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Angling for Words  RL: 4.00 | IL: 9-18+, ESL, Adult Literacy
The Angling for Words instructional program is one that teachers across the country have depended on for many years… because it works! The program is carefully designed to combine auditory, tactile and motor channels. Based on classic Orton-Gillingham procedures, it offers students with learning d... (more)
Artesian Non-fiction Ancient Egyptian Mystery  RL: 3.60-4.10 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
Ancient Egyptian life has fascinated students of many cultures and times. These nonfiction mysteries explore how the pyramids were built, who the Lords of Kush were, how the Rosetta Stone was deciphered, what happened to a revolutionary king and how mummies were made. The Ancient Egyptian Series inc... (more)
Artesian Non-fiction Ancient Greek Mystery  RL: 4.50 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
Perhaps more than any other civilization, the ancient Greeks have influenced the way we think and act. This series of high interest books explores the mysteries of ancient Greece. The Ancient Greek Mystery Series includes five titles: - Alexander
- Atlantis
- Greek Thought
- The Olympics(more)
Artesian Non-Fiction Disaster  RL: 5.00-5.90 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
Explore the who, what, where, why and how of some of the great contemporary disasters. Whether man-made or natural, tragedies can bring out the noblest in those that suffer or survive them. Five disaster stories that you can't put down: - Challenger
- The Kuwaiti Oil Fires
- The Last Flight of... (more)
Artesian Non-Fiction Extreme Customs  RL: 4.00-4.70 | IL: 11-18+, ESL
We all have a desire to express our individuality, status, group membership, and beliefs. The differences in our expression of these universal desires make fascinating reading. These highly relevant books provide a frame of reference for young people, many who are struggling with these same issues. ... (more)
Basic English Grammar  RL: 3.00-8.00 | IL: Beg-Int ESL
This two-book series was written specifically for English language learners and covers all the basic grammar topics for beginners. Contains clear and concise explanations of the rules and illustrates them with numerous examples. The "Did You Know?" and "Grammar Help" notes add further to the underst... (more)
Beginning English Day By Day  RL: K | IL:
In response to popular demand, this beginning level textbook/workbook for teaching adults English is structured with the same practical competency based, whole language approach as English Day By Day, the best selling intermediate-level book.
Competencies covered
• Money and Time (more)
Carter High Mystery Series  RL: 2.00 | IL: 13-16, ESL
Carter High is a typical high school with one exception. Five students always seem to be involved in mysteries.

The students of Carter attend classes, participate in sports and drama, cram for exams and go on field trips. Topics are involving and pertinent to young adult readers: romance, sp... (more)
English Day By Day  RL: | IL:
This bestselling intermediate-level text is an excellent competency-based curriculum resource for adult ESL and basic education classes. Its development was based on twelve years of classroom experience with adult ESL students. English Day by Day successfully integrates basic academic English skills... (more)
English in Context  RL: 4.00 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
This dynamic worktext series was designed for students who still have trouble understanding what they read, writing a simple report, or finding the appropriate words to express themselves. There are many reasons "but no good excuses" for failure to acquire basic skills.
Give even your most reluc... (more)
Fantasy Book Set  RL: 2.90-3.50 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
The "Take Ten" Fantasy Book Set includes five great stories that keep students reading:
- The Cooler King
- Ken and the Samurai
- The Rabbit Tattoo
- Under the Waterfall
- The Wishstone
Good Grammar  RL: 3.00-4.00 | IL: 11-18+
It's no secret: practice builds skill, and skill builds confidence. By focusing on essential elements of grammar, these reproducible exercises are the ideal supplement to your language arts program. Good Grammar! covers all the bases in a variety of skill-specific lesson formats. The annotated table... (more)
It's Just An Expression  RL: 4.00 | IL:
120 common idiomatic expressions are presented in 12 reproducible lessons. Each lesson provides a fun and interesting passage that uses the idioms in context. Students then work to correctly identify and use the idioms in sentence completion and written response activities. Teachers can use these le... (more)
Math Computation Skills & Strategies  RL: 3.00-8.00 | IL: 8-18+, Adult, ESL
Every book in the Math Computation Skills and Strategies Series contains 125 plus + reproducible pages that combine solid basic math skills reinforcement with problem-solving strategy instruction. The series develops fact fluency and multi-digit computation skills across the strands: Number Sense, O... (more)
Mathematics for New Speakers of English  RL: 5.00-12.00 | IL: Beg-Int ESL
This text is designed to help teachers work with beginning ESL students in grades 5 to 12. It provides lessons and activities that will develop the students' vocabulary, English usage, and mathematical understanding. A balance of high-interest activities, cultural sidebars, vocabulary review and cha... (more)
Nonfiction Disasters Chapter Books  RL: 4.30-4.90 | IL: 9-18+
This Series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page!
Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting 64-page, softcover books offer short chapters on significant disasters.

Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key te... (more)
Orca Currents  RL: 2.00-4.00 | IL: 10-14
Orca Currents is a series of short, high-interest/low reading level novels with compelling, contemporary plots for reluctant middle-school readers. Orca Currents offers this often-overlooked group of reader a new and exciting alternative written by much-loved Canadian authors. Themes include humour,... (more)
Orca Echoes  RL: 2.00 | IL: 7-9
The Orca Echoes Series, for beginning readers, is written at a grade 2 reading level and now has 35 exciting titles. Engaging characters, age-appropriate fonts and easy-to-follow plots are just a few of the features you will discover in these generously illustrated stories.
Orca Soundings  RL: 2.10-4.30 | IL: 12-18+
With contemporary themes and exciting stories, the Orca Soundings for reluctant teen readers are books that teens want to read.

Short chapters, controlled vocabulary, and compelling characters make it possible for readers to get into the action. Average novel is 112 pages.
Each novel is ... (more)
Orca Sports  RL: 2.40-3.80 | IL: 10-18+
Orca Sports are short high-interest novels with exciting sports action and suspense.
Interest Level : ages 10+
Reading levels from grade 2.0 to grade 4.5
Contemporary, compelling stories
Short, high-interest novels
Accelerated Reader selections
Best-selling authors The Comple... (more)
Pageturners Adventure  RL: 4.20-4.60 | IL: 10-18+, ESL
Even reluctant readers will find it hard to resist this exciting series of novels. You will find that high interest + high quality adds up to success for your students. The 80-page novels deal with real-life issues and involve attractive, culturally diverse characters. The fast-paced story lines mai... (more)
Pageturners Detective  RL: 4.10-4.50 | IL: 11-18+, Adult, ESL
Even below average readers will find it hard to resist our exciting new series of novels. You will find that high interest + high quality adds up to success for your students. The 80-page novels deal with real-life issues and involve attractive, culturally diverse characters. The fast-paced story li... (more)
Pageturners High Interest Chapter Books  RL: 4.00-5.00 | IL: 11-18+, Adult, ESL
Even reluctant readers will find it hard to resist this exciting series of novels. The 80-page stories deal with life-like and mature young adult characters in a variety of genres. The fast-paced stories hold student interest until the very last page.

The Pageturner Series includes 6 Book Se... (more)
Pageturners Mystery  RL: 4.50-4.70 | IL: 11-18+, Adult, ESL
Even below average readers will find it hard to resist our exciting new series of novels. You will find that high interest + high quality adds up to success for your students. The 80-page novels deal with real-life issues and involve attractive, culturally diverse characters. The fast-paced story li... (more)
Pageturners Science Fiction  RL: 3.80-4.00 | IL: 11-18+, Adult, ESL
Even below average readers will find it hard to resist our exciting new series of novels. You will find that high interest + high quality adds up to success for your students. The 80-page novels deal with real-life issues and involve attractive, culturally diverse characters. The fast-paced story li... (more)
Pageturners Spy  RL: 4.00-4.40 | IL: 11-18+, Adult, ESL
Even below average readers will find it hard to resist our exciting new series of novels. You will find that high interest + high quality adds up to success for your students. The 80-page novels deal with real-life issues and involve attractive, culturally diverse characters. The fast-paced story li... (more)
Pageturners Suspense  RL: 3.50-4.30 | IL: 11-18+, Adult, ESL
Even below average readers will find it hard to resist our exciting new series of novels. You will find that high interest + high quality adds up to success for your students. The 80-page novels deal with real-life issues and involve attractive, culturally diverse characters. The fast-paced story li... (more)
Perspectives - Set 1  RL: 4.00 | IL: 11-18+, Adult, ESL
Average young people in situations that are not average at all! Skillfully written recreational novels.

