This research is realized as an experimental study on fifth grade students and related to present the effect of using English story books in English language education success of the students. The research has been realized in Controlled Last Test Model which has been a model of control group that takes place in experimental studies. The working group is formed of first grade students of Turgut Reis Secondary school which is located at Sultanbeyli Province of Istanbul. The data taken from experiment and control groups have been transferred to SPSS and the analysis of the data has been made by using t-test in order to compare the average of the groups. It has been determined that using English story books in English courses by adapting them to different activities increased the success when compared with traditional methods and techniques according to the findings. (C) 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.