The High Beginning book, Holding the Bag, is part of the 4-level Novel Scenes series. Each book introduces a new character and includes realistic stories related to a workplace situation. Readers watch events unfold chapter by chapter as they anticipate what might happen next, all while building their comprehension, vocabulary, speaking, and listening skills.
In Holding the Bag, Negasi is a taxi driver from Ethiopia who has been in the U.S. for many years and has a family. He accidentally becomes involved in a robbery and faces a moral issue.
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ELL Level: High Beginning