Lesson 3: Friendship

Harry’s Restaurant Gulzar loved telling jokes that were not too funny, but his friend Harry thought that they were hilarious. Harry always laughed so hard that tears rolled down his cheeks. One day Gulzar asked his friend, “Do you want …

Lesson 2: The Story of Edmund Hillary

Edmund Hillary was born on July 20, 1919 in Auckland, New Zealand. As a young child, he lived in a tiny village. He described himself as “a small and rather lonely child.” Indeed, he was shy and studious, often buried in books. He …

Lesson 1: City and Village

Sushma lived in the city. Each night, she fell asleep listening to different sounds. Loud music played outside her window. A train rumbled down the tracks. Sometimes a fire engine or a police car zoomed by. One day, her family moved away from the …