The NPPE Reading Scheme forms an important part of the New Progressive English (NPPE) course.
There are storybooks for each class specially written to emphasize specific language skills learnt in the course.
Little Bear, wake up! It is time for school. Dress up! It is getting late. Hurry up! Oh, wait… Where is bear’s shoe? This entertaining story about Lulu bear is sure to leave the readers cheering at her creativity. This book helps the reader reinforce their pre-reading skills. The story aims at engaging the reader and to make reading fun.
This book is for Grade one learners and includes exciting stories , interesting pictures and vocabulary. These stories will enable the student to develop values, language skills and also to understand cross-cutting issues.
The main topics covered in this book are :
Neema is all set to represent her school at the drama and music festivals, but her teacher feels she is too dark and needs to lighten her skin to be noticed .Dejected, she seeks solace in the company of Baraka, a physically challenged boy who has been the butt of the school bully, Amin. She finds Baraka very talented in playing the piano.
The two form a partnership that finally defeats the bully and also brings home trophies from the festival.
Maza kingdom has very strict traditions, among them that a king can only be inherited by a son. When King Gustav dies, the son who would have inherited the kingdom, Frederick, is away studying in America. Only his sister Clavidia is home, but she cannot take the reins of power. This would mean that an evil cousin, Japheth, would be given the opportunity. Clavidia knows it will be disastrous for Maza with Japheth as king. What can she do? Read for yourself and find out!
As Bad Rat was walking to the farm, he saw something strange. He saw one big stone and two small stones moving.
He thought it was very strange for a stone to walk. When he moved closer, the stones stopped moving.
When he kicked them, they just rolled over.
The following day, Bad Rat found that of the potatoes in his farm were gone.
He decided that he was not going to sleep that night. He would stay awake and catch the thief who stole his potatoes.
Read this interesting story to find out whether Bad Rat will catch the potato thief.