Pig-Heart Boy

Cameron Kelsey is 13 years old. He is not well and needs a new heart. Doctors want to give him a pig’s heart. Cameron cannot decide if he wants the pig’s heart, and some groups are very angry about doctors using animals in this way. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and

Homegoing

Half-sisters Effia and Esi are born into different villages in Ghana. The sisters’ lives follow different paths: Effi marries a wealthy Englishman, while Esi is captured and sold into slavery. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors and compelling

Dubliners

In these stories, Joyce describes the lives of ordinary Dubliners. Their lives are not always easy, and they have problems with their families. They were the people who Joyce grew up with and he knew them very well. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series

Tess of the D’Urbervilles

When Jack and Joan Durbeyfield learn that their ancestors were the d’Urbervilles – a rich and well-known family – they hope it will make their lives better. They send their eldest daughter, Tess, to introduce herself to some “relatives”. There, Tess meets Alec d’Urberville, who immediately notices her beauty. The terrible event that follows changes