Titles included in series:
Dirt Bike Adventure -W. Wesley Miller - Three friends decide to test their bikes in the desert. One of the boys is bitten by a snake. Now the race... (more)
Perspectives - Set 2  RL: 4.00 | IL: 11-18+, Adult, ESL
Average young people in situations that are not average at all! Skillfully written recreational novels. The 10 Titles in the Series are:
And Nothing But the Truth -Richard Scariano
Randy returns home determined to clear his father's name, but several terrifying events occur to compli... (more)
Postcards from America  RL: 2.00 | IL: 9-16
Lisa, Juan, Amy and Justin could hardly believe they had won the national essay contest that awarded them a three-week trip across America. At each place, they encounter an adventure while absorbing a quantity of historical and geographical facts. Titles included in set:
Trouble in the Black... (more)
Practical Ideas That Work For English Language Learners  RL: | IL:
The instructional ideas presented in this kit are specially designed for teaching 4th - 12th grade students served in programs for English Language Learners (ELL), limited English proficient (LEP), and English as a second language (ESL). The kit includes a quick, easy to use criterion-referenced rat... (more)
Problem Solver Biographies  RL: 2.00 | IL: 11-18
The lives of five courageous and dedicated men and women who gave the world printing, braille, adequate hospital care, and much, much more.

Titles include:
Johannes Gutenberg
How long would it have been before printing became a reality without Gutenbergs determination?
<... (more)
Reading In Context  RL: 4.00 | IL: 11-18+
This dynamic series was designed for students who still have trouble understanding what they read. All lessons (16 in each worktext) feature a two-page reading selection followed by four pages of correlated exercises. The emphasis is on variety for maximum interest and involvement-traditional readin... (more)
Red Rhino Nonfiction Chapter Books  RL: 1.50-2.00 | IL: 9-18+
Engage your most struggling readers in grades 3-8 with Red Rhino Nonfiction!

