Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave around whom the stories of other characters—both fellow slaves and slave owners—revolve. This classic novel has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short easy to understand chapters. The easy-to-read text effectively improves reading skills when the original version may be too long or difficult. This concise format carefully improves fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills. The book is designed as a valuable tool for learning English. The material is appropriate and entertaining for both children and adults. This text has Controlled Reading Level A (1.0-2.0).