A Step 1 Green Apple graded reader.Carol and Steve Taylor move into an old, mysterious house which hides many
secrets. Carol hears footsteps at night, Steve finds an old love letter from the American Civil War and the people in town hear a woman crying in the night. Who is trying to give them a message and why? Carol, Steve and their friend Halim solve an incredibly difficult and touching mystery.
This reader uses the EXPANSIVE READING approach, where the text becomes a springboard to improve language skills and to explore historical background, cultural connections and other topics suggested by the text. As well as the story, written and recorded in American English, this reader contains:
• KET-style activities and Trinity-style activities (Grades 3, 4)
• A wide range of interactive activities practicing the four skills
• Dossier: The American Civil War; The Lewis and Clark Expedition;
• A full recording of the text