Dracula – Part 11 – The Letters of Mina and Lucy

Chapter 5 Letter from Miss Mina Murray to Miss Lucy Westenra May 9th, My dearest Lucy, Forgive me for not writing in so long, but I have been simply overwhelmed with work. The life of an assistant teacher is exhausting. I miss you so much, and I miss the sea, where we can talk togetherContinue reading “Dracula – Part 11 – The Letters of Mina and Lucy”

Dracula – Part 10 – Jonathan Harker’s Journal

May 18th, I went down to look at that room again in daylight, because I must know the truth. When I got to the doorway at the top of the stairs, it was closed. It had been so forcibly shut that part of the wooden doorframe was splintered. I could see that the door hadContinue reading “Dracula – Part 10 – Jonathan Harker’s Journal”

Peter Pan – Chapter 6 – The Little House

Chapter 6 – The Little House Tootles was standing like a conqueror over Wendy’s body when the other boys sprang from their trees, armed with weapons. “You are too late,” he cried proudly, “I have shot the Wendy. Peter will be so happy with me.” Overhead, Tinker Bell shouted, “Stupid boy!” and darted away intoContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 6 – The Little House”

Peter Pan – Chapter 5 – The Island Come True

Chapter 5 – The Island Come True Feeling that Peter had returned, Neverland awakened into life again. In his absence, things are usually quiet on the island. The fairies take an extra hour in the morning to get up. The beasts quiet down and take care of their children. The natives eat for six daysContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 5 – The Island Come True”

Peter Pan – Chapter 4 – The Flight

Chapter 4 – The Flight “Second to the right, and straight until morning.” That, Peter had told Wendy, was the way to the Neverland. But even if you carried a map, and even if you asked the birds for help, you couldn’t understand Peter’s directions. Peter, you see, just said anything that came into hisContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 4 – The Flight”

Dracula – Part 9 – Jonathan Harker’s Journal

Later – The Morning of May 16th, God, please preserve my sanity. Safety and the assurance of safety are things that I cannot even hope to wish for anymore. While I live here, there is only one thing that I can hope for: that I don’t go insane. (If I have not gone insane already.)Continue reading “Dracula – Part 9 – Jonathan Harker’s Journal”

Peter Pan – Chapter 3 – Come Away! Come Away!

Chapter 3 – Come Away! Come Away! For a moment after Mr. and Mrs. Darling left the house, the children’s three lamps continued to burn, but soon after the children fell asleep, the lamps went out. There was another light in the room now. It was much brighter than the lamps. And in the blinkContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 3 – Come Away! Come Away!”

My Dragon – Chapter 10 – I Find The Dragon

Chapter 10 – I Find The Dragon When I was crossing the back of the fifteenth crocodile with just two more lollipops to go, the noise of the monkeys suddenly stopped. I could hear a much bigger noise getting louder every second. Then, I could hear seven furious tigers and one raging rhinoceros and twoContinue reading “My Dragon – Chapter 10 – I Find The Dragon”

Peter Pan – Chapter 2 – The Shadow

Chapter 2 – The Shadow Mrs. Darling screamed and Nana came running into the room. Nana growled and jumped at the boy, who leaped out the window. Again, Mrs. Darling screamed, this time in distress for the boy. Thinking he was killed, she ran downstairs and out to the street to look for his littleContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 2 – The Shadow”

Peter Pan – Chapter 1

Peter Pan by M. J. Barrie (1904) – This story has been rewritten for English learners. Genre Children’s Fantasy Word Count 40,000 Level 3 (Intermediate) Chapter 1 – Peter Breaks Through All children, except one, grow up. Children know that one day they will grow up. Wendy knew, too. How did she know? When WendyContinue reading “Peter Pan – Chapter 1”