• Reading List

    The diverse selection of folktales and stories in Junior Great Books® Series 2 captivates young students and helps them develop the skills they need to become good readers. Junior Great Books Series 2 student anthologies are sold as a set of three slim books organized by theme and featuring nine high-quality stories.

     
     

    FRIENDSHIP 

    The Happy Lion Louise Fatio

    Miss Maggie Cynthia Rylant

    Anancy and Dog and Puss and Friendship West Indian folktale as told by James Berry

     
     

    Responsibility 

    Catalog Cats/Our Garden (from The Stories Julian Tells) Ann Cameron

    Carlos and the Cornfield Jan Romero Stevens

    The Wedding Basket Nigerian folktale as told by Donna L. Washington

     
     

    Bravery

    The Jade Stone Chinese folktale as told by Caryn Yacowitz

    The Girl and the Chenno Native American folktale as told by Joseph Bruchac and Gayle Ross

    Jack and the Beanstalk English folktale as told by Joseph Jacobs