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The Nightingale and the Rose
A nightingale sacrifices herself so that a student can have a red rose to bring the girl he loves.
By Oscar WildeAge range: 9 to12, Teen Tags: Classic, Fairy Tale Animals: Bird, Nightingale Reading time: 10 - 15 mins
Story about an emperor who prefers the tinkling of a bejeweled mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale.