Stone Soup in Educational Texts

 Stone Soup is the respected source for writing by children. Following is a partial bibliography of textbooks, books, and educational tests that have reprinted material from Stone Soup. This list is your guarantee that, when you subscribe to Stone Soup for your children or your students, you are buying for them a standard of excellence that is respected throughout the American and Canadian educational establishment. Works from Stone Soup are included in readers, creative writing textbooks, and, even more importantly, educational tests.

Stone Soup in Textbooks, Readers, and Journals

Backpack Reader, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill: Columbus, Ohio, 2007; pages 266-267

  • “Happiness in the Johnson Family,” Colin Johnson, age 11

A Poem for Every Day! Scholastic: New York, 2006; page 65

  • “You… and Your Dad,” Katie Ferman, age 11
  • “Friday Night at Miss Farida’s Piano Lesson,” Tae Kathleen Keller, age 8

Tickle the Sun, Ginn: Canada, 1990; page 308

  • “A Walk on Rialto Beach,” Karin Lydersen, age 11
  • “Creek Waters,” Jason Watkins, age 10

Expediciones, Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 2003; pages 436-437

  • “El mercado artesanal de Maputo,” Rebecca Beatriz Chávez, age 11

HBJ Language, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: Orlando, 1990; pages 10-11

  • “My First Assembly,” Jonathan Rosenbaum, age 12

Inspiring English, Kinseido: Tokyo, 2003; page 3

  • “Rosalino and His Dog,” Andrew Shannon, age 11

Writer’s Companion: Middle Grades, Prentice Hall: New Jersey, 1995; page 152

  • “Campfire,” Elisa Smith, age 11

Literature & Language Arts, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: Austin, 2003; page 271

  • “The Brother I Never Had,” Gim George, age 13

Sharing the Earth, Guideposts: Carmel, New York, 2000; page 79

  • “Loky’s Gift,” Colleen Flanagan, age 12

Reader’s Handbook: A Student Guide for Reading and Learning, Great Source: Wilmington, MA, 2002; pages 159-161

  • “The Bus Ride,” Christine Nichols, age 13

Academic 411, Duke University Talent Identification Program: Durham, North Carolina, 2004; page 11

  • “Picture This,” Joe Lobosco, age 13

F.A.T.H.E.R.S. Program Guide, California State Library Foundation: Sacramento, California, 1999; Lesson 11

  • “First Time Seeing My Dad,” Krishawnda Collier, age 12

Reading Strategies for Literature: Level 6, Curriculum Associates, Inc.: North Billerica, Massachusetts, 1997; page 8

  • “The Last Ride,” Michelle Gooch, age 12

Integrated Language Activity Book: Celebrate Reading! Grade Four, Scott, Foresman and Company: Glenview, Illinois, 1995; page 24

  • “The Seaman’s Bride,” Laura Vanderkam, age 13
  • “Dreamland,” Jedi Bethea, age 10

Integrated Language Activity Book: Celebrate Reading! Grade Five, Scott, Foresman and Company: Glenview, Illinois, 1995; page 23

  • “Quick Silver,” Brad Davies, age 13

Celebrate Reading! Book C—Many People, Many Voices: Stories of America, Scott, Foresman and Company: Glenview, Illinois, 1993; pages C-72-C-73

  • “Saigon of Vietnam,” Linh To Sinh My Bui, age 13

Celebrate Reading! Book E—Handle With Care: Making a Difference, Scott, Foresman and Company: Glenview, Illinois, 1993; page E-95

  • “The Pigeons at Embarcadero Center,” Danny Williams, age 9

Celebrate Reading! Book C—We’re All In This Together: How Families Matter, Scott, Foresman and Company: Glenview, Illinois, 1993; pages C-95-C-98

  • “My Adopted Grandpa,” Amie Whortman, age 12

Elements of Literature: First Course, Holt, Rhinehart and Winston: Austin, Texas, 1997

  • page 97, “Being Different,” Amy Yustein, age 13
  • page 130, “An Immigrant in the United States,” Ponn Pet, age 11
  • page 198, “The Pitch That Didn’t Work,” Michael Levitin, age 13
  • page 299, “The Day the Butterfly Came,” Kristin Sparks, age 12
  • page 489, “The Nature of Patam,” Benjamin Bethea, age 9
  • page 675, “A Typical Day in a Cambodian Village,” Lay Yan, age 13

Understanding Children and Adolescents: Third Edition, Allyn and Bacon: Mountain View, California, 1998; pages 630-631

