The Lincs professioanl development discussion list generated lots of resource sharing regarding adult books written below 8th grade level. Here are some of the resources which were shared.
They have stories from level 0,7 – 8.0 They can be printed or the
student can read them on the computer.
If you go to LingQ.com you will find over 5,000 English texts, complete with audio, built-in mouse-over dictionary that can be set to the desired language, sorted by difficulty level, and searchable by various criteria.
All are available for free download, although users to have to register.
Just help yourself. www.lingq.com
Women’s Perspectives: A journal of writing by adult learners, can be downloaded — http://www.litwomen.org/perspectives/index.html
My life story with breast cancer:
Breast Cancer as I lived it
Prisoners of a hard life (Comic)
Prisoners of the war on drugs (Comic)
Hair tips for sisters
Sisters Together Move More Eat Better, Program Guide http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/sisterstogether/
Where there is life, there is hope: Women literacy students and discrimination http://www.nald.ca/CLR/lifehope/cover.htm
Behind Closed Doors…: Stories of Survival http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/rwn/publications.htm
The Magic of Everyday Moments
365/24/7 — Moms on Duty with NO Pay: A Radio Program for International Women’s Day, March 8, 2002, http://www.litwomen.org/learnwrite/RadioBook.pdf
How to Feel Good: Learning to Relax and Exercise – An Invitation http://alri.org/feelgood/feelgood.html
ProLIteracy has a section in the National Gallery of Writing http://galleryofwriting.org/galleries/proliteracy_gallery_adult_learning_and_teaching