These are short stories designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love reading. Secrets of the Cave is a "Reading Alone" reader, perfect for children who are proficient readers. These short stories for children develop the habit of reading widely for both pleasure and information. DK Reads proves that good reads build great readers. Step back in time to the days of the early human hunters and gatherers nearly 20,000 years ago. Sense the danger of the hunt and the drama of the shaman-trance rituals in a past world where everyday is a trial to survive. You can find out about their hunting tools, the animals and their paintings.