These 19 stories designed for beginners form the core read aloud experience in my classes. Translated by a team of native French speakers and lavishly illustrated, each story has margin notes… (Available soon )

Level 1 French

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This book of hilarious short stories is not for the faint of heart. These stories were written and illustrated by some very talented and creative high school students in Madame Mendoza’s French 1 class… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1/2 French

Caroline, a French high-schooler, is looking forward to spending her summer on “Butterfly Island”, the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. For Caroline,… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1/2 French

Outrageous language learning novel for high beginner/low intermediate students of French. “An easy, comical… (read more & purchase access)

Late level 1 / Level 2 French

Ned is a lonely young narwhal who sees a tourist drop his phone into the freezing water off the coast of Antarctica. Ned sets off on an adventure… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 French

When Alice, a girl who lives in the south of France, finds out she and her family are moving to Paris in a month, she is far from happy. Her friend suggests… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 French

Khadra is trying to deal with her recent falling out with her best friend, Alice. As she reflects on Alice’s betrayal, she makes an unlikely new friend and… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 French

When Camille finds out her beloved dance teacher, choreographer, and studio owner is leaving, she is worried about her future. Studio Pineapple, where she has been dancing for five years, might close or be sold to… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 French

Have you ever played the game “Mafia” in your World Language class? One day Ms. Smith’s 10th-grade class plays this strange game. Anaïs begins to find some disturbing clues. Suddenly, it’s not just a game anymore… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 French

Annabelle thinks she knows pen pal Melissa well. When Annabelle from France visits Melissa in the US, a Halloween trip to an amusement park reveals that Melissa is not the person Annabelle thought she was… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 French

When Jean-Christophe leaves his native France to study a year in Louisiana, he has no idea that he will learn the hard way that some legends are true, that love is complicated, and that sometimes your worst fear will continue to haunt you for a long time… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 French

When Sofia and Tristan travel to Paris to complete their studies, they unwittingly become part of the story of France’s rich history. From the depths of the dark catacombs to the heights of the vaulted cathedrals… (read more & purchase access)

Level 3 French





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A GRAPHIC NOVEL FOR BEGINNING GERMAN LANGUAGE LEARNERS

“Ich Bin Max” is a comprehensible book written for beginners. The book contains… (read more and purchase)

Level 1 German

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Level 1 German





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This collection of short stories is designed for absolute beginners. Each of the 5 chapters consists of 3 shorter readings and 1 longer reading… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Japanese

Lisa follows her love of anime to Japan.  On her first day of school she learns about Japan and hopes to make a friend.  Will she live happily ever after in Japan?  Will she run away to Canada to get away from her embarrassing mother?… (read more & purchase access)

late Level 1 / level 2 Japanese

Kai thought he was just a normal kid, with a normal pet dog, and a normal father.  Follow Kai as he leaves Earth behind and starts to discover the truth about himself and his family… (read more & purchase access)

late Level 3 / level 4 Japanese






Was there a time when you or your younger siblings went through some kind of gross phase? Rufus is a Roman boy who likes to be muddy. He wants to be covered in mud everywhere in Rome, but quickly learns from Romans who bathe daily that it’s not OK to do so in public. Can Rufus find a way to be muddy? (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Monsters and ghosts…could they be real?! Is YOUR house haunted? Have YOU ever seen a ghost? Quintus is home alone when things start to go bump in the night in this scary novella. It works well with any Roman House unit, and would be a quick read for anyone interested in Pliny’s ghost story. (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Syra likes being alone, but there are too many people everywhere in Rome! Taking her friend’s advice, Syra travels to the famous coastal towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum in search of solitude. Can she find it? (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

