Originals

Being an original thinker can change the world. Learn how to recognize a great idea, to speak up for yourself, to choose the right time to act, and to manage fear and doubt by standing out from the crowd. Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction written for

Wonder

August Pullman has been home-schooled all his life. Now he is starting fifth grade at a New York City middle school. He doesn’t want to draw attention to himself, but that isn’t easy when he looks like he does. Penguin Readers is a series of the best new fiction, essential non-fiction and popular classics written

How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars

In 2008, Evan Spiegel, Reggie Brown, and Bobby Murphy made a photo app called Snapchat. Just two years later, Facebook wanted to buy Snapchat for $3 billion. This is the story of how Snapchat grew from a university student’s idea into a multibillion-dollar company. Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction,

The Great Gatsby

Everybody wants to know Jay Gatsby. He is handsome and very rich. He owns a big house, and he has wonderful parties there. But after the music and dancing, does anybody really know who Jay Gatsby is? This is a story of love, money, and secrets. Penguin Readers is a series of the best new

Private

Jack Morgan has a company called Private. Private helps people. Sometimes, Private helps the police, too. Now, Jack’s friend is dead. Private must find the killer. Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the

The Call of the Wild

In 1897, people found gold in the Klondike, Canada. Thousands of people traveled there to find more gold. They needed big, strong dogs to work for them. This is the story of one of those dogs, Buck. A man takes him from his family in California, and Buck has to pull a sled in Canada.