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Reading to Matthew

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 15
Categories: Family, Story Tellers



Appeared in

A Trick of Light: Stories to Read at Dusk

Story Summary

John had been reading to his younger brother, Matthew, his entire life. Early on they discovered that something happened when the two of them read together, the stories actually came to life. When Matthew was knocked out by a baseball and lay in a coma in the hospital, all John could think of to do was to read to him, which had unexpected and amazing results.