(1) for first-year students

Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten

Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten, a traditional storyAnimals are abandoned, so they go out on the road looking to become musicians in the big city, Bremen. AGES: ALL LENGTH: 881 words, 21 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated Download:   Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Le Petit Chaperon Rouge

Le Petit Chaperon Rouge, a traditional story A girl meets a wolf on the way to Grandmother’s house. AGES: All LENGTH: 1,181 words, 17 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Scolarius (Flesch-Kincaid)-40  Download:  Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens, a true story An African American running legend and his journey to the 1936 Berlin Olympics.  AGES: All LENGTH: 1,824 words, 23 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Flesch-Kincaid-2.1; Gunning-Fogg-na Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Le bonhomme de pain d’épice

Le Bonhomme de Pain d’épice, a traditional story A gingerbread cookie comes to life and runs away from many who want to eat him. AGES: All LENGTH: 827 words, 15 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Scolarius (Flesch-Kincaid)-46 Download:  cover – printer spread – reader view

Heidi

Heidi, a story by Johanna Spyri A little girl is sent to the mountains to live with Grandfather. She soon learns to love her new family and friends. AGES: All LENGTH: 1,366 words, 19 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Scolarius (Flesch-Kincaid)-40 Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Le Petit Prince

Le Petit Prince, a story by Etienne de Saint-ExuperyA little prince lives on his planet with only one friend, his rose. When the little prince leaves and has adventures, he misses his rose.  AGES: All LENGTH: 1,604 words, 24 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Scolarius (Flesch-Kincaid)-40 Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

La Belle aux bois dormant

La Belle au bois dormant​, a traditional story    A witch puts a curse on a princess: she will fall asleep for all eternity. But true love wakes up the sleeping beauty. AGES: ALL LENGTH: 1,696 words, 23 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Scolarius (Flesch-Kincaid)-42 Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Les Musiciens de Breme

Les Musiciens de Brême, a traditional story   Animals are abandoned, so they go out on the road looking to become musicians in the big city, Bremen. AGES: ALL LENGTH: 2,060 words, 26 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Scolarius (Flesch-Kincaid)-37 Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

El Principito

El Principito​, a story by Etienne de Saint-Exupery A little prince lives on his planet with only one friend, his rose. When the little prince leaves and has adventures, he misses his rose. AGES: ALL LENGTH: 1,372 words, 22 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Fernández Huerta-80.91; Gutiérrez-49.59​ Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

El hombre de jengibre

El hombre de jengibre​, a traditional taleA cookie is shaped like a little man, but it comes to life and runs away. AGES: ALL LENGTH: 649 words, 15 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Fernández Huerta-89.32; Gutiérrez-51.76​​ Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View