Our 100th graded reader Tiffany and Max Investigate (Level 2) is now available!
Tiffany is a student. One day, she is in the forest with her boyfriend Max. She sees a dead body in the river. Or does she? When she goes back with Max to look at the body, there is nothing there. Max believes Tiffany’s story, but the policeman doesn’t. The two young people try to find out the truth. Max asks a friend to help them. Will they be successful? Maybe it is dangerous to investigate the strange story of a missing man and the disappearing body.
Our 99th graded reader “Return to the Valley” (Level 4) is now available!
Neil has a good life. He has a successful company. He’s rich. But everything is about to change. Twelve years ago, Neil left the valley where he grew up. He said he would never return. But now his brother is dead, and he must go back. He must face the past, and learn to live with the truth.
But what is the truth? What really happened twelve years ago? Why did his brother die? Someone doesn’t want Neil to find the answers. There is danger, romance, friendship and surprise when he returns to the valley.
Sometimes people with disabilities have trouble finding jobs. Mike and his friends were lucky. For ten years they had a job at Sunrise. When the government decides to close Sunrise, they lose their jobs. Mike sees an opportunity. Five Sunrise workers start a new company together. It is a big success. But not everyone is happy. Someone wants to close the business down. Can Mike and his co-workers save their business and become successful again?
Our new Level 1 graded reader “Phil’s Balloon” is now available!
Phil is thirty-six. He works in a factory. He wants a girlfriend, but he has no luck on dating apps, and there are no women in his factory. One day, in the park, he has an idea. He buys a heart-shaped balloon. He hopes the balloon will help him to find a girlfriend. Many people are talking about Phil’s balloon. They want him to find love. Will the balloon help him to get a girlfriend? This is a heartwarming story of a man looking for love.
Covid 19 changed daily life for everyone. In San Francisco, it changes the life of a man called Roger. In two days, he loses his job, his girlfriend, his home and his car. But a message on a calendar gives him an idea. He decides to cycle to his hometown of Medford and start a new life. Join Roger as he rides from California to Oregon. He meets old friends and new people – some are nice and some are not so nice. He finds friendship and kindness. But there is mystery too. Who is the strange young woman and why is she hiding? This book shows us that even when life is very difficult, there are always good people and happy results.
Our latest graded reader “Neighbours” (Level 2) is now available!
Everyone has neighbours, Maybe our neighbours are nice or interesting. Or maybe they are difficult or strange. Here are five short stories about neighbours for you to read.
Eva is a little frightened of one of her neighbours. He is strange. But one day, something happens to change Eva’s opinion. Brent’s neighbour is on vacation. The house is empty. So why can he hear a knocking sound on the wall? Brent has a shock when he goes to investigate. Bryan loves living in his quiet house. There are big old trees in the garden. But not everyone likes the trees. Someone makes trouble for Bryan. Bryan has to fight to stop the troublemaker and save his trees. Everyone loves Skippy. She thinks her neighbours are lonely, so she has an idea to make everyone happy. Will she succeed? The house next to Katy is empty. So what are the strange lights in the house at night? Katy has to act quickly to save somebody’s life.
Our new Level 3 graded reader “Wintertime” is now available!
There are five stories about winter in this book. The forest is a dangerous place in winter, but Stefan takes his dog there. There is an accident. What will happen? Can anyone help Stefan? Or will he die alone in the forest? Everyone thinks Shaun can become an Olympic skating champion, but the local council wants to close the ice rink in his town. Shaun can save the ice rink, but it is a big responsibility for a young boy. Can he do it? Alan and Keith go camping on a mountain. But the mountain is special. It has secrets. When the weather changes, they see something very scary… Enjoy these and two more stories about wintertime!
Our latest Level 4 graded reader “The Vase” is now available! (Word count: 12,004)
When a doctor in Hong Kong receives a “lucky” Chinese vase in 1910, he has no idea just how lucky it is. This story follows the vase through the 20th century, as it crosses continents and brings luck to its new keepers. What happens to the vase at the end? Does it keep its lucky powers? This story takes you through the major events of the last century and follows the lives of the people who lived through that time, before the vase’s history comes back in a circle.
We never know how, or when, or where we will meet our one true love. Maybe you will meet on a blind date? Or maybe you will meet in a storm or a supermarket? Here are five stories for you to enjoy. One story is about a forever romance. The other stories? Will the couples stay together? We don’t know, but we hope so. If the romance lasts forever, they will always have an interesting answer when people ask: “How did you meet?”