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Age of Innocence
Edith Wharton

ESL Reading Level: 5.

In the polite society of New York in 1870s, Newland Archer was engaged to young May Welland, however, he found himself attracted to the beautiful and mysterious Countess Ellen Olenska, who was surrounded by shocked whispers about her failed marriage …

(21 copies)  Reserve

Anne of Green Gables
L.M. Montgomery

ESL Reading Level: Oxford Bookworms. Stage 2, Human Interest.

Anne of Green Gables novel by L. M. Montgomery is popular worldwide. The story of the 11-year old orphan girl called Anne Shirley that is send by mistake to Marilla's and Matthew's house on Prince Edward Island farm. Each copy comes with an audio CD version.

(20 copies)  Reserve

Black Beauty
Anna Sewell

ESL Reading Level: Level 4 .

Black Beauty, has many stories to tell about the abuse of horses by terrible owners. Although, at first, Black Beauty found his job hard, he was lucky in finding a good home with kind people.

(15 copies)  Reserve

Comedian, The
Joseph O'Connor

ESL Reading Level: 3 (Lower Intermediate).

The year is 1975 and the place is Dublin, Ireland. The Bay City Rollers are topping the charts, Starsky and Hutch is on the TV and bombs are going off. In this small town on the sea, a young boy's life is about to change forever.

(20 copies)  Reserve

Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, A
Mark Twain

ESL Reading Level: ESL Starter .

Hank Morgan's life changes forever when someone runs into his office shouting ' Come quickly, Boss ! Two men are fighting.'

(15 copies)  Reserve

Count of Monte Criso, The
Dumas, Alexandre

ESL Reading Level: 3.

Marseille, France, 1815. It is Edmond Dantès' wedding day. But his enemies have other plans, and Edmond is arrested and sent to the terrible island prison of Château d'If. For fourteen long years he waits for the right moment to escape. And now Edmond is a rich man, with many disguises, and a new name. The Count of Monte Cristo begins his revenge...

(15 copies)  Reserve

Misérables, Les
Victor Hugo

ESL Reading Level: 6.

This stirring tale of crime, punishment, justice, and redemption pulses with life. Featuring such unforgettable characters as the quintessential prisoner of conscience Jean Valjean, the relentless police detective Javert, and the tragic prostitute Fantine and her innocent daughter, Cosette, Hugo's epic novel sweeps readers from the French provinces to the back alleys of Paris, and from the battlefield of Waterloo to the bloody ramparts of Paris during the uprising of 1832.

(15 copies)  Reserve

New Yorkers
O. Henry

ESL Reading Level: Oxford Bookworms. Stage 2, Human Interest..

Vivid pictures of ordinary lives in New York at the beginning of 1900. These short stories written a hundred years ago are still authentic, sensitive, funny and sympathetic. They are about people that are much the same despite great changes that have happened since that time.

(17 copies)  Reserve

Oliver Twist (ESL)
Charles Dickens

ESL Reading Level: 6.

A classic Charles Dickens novel, set in London in the 1830s. Olive Twist, was hungry, an orphan and without money. He soon finds some friends of questionable character !

(15 copies)  Reserve

One Day
Helen Naylor

ESL Reading Level: 2 (Elementary / Lower Intermediate).

One Friday evening, something happened and the lives of all of the residents of Moreland Road changed. At the time, Maggie was thinking about her romantic holiday in Chile and Sam was worried about money as usual.

(20 copies)  Reserve