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Short Stories

Location Author Title

For Younger Readers:

J Picture Book BAB   Baby Bear's Treasury: 25 Stories for the Very, Very Young
J Picture Book DUB Dobrin, A. Love Your Neighbor: Stories of Values and Virtues
J Picture Book MAH Mahy, M. Tick Tock Tales: Stories to Read around the Clock
J Picture Book POT Potter, Beatrix A Treasury of Mouse Stories
J Picture Book ROC Rockwell, Anne Long Ago Yesterday
J Picture Book SCA Scarry, Richard Richard Scarry's Favorite Story book Ever
J Reader A   Adventure Stories that will Thrill You
J Reader P Parish, Peggy The Amelia Bedelia Treasury: Three Books
J Reader S   Sports Stories You'll Have a Ball With
J Easy Fiction BRUCHAC Bruchac, Joseph Dog People: Native Dog Stories
J Easy Fiction CONRAD Conrad, P. Our House: the Stories of Levitown
J Easy Fiction HAYWOOD Haywood, Carolyn Summer Fun
J Easy Fiction MAHY Mahy, M. A Tall Story and Other Tales
J Easy Fiction MAHY Mahy, M. Bubble Trouble and Other Poems and Stories
J Easy Fiction MARSHALL Marshall, J. Rats on the Roof and Other Stories

For Older Readers:

J Illustrated Fiction Erdrich, L. Bears Make Rock Soup: and Other Stories
J Illustrated Fiction Rae, Jennifer Dog Tales
J Illustrated Fiction Rosenthal, P. Yo, Aesop! Get a Load of These Fables
J Illustrated Fiction Smith, C. Tall Tales: Six Amazing Basketball Dreams
J Fiction AIKEN Aiken, J. A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories
J Fiction AIKEN Aiken, J. Shadows and Moonshine: Stories
J Fiction ALCOTT Alcott, Louisa May Glimpses of Louisa: A Centennial Sampling of the Best Short Stories
J Fiction AVI Avi What Do Fish Have to Do with Anything?: Short Stories
J Fiction BEWARE   Beware! R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Stories
J Fiction BOOK   The Book of Dragons
J Fiction CHRISMAN Chrisman, A.B. Shen of the Sea: Chinese Stories for Children
J Fiction CLASSIC   Classic Horse and Pony Stories
J Fiction DAHL Dahl, Roald The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More
J Fiction DOYLE Doyle, Arthur Conan Sir Tales of Sherlock Holmes
J Fiction EVANS Evans, D. Math Rashes and Other Classroom Tales
J Fiction FOX Fox, P. The Little Swineherd and Other Tales
J Fiction FUNNY   Funny You Should Ask: the Delacorte Book of Original Humorous Short Stories
J Fiction GREAT   Great Stories About Animals
J Fiction GRIFFITHS Griffiths, B. Frankenstein's Hamster: Ten Spine-Tingling Tales
J Fiction GRUENBERG Gruenberg, S.M. Favorite Stories Old and New
J Fiction HALE Hale, L. The Complete Peterkin Papers
J Fiction HAUNTED   The Haunted House: a Collection of Original Stories
J Fiction HAUTZIG Hautzig, E.R. The Seven Good Years and Other Stories of I. L. Peretz
J Fiction HENRY Henry, O. The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories
J Fiction JACQUES Jacques, B The Ribbajack and Other Curious Yarns
J Fiction KIMMEL Kimmel, E. Sword of the Samurai: Adventure Stories from Japan
J Fiction KIPLING Kipling, Rudyard Captains Courageous and Other Stories
J Fiction KIPLING Kilpling, Rudyard A Collection of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories
J Fiction LEACH Leach, Maria Thing at the Foot of the Bed and Other Stories
J Fiction MAGUIRE Maguire, G. Leaping Beauty and Other Animal Fairy Tales
J Fiction MILNE Milne, A. A. The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
J Fiction MILNE Milne, A. A. A Gallery of Children
J Fiction MOORE Moore, R. The Cherry Tree Buck and Other Stories
J Fiction NEWBERY   A Newbery Christmas: Fourteen Stories of Christmas by Newbery Award-Winning Authors
J Fiction NEWBERY   A Newbery Halloween: A Dozen Scary Stories by Newbery Award-Winning Authors
J Fiction NEWBERY   A Newbery Zoo: a Dozen Animal Stories by Newbery Award-Winning Authors
J Fiction OXFORD   The Oxford Book of Scary Tales
J Fiction PATNEAUDE Patneaude, David Dark, Starry Morning: Stories of This World and Beyond
J Fiction RYLANT Rylant, Cynthia Every Living Thing: Stories
J Fiction SANDBURG Sandburg, Carl Rootabaga Stories
J Fiction SHELFLIFE   Shelflife: Stories by the Book
J Fiction SMITH Smith, E. S. Mystery Tales for Boys and Girls
J Fiction TURNER Turner, M. Instead of Three Wishes
J Fiction WITHIN   Within Reach: Ten Stories
J Fiction WYNNE-JONES Wynne-Jones, T. Some of the Kinder Planets
J Paperback C   Children's Classics to Read Aloud
J Paperback G   Girls to the Rescue: Tales of Clever, Courageous Girls from Around the World
J Paperback M Mahy, M. The Girl with the Green Ear: Stories About Magic in Nature
J Paperback M McKinley, Robin The Door in the Hedge
J Paperback R   Ribbiting Tales: Original Short Stories about Frogs
J Paperback R Richardson, A. In Grandma's Attic
J Paperback T   A Treasury of Ballet Stories
J Paperback T   A Treasury of Dragon Stories
J Paperback T   A Treasury of Ghost Stories
J Paperback T   A Treasury of Giant and Monster Stories
J PaperbackT   A Treasury of Pirate Stories
J 372.642 T (Parenting)   A Treasury of Stories for Eight Year Olds
J 372.642 T (Parenting)   A Treasury of Stories for Five Year Olds
J 372.642 T (Parenting)   A Treasury of Stories for Four Year Olds
J 372.642 T (Parenting)   A Treasury of Stories for Seven Year Olds
J 372.642 T (Parenting)   A Treasury of Stories for Six Year Olds
J 808.8 Y   You Read to Me and I'll Read to You: 20th Century Stories to Share
J 813.008 L   Funny Stories to Read or Tell