Friday, 16 December 2011
READING BOOKS 2011-12
"Girl on a Motorbike" Ed. Oxford (Starter Level) 1ºESO. LOWER LEVELS
'Give me the money,' says the robber to the Los Angeles security guard. The guard looks at the gun and hands over the money. The robber has long blond hair and rides a motorcycle - and a girl with long blond hair arrives at Kenny's motel - on a motorcycle. Is she the robber?
"K's First Case" Ed. Longman. 3ºESO. UPPER LEVEL
Sir Michael Gray is the victim of a murder and he was very rich. Katrina Kirby - or K as she is called - is a detective and she wants to find out who the murderer is. But there are lots of suspects.This is K’s first case. Can you help her find the murderer?
"A Sherlock Holmes Collection" Ed. Burlington Books. 3ºESO. MEDIUM LEVEL
A masked man seeks protection from a political scandal; a nephew wants to find the truth behind his uncle's dark past; and a young woman fears for her life. All three como to the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes for help. Will he solve the three mysteries before it is too late?
"A Kiss Before Dying" Ed. Burlington Books. 4ºESO. UPPER LEVELS
A powerful, hard-hitting adult story of murder and suspense by one of America's foremost novelists, which since its publication in 1954, has been made into several very successful feature films.
"The Short Cut" Ed. Stanley. (Level 1) 4º ESO DIVERSIFICACIÓN
In this thrilling story set in an African country devastated by war, a youn girl fights for her father's life taking a [shortcut = atajo] to maturity. Topics for reflection and discussion: family arguments, generational gap, therealization of what really matters in life.
One choice can transform you. Pass initiation. Do not fail! Thrilling urban dystopian fiction debut from exciting young author. In sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior's world, society is divided into five factions -- Abnegation (the selfless), Candor (the honest), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent) -- each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue, in the attempt to form a "perfect society." At the age of sixteen, teens must choose the faction to which they will devote their lives.