Come Home: Page Turners 1 (5-Pack)

  • AUTHORS: Sue Leather; Julian Thomlinson
  • ARTISTS: Martin Barrall; Jonathan D. Walker
  • COMPOSER: Meg Belviso
  • CONTRIBUTORS: Frank Brennan; Jonathan S. Rubens, R.N., M.P.A., Ed.D., CNAA
  • ILLUSTRATORS: Margaret Johnson; Jonathan S. Harbour
  • PHOTOGRAPHERS: Cathy Lawday; Jonathan C. Brown
  • SERIES EDITORS: Richard MacAndrew; Jonathan R. Tompkins
  • TRANSLATORS: Pamela Pollack; Jonathan J. Darrow
  • ISBN-13: 9781133305392 
  • Grade(s): 3 | 4 | 7 | 9 | 10
  • Best Buy Package 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2011     Published
  • Level(s): Pre-A1 | Starter
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About The Product

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

It's Samorn's first week at Brenton College in the US, and she already wants to leave. She misses Thailand, her family, and most of all, her boyfriend Lek. So when Lek asks her to come home, Samorn knows she has to make a hard decision...


  • Genre include Action, Romance, Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama, and more
  • Includes an additional non-fiction reading related to the story
  • FREE MP3 recording of every story available online
  • FREE photocopiable worksheets for each story for teachers
  • Glossary, review questions and answer key in each readers

About the Contributor

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Martin Barrall

  • Jonathan D. Walker

    Jonathan Walker became a Registered Massage Therapist in 1980 and began a private practice with Marsha Jelonek Walker. In 1994, after practicing and teaching massasge for 14 years, Jonathan received his Master's Degree in Education with a focus on Instructional Design for Learning Technologies. In addition to his continuing interest and involvement in spirituality, healing, and teaching, he has worked as a freelance writer and designer in insutructional media.

  • Meg Belviso

  • Frank Brennan

  • Jonathan S. Rubens, R.N., M.P.A., Ed.D., CNAA

    Regional Emergency Physicians, P.A. Emergency Department, High Point Regional Hospital, High Point, North Carolina.

  • Margaret Johnson

  • Jonathan S. Harbour

    Jonathan S. Harbour is an associate professor at the University of Advancing Technology (Tempe, AZ). His web site at includes an online forum and blog for book support. His most recent game projects are Starflight - The Lost Colony ( and Aquaphobia: Mutant Brain Sponge Madness (

  • Cathy Lawday

  • Jonathan C. Brown

    Jonathan C. Brown is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has published four single-authored books: A SOCIOECONOMIC HISTORY OF ARGENTINA, 1776-1860 (1979); OIL AND REVOUTION IN MEXICO (1993), LATIN AMERICA: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE COLONIAL PERIOD (2000), and A BRIEF HISTORY OF ARGENTINA (2003). Two of these books have been translated and published in Latin America. His first book on Argentina, published by Cambridge University Press, won the Bolton Prize, while the colonial volume won the Hamilton Prize of the University Cooperative Society. Brown also edited a collection of essays on workers and populism in Latin America and co-edited books on the Mexican oil industry and on Argentine social history. He has published articles in the AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, the LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH REVIEW, the HISPANIC AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, and in Mexican and Argentine academic journals. His long-range research project concerns the formation of the Mexican oil workers union. Between 1988 and 1998, Brown directed numerous seminars in U.S. studies for Latin American scholars, as well as a university affiliation project in U.S. studies with the Universidad de Chile that was funded by the United States Information Agency.

  • Richard MacAndrew

  • Jonathan R. Tompkins

    Jonathan Tompkins is a Professor of Public Administration at the University of Montana in Missoula. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, and has taught this course for 21 years.

  • Pamela Pollack

  • Jonathan J. Darrow

    Jonathan J. Darrow received his law degree from Duke University, and an M.B.A from Boston College. In 2009, he completed the L.L.M. program at Harvard Law School, where he is currently a candidate for the discipline’s highest degree, the S.J.D. Mr. Darrow has practiced corporate law in the Silicon Valley offices of Cooley Godward, and later with Wiley Rein & Fielding in Washington, D.C. Formerly, he served as a lecturer at Boston College and Assistant Professor of Business Law at Plymouth State University. His scholarship on intellectual property has appeared in the Stanford Technology Law Review, the NYU Journal of Legislation & Public Policy, the Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, and the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology.