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?
From finding a diamond in a bird’s stomach, to stealing a racehorse – in these four stories, the famous detective Sherlock Holmes works with his friend Dr Watson. Holmes understands people and he finds many clues. But will he solve the crimes? With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources,
Ella lives in a small, Southern town in the 1940s. In the USA at this time, black people are treated badly by white people. Ella’s mother lives in Boston, but Ella does not know who her father is. When Ella visits her mother, she learns more about herself and the world. With carefully adapted text,
Serena Williams is a famous tennis player. People across the world know her and love her. But Serena’s life was not always easy, and she had to work very hard. 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