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Reading is an integral part of developing proficiency in a new language. Our graded readers lend themselves to extensive and intensive reading in Spanish, German, French, and Italian with engaging topics that take students of all levels on an instructional adventure.

Reading is an integral part of developing proficiency in a new language. Our graded readers lend themselves to extensive and intensive reading in Spanish, German, French, and Italian with engaging topics that take students of all levels on an instructional adventure.

Spanish readers

Books designed to make learning Spanish fun in the most comprehensible and complete way. For all audiences, from K-12 to Higher Education and adult learners.

Lola Lago & Asociados
The new adventures of the world-famous Spanish detective.

This series is recommended for higher education
Lola Lago
The exciting adventures of the world-famous Spanish detective.

This series is recommended for higher education
Serie América Latina
Culture and adventure in Latin America.
24 horas en español
Culture, community, language, and heritage are explored through stories set in different U.S. cities.
Un día en…
One day, one Spanish-speaking city, one story.
Grandes personajes
Captivating biographies of some of the most interesting, Spanish-speaking personalities.
Gael
Graphic novels for young people and adults.
Aventura joven
Adventures of a group of teenagers in several Spanish-speaking countries.

This series is recommended for K-12
Pepa Villa, taxista en Barcelona
Adventures of a female cab driver in Barcelona (written in colloquial Spanish).
Hacerse mayor
Funny stories and interesting topics for teenagers: friends, love relationships, social networks…

This series is recommended for K-12
Marca España
Readers on Spanish culture.

This series is recommended for K-12
Marca América Latina
Readers on Latin American cultures.

This series is recommended for K-12
Aires de fiesta latina
An English journalist travels through different countries in Latin America.

This series is recommended for higher education
El puesto de la fruta y otros relatos
Spain seen through the eyes of a foreigner.

This series is recommended for higher education
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German readers

Complete series for beginner to advanced learners in which students acquire a deeper understanding of the language, in class or at their own pace.

Stadt, Land, Fluss..
Suspenseful, culture-rich stories for teens, featuring colorful illustrations and photos that bring the action to life.

This series is recommended for K-12
Zack: Deutsch lernen mit Comics
4 Touché comic strips by Tom as well as excerpts from 3 award-winning comic books are didactically prepared for learners on novice to intermediate levels.

This series is recommended for K-12
Klassiker trifft Comic

Each book begins with a graphic novel version of the story followed by the original version of the text.

This series is recommended for higher education

Leichte Lektüren für Jugendliche

Novels written for teenagers by renowned German authors with Course materials designed by the Goethe Institute.

This series is recommended for K-12

Einfach loslesen!
Short and clever stories that feature cross-cultural encounters in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

This series is recommended for higher education
Einfach weiterlesen!

This reader series focuses on the diverse migrant population in Germany and its experiences integrating into German culture.

This series is recommended for higher education

leicht & klasse

Leicht & klasse accompanies the textbook series Klasse! and offers entertaining stories, exercises for reading comprehension and information about living in Germany.

This series is recommended for K-12

leicht & logisch

Entertaining stories from the lives of Pia, Paul, Robbie, and Nadja, the characters from Portfolio Deutsch.

This series is recommended for K-12

leicht & genial

Entertaining stories from the everyday lives of German teenagers.

This series is recommended for K-12

Lesen mal 2
Reader Series for young learners (8+), which offers one story with two perspectives including two proficiency levels – Ideal for differentiation in elementary school!

This series is recommended for K-12
Deutsch – leichter lesen
A new series featuring original texts in an abridged and simplified version to accommodate learners of German.

This series is recommended for K-12
Die Brüder Boateng

The moving story of the three brothers who grew up in different neighborhoods in Berlin.

This series is recommended for higher education

Teen Readers

Exciting stories geared for teenagers ages 11 through 17.

This series is recommended for K-12

Schlau mit blau

Motivating and engaging youth literature in an abridged and simplified version to accommodate young readers, 12+ years old.

