Ann and Friends

Stories for Beginning Braille Readers

By Ann Gelles


Ann & Friends – Story #3




Zola is my good friend.

Zola is a very big bunny.

Zola is quite funny.

We play together every afternoon.

Zola sips cola.

I sip cola.

I eat cake.

Zola eats cake.

I like cake a lot.

Zola likes cola a lot.

But today Zola will not play.

I am sad.

Zola is sad, too.

Zola looks sick.

Zola has a sick tummy.

Zola’s vet will see her today.

He gave Zola a pill.

He said, “No more cola for Zola.”

Tomorrow we can play again.

I am happy.

Zola is very happy.

Zola is a funny bunny.

I love Zola.

Zola loves me.




Zola Test


1.   Who is Zola?  (a bunny)



2.   What does Zola do that makes her unusual?  (She sips cola and eats cake.)



3.   What does Zola like to sip?  (cola)



4.   What size is Zola?  (very big)



5.   How often does Zola and Ann play together?  (every afternoon)



6.   Why won’t Zola play today?  (She has a sick tummy.)



7.   Where is Ann going to take Zola since she is sick?  (the vet)



8.   What did the vet give Zola for her sick tummy?  (a pill)



9.   What advice did the vet give Ann about Zola?  (He told Ann not to give Zola any more cola.)



10.   Who likes cake best?  (Ann)



            11.   Who likes cola best?  (Zola)