The Great Story Reading Project



Thank you for sharing stories with children. Please select only stories that inspire you and tailor each story to your students’ abilities. Collections are only suggestions, stories are only starting points.
Winter Stories

Original text – Simplified Story 


La niña y la muñeca – Beginner

A poor girl gets a doll for Christmas.


La Leyenda de la poinsettia – Intermediate

This Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came be used to celebrate Christmas.


Hansel y Gretel – Intermediate

An abandoned boy and girl find a gingerbread house.


El Hombre de Jengibre – Beginner

The story of the Gingerbread Man