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Stage 6 Readers
American Crime Stories by "Curtis Colt didn't kill that liquor store woman, and that's a fact. It's not right that he should have to ride the lightning--that's what prisoners call dying in the electric chair. Curtis doesn't belong in it, an I can prove it." But can Curtis' girlfriend prove it? Murder has undoubtedly been done, and if Curtis doesn't ride the lightning for it, then who will?
Call Number: F Es19a 2008 (Level 6 red)
The Enemy by On a beautiful summer evening in the quiet town of Marlow, a young woman is walking home from church. She passes a man who is looking at the engine of his car. He turns round, smiles at her, and throws acid in her face. Then, her father, the scientist George Ashton, disappears. And her sister, Penny, discovers that he husband-to-be, disappeared, and why is Malcolm told to hunt for him?
Call Number: F M875e 2008 (Level 6 red)
Jane Eyre by Jane Eyre is alone in the world. Disliked by her aunt's family, she is sent away to school. Here she learns that a young girl, with neither money nor family to support her, can expect little from the world. She survives, but she wants more from life than simply to survive: she wants respect and love. When she goes to work for Mr. Rochester, she hopes she has found both at once. But the sound of strange laughter, late at night, behind a locked door, warns her that her troubles are only beginning.
Call Number: F W52j 2008 (Level 6 red)
Night Without End by On the Polar ice-cap, 640 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, the deadly, icy winds can freeze a man to death in minutes. But the survivors of the crashed airliner are lucky - they are rescued by three scientists from a nearby weather station. But why did the airliner crash in the first place? Who smashed the radio to pieces? And why does the dead pilot have a bullet hole in his back? The rescue quickly turns into a nightmare: a race through the endless Arctic night, a race against time, cold, hunger - and a killer with a gun.
Call Number: F M2225n 2008 (Level 6 red)
Oliver Twist by London in the 1830s was no place to be if you were a hungry ten-year-old, an orphan without friends or family, with no home to go to, and only a penny in your pocket to buy a piece of bread. But Oliver Twist finds some friends. They give him food and shelter, and play games with him, but it's not until some days later that Oliver finds out what kind of friends they are and what kind of 'games' they play...
Call Number: F R633o 2008 (Level 6 red)
Pride and Prejudice by 'The moment I first met you, I noticed your pride, your sense of superiority, and your selfish disdain for the feelings of others. You are the last man in the world whom I could ever be persuaded to marry.' said Elizabeth Bennet And so Elizabeth rejects the proud Mr. Darcy. Can nothing overcome her prejudice against him? And what of the other Bennet girls--their fortunes, and misfortunes, in the business of getting husbands?
Call Number: F W52p 2008 (Level 6 red)
Tess of the D'Ubervilles by A pretty young girl has to leave home to make money for her family. She is clever and a good worker, but she is uneducated and does not know the cruel ways of the world. So, when a rich young man says he loves her, she is careful but not careful enough. He is persuasive, and she is overwhelmed. It is not her fault, but the world says it is. Her young life is already stained by men's desires and by death.
Call Number: F W52t 2008 (Level 6 red)