English for Success G7 Reader - This innovative Home Language series is the choice of teachers who want their learners to succeed. The content is dynamic, offering a variety of text types and extension activities. This creates opportunities for aspiring learners to excel. Literature, writing, listening and speaking as well as language skills are developed in context through studying established and contemporary extracts. This allows learners to master the language holistically. Superb planning and assessment tools enable the teacher to focus on individual learner needs. This series will develop learners' skills and challenge them to excel in their exams.
Diary of a Young Girl - 'One of the greatest books of the [last] century' - Guardian. A deeply moving and unforgettable portrait of an ordinary and yet an extraordinary teenage girl.First published over sixty years ago, Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl has reached millions of young people throughout the world.In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne vividly describes in her diary the frustrations of living in such close quarters, and her thoughts, feelings and longings as she grows up. Her diary ends abruptly when, in August 1944, they were all betrayed. Since its publication in 1947, The Diary of a Young Girl has been read by tens of millions of people, now reissued with a fresh new cover to mark what would have been Anne Frank's 90th birthday in June 2019.
Flour Babies - Flour Babies by Anne Fine, won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award in 1992. When the annual school science fair comes round, Mr Cartwright's class don't get to work on the Soap Factory, the Maggot Farm or the Exploding Custard Tins. To their intense disgust they get the Flour Babies - sweet little six-pound bags of flour that must be cared for at all times. Funny and poignant, Flour Babies is a brilliant depiction of secondary school life.
Persepolis - Story of a Return The intelligent and outspoken child of radical Marxists, and the great-grandaughter of Iran's last emperor, Satrapi bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country. Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions between home life and public life. This is a beautiful and intimate story full of tragedy and humour - raw, honest and incredibly illuminating.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a murder mystery novel like no other.The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's Syndrome. He knows a very great deal about maths and very little about human beings. He loves lists, patterns and the truth. He hates the colours yellow and brown and being touched. He has never gone further than the end of the road on his own, but when he finds a neighbour's dog murdered he sets out on a terrifying journey which will turn his whole world upside down.