The military has a policy of 'don't askdon't tell' where homosexuality is concerned. Here is the story of one young man that joins the military despite his sexual orientation and finds other like-minded guys. This is the tale of how they excel in their career paths so that few question their dedication to their military careers, and how they still manage to satisfy their baser needs and instincts.There is nothing more difficult for a gay man than having to hide an integral part of their lives in order to pursue service to their country. Emmett is such a young man. He joins the Navy in order to obtain an education and serve his country. What he learns about himself during his years of service allows him to become a valued member of the military family while still being able to be gay. He learns also how to pass on his experience to other gay men so that they too can become all they can be while still being true to their sexual desires and needs.This is the story of one young man's journey to professional, personal and sexual satisfaction.
Sammy Salt's mum and dad say he's too small to sail the seas with them in their ship the Jolly Jack. But when they try to say goodbye before setting off on an exciting voyage to Coconut Island, Sammy is nowhere to be found. And then some very odd things start happening on board ...Based on the classic 'Happy Families' card game, this highly entertaining series is ideal for reading and sharing at home or at school. It is guided by the Education Adviser, Brian Thompson, and written by the award-winning author, Allan Ahlberg. 'The best thing to happen to beginner readers since Dr Seuss' Children's Rights Workshop.
The Sails Take-Home Library features two sets of stimulating texts to support take-home reading programs. The books are filled with amusing characters, humorous situations and colourful pictures, to engage students and encourage them to read outside the classroom. The inclusion of Parent Notes in each book enables parents to play an integral part in strengthening their child's reading skills.
The Sails Take-Home Library features an exciting mix of titles in both Set A and Set B. Covering a variety of genres and styles, the vibrant mix of fiction and non-fiction titles will engage every student.
This reader is classified as Reading Level 7 / Fountas and Pinnell Level E. Visit our Levelled readers page for further information on reading levels.