The Stories First Foundation

Building a bridge to reading through stories first

Our Story

Find out more about our mission or contact us to find out how to be involved.

Our projects

Explore our ongoing projects and discover how we help educator and learners.

Our Approach

Learn how to use stories and pleasure reading as Comprehensible Input.

Latest Projects

The Great Story Reading Project

The Great Story Reading Project brings together story suggestions and adapted texts designed especially for Story Listening. 

Stories First Readers

Discover our collection of free graded readers in simple French, Spanish, English, and German. Check out latest story: Urashima Taro.

story-listening resources

Find new and updated resources from Stories First scholars to help you get started with Story-Listening and Guided Self-Selected Reading.  

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