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 Literature for Classes  | Amsco Easy Readers  | Avventure in Cittia


AM422P Avventure in Città Text $15.95
ISBN: 9780877205890 ISBN10: 0877205892.
These easy readers are designed for classroom use, to provide the basis for effective communication. The stories are based upon specific vocabulary topics, presented with pictures, and accompanied by reading comprehension questions.
 
 Literature for Classes  | Dual Language

DV0918 Eleven Short Stories /Undici Novelle $12.95
ISBN: 9780486280912 ISBN10: 0486280918.
Written by: Luigi Pirandello.
Softcover, 208 pp.
This collection of Italian stories by Luigi Pirandello, winner of the Nobel Price for literature in 1933, with their English translations, includes "Capannetta:Bozzetto siciliano/Little Hut:Sicilian Sketch,", "Lumie di Sicilia/Citrons from Italy," "La tragedia d'un personaggio/A Character's Tragedy". A biographical and critical introduction to the author and his work and a concise introduction for each story, as well as explanatory footnotes are contained in this book . A helpful learning aid for students of Italian
DV1273 The Divine Comedy/La Divina Commedia $12.95
ISBN: 9780486411279 ISBN10: 0486411273.
Written by: Dante Alighieri.
Softcover, 291 pp.
Dante's Divine Comedy is the poetic masterpiece of all time. The reader will be delighted to find 33 of the 100 cantos,with each omitted canto summarized; notes are included.
DV1808 Italian Stories /Novelle Italiane $12.95
ISBN: 9780486261805 ISBN10: 0486261808.
Written by: Robert A Hall Jr.
Softcover, 364 pp.
Eleven well known stories in Italian by Boccaccio, Machiavelli, d'Annunzio, Pirandello, Moravia and others, with their English translations on the facing pages, are found in this book. The stories are chronologically arranged and each one is introduced by a concise biographical preface. The book also contains teaching and practice aids, Italian-English vocabulary, linguistic and cultural notes and an essay on Italian fiction
DV3499 La Vita Nuova / The New Life $8.95
ISBN: 9780486453491 ISBN10: 0486453499.
Written by: Dante Alighieri, Stanley Appelbaum.
Softcover, 128 pp.
This powerful love story is a memoir from the author of 'The Divine Comedy' about his love of Beatrice. Although she died very young, she remained his lifelong muse. Incorporating poems and prose, The New Life remains one of the greatest works in the literature of love.
DV9300 Listen & Enjoy Italian Poetry Bk & CD $12.95
ISBN: 9780486996899 ISBN10: 0486996891.
Written by: L Rebay.
Softcover, 160 pp & CD.
A collection of 34 poems by 21 great Italian poets like Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio and others. The 50 minute CD includes hymns, sonnets, madrigals, lyrics and selected portions of heroic epics. The Italian texts are presented with expert literary English translations on the facing pages. Also included are biographical and critical commentaries on each poet and 21 black-and-white illustrations
DV9452 Sicilian Stories/Novelle siciliane $14.95
ISBN: 9780486419459 ISBN10: 0486419452.
Written by: Giovanni Verga.
Softcover, 269 pp,.
Twelve dual language short stories depicting the Sicilian peasant's way of life, were selected from Vita dei campi (Rural Life) and Novelle rusticane (Rustic stories): Nedda, Cavalleria Rusticana, L'Amante de Gramigna, and Reverie. Included are an informative introduction and critical notes.
PG1967 Italian Short Stories 1: Parallel Text Edition $16.00
ISBN: 9780140021967 ISBN10: 0140021965.
Written by: Various authors.
Softcover, 192 pp..
The eight stories in this collection, by Moravian, Pavese, Pratolina, and other modern writers, have been selected as being representative of contemporary Italian writing. The English translations provided are literal rather than literary, and there are notes and biographies to help the student of Italian. However, the volume can also be helpful to Italians, who can improve their English by studying a strict rendering of stories with which thet may already be familiar.
PG5406 Short Stories in Italian $14.00
ISBN: 9780140265408 ISBN10: 0140265406.
Nick Roberts (Ed.), 174 pp.
This collection offers short stories by established Italian writers including the classics Italo Calvino and Primo Levi as well as a new generation of authors: Leonardo Sciascia, Goffredo Parise, and Antonio Tabucchi
 
 Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers

HM2967 Graded Italian Reader ***Limited Quantity Available*** $64.95
ISBN: 9780669202960 ISBN10: 0669202967.
Written by: V Cioffari.
Softcover, 3rd ed., 246 pp.
This manual can be used as an addition to any textbook. Designed for beginning to intermediate learners of Italian, your students will systematically build vocabulary and practice useful sentences while exploring the culture and literature of Italy through readings by Porto, Sacchetti, d'Azeglio and Pirandello. The material is graded, and translations to the newly-introduced vocabulary is listed at the bottom of the page. Also included is an introduction to basic ideas of the language
HM3257 Graded Italian Reader: Seconda Tappa $90.95
ISBN: 9780669063257 ISBN10: 0669063258.
Written by: Cioffari.
Softcover.
Designed for beginning to intermediate learners of Italian, your students will systematically build vocabulary and practice useful sentences while exploring the culture and literature of Italy through readings by Porto, Sacchetti, d'Azeglio and Pirandello. The material is graded, and translations to the newly-introduced vocabulary is listed at the bottom of the page. Also included is an introduction to basic ideas of the language. This manual can be used as an addition to any textbook.
MGH138X Better Reading Italian $15.00
ISBN: 9780071770330 ISBN10: 007177033X.
Written by: D Gobetti.
Softcover, 275 pp..
For the advanced beginner to intermediate reader, this text consists of small passages that present issues or settings taken from newspapers, internet articles, magazines and novels. Aimed at improving skills such as skimming for meaning, scanning, ascertaining meaning, learning idioms are taught to improve reading speed and understanding Each lesson is followed by exercises to ascertain reading comprehension
MGH3348 Easy Italian Reader w/CD $20.00
ISBN: 9780071603348 ISBN10: 0071603344.
Written by: R Saggese.
Softcover, 246 pp..
Rather than relying on dry grammar rules, Easy Italian Reader features engaging readings on Italian history, people, and contemporary literature that rapidly build comprehension, progressing in difficulty as the readers’ abilities increase. Helpful review sections, comprehension questions, and proficiency-building games are included throughout to reinforce what is learned. Exercises and an answer key are also available to test the students’ understanding of each story. The accompanying CD-ROM has engaging recordings of 35 passages featured in the book, also for download to your iPod or other MP3 devices.
NTC0232 Le Avventure de Pinocchio $29.95
ISBN: 9780844280233 ISBN10: 0844280232.
Softcover, 88 pp..
Illustrated chapters maintain the flavor and humor of the Italian classic. Simple exercises ensure student comprehension of the text
NTC0305 Beginners Italian Reader $25.00
ISBN: 9780844280301 ISBN10: 0844280305.
Written by: D Rolfs.
64 pp., Softcover.
Each of the twenty-seven readings can be covered in a class period. The writings are short, simple and in the present tense. Reading Level Beginning/Intermediate
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | All' Avventura!  | Level 1


A group of friends encounter unexpected experiences and adventures during their stay in Italy as exchange students. These captivate the interest of beginning students with mystery and intrigue and acquaint the readers with Italian customs. Each of the four complete adventure stories contains illustrations, questions, and a complete vocabulary list
EM0191 Destinazione Italia $11.95
ISBN: 9780821910191 ISBN10: 0821910191.
Softcover..
A group of friends encounter unexpected experiences and adventures during their stay in Italy as exchange students. These captivate the interest of beginning students with mystery and intrigue and acquaint the readers with Italian customs. Each of the four complete adventure stories contains illustrations, questions, and a complete vocabulary list
EM0205 Avventura in Toscana $11.95
ISBN: 9780821910207 ISBN10: 0821910205.
Softcover..
A group of friends encounter unexpected experiences and adventures during their stay in Italy as exchange students. These captivate the interest of beginning students with mystery and intrigue and acquaint the readers with Italian customs. Each of the four complete adventure stories contains illustrations, questions, and a complete vocabulary list
EM0213 Sulla Strada del Contrabbando $11.95
ISBN: 9780821910214 ISBN10: 0821910213.
Softcover..
A group of friends encounter unexpected experiences and adventures during their stay in Italy as exchange students. These captivate the interest of beginning students with mystery and intrigue and acquaint the readers with Italian customs. Each of the four complete adventure stories contains illustrations, questions, and a complete vocabulary list
EM0221 Pericolo Sulla Costa Amalfitana $11.95
ISBN: 9780821910221 ISBN10: 0821910221.
Softcover.
A group of friends encounter unexpected experiences and adventures during their stay in Italy as exchange students. These captivate the interest of beginning students with mystery and intrigue and acquaint the readers with Italian customs. Each of the four complete adventure stories contains illustrations, questions, and a complete vocabulary list
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Blaine Ray Mini Novels  | Level 1


