The North Fence





(Premium Print edition)


Story Map and Keywords on inside covers:


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Product Details

Each title in the Atama-ii series is carefully edited to be at the same easy reading level illustrated above. They are comparable in difficulty with ELT graded readers at the 300 headword level.
  • Page count: 46 story pages (23 text; 23 illustrations).
  • Word count: about 2,500 total (each page is 100-110 words).
  • Number of endings: 8 (each story thread is 16 pages or 800-880 words long)
  • Glossary: 15-20 keywords per title are glossed with easy English definitions
  • May contain mild violence, comparable to "PG" movies such as Star Wars. Recommended for ages 11+.
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Available now:
  • EBOOK. US$ 2.99  Available from Amazon Kindle, Smashwords, Barnes and Noble, iBooks, Kobo, and other ebook retailers. Ebook versions do not include audio. Amazon or Smashwords
  • DIGITAL BOOK. Price varies.  SIGN UP FOR A FREE SAMPLE. This is the nicer-looking tablet or computer version. It works across all devices and includes audio. Available in a variety of purchase and subscription models, so prices will vary.
  • PREMIUM PRINT. US$ 7.99  Currently available only in Japan, but our distributors do speak English, and will ship internationally at the lowest available rates. Print versions do not include audio.
  • XREADING. Subscription  This version will be part of the XReading graded reader library, which includes hundreds of books by major and independent publishers on a subscription basis. This version does not include audio.
Coming soon:
  • ECONOMY PRINT. US$ 5.99  Coming soon via Amazon CreateSpace. Same as the premium print version, but on standard paper and with black and white illustrations. Will be available internationally.
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