Introduce your students to the works of famous American authors, while helping them build their reading, vocabulary, writing, and discussion skills. The Great American Stories series features adaptations of classic stories that progress in difficulty throughout each collection.Each Student Book in the series includes: An introduction to the passage with helpful biographical and contextual information. Prereading exercises to develop skills in scanning and skimming. A key words paragraph that introduces the story and vocabulary integral to comprehension. A variety of exercises to reinforce comprehension and build language skills.Draper, C. G. is the author of 'Great American Stories 1', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130309679 and ISBN 0130309672.