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This is a multi-genre graded reader series designed for students of grade one
to nine. The series presents a wide range of literature from many periods in
many genres to build an understanding of the many dimensions (e.g. philosophical,
ethical aesthetic) of human experience. Students are led to apply a wide range
of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate and appreciate the texts through
a variety of fun-filled and stimulating activities.
The texts have been carefully selected from the world of authentic children’s
literature and adapted and abridged whenever necessary to suit our children.
These texts have been grouped according to genres because genre provides an
important frame of reference which helps the young readers to identify, interpret
and enjoy the different texts with all their distinctive features, richness and
Each book in the course invites the students to use their imaginations, expand
their vocabularies, and gain a better understanding of themselves and the world
around them. It serves both as a mirror in which children see themselves
reflected and a window through which they can explore the world around them.