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Amistad by It is 1839. The slave ship, Amistad, is carrying African slaves to America. There is a bloody fight on ship, and the Africans are free. But soon they are in prison in the US.
Call Number: 306.362 Ad84a 2008 (Level 5 orange)
Billy Elliot by Eleven-year-old Billy Elliot is different from other boys. He is not very clever or good at sports. Then, one day, he discovers ballet dancing. Finally he has found something that he can do well. But everybody knows that ballet is for girls, not boys! Will Billy continue to dance--or does his family have other plans for him?
Call Number: F H736b 2008 (Level 5 orange)
The Count of Monte Cristo by Edmond Dantes is a happy young seaman. He is popular with his employer and the men on his ship, and he has a beautiful lover, Mercedes. But he also has enemies who tell lies about him. On the day of his wedding, he is thrown into prison. There he meets a man who tells him about some treasure on the island of Monte Cristo. Will Edmond escape prison?
Call Number: F H736c 2008 (Level 5 orange)
The Fall of the House of Usher by There are five stories in this book. The Fall of the House of Usher and The Barrel of Amontillado are stories of madness. The Maelstrom describes fear of death during a storm on the ocean. And in The Murders of the Rue Morgue and The Stolen Letter, Poe's famous Parisian detective, C. Auguste Dupin is introduced.
Call Number: F K294f 2008 (Level 5 orange)
Famous sports by Stories about golf, tennis, soccer, athletics, swimming, basketball, baseball, and famous sportsmen and women.
Call Number: 796 F83f 2001 (Level 3 pink)
Forrest Gump by Everybody tells Forrest Gump that he's an idiot. But he's a great football player, and he plays the harmonica beautifully. He's also a brave solider. But can he ever marry the girl he loves? This story of his journey through life is sometimes sad and sometimes very funny.
Call Number: F G899f 2008 (Level 5 orange)
The Incredible Journey by A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family.
Call Number: F St813i 2008 (Level 5 orange)
The Interpreter by "Silvia Broome is an interpreter at the United Nations. One night she hears a plan to kill the President of the African state of Matobo. Agent Tobin Keller of the US Secret Service must stop the killers. But is Silvia telling the truth? Is she hiding something from him? Is she more dangerous than the President's other enemies?"
Call Number: F H736i 2008 (Level 5 orange)
Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog & Other Stories by Mark Twain is one of America’s most famous and best-loved writers. He wrote about every important subject of his time. Twain’s stories are usually amusing but with a serious message too. You will read about people’s hopes and fears, happiness and terrible sadness—and wonderful practical jokes!
Call Number: 597.8 T2158j 2008 (Level 6 red)
Martin Luther King by Martin Luther King Jr had a dream. He wanted blacks and whites to live together happily. But in America in the 1950s and 1960s, all men were not equal. King led peaceful protests against the government and won changes for the blacks of America.
Call Number: B K585de 2008 (Level 5 orange)
The Road Ahead by Bill Gates, the richest man in the world, started Microsoft in 1975 with a friend when he was only nineteen years old. Twenty years later he wrote this book about the future of computers and the Internet. Read the ideas and dreams of a man who has changed the world.
Call Number: 004 D714r 2008 (Level 5 orange)
Stories of Survival by Pearson English Readers bring language learning to life through the joy of reading. Well-written stories entertain us, make us think, and keep our interest page after page. Pearson English Readers offer teenage and adult learners a huge range of titles, all featuring carefully graded language to make them accessible to learners of all abilities. Through the imagination of some of the world's greatest authors, the English language comes to life in pages of our Readers. Students have the pleasure and satisfaction of reading these stories in English, and at the same time develop a broader vocabulary, greater comprehension and reading fluency, improved grammar, and greater confidence and ability to express themselves. Find out more at english.com/readers
Call Number: 428.6 B39 2011 (Level 3 pink)
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