Nellie in the News is the story of Rosie Freedman, a gifted young African-American girl who drops out of school when her family falls on hard times. It is only when she meets Nellie Bly, a journalist on an amazing mission, the Rosie starts to dream again These highly motivating, action-packed visual texts will excite young readers. TreeTops Graphic Novels offer a different kind of reading challenge to engage 7-11 year olds. These historically-themed stories contain links to real events and non-fiction pages to give context and purpose to reading. The thought-provoking topics make these stories ideal for encouraging discussion and drama. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.