat an eyelid or alter his facial expressions as he spoke. Many of the townspeople chuckled, some pretending to cough to hide their disbelief. Three people stood up and left, shaking […]

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Ages 8-12

#193 – The Tale of a Bag Gone Missing – Part 1 of 2

Nobody knew where the bag ended up, with many townspeople, including my mother, claiming that it was never going to show up again. Of course, those of us who had volunteered to search were not all that fussed about the bag itself. From the description we were given, it didn’t sound all that different than […]

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