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3.3 Young Reading Series Three (Purple)

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    David Copperfield

    Key features of this text: How to study the text Author and historical background General and detai... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Extraordinary Lives: William Shakespeare

    This book explores the life of William Shakespeare, from his marriage and plays through to where and how he got his insp... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Written by Charles Dickens for serial publication in 1859, ""A Tale of Two Cities"" is a historical novel that takes pla... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'We said there warn't no home like a ... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Martin Luther King

    These are four new titles in this burgeoning series, providing a great introduction to the remarkable lives of important... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Cambridge School Shakespeare

    An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produc... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Moonfleet

    A tale of smuggling set among the cliffs, caves, and downs of Dorset. Everyone in the tiny village of Moonflee... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Young Reading Level 3: Kidnapped

    Sold into slavery by his greedy uncle, David Balfour's only hope of escape is by siding with the outlaw Alan Breck. Foll... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Anne Frank

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Samurai

    This high interest series will offer an introduction to historical warfare and notable warriors from ancient history. Ea... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Leonardo Da Vinci

    Vividly describes the life of da Vinci, from his country childhood to his amazing legacy and explores many of his works ... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Journey to the Centre of the Earth

    Classic stories retold in exciting graphic novel format. Each title includes high-quality artwork, simple text, discussi... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Stories of Vampires

    Three vampire tales for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Young heroes and heroines meet pale an... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Nelson

    Flora and Annie are off to stay with their grandparents for the summer. The girls will travel on their own from Cape Tow... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Frankenstein

    Exam board: AQA, Edexcel; Edexcel Level & Subject: GCSE English Literature; A Level English Literature First teachin... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    The First World War

    In 1914, the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked one of the most destructive conflicts the world had ever seen. T... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    Crusade

    Robert: Left on the steps of a church as a baby, Robert was often hungry but never stole food like the other orphans in ... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Winston Churchill

    These are four new titles in this burgeoning series, providing a great introduction to the remarkable lives of important... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Anne of Green Gables

    This is the classic story by L.M. Montgomery retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. The Cu... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    Great Expectations

    One of the world's greatest writers is introduced to a new audience through this accessible retelling with lively illust... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Pompeii

    Pompeii is an engaging story of one of history's most eruptive disasters. It's August AD 78 and Claudia is at the ... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    The Odyssey

    This is a brand new retelling of Homer's "Odyssey", the story of a clever but unlucky Greek hero who just wants to get h... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Young Reading Series 3: Dracula

    A dramatic retelling of Bram Stoker's classic horror story retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex s... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Captain Cook

    Three new titles in this burgeoning series, providing a great introduction to the remarkable lives of important historic... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Bleak House

    Esther, at fourteen, has never known love. Determined to live well, earn some love and overcome the shadow of her birth,... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Adolf Hitler

    Learn about the life of Adolf Hitler in this informative biography, from his childhood in rural Austria to becoming the ... More

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    Book 30
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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Little Dorrit

    The classic story by Charles Dickens retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Amy Dorrit gro... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    The 39 Steps

    This is a new title in "Young Reading, Series Three", based on the classic adventure-thriller by John Buchan. It is aime... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    Gladiator

    Gladiators were brutal fighters who risked their lives in one of the deadliest sports of all time. They performed to hug... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    The Story of Islam

    Traces the story of Islam from the life and deeds of Mohammad, his successors and the spread of Islam across the globe, ... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Animals At War

    This brand new addition to the "Usborne Young Reading" series focuses on animals and the roles they have played in confl... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    The Story Of London

    Children can follow the story of London as it grew from the Roman town of Londinium, survived the plagues and fires of t... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    The Story of Pirates

    Each book in this series is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    D-Day

    It's 1944 when Lieutenant Andy Pope takes part in the D-Day landings, crossing the English Channel to the beaches ... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    Tutankhamun

    Howard Carter had spent five long years in the hot, dry desert, searching for the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy-king ... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Who Was: Queen Victoria?

    Each title is a biography of one person's life, achievements and the problems they faced. The series covers many histori... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    The Story of Slavery

    A compelling account of the story of slavery from ancient times, through the sugar plantations of the Caribbean and Amer... More

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    Book 43
    Book 43

    Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar is one of the greatest tragedies of William Shakespeare. The play is set in ancient Rome and portrays actu... More

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    Book 44
    Book 44

    Oliver Twist

    Oliver grows up in an orphanage, and when he dares to ask for more is cast out into a world of colourful characters in w... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    Beowulf

    This is the classic story written over a thousand years ago and retold for children ready to tackle longer and more comp... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    Pride and Prejudice

    Rollercoasters are popular with boys, girls and mixed-ability classes. Valued for their durable and user-friendly format... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    Alexander The Great

    This brand new series brings to life the fascinating lives of famous historical figures. Lively speech, gentle humour an... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    The Queen's Pirate - Francis Drake

    This is a new title in "Young Reading Series Three", which is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence all... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Napoleon

    A tough little chap with a shrill voice and a horrible temper, Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the surprise heroes of hist... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    The Three Musketeers

    The classic swashbuckling adventure by Alexander Dumas retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stori... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    Florence Nightingale

    Born into a wealthy family, Florence Nightingale could have lived a life of leisure and luxury. Instead she longed to be... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    Cleopatra

    This is a brand new series, bringing to life the fascinating lives of famous historical figures. Lively speech, gentle h... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    The Story of Spying

    This is a new title in the Usborne Young Reading Programme Series Three, which is aimed at children whose reading abilit... More

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    Book 54
    Book 54

    Vietnam War

    The history of the Vietnam War, from Vietnam's struggle for independence from the French to the protracted peace process... More

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    Book 55
    Book 55

    Christopher Columbus

    In 1492 Christopher Colombus set sail across the Atlantic, on a voyage into the unknown. He was looking for a quicker ro... More

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    Book 56
    Book 56

    Little Women

    A re-telling of the beloved Louisa May-Alcott story for younger children. The inspirational story follows the fortunes o... More

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    Book 57
    Book 57

    Nelson Mandela

    The complete story of Mandela's life, from his rural childhood to his time with the ANC, his fight against apartheid, hi... More

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    Young Reading Level 3: King Solomon's Mines

    This is a thrilling retelling of the classic adventure story by H. Rider Haggard, in the popular "Young Reading" series.... More

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    Book 59
    Book 59

    White Fang

    The classic tale of White Fang, half-wolf, half-dog, by Jack London retold for children ready to tackle longer and more ... More

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    Book 60
    Book 60

    Second World War

    This title offers a clear and informative account of how the Second World War began, the infamous battles and the conclu... More

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    Book 61
    Book 61

    Dracula

    A dramatic retelling of Bram Stoker's classic horror story retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex s... More

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    Book 62
    Book 62

    The Impressionists

    The story of one of the major art movements of the 19th Century told for children ready to tackle longer and more comple... More

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    Book 63
    Book 63

    Young Reading Plus Henry VIII

    A lively and intriguing biography of Henry VIII, full of fascinating facts, famous paintings and photos of historical ar... More

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    Book 64
    Book 64

    Wuthering Heights

    This is a new title in "Young Reading, Series Three". It is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allow... More

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    Book 65
    Book 65

    Oliver Twist

    In the dark, dangerous streets of Victorian London Oliver enters the world of people so poor and desperate that they wil... More

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