Provides low-level ABE and ESL learners with phonetic instruction, reading practice, and activities. Learners will follow a core group of characters who live and work within a city block and deal with typical everyday issues related to four key themes: family, home, shopping, and health. Each theme has two books; short vowels and long vowels. For FREE downloadable teacher's guidel, click "Free Resources" or scroll to the bottom of this page. NOTE - The books in this series are now sold individually rather than classroom packs.