This series is recommended for K-12

Easy Readers (DaF)

Original texts in an abridged and simplified version to accommodate learners of German.

This series is recommended for K-12

Leo & Co.
People of all ages and backgrounds are the heroes of these stories with colored illustrations, culturally authentic photos, glossary and audio available.

This series is recommended for K-12
Lies & schreib mit!
This new reader series fosters students’ reading and writing skills by containing blank spaces in which students write their own ideas.

This series is recommended for K-12
Tatort DaF
Gripping crime stories for adult learners taking place in various settings in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

This series is recommended for higher education
Detektiv Müller
Suspenseful mystery stories set in German-speaking countries for teens and adults.

This series is recommended for K-12
Wer ist eigentlich …?
These 3 three non-fiction texts introduce well-known characters from the fields of science, politics, culture and society.

This series is recommended for K-12
Deutsch³
One story told from three perspectives in three proficiency levels for diverse learner groups or for self-study.

This series is recommended for K-12
Kletts bunte Lesewelt: Märchen
This series is suitable for young readers, with each fairytale containing detailed and lovingly designed illustrations that foster reading comprehension.

This series is recommended for K-12
Kletts bunte Lesewelt
Kletts bunte Lesewelt is a teacher’s manual that accompanies the readers Mecki Dudel und seine Band, Mira zieht ans Meer, Max und der Ozeanriese, and Die Bremer Stadmusikanten.

This series is recommended for K-12
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French readers

Learners are immersed in French-speaking cultures as they travel through Paris, Montreal, Brussels… continuing their language journey to proficiency in French!

Intrigues policières
Captivating stories, each set in a different region of the francophone world.

This series is recommended for higher education
La France en chansons
Comic books about great French singers and musicians: Brel, Piaf, Brassens…

This series is recommended for higher education
Une journée, une aventure
One day, one French-speaking city, one adventure.

This series is recommended for higher education
Manon (graphic novels)
Graphic novels for adults.

This series is recommended for higher education
Alex Leroc, journaliste
Adventures of a French journalist.

This series is recommended for higher education
Planète ados
Stories about today’s teenagers.

This series is recommended for K-12
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Italian readers

Innovative interactive books to discover Italian culture through its cities and its people. A journey full of excitement and life on every page!

Giallo all’italiana

The investigations of police commissioner De Angelis. 

Un fine settimana a…

Captivating readers to discover the most important Italian cities.

Arte e cucina

A journey through Italian art and cuisine.

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Other supplements

Grammar

The perfect companion to any textbook. With clear and well-illustrated explanations, our grammar books can be used in the classroom or independently.

Test preparation

Practice activities, grammar summaries, and sample tests to help prepare you for official proficiency exams.

Skills

Effective resources to enhance the four language learning skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Grammar

The perfect companion to any textbook. With clear and well-illustrated explanations, our grammar books can be used in the classroom or independently.

Test preparation

Practice activities, grammar summaries, and sample tests to help prepare you for official proficiency exams.

Skills

Effective resources to enhance the four language learning skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Immersive cultural and language learning through reading

Delivering the best graded readers is the result of combining students’ proficiency levels with age-appropriate topics of interest and thoughtfully-curated additional resources to help them learn: glossaries, audio books, audio tracks, supplementary activities, and more! Discover all the possibilities that our digital and print readers have to offer.

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Immersive cultural and language learning through reading

Delivering the best graded readers is the result of combining students’ proficiency levels with age-appropriate topics of interest and thoughtfully-curated additional resources to help them learn: glossaries, audio books, audio tracks, supplementary activities, and more! Discover all the possibilities that our digital and print readers have to offer.

Looking for professional
development
resources?

Online sessions

Join us live from anywhere in the world or enjoy the recordings at your convenience. An endless number of topics is waiting for you!

On site conferences

Meet face-to-face to discover and share your best practices with fellow professionals and experts.