"The ESOL Companion Guide Series" provides intermediate-level students of English with study guides to help them better understand and enjoy the original novels, and at the same time, will enhance the language learning process. Each Companion Guide includes a variety of reading strategies as well as numerous writing activities. The discussion sections offer opportunities for classroom interaction. At press time, plans are in process with the publishers of the original books to provide a special shrink-wrapped package of each novel with its respective Companion Guide at a discounted price. "OF Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, details the gritty and interdependent existence of 2 migrant workers during the Depression era.