This series is ideal for struggling readers who are in need of age-appropriate subjects at a low reading level. Red Rhino Nonfiction is the first hi-lo children’s nonfiction series at a first grade reading l... (more)
Saddleback High-Interest Building Vocabulary Skills & Strategies  RL: 3.00-8.00 | IL: 8-18+
Here’s a great vocabulary program that is equally appropriate for younger students working at grade level and older students who have “forgotten” or never mastered the basics. The friendly look and tone of this series belies the comprehensive sweep of the instructional sequence. Every topic-fr... (more)
Saddleback High-Interest Language Arts Skills & Strategies  RL: 3.00-8.00 | IL: 8-18+
Here’s a great English-language arts program that is equally appropriate for younger students working at grade level and older students who have “forgotten” or never mastered the basics. The friendly look and tone of this series belies the comprehensive sweep of the instructional sequence. Eve... (more)
Saddleback High-Interest Reading Comprehension Strategies  RL: 3.00-8.00 | IL: 8-18+
Every book in the Reading Comprehension Skills and Strategies Series contains 125 plus reproducible pages - more than 125 activities - that combine solid reading comprehension skills reinforcement and enrichment with reading comprehension strategy instruction.
Based on current educational standa... (more)
Saddleback's Lifeskills Series  RL: 4.00 | IL: 9-18+, Adult, ESL
The 10 worktexts in the 21st Century Lifeskills series will provide students a thorough introduction to the "must have" multi-dimensional competencies, concepts and vocabulary they need to achieve independence in the adult world. The teaching and learning combines a discrete focus on 21st century st... (more)
Spelling Steps Reproducible Binder  RL: 3.00-8.00 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
Your students can still count on all the features that have made this economical binder program so popular all these years. The reading level is still low. The learning progression is still carefully paced to ensure the steady progress that leads to success. But every page in this brand new edition ... (more)
Starting Gate Easy Readers For Older Students  RL: 1.00-4.00 | IL: 11-18+
The Starting Gate series gives students reading substantially below their expected level an opportunity to experience success in reading.
Each of Set #1 and Set #2 include five books which contain four short stories on contemporary, relevant topics designed to appeal to young people and adults. ... (more)
Strange but True Stories  RL: 3.50-4.00 | IL: 11-18+
Who isn't fascinated by the world of the weird? These stories are the ultimate in high interest reading. Fact or fiction? Real or unreal? Let your students decide. The people, places, and things in these story collections range from the peculiar to the preposterous, from creepy to utterly terrifying... (more)
Take Ten Adventures  RL: 3.00-3.90 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
The "Take Ten" offers a powerful library of motivating readers appealing to all interests with eight popular themes: horror; fantasy; chillers; thrillers; mystery; adventure; romance and sports. These short chapter books (7"x 4.25" - 45 to 64 pp) are perfect for readers who are discouraged by longer... (more)
Take Ten Mystery  RL: 3.30-3.80 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
The "Take Ten" offers a powerful library of motivating readers appealing to all interests with eight popular themes: horror; fantasy; chillers; thrillers; mystery; adventure; romance and sports. These short chapter books (7"x 4.25" - 45 to 64 pp) are perfect for readers who are discouraged by longer... (more)
Take Ten Romance  RL: 2.60-2.80 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
The "Take Ten" offers a powerful library of motivating readers appealing to all interests with eight popular themes: horror; fantasy; chillers; thrillers; mystery; adventure; romance and sports. These short chapter books (7"x 4.25" - 45 to 64 pp) are perfect for readers who are discouraged by longer... (more)
Take Ten Thrillers  RL: 3.00-3.90 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
The "Take Ten" offers a powerful library of motivating readers appealing to all interests with eight popular themes: horror; fantasy; chillers; thrillers; mystery; adventure; romance and sports. These short chapter books (7"x 4.25" - 45 to 64 pp) are perfect for readers who are discouraged by longer... (more)
Tales of Horror  RL: 2.80-3.80 | IL: 11-18+, ESL
These short chapter books (7"x 4.25" - 45 to 64 pp) are perfect for readers who are discouraged by longer novels, but long enough for complete plot development.

The Tales of Horror Series includes five great stories that keep students reading:
- The Battleground
- Death Haunts Her
... (more)
The Cooler King  RL: 3.50 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
Constantly bullied by a bigger classmate, Marty conjures up the image of Steve McQueen to help him deal with his fears. Includes a short biography of Steve McQueen.
True Crime  RL: 4.00 | IL: 9-12, ESL, Adult
Bursting with facts, these books will truly enthrall struggling readers. Nonfiction titles cover high-interest topics both creepy and utterly terrifying. Each title is thoroughly researched and includes an introduction, five chapters, glossary, and index. In-the-scene photography captures students' ... (more)
Up-To-Speed Math  RL: 5.00 | IL: 10-18+
This series brings students who have gaps in their understanding of math concepts and skills up-to-speed. "Low Gear" lessons review the basics. "High Gear" lessons extend understanding of concepts and skills. Built around widely tested skills and concepts. 96 pages For teachers
- Comprehensive Te... (more)
Up-To-Speed Math Story Problems  RL: 3.00-8.00 | IL: 8-18+
This supplementary worktext series teaches math students how to solve the kinds of word problems found on today’s standardized and proficiency tests. Based on current research, Math Story Problems provides carefully sequenced instruction in the process, skills, and strategies that successful probl... (more)
Vocabulary in Context  RL: 4.00 | IL: 11-18+
This is the latest edition to our enormously popular Learning in Context series, which includes Reading in Context and English in Context. This dynamic series focuses on practical terms, skills and concepts in relevant situational settings. Struggling students learn over 3,000 high-utility words in ... (more)
Word Master  RL: 6.00-9.00 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
Seeing and Using Words: Perfect the skills necessary for recognizing the roots, prefixes and suffixes that give words meaning. Students will learn the use of context clues to derive word meaning, develop their skills in the use of different forms of words, improve spelling and develop sight word ski... (more)