Our reading programs use real-world content to develop the English language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies required for academic success.

Our reading programs use real-world content to develop the English language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies required for academic success.

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Reading Explorer, Third Edition

A six-level reading series that prepares learners for academic success with highly visual, motivating National Geographic content, strong skills building, and useful vocabulary to help learners become effective and critical readers.

Language(s): American English

Level(s): A2, B1, B2, C1

21st Century Reading: Creative Thinking and Reading with TED Talks

A four-level academic series that uses powerful ideas from TED Talks to teach core reading skills, critical thinking, and the ability to express ideas in English.

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced, B1, B2, C1

Reading for Today, New Edition

A five-level academic reading series that uses National Geographic content and images to systematically develop reading, critical thinking, and vocabulary skills.

Language(s): American English

Reading and Vocabulary Focus

A four-level academic series that uses National Geographic content to provide the essential reading and vocabulary skills necessary for academic success.

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-beginning, Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, Advanced

ACTIVE Skills for Reading

A five-level reading series that uses realistic passage types to help students become confident, independent, and active readers.

Language(s): American English

20th Century American Short Stories

These classic texts introduce your students to American literature through a rich selection of contemporary authors from the twentieth century.

Language(s): American English

Single item results

21st Century Reading 1

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), B1

Robin Longshaw; Laurie Blass

9781305264595

1st Edition

21st Century Reading 2, American English, Student Book

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate, B1, B2

Laurie Blass; Mari Vargo; Euni...

9781305265707

1st Edition

21st Century Reading 3, American English, Student Book

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, High-intermediate, B2

Laurie Blass; Mari Vargo; Ingr...

9781305265714

1st Edition

21st Century Reading 4, American English, Student Book

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, High-intermediate, Advanced, B2, C1

Laurie Blass; Jessica Williams

9781305265721

1st Edition

Reading for Today 1: Themes

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning

Lorraine C. Smith; Nancy Nici ...

9781305579958

4th Edition

Reading for Today 2: Insights

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US)

Lorraine C. Smith; Nancy Nici ...

9781305579972

5th Edition

Reading for Today 3: Issues

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate

Lorraine C. Smith; Nancy Nici ...

9781305579989

5th Edition

Reading for Today 4: Concepts

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-intermediate

Lorraine C. Smith; Nancy Nici ...

9781305579996

4th Edition

Reading for Today 5: Topics

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Advanced

Lorraine C. Smith; Nancy Nici ...

9781305580008

5th Edition

Reading and Vocabulary Focus 1

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-beginning

Jo McEntire

9781285173191

1st Edition

Reading and Vocabulary Focus 2

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US)

Deborah Gordon; Laurie Blass

9781285173313

1st Edition

Reading and Vocabulary Focus 3

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate

Jessica Williams

9781285173368

1st Edition

Reading and Vocabulary Focus 4

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Advanced

Catherine Mazur-Jefferies

9781285173412

1st Edition

ACTIVE Skills for Reading Intro

Language(s): American English

Neil J. Anderson

9781133308126

3rd Edition

ACTIVE Skills for Reading 1

Language(s): American English

Neil J. Anderson

9781133307990

3rd Edition

ACTIVE Skills for Reading 2

Language(s): American English

Neil J. Anderson

9781133308034

3rd Edition

ACTIVE Skills for Reading 3

Language(s): American English

Neil J. Anderson

9781133308065

3rd Edition

ACTIVE Skills for Reading 4

Language(s): American English

Neil J. Anderson

9781133308096

3rd Edition

Reading Explorer Foundations

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Elementary (UK), A2

David Bohlke; Becky Tarver Cha...

9780357116289

3rd Edition

Reflections

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate

John Dennis; Suzanne Griffin

9780838448465

2nd Edition

Insights and Ideas

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-intermediate, B2

Patricia Ackert; Anne L. Nebel

9780155997196

2nd Edition

Reading Explorer 1

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning, A2, B1

David Bohlke; Nancy Douglas

9780357116258

3rd Edition

20th Century American Short Stories: Volume 2

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-intermediate, Advanced

Jean A. McConochie

9780838448519

2nd Edition

Reading Explorer 5

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Advanced, C1

David Bohlke; Nancy Douglas; H...

9780357116302

3rd Edition

Life, Language, & Literature

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-beginning, Intermediate

Linda Robinson Fellag

9780838439654

1st Edition

Reading Explorer 3

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, B2

David Bohlke; Nancy Douglas

9780357116272

3rd Edition

Reading Explorer 4

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-intermediate, B2, C1

David Bohlke; Paul MacIntyre; ...

9780357116296

3rd Edition

20th Century American Short Stories: Volume 1

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-intermediate, Advanced

Jean A. McConochie

9780838448502

2nd Edition

Reading Explorer 2

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), B1, B2

David Bohlke; Paul MacIntyre

9780357116265

3rd Edition

20th Century American Short Stories: Anthology

Language(s): American English

Level(s): High-intermediate, Advanced

Jean A. McConochie

9780838461464

1st Edition

Reading and Vocabulary Focus 1 with eBook

Language(s): American English

Jo McEntire

9781305589421

1st Edition

Reading and Vocabulary Focus 2 with eBook

Language(s): American English

Deborah Gordon; Laurie Blass

9781305589438

1st Edition

Reading and Vocabulary Focus 3 with eBook

Language(s): American English

Jessica Williams

9781305589445

1st Edition

Reading and Vocabulary Focus 4 with eBook

Language(s): American English

Catherine Mazur-Jefferies

9781305589452

1st Edition

National Geographic Learning reading programs use real-world content to teach learners to read accurately and confidently in English. Through content from National Geographic and TED Talks, our reading programs prepare learners for the academic classroom and the world by developing their language and skills in reading, vocabulary and critical thinking.