Friends is a set of Chinese graded readers for non-native Chinese students, which can be used both in and out of the class for readers of all ages. This book is written for adults, suitable for Chinese students who have learned 1200 words corresponding to New HSK Level 4. It includes 10 essays, encompassing the introduction of the culture and folk customs in different countries. After reading this book, students can understand simple sentences in familiar situations, understand rather long narrative stories and get the major ideas. They can also express their feelings, attitudes and opinions about a topic.