Kidnapped: Easy to Read Classics

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EDCON Publishing Group, Feb 15, 2012 - Fiction - 56 pages
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Bring The Classics To Life Series. These novels have been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. Let the Classics introduce Kipling, Stevenson, and H.G. Wells. Readers will embrace the notion of Crusoe's lonely reflections, the psychological reactions of a Civil War soldier at Chancellorsville, and the tragedy of the Jacobite Cause in 18th Century Scotland. Knowledge of Classics is a cultural necessity and these will improve fluency, vocabulary and comprehension through a high Interest / low readability format. Each eBookis divided into 10 short high quality illustrated chapters - Was written using McGraw-Hill's Core Vocabulary - Has been measured by the Fry Readability Formula - Defines and uses in context new vocabulary, prior to each chapter.
 

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WORDS USED
4
I Go to the House of Shaws
6
I Find Myself in Danger
12
The Ship Called Covenant
18
I Join With Alan Breck Stewart
24
Through the Isle of Mull
30
I Meet the Red Fox in Appin
36
Alan and I Escape in the Heather
42
Clunys Cage
48
My Journey to Mr Rankeillor
54
I Come to Own What Is Mine
60
Map of Scotland
67
COMPREHENSION CHECK ANSWER KEY
68
VOCABULARY CHECK ANSWER KEY
69
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He did so well in school that at sixteen years old he entered a university. His parents wanted him to study law and in 1875 Robert earned a law degree, but he wanted to be a writer. Even though he was ill all his life, Robert Louis Stevenson became a famous writer. Some other childrenŐs stories written by him are: The Strange Case of Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island and Prince Otto. Robert Louise Stevenson died on December 3, 1894 at the age of forty-four.

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