The Accidental Tourist

The Accidental Tourist

By Anne Tyler; Jennifer Bassett (Retold by)

Oxford University Press, USA, Paperback, 9780194792158, 104pp.

Publication Date: November 2009

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.

About the Author
Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. This is her 17th novel. Her 11th, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. A member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, she lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Jennifer Bassett is one of the series editors for Oxford Bookworms. She lives and works in Devonshire, in the south west of England.