The Brinker family is poor, but they love each other. Hans and his sister, Gretel have to work hard. Sometimes, they can't go to school. They have to help their mother earn money and take care of their sick father. Then Hans and Gretel hear about special race. The winner will get a pair of silver skates! But how can Hans and Gretel join the race? They don't have skates to race in.
Young Learners Classic Readers provide beginning English-language learners enjoyable and easy reading practice of famous stories from around the world. Young English-language learners will enjoy developing their vocabulary and reading fluency with the easy-to-read adaptations included in this varied collection of well-known tales for children.
Each story includes:
A short introduction
A picture gallery of characters
A story including full-color illustrations and highlighted dialog for easy recognition of spoken language
A short playlet
A word list with pictures