American Stories by Nicholas MurgatroydThis collections brings together six stories which explore the development of the American short story over the past century--from a fierce critique of modern suburban family life to isolation and lost love in the deep mid-west.
Barack Obama by Carl W HartBarack Obama's journey of discovery had ended. It had started in Hawaii and taken him to Indonesia, Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Africa, Boston, and Washington D.C. Now Barack Obama knew who he was. He was president of the United States of America.
Call Number: B Ob1h 2010 (Level 6 red)
Jurassic Park by F.H. CornishA billionaire has created a technique to clone dinosaurs. From the DNA that his crack team of scientists extract, he is able to grow the dinosaurs in his laboratories and lock them away on an island behind electric fences, creating a sort of theme park. He asks a group of scientists from several different fields to come and view the park, but something goes terribly wrong when a worker on the island turns traitor and shuts down the power.
Call Number: F C8675j 2005 (Level 6 red)
The Long Tunnel by John MilneThree university students go on holiday to a remote part of Wales. They are going to stay in a cottage without electricity or a telephone in a remote part of the country. But who is the bearded man that haunts them?
Call Number: 428.64 M635L 2005 (Level 2 blue)
Lucky Number by John MilneCharlie does not go to school. He shines shoes at Cafe Colombo. Charlie wants to be rich. He wants to sit in the Cafe Colombo and drink coffee.
Call Number: F M635L 2005 (Level 1 green)
Marco by Mike EsplenI live on a farm near a village. I have lived there all my life. It's a very small village. There's nothing to do there. There isn't even a cinema.
Call Number: F Es653m 2005 (Level 2 blue)
Moby Dick by John EscottWhen Ishamael and his friends join the crew of the whaling ship the Pequod, they are unaware that its captain, the mysterious Ahab, is out for revenge. His plan is to pursue and kill the vicious white whale, Moby Dick, and no one can stop him!
Call Number: F M498m 2008 (Level 3 yellow)
The Umbrella by Clare HarrisA romantic story of mistaken identity. On a wet day, the purchase of an umbrella leads to a romantic chance encounter.
Call Number: E H24u 2005 (Level 1 green)
The Wizard of Oz by Elizabeth WalkerDorothy jumped down from her bed and ran to the door. When she opened it, she gave a cry of surprise. She was not looking at the gray prairie anymore. The house was in a beautiful country that was covered with green grass and tall trees were full of delicious fruit. Birds sang and there was a little stream of clear water.
Call Number: F B327w 2007 (Level 6 red)
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