Blaine Ray Mini Novels are very popular, interesting and affordable mini novels in three levels. They are available in French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Chinese.
BR0786 Povera Anna $8.50
ISBN: 9781603720786 ISBN10: 1603720782.
Written by: Blaine Ray.
Softcover, 52 pp..
Anna is a 15 year old girl from California who thinks she is poor. All her friends families are very rich and she is very jealous. When she has an opportunity to go to Italy, she stays with a family that has less money than her own family. This changes her radically and back in California she sees everything in a different light.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Imparare L'Italiano Con I Fumetti  | Level B1-B2


This series for young adults/adults takes original popular Italian comics and adapts them for intermediate level students. These readers include the adventures of Dylan Dog - investigator, the legendary adventurer Corto Maltese and the fascinating criminologist Julia. With contemporary vocabulary and activities, each volume has information about the original comic, author & illustrator and provides an overview of each of the main characters with detailed full-color illustrations throughout the volume. Listen to (or download) the audio,enriched with music and sound effects, on the publishers site. A glossary is available online in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German.
EDL3155 Dylan Dog - L'Alba dei Morti Viventi $17.95
ISBN: 9788898433155 ISBN10: 8898433158.
Written by: Cagli, Diadori, Spinosa.
Softcover, 60 pp..
In this volume Dylan Dog, the fascinating nightmare investigator, faces Dr. Xabaras and try to hinder his diabolical plan to turn people into ... living dead.
EDL3162 Dylan Dog - Jack Lo Squartatore $17.95
ISBN: 9788898433162 ISBN10: 8898433166.
Softcover, 60 pp..
In this volume, Dylan Dog, the fascinating nightmare investigator, faces one of the most famous serial killers in history or perhaps someone who wants to emulate it. The only certainty is that the nightmare begins after a spiritual session ...
EDL3278 Julia – Ucciderò $17.95
ISBN: 97888984332789 ISBN10: 88984332719.
Written by: Cagli, Diadori, Spinosa.
Softcover, 60 pp..
Criminologist Julia receives a disturbing phone call: a stranger announces that he is about to commit a murder. Who is it? Is he serious? Why does Julia trust her purpose? Is he wishing unconsciously that the criminologist will stop him? Or is Julia the goal of her murderous folly?
EDL8006 Julia – Una Cara, Carissima Amica $17.95
ISBN: 9788899358006 ISBN10: 8899358001.
Written by: Cagli, Diadori, Spinosa.
Softcover, 64 pp..
A former high school friend suddenly reappears in the life of criminologist Julia. Meg Bolan is back in her hometown determined to turn the page. Will Julia do well to offer hospitality? What hides the past of Meg?
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Imparare L'Italiano Con I Fumetti  | Level B2/C1


This series for young adults/adults takes original popular Italian comics and adapts them for intermediate level students. These readers include the adventures of Dylan Dog - investigator, the legendary adventurer Corto Maltese and the fascinating criminologist Julia. With contemporary vocabulary and activities, each volume has information about the original comic, author & illustrator and provides an overview of each of the main characters with detailed full-color illustrations throughout the volume. Listen to (or download) the audio,enriched with music and sound effects, on the publishers site. A glossary is available online in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German.
EDL3179 Corto Maltese - ...e di altri Romei e di altre Giuliette $17.95
ISBN: 9788898433179 ISBN10: 8898433174.
Written by: Cagli, Diadori, Spinosa.
Softcover, 60 pp..
Corto Maltese, the legendary sailor, accompanies his friend Cush to his native village in the desert of the Horn of Africa. Here he will try to prevent a war between tribes and to keep alive a love story between two lovers,a different kind of Romeo and Juliet.
EDL3247 Corto Maltese – La laguna dei bei sogni $17.95
ISBN: 9788898433247 ISBN10: 8898433247.
Written by: Cagli, Diadori, Spinosa.
Softcover, 64 pp..
The Lagoon of the Beautiful Dreams, where 'when you dream you do not wake up again,' tells the story of English lieutenant Robin Stuart, a deserter who during the Great War in Europe finds refuge in Venezuela, among the Indios on the river Orinico. Short Maltese tries to cure the soldier, in the face of hallucinations and delusions of fever, but Stuart prefers to let go of the beautiful dreams that will allow him to redeem himself from his cowardice and die in peace by himself.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Imparare Leggendo  | Level 1


