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"The Flying Machine" by Ray Bradbury

A fantasy set in ancient China which explores a problem still current today--Can or should scientific "progress "be halted?

"No, Boy, I'm a Girl" by M. J. Amft

A story about teen-agers, a dress code, a principal and principles.

"The Kid Nobody Could Handle" by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

In his struggle to communicate with a boy who cares about nothing, a teacher learns something about himself.

"Charles" by Shirley jackson

An amusing account of a kindergarten "hellion" who turns out to be the author's own son

"Punch, Brothers, Punch" by Samuel Langhorne Clemens

A tale, by a master of exaggeration, of a haunting refrain

"The First Day" by George and Helen Papashvily

A humorous recollection of the author's experiences as a greenhorn in America.

"The Man who Rode the Bear" by Ellis Credle

A Blue Ridge Mountain tall tale in which a simple farmer unwittingly becomes the town hero.

"Music Inside My Head" by Gordon Parks

An autobiographical selection in which Gordon Parks recalls his first success and the feeling it created within him.

"Travels with Charly" by John Steinbeck

An essay relating the author's love for Montana and recalling his poodle's experience with the bears of Yellowstone.

"Dreams" by Langston Hughes

A short poem stressing the necessity of dreams to a full life.

"The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe

A madman's narration of an almost-perfect murder

"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"

An ironic story about four old people who grow magically younger--but no wiser

Feathertop by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The poignant drama of a scarecrow whose dreams of reforming the world are dissipated by his discovering he is a man of straw.

"The Lady or The Tiger" by Frank Stockton

The famous tale of a bizarre trial whose outcome remains a mystery

"To Build a Fire" by Jack London

A gripping story of a man's battle for his life in the frozen North

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