Dickens, Dumas, Kipling, Swift, Stevenson - what masters of adventure and colorful characters were they! And here they are presented in all their twists and turns of plot written at a level for reluctant readers without sacrificing the genius that has made their works literary classics through the years. There are 5 titles in the Series:
Poor Pip has no expectations whatever until a mysterious benefactor makes it possible for him to become a gentleman. Pip thinks he knows who his benefactor is - but does he?
Count of Monte Cristo
Falsely imprisoned, given up for dead by those who loved him, suddenly an immensely wealthy count appears on the scene to avenge the wrongs inflicted by his enemies.
Lets face it! Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat, and only his parents are upset when he falls from an ocean liner. He is picked up by a fishing boat where he has to spend long months working as a common deckhand.
Tiny people smaller than his thumb, giants larger than a tall building, strange people floating about on a solid cloud, horses that act like humans, Gulliver somehow survives them all.
David Balfour, an orphan, turns to his wicked uncle only to be lured onto an outward bound ship where he encounters Alan Breck, and their travels and adventures begin.
Each book is 5 x 7, 44 pp., with 12 pt. type
Cornerstone Classics Workbook
Teacher's activity workbook for each series, answer key included. Pre- and post-reading activities provided. Helps students build vocabularies, practice comprehension, word attack skills, recall and other basic reading competencies. 81/2x11, softcover, 64 pp.
Complete Set includes Set of 5 books (1 of each title) plus Workbook. Individual components may be purchased separately.