This series has taken fascinating original classics and adapted them to short, manageable reading for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Each book contains helpful footnotes and every chapters reading is accentuated with grammar and vocabulary exercises. A CD is available for each book to assist students in listening and comprehension skills
CID0302 Giallo al Grand Hotel du Lac Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788853010889 ISBN10: 8853010886.
Softcover, with audio CD..
Carolina wants to work in an important hotel. Her wish comes true when her uncle Giorgio, a famous chef, suggests that she spends the summer with him at the Grand Hotel Du Lac. Carolina can’t wait, ‘finally a holiday without the usual friends, the usual places and the usual things…’ but she doesn’t know that her summer will be anything but relaxing…
CID0384 Una Canzone per Cinque Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788853010384 ISBN10: 885301038X.
Written by: Cinzia Medaglia.
Softcover, with audio CD..
Daniele plays guitar and dreams of being part of a band. His dream comes true when he meets Gianni, who invites him to play with him and his friends. Among the problems and love affairs, the boys are preparing to take part in a concert, a unique opportunity for people to hear their music. Who knows what will happen?
CID0391 Villa dei Mughetti Book & CD $24.50
ISBN: 9788853010391 ISBN10: 8853010398.
Softcover, 80 pp. with audio CD..
Just as every year, Beatrice De Bianchi travels to the magnificent Villa dei Mughetti near Santa Margherita Ligure to celebrate her birthday. Just after she arrives, Beatrice learns that someone has stolen all the silverware that meant so much to her... But this is only the beginning of a series of events that upset the party ...
CID0872 La Ricetta segreta & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788853010872 ISBN10: 8853010878.
s/c, 80 pp..
Enrico goes back to his house in the mountains of Trentino Alto Adige. He can’t wait to see his old friend, Mr Barbarano, a retired chemist. His friend is not there and Enrico finds out that he’s been kidnapped. Who did it and why? With Camilla’s help, Enrico starts investigating… A cliff-hanger story full of twists.
CID2265 La Vicina di casa $23.50
ISBN: 9788853012265 ISBN10: 8853012269.
softcover, 80 pp. & CD.
Valentina is a young writer looking for some peace and quiet to finish her new novel. When she settles in Valle Maira in Piedmont, the beauty of the landscape and the kindness of the people help her to find and inner peace that she hadn’t felt for a long time. The only person to disturb this peace is the mysterious Mr Bianchi, Valentina’s neighbor. What secret is hiding behind this bad-tempered character?
CID3477 Mistero tra le baite $24.50
ISBN: 9788853013477 ISBN10: 8853013478.
softcover, 96 pp. & CD.
A group of friends decide to take a vacation in the mountains in search of rest . During long walks in nature, they come across some strange-looking people. Who are these three? What are they doing in the midst of the abandoned huts at night? And where are they going with their four-wheel drive?
CID9408 La Collana Longobarda Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788853010407 ISBN10: 8853010401.
Written by: Maria Grazia Di Bernardo.
Softcover, with audio CD..
How can a peaceful stay in Italy turne into a real adventure? This is what happens to Anna, a German student who has gone to Bergamo to improve her Italian. One day in her room she discovers the diary of Louise, a previous tenant. As she flicks through she discovers one page which she finds deeply disturbing... Curious, Anna begins to investigate, and sets about to solve the mystery with the help of a friend.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Imparare Leggendo  | Level 2


