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The Lottery Winner ( Stage 1)

The Lottery Winner by Rosemary Border  

STAGE 1 - Human Interest

Everybody wants to win the lottery. A million pounds, perhaps five million, even ten million. How wonderful! Emma Carter buys a ticket for the lottery every week, and puts the ticket carefully in her bag. She is seventy-three years old and does not have much money. She would like to visit her son in Australia, but aeroplane tickets are very expensive.
Jason Williams buys lottery tickets every week too. But he is not a very nice young man. He steals things. He hits old ladies in the street, snatches their bags and runs away . . .

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Tags: Lottery, InterestThe, Winner, Human, STAGE, lottery, million, ticket, every
Mr. Gumpy's Outing

Mr. Gumpy's OutingMr. Gumpy's Outing

It's a pleasant day, so Mr. Gumpy decides to go for a boat ride. Each barnyard animal begs to join him, and Mr. Gumpy agrees-as long as each behaves! Two children join the fun, and as soon as the boat is launched, everyone does exactly what Mr. Gumpy asked them not to do. The result? Splash! This tale fits right into the toddler's sense of humor.
Mr. Gumpy's Outing is the winner of the 1972 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Picture Books and a 1971 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year.
Tags: Gumpy, Outing, winner, Boston, humor, Globe
The Eden Plague

The Eden PlagueThe Eden Plague

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book Review 2013 Best Indie Award Winner semi-finalist.
Tags: Award, Winner, semi-finalist, Plague, Indie
Stars of Tomorrow

Stars of TomorrowEllen's friend Holly shows her an advertisement for a TV show. Are you under 16? Can you sing? Then you can be in Stars of Tomorrow. 'We can enter', says Holly. Ellen agrees to go in the competition, but she's very nervous about it - the others singers are so good, and one of the judges is very nasty! Only one singer can be the winner. Who is it going to be?

Level 1: Beginner

Reuploaded Thanks to aisa74

Tags: Stars tomorrow Alan C. McLean Level 1 Hueber, tomorrow, Stars, McLean, Stars, Tomorrow, Holly, judges, singers, others, nasty, winner, going, Ellen, singer
Bird Eating Bird - Poems

Bird Eating Bird - PoemsBird Eating Bird - Poems

A winner of the 2008 National Poetry Series mtvU Prize as selected by Yusef Komunyakaa (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), Kristin's work perpetuates NPS's tradition of promoting exceptional poetry from lesser known poets.
Her poems are playful and serious all at once. They explore the richness of her cultural and linguistic heritage, which spans the globe from Mexico to the Philippines. They defend with vigor and humor the color purple. And they analyze the insecurities of the letter 'h' -- among other things.

Reuploaded Thanks to emkis

Tags: winner, Prize, Philippines, Mexico, defend, Eating, Poems, globe