Macmillan Readers Book Club 2015

 

2015 Book Club resources 

Below you will find all of the great books we read in 2015 – most with accompanying worksheets. 

 


Through the Looking GlasDecember’s book of the month: Through The Looking Glass
Level: Macmillan English Explorers Level 6 – B1+
Available to buy in print and as eBook.

You listen to the full audio book, find Teacher’s Notes and sample chapters here on the Macmillan Young Learners website.


Oliver TwistNovember’s book of the month: Oliver Twist
Level: Intermediate (B1)
Available to buy in print and as eBook.
Download the Oliver Twist reading record.

“Please Sir, can I have some more?” Dickens’s famous novel about the trials of a poor young orphan boy, brought up in the terrible conditions of a 19th-century English workhouse.


Owl Hall coverOctober’s book of the month: Owl Hall
Level: Pre-intermediate (A2-B1)
Available to buy in print and as eBook.
Download the Owl Hall reading record.

Kara and her family go on holiday to a place called Owl Hall. But there is something strange about Kara’s relationship with her family. As the story develops, we discover that everyone at Owl Hall has a secret – even the house itself!


Around the World in Eighty Days - 9780230026742July’s book of the month: Around the World in Eighty Days
Level: Starter (A1)
Available to buy in print and as eBook.
Download the Around the World in Eighty Days reading record.

Phileas Fogg makes a bet with his friends that he can travel around the world in 80 days. This is the wonderful story of Phileas’s adventures as he travels from country to country with his servant Passepartout.


A Midsummer Night's Dream - 9781405087278June’s book of the month: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Level: Pre-intermediate (A2-B1)
Available to buy in print and as eBook.
Download the A Midsummer Night’s Dream reading record.

When four young lovers get lost in the forest, the fairies that live there play jokes on them – turning love into hate and hate into love. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays.


Robin Hood - 9781405087230May’s book of the month: Robin Hood
Level: Pre-intermediate (A2-B1)
Available to buy in print and as eBook and audio download.
Download the Robin Hood reading record.

The classic folk tale of Robin Hood and his band of merry men, who rob from the rich to give to the poor.


OthelloApril’s book of the month: Othello
Level: Intermediate (B1)
Available to buy in print and as eBook and audio download.
Download the Othello reading record.

A story about power and revenge. Othello marries the beautiful daughter of a rich and powerful Venetian, but his friend Iago has other plans.


Book club, Wuthering HeightsMarch’s book of the month: Wuthering Heights
Level: Intermediate (B1)
Available to buy in print and as eBook and audio download.
Download the Wuthering Heights reading record.

On the harsh Yorkshire moors, the passionate and violent story of two generations of the Earnshaw and Linton families plays itself out.


Alice's Adventures in WonderlandFebruary’s book of the month: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Level: B1+
Available to buy in print, as eBook and as free audio download.
Download the Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland reading record.

One sunny day, Alice follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit hole … and into Wonderland! Wonderland is a very strange place and lots of very strange people live there. Alice has some wonderful adventures with the Mad Hatter, the March Hare and the Cheshire Cat. And she even plays a game of croquet with the frightening Queen of Hearts!