Bud, Not Buddy

Bud Caldwell is an 11-year old boy who goes to live in a horrible foster home. After Bud escapes, he decides to find his father. Bud’s adventures take him across the United States of America during the Great Depression, a time when many people were very poor. Will Bud find a home and a family?

Washington Square

Catherine Sloper is not pretty or clever, but she is rich. She lives in New York with her father, the respected doctor, Austin Sloper. One day, Catherine meets a charming man called Maurice Townsend, who wants to marry her. But does Maurice really love Catherine, or does he just want her money? Doctor Sloper is

You Must Be Layla

Layla is a 13-year old Muslim girl. She has just moved to one of the best schools in Brisbane. Layla is clever and funny, and loves making things, but some of the students are not kind to her. How can Layla show that she is a good student and make friends? With carefully adapted text,

The Mill on the Floss

Maggie lives with her brother Tom in a mill by the river Floss. Maggie loves Tom and Tom loves Maggie, but they are very different. When Tom’s father loses all his money, Maggie and Tom must try and help their parents to keep the mill. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and