NEW!!! Poenica purpurāria (16 cognates, 19 other words)
Poenica is an immigrant from Tyre, the Phoenician city known for its purple. She’s an extraordinary purple-dyer who…(read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Piso minds his Ps and Qs..(and Cs…and Ns and Os) in this alliterative tongue-twisting tale touching upon the Roman concepts of otium and negotium. Before Piso becomes a little poet, early signs of an old curmudgeon can be seen. (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Drusilla is a Roman girl who loves to eat, but doesn’t know how precious her favorite foods are. In this tale featuring all kinds of Romans living within, and beyond their means, will Drusilla discover how fortunate she is? (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Lars is the king of Clusium, a city in ancient Italy, and it is good to be the king. He has fame, wealth, and power—everything he could ever want. He even has a best friend, Titus, the royal scribe. But all good things must come to an end… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Rufus is a Roman boy who excitedly awaits an upcoming fight featuring the best gladiator, Crixaflamma. After a victorious gladiatorial combat in the Flavian Amphitheater (i.e. Colosseum), Crixaflamma’s weapons suddenly go missing! Can Rufus help find the missing weapons? (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Piso can’t seem to write any poetry. He’s distracted, and can’t sleep. What’s going on?! Is he sick?! Is it anxiety?! Has he lost his inspiration?! On Syra’s advice, Piso seeks mystical remedies that have very—different—effects. Can he persevere? (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

This book might challenge your world view, and that’s a good thing. It’s about time (i.e. it’s way, way, way overdue). One major reason for writing sitne amor? is an increasing need for students in more diverse Latin classrooms to refer to themselves… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Drusilla lives next to Piso. Like many Romans, she likes to eat, especially peacocks! As the Roman army returns, she awaits a big dinner party celebrating her father’s homecoming. One day, however, she sees a suspicious figure give something to her brother. Who was it? … (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Agrippina is the mother of Rufus and Piso. She wears dresses and prepares dinner like other Roman mothers, but she has a secret—she is strong, likes wearing armor, and can fight just like her husband! Can she keep this secret from … (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

What became of the quest that Quintus’ mother entrusted to Sextus and Syra in Drusilla et convivium magarum? Quintus finds himself alone in a dark wood (or so he thinks). Divine intervention is needed to keep Quintus safe, but can… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Eumachia rose from humble origins to be an influential patron and priestess within the city of Pompeii. Through her successful vineyards and workshops, she gained great wealth… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Polyphemus the Cyclops’ life is pretty simple: he looks after his sheep, hangs out in his cave, writes (horrible) poetry, eats his homemade cheese . . . until one day a ship arrives on his peaceful island, bringing with it invaders and turning his world upside down…. (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

They’re the original dysfunctional family! Rivalry! Jealousy! Poison! Betrayal! Gods! Titans! Cyclopes! Monsters! Magical Goats! Read all about the trials and tribulations of Greek mythology’s original royal family! Suitable for all novice Latin readers…. (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Sibling Rivalry! Jealously! Theft! Fire! War! Robots! Volcanoes! Man-Eating Vultures! And the world’s first brain surgery! After the great war between the Titans and the gods… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Jealousy! Treachery! Mysteries! Love Triangles! Pigs! Weddings! Transformations! Magic Potions! Volcanoes! Evil Spirits! Mechanical Frogs! And more! Those crazy Olympians wreak havoc in heaven and earth in this action-packed, humorous adaptation of the myth of Pandora…. (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Princess Ariadna’s family is . . . well . . . complicated. Her father Minos, king of Crete, ignores her. Her mother is insane. Her half-brother is a literal monster—the Minotaur who lives deep within the twisting paths of the Labyrinth. When a handsome stranger arrives on the island… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Latin

Piccius is not your average Roman chicken. Sure, he lives in a chicken coop like other chickens. But, the gods tell him their will and Piccius shares the gods’ will to the Romans through Marcus, the Pullarius… if only Roman generals… (read more & purchase access)

Late level 1 / level 2 Latin

Niceros is a Greek slave on the run in ancient Italy, avoiding capture, and seeking his one true love, Melissa. However, a chance encounter at an inn sets in motion a harrowing chain of events that lead to murder, mayhem, mystery, and a bit of magic… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 Latin

Piso is a Roman boy who wants to be a great poet like Virgil. His family, however, wants him to be a soldier like his father. Can Piso convince his family that poetry is a worthwhile profession? (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 Latin

Surus the Elephant is the mightest and largest elephant in the army and as such is Hannibal’s favorite. This novella recounts the stories of Surus the Elephant and Mago, his Mahout (elephant trainer), as they …. (read more & purchase access)

Level 2/3 Latin

Tiberius is on the run. Fleeing from an attacking Germanic tribe, the soldier finds himself separated from the Roman army. Trying to escape Gaul, he gets help from an unexpected source—a magical druid priestess (a “Gaul” in his language, “Celt” in hers). With her help… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 / 3 Latin

