The Sails Take-Home Library features two sets of stimulating texts to support take-home reading programs. The books are filled with amusing characters, humorous situations and colourful pictures, to engage students and encourage them to read outside the classroom. The inclusion of Parent Notes in each book enables parents to play an integral part in strengthening their child's reading skills.
The Sails Take-Home Library features an exciting mix of titles in both Set A and Set B. Covering a variety of genres and styles, the vibrant mix of fiction and non-fiction titles will engage every student.
This reader is classified as Reading Level 6 / Fountas and Pinnell Level D. Visit our Levelled readers page for further information on reading levels.
Compelling and explosively instructive, The Broken Home is a collection of poems telling the author's story of abusive childhood experiences while growing up under estranged parents. The book reveals several psychological, emotional and social harm done to children in broken marriages; showcasing their sufferings, derailment and exposure to a lifetime of disorientation and disaffection within the family and society. The publication will promote an ongoing Chuma Mmeka project to help resolve broken marriages in the interest of children in Africa.
Pig's mum tells him she wants to divorce his dad to be with her new man Bob. Pig doesn't like this, so he decides to run away to Spain to live with his real dad! He thinks it will be easy, but things don't go as Pig planned. What happens to children after they are arrested at the airport? Set Two of the Pig series is published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant and struggling readers. The Pig reading books all feature Peter Ian Green - although everybody calls him Pig, even his teachers. The 'Pig' reading series offers friendly, fast-paced and extremely funny stories in first-person diary format, for readers who want a great story in a quick read. Set Two of the Pig series is ideal for reluctant readers aged 7 to 12 with a reading age of 8 - 9 years.
There is formal training for just about every profession, but there is very little in the way of training parents for the most important task in the universe, rearing children. For this Child I Prayed is designed to encourage parents in their endeavors as co-laborers with God to raise righteous seed for God's kingdom; a generation that would show forth His glory in the earth. It is by no means a comprehensive book on parenting, but it is easy reading, with tips, guides, poems and prayers; something a parent can refer to again and again. Whether you are the biological parent of a child or have the responsibility of raising children either through adoption, fostering, step parenting or grand parenting, this book will be of help to you
A Victorian tale of murder and intrigue taking place on a snowy Christmas in 1897...During a bitter snowstorm, a mysterious stranger descends on the Netheridges' country home in Whitby, where a group of renowned actors have gathered to prepare a Boxing Day production of Dracula. Amidst an atmosphere of competing theatrical egos and artistic disagreements, the unknown Mr Ballin is brutally murdered. Determined to uncover the truth, but without help from the police who cannot reach the house through the snow, Caroline Fielding begins to investigate the circumstances surrounding the puzzling affair. Who was the victim? Was his appearance at the house as innocent and as circumstantial as he professed? And which of the guests knows more than they are letting on?
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