Books to read in May 2013 – Upper Intermediate

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NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH

It is the start of a new school year for teenager Hu at an international school in the exciting city of Bangkok. She has a problem with one of the teachers and does not know what to do. Through an adventure in a national park, acting in a musical and the help of friends, Hu finds the courage to tell the truth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BERLIN EXPRESS

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student’s capabilities. Hiro, a 20-year-old Japanese student, sits next to an old man on a train to Berlin. By mistake they exchange phones and read each other’s text messages. Hiro believes that the man’s messages show that he is going to Berlin to kill someone. Hiro’s first day in the city is a race against time as he tries to warn people of an assassination plot…

 

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DRAGONS’ EGGS

Tendai comes to live in an isolated African village. Tendai is a runner, a dreamer and a storyteller. When landmines turn his world upside down, he runs, dreams and tells stories to try to deal with a terrible tragedy. A gripping story of victory over man-made evil, and of a young man who never gives up. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text.

 

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THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

 

An adaptation of the classic story of Michael Henchard who rises above his poor and humble beginnings to become a successful businessman. But then, an awful secret from his past catches up with him and Henchard must pay the price. This paperback is in British English. It is also available with a CD-ROM and 2 Audio CDs with vocabulary games and complete text recordings from the book. Cambridge Experience Readers, previously called Cambridge Discovery Readers, get your students hooked on reading.

 

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DOLPHIN MUSIC

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student’s capabilities. It is 2051. CONTROL, the government of Europe, keeps everyone happy in a virtual reality where music made by dolphins gives exquisite pleasure. When Saul Grant, a writer, discovers the truth about the music, the illusion is shattered. He soon sets out to free the dolphins but CONTROL is aware of his actions and will stop him at any cost. Contains a paperback and 3 Audio CDs with complete text recordings from the book.

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