Index to Hundreds of Author's Websites

Myths, Legends & Fables

Thornton Burgess Animal stories to read online.

click the above•choose story then select Web presentation

Fact or Opinion Game

Reading with Garfield

Connections to Literature


Grammar Gorillas

Plurals Game

Read along Story:


Learning Planet
Parts of Speech Game
Quick Grammar Guide
Book Hive-Great storytellers site. Lots of stories to listen to.


















What is the difference between myths, legends and fables?

Myths to Read
Legends to Read
Fables to Read
Greek Myths

Aesop's Fables
Greek Gods

Who was Aesop?
Greek Heroes













Aesop (620-560 BCE), known only for the genre of fables attributed to him, was by tradition a slave in the mid-sixth century BCE in ancient Greece.















Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen

The Fighting Ground by Avi

What gave Avi the idea to write The Fighting Ground?

Lisa's War by Carol Matas

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

The Cay by Theodore Taylor

The Cay 2

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)

Call of the Wild by Jack London


Jason's Gold by Will Hobbs







The Holocaust - related links

Books by Carol Matas


Yiddish Dictionary


Timeline of the Holocaust

Forgive, but Never Forget

Other Holocaust Links

Personal Stories from Survivors of the Holocaust


Museum of Tolerance Online

Author's Web Site- Jane Yolen- The Devil's Arithmetic


More readings about the Holocaust


Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss

We Are Witnesses: Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust by Jacob Boas

Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer

Hiding to Survive: Stories of Jewish Children Rescued from the Holocaust by Maxine B. Rosenberg



Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Lisa's War by Carol Matas

Kris's War by Carol Matas

The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen





The Fighting Ground by AVI


What gave Avi the idea to write The Fighting Ground?

Revolutionary War Timeline
























Links to:

Will Hobbs

Will Hobbs movie clip

The Trails to Gold

The "Golden Staircase": Chilkoot Pass

The "Dead Horse Trail": White Pass

The towns of Dyea, Skagway

Supplies needed by the "Stampeders"

Stories from the Klondike Gold Rush in Alaska

A Real Life Author and Prospector Jack London

Poems by Robert Service (Jamie's father, Homer Dunavant, is loosely based on the famous poet, Robert W. Service)















 I never saw a purple cow

I hope I never see one

But I can tell you this right now

I'd rather see than be one....

~Ogden Nash

How to write a Cinquain

Memorable Poems to Memorize

Who is Ogden Nash?

How to write a Diamante Poem

Giggle Poetry - Poems to write

More poems by Ogden Nash

How to write a Limerick

Giggle Poetry- Poems to read

Poems you can write right now!