The Monkeys Paw
This highly suspenseful horror story is a piece of classic fiction that will reel students right in. It can serve as an anchor for very engaging class discussions based on fate, wishes, and ironic outcomes as it highlights an interesting and important point, that shortcuts in life come at a price.

Author: W.W. Jacobs

Interest Levels: 6 - 8

Reading Levels: 2, 4, 6, 8