Article Category: Stories

Stone Soup Magazine
May 2018

Ellanora Lerner

The sun rises over Chicago every morning. Hordes of commuters head to work on the “L” and just as many cars jam pack the city streets. The city comes alive...

A girl sat on her bed, staring up at the ceiling. “It’s not fair!” she yelled to the room. “I didn’t ask for them to die!” The girl’s eyes filled with tears as...

When my dad said we needed a fresh start after my mom died I didn’t realize he meant literally. Fresh tomatoes dotted the field with clouds of basil and...

I feel the thrill of the moment as my coconut wobbles, surprisingly fast, past me “Truth or Dare?” my best friend Jackson challenges me. I glance around at my...

My curly red hair flew out behind me as I ran. What I desperately needed was a place where I could be alone, a place where all there was for company were the...

“Stop Tiger from chasing Fluffy!” Mike Brady yelled as he charged headlong at his sons’ dog at his wedding reception. Tiger dashed under the wedding cake table...

I ran down the beach, the wind blowing through my hair. My T-shirt flapped about me, the wind toying with the white cloth, as my feet hit the sand, spraying...

I could see the silvery clouds roll in. I was headed out of our summer rental in the town of Saignon, France, to buy a baguette. As I walked down the narrow...

By Jack Zimmerman Illustrated by Thomas Buchanan Curriculum Guides >> My grandpa has always loved to build and is a very handy man. He retired from his job...

I jolt awake when I hear the stewardess’s too perky voice come over the plane’s intercom system. “We will be landing in New York in just about fifteen minutes....