This series has taken fascinating original classics and adapted them to short, manageable reading for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Each book contains helpful footnotes and every chapters reading is accentuated with grammar and vocabulary exercises. A CD is available for each book to assist students in listening and comprehension skills
CID0708 Mistero di Veronica Book & CD $24.50
ISBN: 9788853000705 ISBN10: 8853000708.
Softcover, with audio CD..
Veronica and Massimo love each other, despite the fact that they are very different: she is a business woman, he an artist. But when Massimo asks her to marry him, Veronica leaves him. Massimo doesn’t give up and investigates the mysterious past of the young girl. A passionate story, veiled in mystery, which leads the reader through northern Italy, from the metropolis of Milan to the Ligurian Riviera.
CID12918 Viaggio di Laurent Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788853001290 ISBN10: 8853001291.
Softcover, with audio CD..
In search of his origins, Laurent sets off on a journey which starts in Paris and, passing through Florence, Rome and Positano and leads him through some of the most beautiful cities in Italy. This experience and his encounter with Luigi, a distant relative, means that Laurent finds a deep-rooted link with his family, but also with the typically Italian colors, flavors and smells.
CID306X Storia D'Amore Book and CD $24.50
ISBN: 9788853000576 ISBN10: 8853000570.
Written by: Cinzia Medaglia, Achim Seiffarth.
Softcover, with audio CD..
From Valentina’s diary: a timeless love story. A rich girl who is a bit of a snob, and a young and fascinating boy, who comes from a humble family, meet, get to know each other and fall in love. Everything is perfect apart from those annoying social differences... A small detail, certainly, but one which causes the end of their relationship. However, some things are not so easily forgotten and, after seven years, Valentina finds herself having to choose again between love and money...
CID3256 Scoprire L'Italia con una caccia al tesoro Book and CD $24.95
ISBN: 9788853002419 ISBN10: 8853002417.
Written by: Sara Ciani, Simona Gavelli.
Softcover, with audio CD..
The cultural Association ‘Bella Italia’ organizes a treasure hunt for foreign students, with stops in Florence, Venice, Naples, Rome, Milan, Agrigento and Siena. What better occasion for Mark, an American student to get to know the peninsular? Help him to understand the messages which show the right route, discover the fascinating places with him and get a taste of the atmosphere, the scenery and the traditions of wonderful Italy!
CID3453 Baci da Venezia $24.50
ISBN: 9788853013453 ISBN10: 8853013451.
softcover, 96 pp. & CD.
The architect Paolo Scalia keeps receiving mysterious postcards meant for his sister Emilia: Emilia has disappeared. Paul goes to Venice and with the help of Lisa, a journalist, will try to follow in the footsteps of his sister to find out what has happened. People they meet all seem to be hiding something ... but the enterprising police commissioner Paul Crosses is on the case.
CID3531 Delitto in Piazza Del Campo Book & CD $24.50
ISBN: 9788853000552 ISBN10: 8853000554.
Written by: Maria Luisa Banfi, Simona Gavelli.
Softcover, with audio CD..
A murder in Piazza del Campo runs the risk of ruining the joyful atmosphere of the Palio di Siena. Is the murderer really a member of the Sienese nobility, as the clues would lead us to believe? It will be the investigation of an enterprising journalist, visiting Siena to write an article on the Palio, who uncovers the identity of the assassin just in time.
CID368X Liberta Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788853000842 ISBN10: 8853000848.
Softcover, with audio CD..
Fabrizio is a successful man. He is a director in a big company, with a beautiful wife, adorable children and a very close friend, Bruno, who is equally lucky with good career, and with whom Fabrizio shares fun days and wonderful memories. But one day Bruno’s unexpected disappearance breaks the spell of Fabrizio’s happy existence. Did Bruno really commit suicide, as the police claim? Some really surprising discoveries mean that Fabrizio has to admit that he really doesn’t know his best friend at all.
CID5769 Amore e Cinema Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788853005762 ISBN10: 8853005769.
Written by: Cinzia Medaglia.
Softcover, with audio CD..
Filippo, a young and enterprising novice director falls in love with a beautiful showgirl called Eleanora in the TV Sardinia studios. But he must deal with the jealous and unscrupulous owner of the TV station. With sunny and lively Cagliari as a backdrop, Filippo and Eleanora face much difficulty in their determined attempt to make their dream of making a film together come true.
CID7865 Segreto del Vecchio Olmo Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788853007865 ISBN10: 8853007869.
Written by: D Folco.
Softcover, with audio CD..
In a village on Lake Maggiore, Andrea’s return from Australia and the wedding of his niece Paola, is being celebrated. The enjoyment of the moment is soon to turn into anguish. An unexplainable murder is about to be committed during the wedding reception and it is followed shortly after by another mysterious death. A brilliant marshal of the Carabinieri finds himself involved in a complicated case; the solution of which is kept in the trunk of an old elm tree.
CID8177 Veleno a Colazione Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788877548177 ISBN10: 8877548177.
Written by: Tiziana Merani.
Softcover, with audio CD..
In Genoa, the poisoning death of a Milanese doctor upsets the peaceful atmosphere of the guest house, ‘Quarto dei Mille’, where Dr. Capri spent the last night of his life. There isn’t enough evidence to think that it was suicide and the story has many mysterious aspects to it: why did someone who lived in Milan make an appointment with a lawyer in another city? And why did a rich man stay in a modest guest house and not in a 5-star hotel? Try to discover, with little Anna, the motives behind this mysterious death?
CID9181 Casa Sulla Scogliera Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788853013460 ISBN10: 885301346X.
Written by: Cinzia Medaglia.
Softcover, 96pp., with audio CD..
Valeria, a beautiful and intelligent teenager, is a very good student but can’t seem to make friends. ‘She’s not one of us,’ her neighbors say, convinced that strange things happen in Valeria’s mysterious house on the cliffs. However, when Marco, the most popular guy in the class, becomes interested in her, everything seems like it is about to change. But is Marco the right guy? And what is the mystery that is hiding in that house on the cliffs?
CID9424 Tango Book & CD $22.95
ISBN: 9788877549426 ISBN10: 8877549424.
Written by: Mauro Dei Rossi.
Softcover, 80pp., with audio CD..
Some important works of art disappear from a private collection. The owner suspects his wife and he contacts Ettore Bonetti to resolve the case. The young and fascinating detective has to follow the woman to a seaside resort near Venice so as to discover whether she is really responsible for the theft. During the ‘mission’, the likeable detective has interesting meetings and faces fun, strange and dangerous situations.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Imparare Leggendo  | Level 3


