Level 1: THIRST

Lisa Benjamin
  • Grades / Interest Level 6 - 12
  • Reading Level 1
  • Ages 11 - 18+
  • Genre Fantasy
  • Lexile Level 140 - 240
  • Word Usage 950 most frequent words
  • Product Code SERIES ( MR #065836 )
Teenage Vampires in the Shadow Lands

Thirst is the first set of five stories in the Shadow Lands multi-reading-level series, for struggling or reluctant readers in middle school and high school who need more practice with commonly used vocabulary.
The Thirst Stories
Lilly and David are vampires. That's a hard secret to keep, especially when you're pretending to be normal high school kids. Lilly is really 200 years old. David is 18, but his old friends don't know he's a new vampire. Will Lilly and David be able to keep their secret?
Hunted - A vampire hunter comes to West Bend to kill Lilly and David. Who will win this fight? Lexile: 160
The Prom - David is angry when another boy asks his ex-girlfriend to the prom. Is David angry enough to kill? Lilly hopes not.
Lexile: 140
Bad Blood - David decides to try a new blood drink that comes in a can. What he does next is scary-and only Lilly can stop him.
Lexile: 180
The Royal - David joins the track team and runs too fast to be human. Then a Royal shows up-and David learns a hard lesson about breaking vampire rules.
Lexile: 200
Dark Forest - A strange girl is found injured in the Dark Forest. Lilly and David have to find out who-or what-she is before people get hurt.
Lexile: 240

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