Page Turners Reading Library

  • AUTHORS: Irene Barrall; Meg Belviso; Frank Brennan; Margaret Johnson; Cathy Lawday; Sue Leather; Richard MacAndrew; Pamela Pollack; Jane Rollason; Julian Thomlinson; Andrew Watson
  • ©2012  | Published
  • Recommended For: Higher Education | Private Language Schools | Summer School
  • Grade(s): 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12
  • Subject(s): Graded Readers


About the Program

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Series Editors: Sue Leather, Julian Thomlinson, and Rob Waring

Page Turners is a 12-level series of original high-interest readers for learners of English. Fun and easy to read, this is a series learners won’t want to put down!

  • Genres include action, romance, thriller, crime, mystery, drama, and more!
  • Each reader includes a review section assessing comprehension, an additional non-fiction passage related to the topic, and glossary!
  • Free MP3 recordings of every reader are available online.
  • Downloadable worksheets are available for instructors online.

About the Author

  • Irene Barrall

  • Meg Belviso

  • Frank Brennan

  • Margaret Johnson

  • Cathy Lawday

  • Sue Leather

    Sue Leather (MA) is a full-time ELT consultant and writer. She has been writing original learner fiction since 1990, and is now also an editor. In 2000, she set up her own consultancy group and now works on educational projects all over the world. Her main interests within ELT are materials development, teacher training and trainer training. Currently, Sue is Series Development Editor on the new Page Turners graded reading series.

  • Richard MacAndrew

  • Pamela Pollack

  • Jane Rollason

  • Julian Thomlinson

    Julian Thomlinson (MA) is a full-time writer and creative consultant. He has been involved in the ELT industry since 1993 as a teacher, teacher-trainer, examiner, publisher, editor and author. Julian has been involved in the production of a number of previous titles for Heinle Cengage, such as Speak Out!, First Class and the Foundations Reading Library. He has also worked as a professional writer in a number of other fields, including the film and television industry. Currently, as well as coauthoring Sequences, Julian is the story editor on the new Page Turners graded reading series.

  • Andrew Watson

Products Included

LLL Awards

National Geographic Learning is proud to announce that Kilimanjaro, part of the Page Turner Reading Library series, has recently been named a winner of the 11th Annual Language Learner Literature Award, in the Adolescent & Adult: Intermediate category.

The Language Learner Literature Awards were established in 2004 by the Extensive Reading Foundation, an unaffiliated, not-for profit organization that supports and promotes extensive reading in language education. The Award aims to support the development of language learner literature in English, and to encourage extensive reading in language education. An international jury chose the winning book in six categories, taking into account the Internet votes and comments of students and teachers around the world.

Kilimanjaro, by Margaret Johnson, was named the winner of the 2015 LLL Award in the Adolescent & Adult: Intermediate category. Learn more about Kilimanjaro here.

Page Turners Reading Library titles that have been acknowledged by the LLL Awards include:

  • Oscar’s Journey - Adolescent & Adult: Upper Intermediate & Advanced Finalist (2014)
  • Joe Faust - Adolescent & Adult: Upper Intermediate & Advanced Winner (2012)
  • Roommates - Adolescent & Adult: Beginner Finalist (2012)
  • Running Free - Adolescent & Adult: Elementary Finalist (2012)