This series has taken fascinating original classics and adapted them to short, manageable reading for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Each book contains helpful footnotes and every chapters reading is accentuated with grammar and vocabulary exercises. A CD is available for each book to assist students in listening and comprehension skills
CID2934 La Fuga di Bach Book & CD $23.95
ISBN: 9788853001801 ISBN10: 8853001801.
Written by: Regina Assini, Susanna Longo.
Softcover, with audio CD..
The curtain rises and the audience is shocked to discover that the prima ballerina has suddenly disappeared. Someone finds her lifeless body and makes an anonymous phone call to the police: she has been killed! Will police commissioner Bonardi, accompanied by the music of Bach, be able to solve the mystery?
CID3264 Mistero All'Abbazia Book & CD $24.95
ISBN: 9788853007308 ISBN10: 8853007303.
Written by: Maria Luisa Banfi, Simona Gavelli.
Softcover, with audio CD..
For Anna and Marco, a young couple, it was supposed to be a restful holiday, a break from studying for their university courses, in the peaceful Lombardy countryside. But too many strange things happen in the nearby Abbey of Morimondo. What mystery is hidden in those age-old walls? Who is sneaking around the Abbey? Will Ann and Marco manage to resolve the case and remove all doubts?
CID3942 Rose Rosse per il Commissario Book & CD $24.95
ISBN: 9788877549044 ISBN10: 8877549041.
Written by: Regina Assini, Susanna Longo.
Softcover, with audio CD..
A telephone number on a fifty-euro banknote, a bunch of red roses, a suspicious florist. All apparently commonplace things, which could go unobserved by anybody... but not the eyes of the attentive and alert Grandini, a retired police commissioner. Is the telephone number a cry for help, or does the commissioner simply see mysteries everywhere? Let yourself get involved in this adventure and help the commissioner solve this enigma!
CID4886 Sandokan e le tigri di Mompracem Book & CD $24.95
ISBN: 9788853004895 ISBN10: 8853004894.
Written by: Emilio Salgari.
Softcover, with audio CD..
Sandokan and his pirates rule the Malaysian Sea in the 1840s, and the British want to capture him. One day he meets Marianna, Lord James’s young niece, and they are immediately attracted to each other. Their love is impossible, but Sandokan and his friend Yanez make a daring plan to take Mariana away from her uncle.
CID4961 Viaggio A Venezia Book & CD $23.50
ISBN: 9788877549518 ISBN10: 8877549513.
Written by: Laura Rubino.
Softcover, with audio CD..
History and legend intertwine and the past seems to come to life in the present. Let yourself be guided through these suggestive places in one of the most fascinating Italian cities. Discover the magical atmosphere which is in the air, where time seems to stand still.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Imparare Leggendo  | Level 4


This series has taken fascinating original classics and adapted them to short, manageable reading for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Each book contains helpful footnotes and every chapters reading is accentuated with grammar and vocabulary exercises. A CD is available for each book to assist students in listening and comprehension skills
CID6609 I Promessi Sposi Book & CD $24.95
ISBN: 9788853006608 ISBN10: 8853006609.
Written by: A Manzoni.
Softcover, with audio CD..
Seventeenth century Milan, dominated by the Spanish and torn apart by a terrible epidemic creates the basis for Renzo and Lucia’s love story. Will love triumph despite all the difficulties? A timeless classic, and the first important novel in Italian literature.
CID8134 Manichini Book & CD $24.95
ISBN: 9788877548139 ISBN10: 8877548134.
Written by: Tiziana Merani.
Softcover, 112pp., with audio CD..
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Imparare Leggendo  | Level B1


This series has taken fascinating original classics and adapted them to short, manageable reading for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Each book contains helpful footnotes and every chapters reading is accentuated with grammar and vocabulary exercises. A CD is available for each book to assist students in listening and comprehension skills
CID4344 Mistero a Roma $24.95
ISBN: 9788853014344 ISBN10: 8853014342.
Written by: Daniela Folco.
Book & CD - Advanced Beginning, Softcover, 64pp..
Private investigator Lucio Silvi has too many problems: only a handful of clients, hardly any money and loads of debts. Moreover he now has to deal with the murder of one of his friends, apparently linked to a number of thefts of statues and ancient artefacts which have been shocking Rome and the art world. A gripping investigation, full of emotional twists and turns, takes the reader on a journey of discovery through the most beautiful parts of the capital.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italian Easy Readers  | Level A


Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM0490 Andreuccio da Perugia $13.95
ISBN: 9780884360490 ISBN10: 0884360490.
Written by: G Boccaccio.
Softcover, (600 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM2280 Ti ho Sposato per Allegria $17.25
ISBN: 9780884362289 ISBN10: 0884362280.
Written by: Ginzberg.
(600 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM2965 Gli Imbianchini non Hanno Ricordi $17.25
ISBN: 9780884362968 ISBN10: 0884362965.
Written by: Fo.
(600 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM9226 Mio Marito/L'Altra Famiglia $17.25
ISBN: 9780884369226 ISBN10: 0884369226.
Written by: Mariani.
(600 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italian Easy Readers  | Level B


Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM0504 Le Avventure di Pinocchio $18.95
ISBN: 9780884360506 ISBN10: 0884360504.
Written by: Collodi.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM0566 Volevi I Pantaloni $18.95
ISBN: 9780821910566 ISBN10: 0821910566.
Written by: Cardella.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM0663 Il segreto e altri racconti $18.95
ISBN: 9780821910665 ISBN10: 0821910663.
Written by: Campanile.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM1217 Don Camillo $18.95
ISBN: 9780884361213 ISBN10: 0884361217.
Written by: Guareschi.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM2698 Vino e Pane $14.95
ISBN: 9780884362692 ISBN10: 0884362698.
Written by: Silone.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM2922 I Giovedi della Signora Giulia $18.95
ISBN: 9780884362920 ISBN10: 0884362922.
Written by: Chiara.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM4650 Va' Dove Ti Porta Il Cuore $18.95
ISBN: 9780821914656 ISBN10: 0821914650.
Written by: Tamaro.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM9870 Cinque Novelli $14.50
ISBN: 9780884369875 ISBN10: 0884369870.
Written by: Soldati.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM9875 Cinque Novelle $14.95
ISBN: 9780884369875 ISBN10: 0884369870.
Softcover, 91 pp..
EM9935 Marcovaldo $18.95
ISBN: 9780884369936 ISBN10: 0884369935.
Written by: Calvino.
(1200 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italian Easy Readers  | Level C


Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM0601 Sette Racconti $18.95
ISBN: 9780884360605 ISBN10: 0884360601.
Written by: Moravia.
(1800 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM2841 La Ragazza di Bube $18.95
ISBN: 9780884362845 ISBN10: 0884362841.
Written by: Cassola.
(1800 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM5806 Nuove avventure con Montalbano $18.95
ISBN: 9780821925805 ISBN10: 0821925806.
Written by: Camilleri.
1800 words.
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
EM6502 La locandiera $18.95
ISBN: 9780821956502 ISBN10: 0821956507.
Written by: Carlo Goldoni.
s/c, 152 pp..
The beautiful innkeeper, Mirandolina, lives in Florence. She has several suiters, Il Marchese, il Conte and Fabrizio. Mirandolina ends up surprising all three of them.
EM8702 Otto giorni con Montalbano $14.95
ISBN: 9780821918708 ISBN10: 0821918702.
Written by: Camilleri.
Eight detective stories featuring the famous Inspector Salvo Montalbano investigating crimes.
EM884X L'Edera $18.95
ISBN: 9780884368847 ISBN10: 088436884X.
Written by: Deledda.
(1800 words).
Enjoy classic Italian literature in an abridged, simplified version. This collection has four different levels for all your Italian classes. Less common vocabulary or unusual usage is defined at the bottom of the page
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italian with Comics  | Level A1


Italian with Comics is a series of graded readers of various levels. This innovative series allows readers to discover the pleasure of reading in Italiano through comic strips. Each book is accompanied by a large range of teaching activities and has an animated online version with voices of professional actors, music and sound effects!
ALM2887 Roma 2050 d.C. $21.95
ISBN: 9788861822887 ISBN10: 8861822886.
Written by: G Gnocchi et al.
Softcover, 40pp..
In an futuristic Italy, devastated by natural disasters and wars, fought by modern crusaders and Venetians Roman centurions. In this apocalyptic scenario a love story develops between Bruno and Anne, who live thousands of adventures in a crescendo of passion and surprises.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italian with Comics  | Level A2


Italian with Comics is a series of graded readers of various levels. This innovative series allows readers to discover the pleasure of reading in Italiano through comic strips. Each book is accompanied by a large range of teaching activities and has an animated online version with voices of professional actors, music and sound effects!
ALM3167 Il mistero di Casanova $21.95
ISBN: 9788861823167 ISBN10: 8861823165.
Written by: Enrico Lovato.
Softcover..
A murder mystery set in the magical atmosphere of the Carnival of Venice. While the masks litter the streets, a mysterious thief who calls himself Casanova, scored numerous thefts of jewelry.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italian with Comics  | Level B


