DAN FLICK – USA

All of Christina’s books in this series are outstanding. I think I have bought them all. I read this one second (after 20K leagues below the sea) and really loved it. This one was the easiest one of the set and was a very enjoyable read. I would recommend any...

MARIA CULMER – UK

This was one of my favourite books growing up, so I knew the story well. It was great to be able to read it in Russian and knowing the book helped with the vocabulary. Reading books is a great way to learn lots of new vocab, and as always with Kristina’s books...

DAVID W. FRENCH – USA

These readers are great! For many Americans, this is a well-known story, so those readers can begin with a general understanding. I enjoyed reading this Russian version, and it taught me a lot of new vocabulary and idioms. I like the word/phrase keys after each...

JEFF CRAFT – USA

I remember this boy as a kid, so I had a basic idea of the plot. I felt the book was a good fit for my level, not too hard but challenging enough. All of Kristina’s books are well done with just enough info to engage you and push your learning, for me listening...

DAN FLICK – USA

I really enjoyed this book. The vocabulary was very simple and I was able to read this story in one sitting. That was a first for me and helped to build confidence. It was almost the perfect level for where I was at the time. I have bought all of Kristina’s books and...

ALENA – USA

This book is great! I am teaching Russian and this book is a great supplement! It seemed a bit intimidating for my students in the beginning, but the more we read and get familiar with all the vocabulary, it gets easier. Also audio is a great supplement. Once you are...