By Jen Saul

We love how 5th-grade teacher from New York Jen Saul and her class took the spark of reading Storyworks Jr.'s March/April paired texts "Say Hello to Julio" in a great direction. It's all about the importance of communication...

By Allison Friedman

Storyworks’s March/April Paired Texts feature tells the inspiring story of how a new well changed life for one 13-year-old girl and her community in rural Mozambique. It’s the perfect article to share with your students in preparation for World Water Day, on March 22, which raises awareness about the importance of access to clean water...

By Anna Starecheski

We love our paired texts from the March/April issue of Storyworks Jr.: "Say Hello to Julio" and "Meet Alice Cogswell." In fact, we love them so much we’re offering them as a free sample for all teachers to use, even if they don’t subscribe to Storyworks Jr.These articles tell the stories of two young deaf people...

By Kara Corridan

We love the Paired Texts in our March/April issue of Storyworks Jr. so much, we're sharing it with every teacher—not just subscribers.

By Anna Starecheski

For the September issue of Storyworks Jr., I had the honor of writing about an amazing young girl named Jesselyn Silva. Jesselyn is 11 years old, and she loves to box. I was bowled over and inspired by Jesselyn's passion and dedication, and I hoped Storyworks Jr. readers would be too. But I never could have imagined the lesson one class got after reading her story...

By Lauren Tarshis,
Editor, Storyworks

Years ago, I read about a blizzard that struck America’s prairie in 1888, a frozen hurricane with swirling winds, blinding snow, and brutal cold. It came screaming down from the north and hit Dakota territory, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa. It became known as the Children’s Blizzard...