  • “When the Easter Bunny Came,” Joanna Estrada, age 6
  • “Grandma & Grandpa’s House,” Mara Leichtman, age 13

Elements of Literature: Introductory Course, Holt, Rhinehart and Winston: Austin, Texas, 1997

  • page 89, “The Swim of My Life,” Lacy Clayton, age 13
  • page 114, “The Brother I Never Had,” Gim George, age 13
  • page 322, “Special Small World,” Casie Anne Smith, age 11
  • page 472, “Joey,” Jimmy Elder, age 11
  • page 483, from a review of A Whole New Ball Game, Merenda Garnett-Kranz, age 12
  • page 565, “Weasel,” Chris Brown, age 12

Elements of Literature: Second Course, Holt, Rhinehart and Winston: Austin, Texas, 1997

  • page 446, from a review of Along the Tracks, Tommy Chang, age 13
  • page 529, “Chinese New Year—Paying Respect,” Chris Hoe, age 13

In Focus: The Official Journal of the Indiana Middle Level Education Association, Volume XXXI, Fall 2002, inside back cover

  • “Coming Into the Light (for Cameron),” Mark Roberts, age 11

Treasures 2: Stories & Art by Students in Oregon, Oregon Students Writing and Art Foundation: Portland, Oregon, 1988

  • pages 20–23, “A Surprising Change,” Cheri Sanford, age 13
  • page 123, “Spring,” Hang Nguyen, age 11
  • pages 135–137, “The Rocks,” Cap Poehner, age 12
  • pages 138–140, “Through the Eyes of Love,” Shari Prichard, age 13

The Language of Literature: Book 6, McDougal Littell: Evanston, Illinois, 2001

  • page 237, “Whistle,” Carolyn Nash, age 13
  • page 238, “Animal,” Cody Banks, age 12

Your Neighborhood News & Report: The Community Newspaper for Hugo and Centerville, Hugo, Minnesota: 2005

  • “September 11, 2001,” Rachel Weary, age 8


Stone Soup in Eduational Testing Materials

2015 Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students, Educational Testing Service: Princeton, New Jersey

  • “Second Try,” by Adara Robbins, age 13

2014 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, CTB McGraw-Hill; Monterey, California

  • “Moment of Truth,” by Marshall McKenna, age 12
  • “Winter Violin,” by Téa Freedman-Susskind, age 10

Indiana IMAST Spring 2014 Assessment, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Halfback,” by Andrea Bachmann, age 13

Transitional Colorado Spring 2014 Assessment, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “First in Flight,” by Rosalie Stoner, age 12
  • “Dawn,” by Wujun Ke, age 13

2014 Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students, Educational Testing Service: Princeton, New Jersey

  • “The Indian Boy and the Hawk,” by Duane Hanley, age 13

2014 California Standardized Testing and Reporting Program, Educational Testing Service: Princeton, New Jersey

  • “Summer Days Beside Cannon Rock,” by Katey Storey, age 13

2013–2014 Braille Challenge, Braille Institute: Los Angeles, California

  • Articles published in 2012–2013

North Carolina English Language Arts Assessment, 2013–2014, Public Schools of North Carolina: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • “Moonbeams into Eternity,” by Colin Johnson, age 13

2013 NWEA Formative Assessment Item Bank, Northwest Evaluation Association: Portland, Oregon

  • “Honesty,” by Zhang He, age 11

2013 Tennessee Modified Academic Achievement Standards Practice Test, Educational Testing Service: Princeton, New Jersey

  • “Doing the Tango,” John Roberts, age 13

2013 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program, Educational Testing Service: Princeton, New Jersey

  • “If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again” by Hannah Blau, age 9

2013 Grade 3 Released Items, Education Quality and Accountability Office: Toronto, Ontario

  • “The Board,” by Ann Pedtke, age 12

2013 Assessment of Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Educational Quality and Accountability Office: Toronto, Ontario

  • “The Board,” by Ann Pedtke, age 12

2013 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program, CTB/McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Dawn,” by Wujen Ke, age 13
  • “First in Flight,” by Rosalie Stoner, age 12

2012 Study Island Benchmarks Tests (Texas, Ohio, and Pennsylvania), Study Island: Dallas, Texas

  • “The Board,” by Ann Pedtke, age 12
  • “The Ornament,” by Jessica Limbacher, age 12
  • “Roscoe,” by Shelley Noel McFatter, age 13

