Presque mort

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An engaging story, with a taste of romance, about Kyla Henry, an American girl who goes to high school in Brittany. She meets many new people, among whom are two French boys, a nice one and a mean one. Will the mean one turn out well? And is there a chance for romance?

This novel is also available as audio book


  • 400 unique words
  • 51 pages of text
  • written in present tense, both 3rd and 1st person singular
  • setting: Michigan and Brittany (France)


"The story is simple and recognizable. A helpful addition in this book are the many chat conversations and diary entries, which allow you to read the story not only in 3rd person, but also in 1st person singular. And to pick up some typical French chat language "


Information for teachers

Themes in this novel are friendship, dealing with bullying and the notion that loneliness can be a cause of bullying behaviour.


Class set

Would you like to order a set of 20 of more copies* for your class? We will give you a 10% discount (only for 20 or more copies of the same title). Please, order the novels via e-mail. Due to relatively small stock numbers, we advise you to order timely. Delivery time will be up to 2-3 weeks.


*All books and novels are copyright protected, which means that copying this book for use in your classroom is not permitted.

Author: Lisa Ray Turner en Blaine Ray
Year of publication: revised edition, 2018
Number of pages: 51, plus a glossary
ISBN: 9781603722285
Illustrated: Yes
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