The Prince and the Pauper Pontes Versions – Lexile Text Measures

We know that one of the most difficult things about buying books from Pontes Books is deciding which version to go with. In order to help with this process, we have partnered with MetaMetrics to determine the Lexile text measures for the original and three bridge versions of The Prince and the Pauper.

NEW PRODUCTS: Parallel Texts for Classic Short Stories

Are you intersted in trying out a parallel text without committing to a whole novel? You’re in luck! In addition to continuing to develop our bridge and parallel text versions of Classic novels, we have been working on developing parallel texts for Classic short stories. They have been added to our product page. (Check out our previous blog post outlining methods for reading a parallel text.)

Theoretical Prince and the Pauper Character Playlists

You can really tell a lot about someone by reading through their playlists. This led me to think about what sort of songs might appear on the playlists of our main characters if they were alive today. These playlists span the range of emotions the characters may have felt so far in the story. Enjoy!

The Best Advice from The Prince and the Pauper

With the start of the new year, it’s always a time where people look to improve themselves, whether they intend on sticking to it or not. For this reason, we felt this would be a good time to explore the best pieces of advice that can be found in The Prince and the Pauper in Chapters 1-7, as well as what we would imagine would be the resolutions for some of the characters at this point in the story.