The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories

The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories is an adaptation of Stephen Crane classics. Other stories included in the book are “The Open Boat,” “The Bridge Comes to Yellow Sky,” and “The Blue Hotel.” Listen online or download the MP3.

The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories

The classic short story The Gift of the Magi is the most famous of O. Henry’s stories, but the stories that follow in this collection give the reader a deeper and richer sample of O. Henry’s storytelling. This collection of short stories gives the reader a wonderful selection of characters from the United States of 100 years ago.

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an adaptation of the timeless novel by Mark Twain. Part of the Ladder Series, this volume has approximately 2000 headwords and is appropriate for intermediate to advanced learners. This tale of Huckleberry Finn and his adventures on the Mississippi River is a well-loved piece of American literature. Considered a classic, this book’s story is one of friendship, loyalty, and difficult choices.

The Adventure of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is an adaptation of a Mark Twain classic. Part of the Ladder series, at 1000 headwords, this title is appropriate for low-intermediate to intermediate learners. Considered one of the great American novels, Tom is an iconic figure in American literature and one that students and teachers alike will enjoy.

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Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller

Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller contains seven popular Poe stories: “The Mask of the Red Death,” “The Story of William Wilson,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Black Cat,” “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Cask of Amontillado.” The stories are slightly adapted for language learners and is suitable for high-intermediate and advanced learners of English.

Why English? Comics for the Classroom

This resource can be used by teachers and learners. It includes notes for teachers and activities to use in the classroom at the end of each story.