Italian with Comics is a series of graded readers of various levels. This innovative series allows readers to discover the pleasure of reading in Italiano through comic strips. Each book is accompanied by a large range of teaching activities and has an animated online version with voices of professional actors, music and sound effects!
ALM2894 Una storia italiana $21.95
ISBN: 9788861822894 ISBN10: 8861822894.
Written by: M Venturi et al.
Softcover, 40pp..
Traces the history of Italy since World War II to the present, through the story of the life of the protagonist, Mauro, and his group of friends. In a gripping historical fresco, individual stories and sentimental characters intertwine with the most important events in the history of contemporary Italy.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italian with Comics  | Level B1


Italian with Comics is a series of graded readers of various levels. This innovative series allows readers to discover the pleasure of reading in Italiano through comic strips. Each book is accompanied by a large range of teaching activities and has an animated online version with voices of professional actors, music and sound effects!
ALM2900 Habemus papam $21.95
ISBN: 9788861822900 ISBN10: 8861822908.
Written by: Chris Carter et al.
Softcover, 48pp..
It is a murder mystery set during the conclave, in the days when the cardinals gather to elect a new Pope. Moving in the most secret and mysterious Vatican, Alem and Effe, two young journalists involved in the case, investigating an international conspiracy that threatens the cardinals gathered in the Sistine Chapel to choose the new leader of the Catholic Church.
ALM3150 Rigoletto $19.95
ISBN: 9788861823150 ISBN10: 8861823157.
A fascinating comic book story, set in Mantua during the Renaissance, inspired by Verdi's famous work. Intense drama of passion, betrayal, love and vengeance with the protagonist a court jester.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italiano Facile  | Advanced


The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM060X Dolce Vita Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237427 ISBN10: 8889237422.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 80pp., 60 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0618 Un'altra Vita Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237335 ISBN10: 8889237333.
Written by: Ivana Fratter.
Softcover, 64pp / 46 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italiano Facile  | Elementary


The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0367 Il signor Rigoni Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237649 ISBN10: 8889237643.
Written by: Giovanni Ducci.
Softcover, 64pp., 36 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0545 Maschere a Venezia Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237373 ISBN10: 8889237376.
Written by: Alessandro de Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 64pp., 36 min. CD.
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0553 Amore in Paradiso Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237359 ISBN10: 888923735X.
Written by: Ducci Giovanni.
Softcover, 48pp / 41 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0553B Amore in Paradiso Book Only $15.95
ISBN: 9788886440264 ISBN10: 888644026X.
Written by: Ducci Giovanni.
Softcover, 48pp..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0561 Fantasmi Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237557 ISBN10: 8889237554.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 64pp., 27 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0642 Dov'è Yukio? Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237663 ISBN10: 888923766X.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 64pp., 47 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0669 Radio Lina Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237588 ISBN10: 8889237589.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 96pp / 41 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0937 La Partita Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788886440936 ISBN10: 8886440936.
Written by: Giovanni Ducci.
Softcover, 64pp., 41 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0960 Pasta per due Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237601 ISBN10: 8889237600.
Written by: Giovanni Ducci.
Softcover, 64pp / 37 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
 
  Literature for Classes  | Graded Readers  | Italiano Facile  | Intermediate


The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM057X L'ultimo Caravaggio Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237656 ISBN10: 8889237651.
Written by: Federica Campanini.
Softcover, 64pp., 54 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0588 Piccole Storie d'Amore $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237595 ISBN10: 8889237597.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 80pp., 74 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0596 Mediterranea Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237519 ISBN10: 8889237511.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 64pp., 41 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0626 Modelle Pistole e Mozzarelle Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237564 ISBN10: 8889237562.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 64pp., 48 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0634 Mafia Amore & Polizi Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237533 ISBN10: 8889237538.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 64pp. / 58 min.
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.
ALM0650 Opera! Book & CD $25.95
ISBN: 9788889237571 ISBN10: 8889237570.
Written by: Alessandro De Giuli, Ciro M Naddeo.
Softcover, 80pp., 57 min..
The Italiano Facile collection presents a series of original stories, with a variety of genres: crime, historical, detective, adventure etc., that is easy to read. Arranged in five levels according to vocabulary and grammatical difficulty, this collection allows students to discover the joy of reading in Italian, while refining their knowledge of the language. Every story comes complete with comprehension tests, exercises and teaching activities. Audio cassettes containing a dramatized reading of the story are available.

 

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