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2000-2009 English Novel Online Print

The sisterhood of the travelling pants

Four best friends find some old jeans that seem to fit each of them perfectly. Believing the pants to be somewhat magical, they decide to share them over the summer as they each embark on a different adventure

Year of Release: 2001

Author(s): Ann Brashares

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2010-2019 English Novel Online Print

Little bee: a novel

Little Bee, an illegal Nigerian refugee, seeks the help of Sarah and her husband Andrew, whom she met a few years prior. As the story unfolds, and as they try to navigate the situation, we learn more about the circumstances that brought them together in the first place.

Year of Release: 2010

Author(s): Chris Cleave

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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

Meet Cute Diary

Noah, a trans boy, believes to be an expert when it comes to romance. With his blog, the Meet Cute Diary, he invents stories about transgender love and helps trans readers all around the world to come out. However, when his blog is revealed to only include fictious stories, he gets himself into a fake relationship, which turns out to be very different from what he expected. He realizes that dating in real life is not quite the same as the love stories on his blog.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Emery Lee

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53180089-meet-cute-diary

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/Meet-Cute-Diary-English-Emery-ebook/dp/B08F7SD1VX

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2010-2019 CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Print

Driving by Starlight

Leena and Mishie, sixteen-year-old best friends, get excitement in their small rebellions against the Saudi cultural police by wearing forbidden clothing, flirting, and listening to prohibited music. Leena wants to go to university and experience being independent, she wants a different life.

Year of Release: 2018

Author(s): Anat Deracine

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2010-2019

Tell the Wolves I’m Home

June has only ever been understood by her uncle, Finn. At fourteen, June didn’t have many friends and felt most comfortable when she was in Finn’s company. However, Finn suddenly dies which completely changes June’s world.

Year of Release: 2012

Author(s): Carol Rifka Brunt

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/12875258-tell-the-wolves-i-m-home

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2020-today CEFR B2 eBook Extensive Length (more than 8 hrs) Extracts - Well Suited for Teaching With Extracts Novel Print

West with Giraffes

Woodrow Wilson Nickel is 105 years old and feels his life is ebbing away at an assisted living residence. He tells the most memorable story of his youth when he helped to get two giraffes to Southern California and met the love of his life. Woodrow grew up in the Texas Panhandle where he lost his parents and sister during the Great Depression. The year is 1938. Penniless due to the lingering depression, rowdy Woodrow arrives in New York after the hurricane devastated the coast. He ends up driving a truck on a twelve-day road trip to Southern California taking the two giraffes to the San Diego Zoo.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Lynda Rutledge

Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGMuq8uPLko

Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56449476-west-with-giraffes?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=Q0r0lvK7EB&rank=1

ISBN: 9781542023344

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Ch. 1 deals with the consequences of the Great Depression



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