Welcome to our blog post on “Best Stories in English for Class 9th”! In this post, we have compiled a list of some of the most engaging and thought-provoking stories that are perfect for students in Class 9th. These stories have been chosen for their ability to capture the imagination and encourage critical thinking. From classic literature to contemporary works, these stories are sure to spark a love of literature in your students. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey of reading some of the best stories in English for Class 9th.
List of best Stories in English for Class 9th
1. An Angel and the Woodcutter
There was a kind-hearted woodcutter named Jack who lived in a small village. He was known for his generosity and willingness to help others, always going out of his way to lend a hand to those in need.
One day, while out in the forest chopping wood, Jack came across a beautiful angel who had fallen from the sky. She was injured and in need of help. Without hesitation, Jack scooped the angel up in his arms and carried her back to his cottage.
He tended to her wounds and nursed her back to health. As the days passed, the angel and Jack grew closer, and she revealed to him that she was sent to Earth as a reward for his good deeds. She told him that he was to be given three wishes, and whatever he asked for, would be granted.
Jack thought long and hard about his wishes. He knew that he could ask for anything he wanted, but he wanted to make sure that his wishes would be used to help others. Finally, he made his first wish. He wished for enough food to feed the entire village, so that no one would ever go hungry again.
His second wish was for a well in the village, so that everyone would have access to clean water. And for his third and final wish, he wished for a school to be built in the village, so that all the children could have an education.
The angel granted his wishes and the village was forever changed for the better. From that day on, the villagers looked up to Jack as a hero, and he was remembered for his selflessness and kindness. The angel returned to the heavens, but not before bestowing a final blessing upon Jack, ensuring that he would always be remembered for his good deeds.
From that day on, Jack lived a peaceful and contented life, knowing that he had made a difference in the lives of those around him. And the villagers lived happily ever after, thanks to the angel and the woodcutter.
2. The Bear and the Two Friends
Once upon a time, in a dense forest lived a big and fierce bear. He was feared by all the animals in the forest, as he was known to attack and eat anyone who dared to cross his path. However, one day, the bear met two friends – a fox and a rabbit. They were wandering in the forest, looking for food and shelter.
The bear was surprised to see the two friends, as they were small and weak, unlike the other animals he had met before. But instead of attacking them, he decided to talk to them. The fox and rabbit were also surprised to see the bear, but they were not afraid. They told the bear that they were looking for a place to live, and that they had heard that the forest was a safe place.
The bear listened to the two friends and felt a sense of compassion for them. He realized that he had been living alone for a long time and that he had been misunderstood. He then offered to help the two friends and showed them a cave that would be perfect for them to live in. The fox and rabbit gratefully accepted the offer and moved into the cave.
From then on, the three of them lived together in harmony. The bear taught the fox and rabbit how to hunt for food and how to protect themselves from other animals. The fox and rabbit, in turn, taught the bear how to be more social and how to make friends. They all became good friends and enjoyed each other’s company.
Years went by, and the bear and his two friends became the most respected animals in the forest. They were known for their kindness, generosity, and strength. The other animals would come to them for help, and they would always be there to assist.
The bear realized that true strength is not just in having power over others, but in being able to help and protect those weaker than oneself. He had learned that true friends are those who accept you for who you are and help you to become a better person. And the fox and the rabbit learned that true friends can come from unexpected places and that even the biggest and most feared creature can have a kind heart.
The three of them lived happily ever after in the forest, and their friendship was an inspiration to all the animals around them.
3. The King and the Spider
There was a powerful king who ruled over a vast kingdom. He was a just and fair ruler, beloved by his subjects. But one day, while out on a hunt, the king came across a small spider spinning its web in a corner of the forest. The spider’s web was so delicate and intricate that the king was intrigued, and he stopped to watch the spider work.
As he watched, the king noticed that the spider was struggling to spin its web. It kept getting tangled and having to start over again. The king felt sorry for the little spider and decided to help it. He used his own hunting knife to carefully cut away the tangles and helped the spider spin its web.
The spider was grateful for the king’s help and thanked him by weaving a beautiful golden web. The king was amazed by the spider’s skill and thanked the spider for the gift. He took the web with him back to the palace and had it hung in his throne room as a reminder of the day he helped a small creature in need.
From that day forward, the king’s kingdom prospered and his people were happy. And the king always remembered the lesson he learned from the spider: that no matter how great or powerful one may be, it is important to always help those in need and be kind to all creatures.
The Foolish Stag
Once upon a time, in a dense forest, there lived a stag who was known for his foolishness. He would often make decisions without thinking them through and would end up in trouble.
