Eli Graded Readers: Gordon Pym - Edgar Allan Poe, Introduction, notes and activities by Janet Borsbey and Ruth Swan
Young Adult ELI Readers: 80 page fully-illustrated book + audio CD with extensive narrated excerpts from the book. Level A1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Eli Graded Readers: Gordon Pym - Edgar Allan Poe - Summary:
Edgar Allan Poe’s only novel is an exciting and unmissable story and a classic of American literature.
His name is Arthur Gordon Pym. He comes from Nantucket. Nantucket is a town in America, near the sea. People from Nantucket are often sailors. His grandfather is a lawyer. He’s famous and he’s very rich. Gordon Pym is very lucky. He is only eighteen years old, but he has a small boat. Its name is the Ariel. He often goes sailing on the Ariel, near Nantucket. He has a good education and a dream: he wants to go to sea. This is the story of his adventures at sea. He meets pirates, a ghost ship, and storms. He visits Kerguelen’s Land, Prince Edward’s Island and Tristan da Cunha before arriving in Antarctica.