2008 Literacy in Action, Pearson Education Canada: Toronto, Ontario

  • “Rebellion” audio recording, by Abigail Goutal, age 13

2007 Reading Program, McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “The Sea,” Laura Ranger, age 7

Benesse English Communication Test, Benesse Corporation: Okayama, Japan

  • “A Christmas Tree,” Alissa Cordner, age 10
  • “The Magician and the Birds,” Ruth Nakazibwe, age 13

CSAP 2007 Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Basketball Free-Throw,” Inci Atrek, age 11
  • Review of Martha Graham: A Dancer’s Life, Julie Grossman, age 11
  • “Audition,” Lisa Rose Neher, age 13
  • “The Day the Butterfly Came,” Kristin Sparks, age 12

TCAP/R 2007 Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “I Am a Golden Trout,” Colin Johnson, age 11

CSAP 2006 Study Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Wings of Water,” Emily Heninger, age 11

Colorado 2006 Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Audition,” Lisa Rose Neher, age 13

Delaware Student Testing Program, Harcourt Assessment: San Antonio, Texas

  • “Gray Fingers of Rain,” Natalie Lam, age 12

Earth Letter, Summer 2006 issue, Earth Ministry: Seattle, Washington

  • “Morning Walk,” Mark Roberts, age 11

Kansas Department of Education 2006 Statewide Assessment Test, WestEd: San Francisco, California

  • “You Have to Be Determined,” Michelle Wood, age 11

TCAP Form Q 2006 Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Persistance,” Preston Craig, age 10
  • “Surprises at Sunrise,” Maria Lohr, age 13
  • “Moving On,” Caroline Lu, age 10
  • “Tripod,” Caitlin Peterson, age 13
  • “To Sleep,” Juliet Quaglia, age 10

Tennessee Department of Education Test, Educational Testing Service: San Antonio, Texas

  • “Morning Walk,” Mark Roberts, age 11

West Virginia 2006 Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “The Board,” Ann Pedtke, age 12

CSAP 2005 Study Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Wings of Water,” Emily Heninger, age 11

Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, Spring 2006 edition, Data Recognition Corporation: Maple Grove, Minnesota

  • “Audition,” Lisa Rose Neher, age 13
  • “The Board,” Ann Pedtke, age 12

Colorado 2005 Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Basketball Free-Throw,” Inci Atrek, age 11
  • “Audition,” Lisa Rose Neher, age 13

Edison Schools Benchmark Assessment System, Edison Schools: Waltham, Massachusetts

  • “The Best Time of the Day,” Michael Frye, age 10
  • “Abby and the Pony Express,” Ann Pedtke, age 13

ISTEP 2005 Fall Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Halfback,” Andrea Bachman, age 13

ISTEP 2005 Fall Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Halfback,” Andrea Bachman, age 13

Kansas Department of Education 2005  Statewide Assessment Test, WestEd: San Francisco, California

  • “A Real Close One,” Kristin Cash, age 9
  • “Vinalhaven,” Bryce Connery, age 11
  • Review of A Whole New Ball Game, Merenda Garnett-Kranz, age 12
  • “The Last Ride,” Michelle Gooch, age 12
  • “A Crimson Glimmer,” Chappell Sargent, age 10
  • “The Mystery of the Lost Diamond,” Annika Thomas, age 9

Kentucky Statewide Assessment Program for 2005, WestEd: San Francisco, California

  • Review of Clara Schumann, Sindhuja Krishnamoorthi, age 12

Measuring Up to the New Jersey State Standards in Writing, People’s Publishing Group: Saddle Brook, New Jersey

  • “Proud to Be an American,” Lisa Tomes, age 13

Mississippi Spring 2005 Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • Review of Martha Graham: A Dancer’s Life, Julie Grossman, age 11

Nevada Department of Education Statewide Assessment, WestEd: San Francisco, California

  • “Gray Fingers of Rain,” Natalie Lam, age 12

North Carolina Reading Test, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • “If I Could Choose,” Jennifer Chin, age 11

North Dakota 2005 Operational Test, CTB McGraw-Hill: Monterey, California

  • “Hamster Adventures,” Michael Primeau, age 9

On-Demand Testing Software Program, Educational Testing Services, ETS: San Antonio, Texas

  • “Honesty,” Zhang He, age 11

Palmetto Achievement Challenge Test, Measured Progress: Dover, New Hampshire

  • “Maputo Saturda Craft Market,” Rebecca Beatriz Chavez, age 10
  • “Best Time of the Day,” Michael Frye, age 10

Public Schools of North Carolina Reading Field Test, Measurement Inc.: Durham, North Carolina

  • “Creamsicle,” Bonnie Robinson, age 11
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