How to Know if a Book’s Level is Right for You

By Randall Short ReadOasis Step 1 At ReadOasis, you can read lots of short stories. Short stories are great because [...]

Zombies in English Class

ReadOasis Step 1 John sat down. He opened his English book. But he felt sleepy. He closed his eyes. And [...]

Playing Global Business on a Level Field

ReadOasis Step 3 A Review of The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century By Thomas L. [...]

Meaning to Live (Step 2)

ReadOasis Step 2 Viktor had just married Tilly. She was the love of his life. He was a young doctor [...]

A Sentimental Imagination

ReadOasis Step 3 I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens [...]

Making Work Fun: The Levity Effect (Step 2)

ReadOasis Step 2 A manager at a company was interviewing a job candidate. The manager said, “We need a very [...]

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

ReadOasis Step 3 We are far into "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" when Albus Dumbledore says, "Dark and [...]

Newspeak and 1984

ReadOasis Step 3 Censorship and 1984 Winston is an editor. Every day he works with words. His hands are soft, [...]

Themes of A Christmas Carol

ReadOasis Step 5 "Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, [...]

Big Thinkers Win (Step 3)

ReadOasis Step 3 George turned over in bed and covered his head with a pillow. The alarm clock had been [...]