One day, while grazing in a meadow, the stag saw a lion approaching. In a panic, he ran towards the nearest tree and tried to climb it. However, being a deer, he was not built for climbing and fell to the ground. The lion, seeing the stag’s foolish attempt, laughed and walked away.
Feeling embarrassed and foolish, the stag decided that he needed to change his ways. He began to think before acting and to pay attention to his surroundings. He also started to learn from the other animals in the forest.
Years passed, and the stag grew wise and respected by all the creatures of the forest. One day, a group of hunters entered the forest to hunt for deer. The wise stag warned the other animals to hide and be quiet. Thanks to his wisdom, the hunters left empty handed.
The foolish stag learned his lesson and lived the rest of his days as a wise and respected member of the forest community.
Moral of the story: Wisdom is the key to survival. It is never too late to change and become a better person.
A farmer and his Sons
Once upon a time, there was a farmer named John who lived in a small village with his two sons, Jack and Jill. John was a hardworking man who had dedicated his life to the farm. He loved nothing more than to work the land and watch his crops grow.
One day, John fell ill and knew that he wouldn’t be able to work the farm for much longer. He called his two sons to his bedside and told them that they would have to take over the farm when he was gone. Jack and Jill were both sad to hear this news, but they promised their father that they would take care of the farm and make him proud.
After John passed away, Jack and Jill took over the farm. They worked hard to keep it running and were determined to make it a success. They planted crops and tended to the animals, but they soon realized that they didn’t know as much about farming as they thought they did. They made many mistakes and the crops they planted didn’t yield as much as they had hoped.
Feeling discouraged, Jack and Jill decided to seek help from the other farmers in the village. They learned many new techniques and strategies for farming and were able to improve the yield of their crops. They also made many new friends and were able to build a strong community of farmers.
Years passed and the farm prospered under the care of Jack and Jill. They were able to provide for their families and their community, and they were proud of what they had accomplished. They knew that their father would be proud of them too and they felt his spirit with them every day on the farm.
The Greedy Dog
Once upon a time, there was a greedy dog named Max. He lived in a small village and was known for his insatiable appetite. He would eat anything and everything he could find, and was always looking for his next meal.
One day, while wandering through the village, Max came across a butcher shop. The delicious smell of fresh meat wafted out of the shop and immediately caught his attention. He decided to sneak inside and see if he could find something to eat.
Max crept through the shop, looking for any scraps of food that he could find. Suddenly, he came across a large bone that was sitting on the counter. It was a big, juicy bone and it looked absolutely delicious.
Without hesitation, Max snatched the bone and ran out of the shop as fast as he could. He was so excited to sink his teeth into the bone and enjoy his tasty treat.
However, as he was running, he didn’t see the big hole in the ground. As he fell into the hole, he realized the bone was still in his mouth and he could not let it go. He was stuck in the hole, unable to move and unable to get the bone out of his mouth.
The villagers soon heard the commotion and came to see what was happening. They found Max stuck in the hole, still clinging to the bone. They laughed at him and said, “Max, you were so greedy that you didn’t even notice the hole in the ground. Now you’re stuck, and you can’t even enjoy your bone.”
From that day on, Max learned his lesson and became more careful about where he was going and what he was doing. He realized that greed only leads to trouble and that it’s better to be content with what you have. He lived the rest of his days in peace, never again allowing his greed to get the better of him.
The Fox and the Grapes
Once upon a time, in a lush green forest, there lived a cunning fox. The fox was known for his wit and intelligence, but he was also known for his insatiable hunger. He would roam the forest in search of food, and he would stop at nothing to get it.
One day, as the fox was wandering through the forest, he came across a vineyard. The vineyard was full of ripe, juicy grapes, and the fox’s mouth began to water at the sight of them. The grapes were hanging from the vines, high above his head, but the fox was determined to get them.
He looked around for a way to reach the grapes, and he finally found a tall tree nearby. The fox climbed the tree and reached the branches that were closest to the grapes. But as he reached out to grab the grapes, he realized that they were still out of reach.
The fox wasn’t one to give up easily, though. He tried jumping from branch to branch, but he still couldn’t reach the grapes. He tried shaking the branches, but the grapes remained stubbornly out of reach.
Finally, the fox decided to give up. He climbed down from the tree and looked at the grapes one last time. “They’re probably sour anyway,” he said to himself. “I don’t want them now.”
As the fox walked away from the vineyard, he realized that the grapes had been too high for him to reach, and that he had been foolish to try and get them. He learned that it was better to be content with what he had, rather than to strive for something that was out of reach.
From that day on, the fox lived a contented life, never again trying to reach for something that was out of his grasp. He learned that sometimes, the things we want most are not meant for us, and that it’s better to be happy with what we have.
And as for the grapes, they remained on the vine, ripe and juicy, waiting for someone who could reach them.