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Original Short Stories
By Hal Ames

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Workbook 1
Low Intermediate

Workbook 2
Intermediate

Willie

My First Trip

An Usual Day

The Oldest
Daughter

Bird in a Cage

Cafe' Sadness

Shin Ling Goes
Skating

Wang Jie Meets
a New Friend

Search & Rescue

Cutting Grass

The Most Beautiful
Girl in School

Pachenka

Workbook 3
Intermediate

The Farmer and his Donkey

Hiking in the Forest

Moving Day

Under the
Willow Tree

We Have Lift-Off

Osola the Dragon

Juliet and the
Fall Festival

For the Love
of the Game

Going Camping

Day at a Picnic

Josh and
His Dog Max

A Bright Light

Workbook 4
Intermediate

The Most Unlikely
Player

Fire Danger

The Greatest
Grandmother

Stella

The Big Storm

Unexpected
Date

The Dancer

Top Dog
in Town

A Scary Night

Who Am I?

Beshkno

Eugene and the
Two Aliens

Workbook 5
Upper-Intermediate
 

My Name is
Abdu Nesa

The Big Race

My Inspiration

Train to Moscow

The Master
Potter

The
Mathematician

Jonathan's
Story

Castle in the Clouds

Clowning
Around

Legend of the
Tiger Man

The Hoodie Girl

Bullied


New Stories
 

The Last Slave
1

The Last Slave
2

The Soldier
1

The Soldier
2

Monkey Business
1

Monkey Business
2

Why Me?

Puppet on a String

Child of War

The Gift

Escape Into Time

Brothers

Gondalor

Yellow Tulips

Summer Camp

Mean Anna Rose

A Guardian Angel

The Lonely
Android

Haunting on
Avendale Road

The Story of Lutsan
1

A Night In
A Cemetery

Sensei's Boyfriend

Hero

Littlest Brother

Intermediate
The Circus is Coming to Town

Saving Money
1

Acting Like Clowns
2

The Plan
3

The Haunted Book

Haunted Book
1

Haunted Book
2

Haunted Book
3

Lost Love

The Beginning
1

The City
2

The Village
3

The Red Lagoon

The Red Lagoon
1

The Red Lagoon
2

The Red Lagoon
3

Compilation
Famous Stories By Famous Authors in Simple English

The Last Leaf

Morozko
A Russian Tale

The Grasshopper|
audio file

Is He Living or
Is He Dead

Luka and the
Earl of Dudley

The White Rose

A Bad Bet

Making Stone Soup

Upper Intermediate
The Magician's Son:
The story of Throckton

The Magician's Son 1

The Magician's Son 2

The Magician's Son 3

The Magician's Son 4

The Magician's Son 5

The Magician's Son 6

The Magician's Son 7

The Magician's Son 8

The Magician's Son 9

The Magician's Son 10

Upper Intermediate
A Pirate Ddventure

New Hope
1

Red Calypso
2

Battle in the Lagoon 3

Transformation
4

Interrogation
5

The Trial
6

Upper Intermediate
The Kingdom of Azereck

Kingdom of War
1

The Three Thieves
2

Crowned Prince
3

Rivalry
4

Civil War
5

Battle for Azereck
6

Upper Intermediate
A Private Eye: The Moran Files

A Private Eye:
The Moran Files

Advanced
Galactic Conflicts
Science Fiction

Attack
1

Landing
2

Weakness
3

Deception
4

Orb
5

Transmitter
6

Entrance
7

Transporter
8

Miscalculations
9

Escape
10

Traitor
11

Sigmata
12

Plan
13

Capture
14

Conflict
15

Plot Thickens
16

Fever
17

Surprise
18

Improvements
19

Pegasus
20

Preparations
21

Surrender
22

Gladiators
23

Heroes
24

 

More Stories Coming

Coming Home

Mysterious
Events

Chinese
Railroad

The Blessing

The Storm of Peace

A Spy Named
 'The Chameleon'

Stranded
in China

Conspiracy
in Saigon

Running From Tyranny

Krazy Kangaroo

Teen Love

The Littlest Elephant

The Story of Lutsan 2

Quest For
The Ebony Elephant

 

 
 
 

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"Short Stories for ESL Students" by Harold I. Ames is licensed
under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
 

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