“My kids love every story I read to them. And they learned a lot too. I don’t have to worry much on their growing up.”
“All of the stories of this book are worth the read. Schools should have copies of this in their libraries.”
“Entertaining and witty. Makes a good company when you don’t have much on your plate.”
“I’m so glad I put my reservations aside and gave this story a chance. It was just the fix I needed to satisfy the desire of wanting more. The writer did an amazing job with this page turner! Enjoy!”
“This book is captivating from start to finish, almost like watching an episode of The Twilight Zone!”
"John C. Melanin is a mystery. His personal history is like a deep dark hole of nothingness. Is he faking an identity? Is he a real person at all? He might prefer to just slip away like a shadow, but there’s a reporter on his tail, determined to unravel the mystery. If I said anything more, it would be a spoiler to you, so just read it, you’ll like it.”
“It was really a roller coaster and page turner. It was intriguing from the very start and well worth the read . . . The Adventures of Melanin Man is truly a book showcasing a melting point of culture . . . I particularly like a book that causes one to spend time in quiet contemplation, and this is exactly what this book did to me.”
The Collected Works of Alfred B. Porter Volume I comprises an anthology of twenty short stories. Craftily sequenced, the stories are arranged, beginning with entertaining children’s tales—which are supplemented with interactive and learning activities—to informative stories for young adults. These stories were brought together to create a stimulating anthology that can be enjoyed by readers of all ages.
Some stories contain lessons and messages that readers could relate. “This book is well written and thought out, with all the characters well put together and connected, to bring his message to his readers out there,” said Michael M., an Amazon customer that reviewed The Lady Liberty Mystery, one part of the anthology. Professor Porter’s compilation is something you can enjoy reading one story at a time.
This is a story of Billy Bob, a very, very happy little boy.
It was the dawn of a bright and beautiful day in the small and sleepy town of Porterville; a little Billy Bob was just waking up from a wonderful night’s sleep. He dreamed of the special toys he had just received. He dreamed about the many fun activities at his school, and he dreamed about his many, many good friends.
But that day, Billy Bob was going to have a very, very big surprise.
Once upon a time, there lived a very good farmer who had a large farm in a prosperous farming community.
Farmer Jonathan and his good wife Sarah had three children named Paula Lynn, Rachel, and Peter, who loved them very much. There were also many good animals on their farm.
Because everywhere wasn’t doing too well, Jonathan’s farm wasn’t making as much as in years past, and he searched ways to improve his farm and make more for his family. He talked the situation over with Sarah, and they had no choice but to sell their prize-winning cow, Daisy.
The rustling of the vibrant brown, green, and yellow leaves; mixed-colored twigs; and the symphonic chirping of the mother bird and her babies awakened Grandmother Lucy from one of her Passadobles dreams. She turned her head, which was resting comfortably on her down-feathered pillow, and smiled as she observed the Quaker family.
Riding the yellow bus line on a weekday, right to the end of the line was one of Grandmother Lucy’s favorite and most treasured pastimes.
It was always an early-morning, two-hour bus ride, and Grandmother Lucy would always sit in the front seat of the bus, not too far from the bus driver, Miss Harriet.