Readers for Teens provide engaging fictional stories with important themes for young learners of American English.
Alice wants to go to her friend Ellen's birthday party. Alice's mother gives her some money to buy a present. Alice buys many things, but she doesn't buy anything for Ellen. Alice needs a present for Ellen, so another friend--Tina--helps Alice find a present. In the end, all three girls learn that friendship is the most important present. This reader is about 800-1200 words.