The call of the wild
Part of the Penguin Readers series
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language.
With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR).
Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills.
Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Visit the Penguin Readers websiteExclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys. In 1897, people found gold in the Klondike, Canada.
Thousands of people traveled there to find more gold.
They needed big, strong dogs to work for them. This is the story of one of those dogs, Buck. A man takes him from his family in California, and Buck has to pull a sled in Canada.
Will he survive?
4Y Designed for home learning, 5AN Interest age: from c 12 years, ELH ELT graded readers, YFA Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFP Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)