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FRENCH PAPERBACKS

ALICE (LA LISTE)

$7.00

Level 2/3. When Alice, a girl who lives in the south of France, finds out she and her family are moving to Paris in a month, she is far from happy. Her friend suggests she makes a list of the most important things she wants to accomplish before she leaves. Alice writes four items on her list and sets off on a quest to discover what truly matters to her.

THEMES: Friendship – Sports – Family – Perseverance – Love – Racism
4700 words – 260 headwords and many cognates

CAMILLE

$7.00

Level 2/3. When Camille finds out her beloved dance teacher, choreographer, and studio owner is leaving, she is worried about her future. She fears that Studio Pineapple, where she has been dancing for five years, is going to close or be sold to someone she won’t get along with. But she soon finds out that while changes are hard, they often bring an opportunity to grow and blossom. This third installment of the Alice series can be read as a sequel or independently of the first two stories.

THEMES: Dance – Self-esteem – Self-confidence – Prejudice 3,600 words – 340 headword


KHADRA

$7.00

Level 2/3. Khadra is trying to deal with her recent falling out with her best friend, Alice. As she reflects on Alice’s betrayal, she makes an unlikely new friend and finds unexpected purpose in helping him survive a dangerous situation. Set in Marseille, the second largest city in France, this second installment of the “Alice” series takes the reader on a journey of compassion and perseverance. “Khadra” can be read either separately from “Alice” or as a sequel.

THEMES: Friendship – Perseverance – Compassion – Family and Religious Traditions – City 4,000 words – 300 headwords

LA FILLE, LE CHIEN ET LE GOBELET

$7.00

Level 3/4/5. It has been two years since Dumè, Marie’s big brother, left their quiet village in the mountains of Corsica to go to war against the Germans in the north of France. Prompted by a vivid dream she has been having lately, Marie sets out on a journey to find her brother in France and to bring him back to Corsica. Little does she know, mysterious creatures will both guide and disrupt her mission.

THEMES: WWI – Corsica – Family – Perseverance – Magic

LA PLANÈTE grise

$9.00

Téa and her big sister Issa live in a hostile desert. Not only is it hard to find water, but the Racas, a ruthless group of bandits, are also roaming the desert in search of this precious liquid. Several years ago, the Racas kidnapped the girls’ mother because she has a special power: the ability to sense water. Téa, determined to find her mother, embarks on an adventure full of dangerous twists and turns. This graphic novel is 20 pages long, with only 100 headwords and lots of cognates. Though the language is fairly simple, the story is remarkably complex and engaging, and supported by beautiful illustrations. An ideal book for Novice learners.

THEMES: Sisterhood – Superpower – Family – Perseverance – Empowerment – Magic


QUI A TUÉ CÉCILE ? BY teresa torgoff PACK OF 5

$35.00

Level 3. Ms. Smith teaches English to French teenagers. One day her 10th-graders play a strange game where a few students secretly choose a classmate to be “eliminated”, in this case Cécile, and then the rest have to guess “Who killed Cécile?” Then both Cécile and the boy who picked her disappear. Suddenly, it’s not just a game anymore. Anaïs, a girl who often finds herself alone at home and in class, begins to find some disturbing clues. 3,600 words – 950 headwords

SLEEPY MEADOW By Teresa Torgoff pack of 5

$35.00

Level 2/3 Annabelle thinks she knows Melissa well. After all, they’ve been best friends on social media since they started out as pen pals in early high school. But when Annabelle, from France, goes to visit Melissa in the US a Halloween trip to an amusement park reveals that Melissa is not the person Annabelle thought she was. And after an encounter with an unexpectedly terrifying clown, Melissa isn’t sure about the person she has become. 4000 words – 400 headwords words.


ENGLISH PAPERBACKS

THE GRAY PLANET

$9.00

Tea and her big sister Issa live in a hostile desert. Not only is it hard to find water, but the Racas, a ruthless group of bandits, are also roaming the desert in search of this precious liquid. Several years ago, the Racas kidnapped the girls’ mother because she has a special power: the ability to sense water. Tea, determined to find her mother, embarks on an adventure full of dangerous twists and turns. This graphic novel is 20 pages long, with only 100 headwords and lots of cognates. Though the language is fairly simple, the story is remarkably complex and engaging, and supported by beautiful illustrations. An ideal book for Novice learners.

THEMES: Sisterhood – Superpower – Family – Perseverance – Empowerment – Magic


GERMAN PAPERBACKS

DER GRAUE PLANET

$9.00

Tea and her big sister Issa live in a hostile desert. Not only is it hard to find water, but the Racas, a ruthless group of bandits, are also roaming the desert in search of this precious liquid. Several years ago, the Racas kidnapped the girls’ mother because she has a special power: the ability to sense water. Tea, determined to find her mother, embarks on an adventure full of dangerous twists and turns. This graphic novel is 20 pages long, with only 100 headwords and lots of cognates. Though the language is fairly simple, the story is remarkably complex and engaging, and supported by beautiful illustrations. An ideal book for Novice learners.

THEMES: Sisterhood – Superpower – Family – Perseverance – Empowerment – Magic


SPANISH PAPERBACKS

ALICIA

$7.00

Level 2/3. When Alicia, a girl who lives in the town of Liberia, Costa Rica, finds out she and her family are moving to Paris in a month, she is far from happy. Her friend suggests she make a list of the most important things she wants to accomplish before she leaves. Alicia writes four items on her list and sets off on a quest to discover what truly matters to her.

THEMES: Friendship – Sports – Family – Perseverance – Love – Racism
4,000 words – 300 headwords

EL PLANETA GRIS

$9.00

Tea and her big sister Issa live in a hostile desert. Not only is it hard to find water, but the Racas, a ruthless group of bandits, are also roaming the desert in search of this precious liquid. Several years ago, the Racas kidnapped the girls’ mother because she has a special power: the ability to sense water. Tea, determined to find her mother, embarks on an adventure full of dangerous twists and turns. This graphic novel is 20 pages long, with only 100 headwords and lots of cognates. Though the language is fairly simple, the story is remarkably complex and engaging, and supported by beautiful illustrations. An ideal book for Novice learners.

THEMES: Sisterhood – Superpower – Family – Perseverance – Empowerment – Magic

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