Sea Wolf: 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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Contents

Out of the Fog
6
The Cabin Boy
12
Missing Money
18
Cooky
24
The New Mate
30
The Hunt
36
Lost
42
MAUD
48
The Island
54
The End of the Sea Wolf
60
COMPREHENSION CHECK PROGRESS CHART
67
VOCABULARY CHECK ANSWER KEY
69
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Jack London was born on January 12, 1876 in a poor area of Oakland, California. He was a troubled young man who started writing at the age of twenty-four. His stories of men and animals against the environment and survival against hardships were drawn mainly from his experience. His years in the Klondike searching for gold left their mark on his best short stories, The Call of the Wild and White Fang. Sea Wolf was based on his experiences at sea. In his short life, Jack London traveled to many countries. In the course of sixteen years, he wrote nineteen novels, eighteen books of essays and short stories and many other books. He retired to his ranch near Sonoma were he died at age 40 on November 21, 1916.

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