Chapter 8 – Raggedy Ann and the New Dolls – Raggedy Ann Stories

Raggedy Ann Stories contains 13 short stories about the classic rag doll and her friends. Here’s Chapter 8, Raggedy Ann and the New Dolls. We invite you to read and listen to the story, and then discuss it by responding to the questions below, as well as interacting with other students responding to the story by adding constructive comments, questions, and responses.

Here’s the text for Chapter 8, Raggedy Ann and the New Dolls:

Here’s the audio for Chapter 8, Raggedy Ann and the New Dolls. We encourage you to listen along with the audio, and for added benefit, to read the story out loud together with the text and the audio.

Don’t forget to revisit the Raggedy Ann Stories Glossary and Introduction post, to review the English vocabulary and American English idioms part of this story, increase your American English vocabulary and idioms, as well as increase your comprehension. Click here for the Raggedy Ann Stories Glossary and Introduction post.

Now you can improve your English reading comprehension as well as writing skills by responding to the following questions in the comments section below:

1. What did the new dolls think about Raggedy Ann and her friends?
2. How did Raggedy Ann become friends with the new dolls?
3. The new dolls talked about Raggedy Ann’s clothes. Do you think a person’s clothes can tell you about who they really are? Give some examples.

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