Weaver, Andrew J. (2011). Generation us : The challenge of global warming (Rapid reads).
Fry, Edward B. The Vocabulary Teacher's Book of Lists. (2004) San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass.
Pollard, J. (1886). New York: McLoughlin.
Stallone, S. (1979). The best of Rocky and the complete Rocky II. Los Angeles: Fotonovel Publications.
Tomalin, M., & Frazier, Charles. (2008). Cold mountain (Penguin readers. Level 5). Harlow, Essex: Pearson Education.
Learning English: Voice of America - "Launched in 1959, Learning English is VOA's multimedia source of daily news and information for millions of English learners worldwide. Audio programs and captioned videos are written using vocabulary at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third slower than regular VOA English. Online texts, MP3s and podcasts let people read, listen and learn American English and much more."
Classics List at the Center for the Book - The Library of Congress maintains several pages of readings at all levels. Some books are considered American Classics, and you can find those books on this website.
Webcasts by Book Authors at the Center for the Book - The Library of Congress hosts interviews and talks by famous writers. Listen here.
Roddy Doyle - An Irish author. "Roddy Doyle is the author of eight novels, a collection of stories, and Rory & Ita, a memoir of his parents. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. He lives and works in Dublin." -Amazon.com
Neil Gaiman - "I make things up and write them down. Which takes us from comics (like SANDMAN) to novels (like ANANSI BOYS and AMERICAN GODS) to short stories (some are collected in SMOKE AND MIRRORS) and to occasionally movies (like Dave McKean's MIRRORMASK or the NEVERWHERE TV series, or my own short film....)" - Amazon.com