Readers for Teens provide engaging fictional stories with important themes for young learners of American English. This 24-page reader in American English complements the grammar and vocabulary in Connect Student's Book 4. At this level, there are 1,400-2,000 words, plus engaging illustrations. Tasks to review students' comprehension are available on the Connect Teacher's Support Site. Plot summary: One night a family loses power in their house in Sao Paulo. The father gathers the family together and tells them a story of the people who live in the Amazon. The family learns that the environment is very important. They realize that they must work together to take care of the environment so it lasts a long time.