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The story titles, with a brief description, are listed below. We hope you build all of the stories, making and remaking them with different choices. You will be the central character in each one. The suggested independent reading level is approximate and meant only to be a general guide. The titles posted on the home page have an "*".
Circus Star: - The circus comes to your town and totally captures you in this one. Independent reading level is fourth grade. First posted July 2004.
Double Trouble*: - You and a very good friend find double trouble in this story. Independent reading level is middle third grade. First posted - March 2005.
- The Getaway: - On this unusual morning, you are given two starts. Independent reading level is middle third grade. First posted - July 2003.
- Just Two*: - You know that just two for three days will be so boring. Independent reading level is fourth grade. First posted - January 2005.
- Keeper: - In this tale you keep trading and end up with a real treasure. Independent reading level is late third grade. First posted - September 2003.
- The Magic Rock: - In this story you will find a rock that holds some magical powers for you. Independent reading level is early second grade. First posted - January 2003.
- New Clothes: - Getting new clothes isn't always a happy occasion as you discover in this story. Independent reading level is late second/early third grade. First posted - April 2004.
A Surprise Box: - A special surprise, just for you, is delivered right to your front door. Independent reading level is late second grade. First posted - January 2003.
- An Un-invited Guest*: - In this story, you have good reason to be upset and yet nobody is listening to you. Independent reading level is early third grade. First posted - May 2004.
- A Winter Tale: - As your well-planned day unfolds, a few surprises come your way. Independent reading level is early fourth grade. First posted - December 2003.
Stories for Early Readers
- My Pet: - You have a big wish for a pet in this story. The reading level is middle first grade. First posted - December 2004.
- The Can-Do Kid*: - Everyone calls you the Can-Do Kid in this one. The reading level is middle first grade. First posted - December 2004.
- A Four Part Tale*: - This tale begins when you are four years old. The reading level is late first grade. First posted - December 2004.
- Welcome: Go to this page to learn more about the authors, Jim and Kay Wittes, how their ideas evolved, and the educational benefits of the site.
- Writers: This section is emerging as a page for older readers and writers. As we have developed the site, we have become aware of incredible resources on the web. This is a place where we can share some of those great finds.
- Thanks: We have posted photos of some of our beta-testers in this section.
- Extend your stories: This page has suggestions on how to get the most from the stories, different uses for them, and how to print them in different formats. These ideas are for story builders, and story building helpers, of all ages - children, parents, grandparents, mentors and teachers. The page will contain keyboarding tips, suggestions for shortcuts, and suggestions on how to make the stories talk.
We invite you to visit our other EDUcational site. We are filling it
with number games, word games, and light-hearted activities you are sure to enjoy. Each CAPER is designed to be fast, fun and friendly! What's more, a child of any age will find most appealing.