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Conflict and Perspective Reading Guide: World Read Aloud
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more
To Build a Fire by Jack London("The dog did not know anything about thermometers" but it had the sense to know "that it was no time for traveling." The man's judgement was not as good as the dog's, and that sets the stage for a classic man vs. nature story.
The Lady or the Tiger by Frank Stockton(The problems of middle school pale in comparison to the dilemma faced by the princess. The title of this iconic story has become a catchphrase to describe a problem that has no solution.