Lucanus, a Roman citizen travelling through Greece, has a big problem: he is far from home, broke, and desperate to make some quick money. A job opportunity soon comes his way, with a big reward: one hundred gold coins! The catch?…  (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 / 3 Latin

A horse is a horse, of course, of course . . . well, unless that horse happens to be Incitatus, who not only is the famous “victor” of the Circus Maximus but also the favorite of the Emperor Caligula… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2/3 Latin

Augustus has risen to power and, having conquered Egypt, may soon be at the door of Queen Amanirenas, queen of Nubia. Rather than wait for her country to be invaded… (read more & purchase access)

Level 3 Latin





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Late level 1 / Level 2 Portuguese






A GRAPHIC NOVEL FOR BEGINNING SPANISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: “Soy Carlos” is a comprehensible book written for beginners. The book contains illustrations for every… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Spanish

These 19 stories designed for beginners form the core read aloud experience in my classes. Proofread by a team of native Spanish speakers and lavishly illustrated, each story has margin notes and… (read more & purchase)

Level 1 Spanish

A GRAPHIC NOVEL FOR BEGINNING SPANISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: The book contains illustrations for every sentence. In the first chapter, Carlos celebrates… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Spanish

#yotambien is a level 1 #metoo novel.

Christina is a typical teenager who hangs out with her best friend Yessica… (read more & purchase access)

Level 1 Spanish

How do you survive when death is never more than 3 feet away? Swimming to a deserted island after his plane exploded, Caden thought he had escaped the worst… (read more & purchase access)

Late level 1 Spanish

Outrageous language learning novel for high beginner/low intermediate students of Spanish. “An easy, comical”… (read more & purchase access)

Late level 1 / Level 2 Spanish

GRAPHIC NOVEL: Miriam lives in her own little world. She is deaf, and in the early 1980s in Nicaragua, there are not many opportunities for deaf children. Miriam uses simple gestures with her family to meet her basic needs, but her family wishes… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 Spanish

La obsesión digital: Nuria and her family are utterly dependent on technology. Her parents, once a tranquil and loving couple, struggle to balance… (read more and purchase access) 

Level 2 Spanish

When Alicia, a teenage girl who lives in the town of Liberia, Costa Rica, finds out she and her family are moving to San José in a month, she is far from happy. Her friend suggests… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 Spanish

Luisauny puede is a level 2 biography. Luisauny is a shy girl from deep in the heart of the Dominican Republic. She lives in a small, tight-knit community called Bobita. But there is a dark side of Bobita… (read more and purchase access)

Level 2 Spanish

When a potential new friend convinces Pancho to sneak into the Guanajuato Mummy Museum at night, unexpected events send them on an adventure around the city… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 Spanish

Caras vemos is a level 2 mystery novel. A girl wakes up hurt and disoriented with no memory of who or where she is… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 Spanish

Blake is a college freshman. Isadora is a Chilean volleyball player. To communicate with Isadora, Blake enlists the help of Lupe, a Mexican-American student… (read more & purchase access)

Level 2 Spanish

EnREDados is an anthology of short stories with the connective theme of social media. There are three entertaining, heartwarming, yet cautionary lessons about the world of social media…. (read more & purchase access)

Level 2/3 Spanish

Meche splits her time between her father’s home in Baja California Sur, Mexico and her mother’s family in San Diego, USA. She helps her father run boat tours of the whale birthing lagoons in San Ignacio, Baja California Sur… (read more & purchase access)

Level 3 Spanish

La ciudad de la Gran Diosa is a “Pick Your Own Path” interactive novel for level 3.

You are on a school trip to Mexico City. Curiosity becomes obsession… (read more and purchase access)

Level 3 Spanish

Agustina is visiting Argentina with her parents and annoying little brother when she has a supernatural experience. Will she escape or be forever entombed in “La ciudad de los muertos”? (read more & purchase access)

Level 3 Spanish

Ángela and Kari have been best friends forever. If there is one thing that Angela has learned from their friendship, it’s that Kari doesn’t have the best luck in picking boyfriends… (read more & purchase access)

Level 3+ Spanish


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