Extensive reading is essential for improving fluency and there is a real need in the ELT classroom for contemporary, low-level reading material for younger learners. Donnie's Robot is based on an episode from the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series. Donnie builds a robot to fight the Kraang. But when the robot malfunctions, Donnie must find a way to save the turtles. Donnie's Robot is one of four graded readers adapted from the TV series.