Help your students read their way to better English with this new edition of the world's best graded readers - now with a new range of World Stories, fully revised Factfiles, more audio, and new tests. The new edition includes the original Bookworms stories, plus the Starters, Playscripts and Factfiles, making it easy for you to see the full choice of books at each Stage. The highly acclaimed seven-stage system of grading, from Starter to Stage 6, remains the same, helping you to find the right level for all your students. The Oxford Bookworms Library provides superb reading and student / teacher support for the classroom, and is also highly recommended for schools running Extensive Reading Programmes, offering the right range of books that encourage students to read for pleasure.
Stunning NEW covers, to get students interested from the start.
NEW World Stories - collections of short stories written in English from around the world - Africa, Australia, South Asia and more...
UPDATED Factfiles, with NEW text and colour photos, and a new look.
UPDATED Tests, including a NEW Multiple-choice Test for every book.
NEW Teacher's Handbook for each Stage, with answers to the activities in all the books.
UPDATED Activity Worksheets with a story summary & worksheets at Stages 1-4.
MORE books available with Audio for students to listen to the complete text.
Illustrations (including new ones in selected stories) to support the book and help introduce new vocabulary.
About the Author information, Glossary and Activities section at the back of every book.
FREE answer keys, tests, story summaries, and photocopiable activities from www.oup.com/elt/bookworms
Thriller & Adventure
In the second century AD, when the Ninth Roman Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain, not one man came back. Four thousand men disappeared, and the Eagle, the symbol of the Legion's honour, was lost. Years later there is a story that the Eagle has been seen again. So Marcus Aquila, whose father disappeared with the Ninth, travels north, to find the Eagle and bring it back, and to learn how his father died. But the tribes of the north are wild and dangerous, and they hate the Romans . . .
- Publication Date:
- 27 / 12 / 2007
- 129 x 198 x 7mm