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Sneak Peek! Your October/November Issue

By Talia Cowen
August 31, 2020

Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner, and your October/November issue of Storyworks is already on its way. Check out this sneak preview of the issue to get a head start on your planning. In a few short weeks, this fantastic issue will be live online at Storyworks Digital and arriving in your classrooms!

Get the full picture of all of the incredible digital resources that will come with your issue in our new Issue at a Glance grid. Click the image above to view the grid for the October/November 2020 issue.

"Night of the Grizzlies" by Lauren Tarshis

Two bear attacks on the same night in Glacier National Park transformed how we care for animals in the wild.

Featured Skill: Cause and Effect


"The Mystery of the Cactus Arm" by Dusti Bowling

After taking a dare, Oliver faces unexpected—and spooky—consequences.

Featured skill: Plot

"The Rise of Roblox" by Allison Friedman and "A Sweet Treat in a Tough Time" by Talia Cowen

How Roblox and Candy Land both filled a need during times of outbreak and isolation

Featured skill: Compare and Contrast

Let Us Vote!  by Spencer Kayden

For the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, a play about how women got the vote.

Featured skill: Characters' Motivations

"Should Kids Be Allowed to Vote?" by Talia Cowen

Kiran thinks kids should get to vote. The mayor disagrees. Who’s right?  

Featured skill: Supporting an Opinion

What are you most excited to teach from our October/November issue? Let us know at


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