Special Collection: Courage and Resilience
We delved into the Storyworks archives to bring you some of our most beloved stories about courageous and resilient kids, both real and imagined. We hope these stories spark conversations with your young readers about how to cope with difficult situations, how we change as people, and how to build resilience.
There Were Giants
Marie has to spend a dreary winter with her grandfather. Is there any point to it?
Girl. Fighter. Hero.
Our thrilling play is based on the true story of teen hero Sybil Ludington, a brave Revolutionary War messenger.
I Live in a Refugee Camp
After fleeing her home, a 15-year-old girl must imagine a new future
My Life Without Hair
An illness took away Ariah’s hair—and her confidence. Here’s how she found it again.
Izzy wants to make a difference. Can a chicken suit help?
The amazing story of Wilma Rudolph, the fastest woman
in the world.
Art Credits: There Were Giants: Art by Randy Pollak; I Live in a Refugee Camp: Ariadne Kypriadi/UNHCR; My Life Without Hair: CHRIS CONE/NOVUS SELECT; KIM COOK/AP IMAGES FOR SCHOLASTIC INC. (ARIAH DEMING); Brave Chicken: C.B. Canga; Girl. Fighter. Hero.: Art by Allan Davey; Go!: Artwork by Greg Ruhl from The Superkids Reading Program Wilma Rudolph © Zaner-Bloser, Inc. Used with permission from Zaner-Bloser, Inc. All rights reserved..