The Welcome Newcomers® library was designed for immigrant teens new to life in the United States. Developed around 14 key topics, this library includes paired fiction and nonfiction books by topic, teacher’s guide and Survival Vocabulary Cards. Each book pair includes a nonfiction handbook covering a key skill along with a fictional story to give a real-life connection to the same skill. Special emphasis is given to 140 topic-related vocabulary words as research indicates the importance of vocabulary acquisition for students learning English. Welcome Newcomers® library is written at low, but accessible basic reading levels.