Reading Level: Upper Intermediate
Steinbeck's most powerful novel describes the lives of a homeless farming family as they travel across America in the Great Depression of the 193s. When the Joad family loses its farm in Oklahoma, they join thousands of other families on the journey to a new life in California where they have heard there is work picking fruit. Every step of the way, the family face hardship and hostility as they struggle to survive in a country where kindness no longer exists.
Special features include:
- Extra grammar and vocabulary exercises
- Notes about the story
- Points for Understanding comprehension questions
- Free resources including worksheets, tests and author data sheets at www.macmillanenglish.com/readers
This series provides a wide variety of enjoyable reading material for all learners of English. Macmillan Readers are retold versions of popular classic and contemporary titles as well as specially written stories, published at six levels.