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Oxford Bookworms Library: The President's Murder

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Oxford Bookworms Library: The President's Murder

Level 1: 400-Word Vocabulary

Third Edition

Format: Paperback
See also: e-book | e-book

The President is dead! A man is running in the night. He is afraid and needs to rest. But there are people behind him - people with lights, and dogs, and guns. A man is standing in front of a desk. His boss is very angry, and the man is tired and needs to sleep. But first he must find the other man, and bring him back - dead or alive. Two men: the hunter and the hunted. Which will win and which will lose? Long live the President!

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-478917-2
  • Price: $ 9.38
  • Pages: 64
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 198x129 inches

Level 1:

400-Word Vocabulary

Average Page Count (Main Text):40

Average Word Count: 5,200

Lexile Measures: 310L-960L

Approx. Reading Level: Grades 1-10

Key features

  • Word count 5,270
  • Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover
  • Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension
  • Activities build language skills and check understanding
  • Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary
  • Free editable tests for every book
  • Selected Bookworms are available for your tablet or computer through the Oxford Learner's Bookshelf


This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.

Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.

Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.

Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.

Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.

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