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High Interest / Low Vocabulary Readers - Reading Level 4
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 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)
Classic Novels and Study Guides  RL: 3.50-5.00 | IL: 9-18+, Adult
The NOVELS: Saddleback Classics were expressly designed to welcome developing readers to the wondrous world of great literature. Each novel, complete in just 80 pages, has been painstakingly adapted to retain the integrity of the original work. Each provides the reader a sence of the author's style ... (more)
Classics - Workbooks  RL: 1.00-5.00 | IL: 8-18+, Adult/ESL
Bring the Classics to Life!
Reading Comprehension Workbooks
Each novel has been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite reluctant readers as well as enthusiastic ones. Key words are defined and used in context. Multiple-choice questions require the student to recall s... (more)
Easy Reading Shakespeare  RL: 2.00-5.00 | IL: 10-18+, Adult, ESL
Easy Reading Shakespeare!

Introduce your students to the famous literary accomplishments of William Shakespeare. Easy-reading adaptations will ignite the interest of reluctant and enthusiastic readers. Each title is arranged in a ten-chapter format with key words defined and used in context... (more)
Epic Fails  RL: 3.00-4.00 | IL: 11-18
This book series is about some of history’s most interesting Epic Fails. But the point here is not just to see how badly other people have failed. Instead, the point is to learn how the mistakes happened. In doing so, maybe we can understand the world—and ourselves—a little better.

Oh, wh... (more)
Faerieground  RL: 3.00-4.00 | IL: Ages 9 - 18
Two friends, torn apart. Soli and Lucy argue, and then Lucy disappears, taken by the faeries who live in the forest near their homes. Can Soli save her friend, even if it means facing the biggest dangers she’s ever experienced and going up against the Willow Queen?

The Hidden Things<... (more)
Graphic Shakespeare Collection  RL: 4.60-5.20 | IL: 9-18+
Reach today's adolescents with the universal message of great literature.

This series features classic Shakespeare retold with graphic color illustrations. Educators using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 64-page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations... (more)
Jason Strange  RL: 3.00-4.00 | IL: 9-18+, ESL
Let Jason take you into a world of spine-tingling suspense: a town full of zombies, a creaky old movie theater, shadows in the night on a camping trip, a boarded-up video club with no way out. These stories will make you shiver!

23 Crow’s Perch
Henry is a little creeped out ... (more)
MCI Graphic Novels  RL: 3.00-5.00 | IL: 9-18+
MCI Graphic Novels

Making Connections Intervention provides targeted, direct comprehension instruction for struggling readers in Middle School and beyond. Middle school content with high interest topics and lower readability will engage even the most reluctant readers. Through carefully sca... (more)
Non-Fiction Natural Disasters  RL: 3.60-4.40 | IL: 9-18+
All the powerful things nature can do makes for page-turning excitement for young readers grades 4 - 12. These books capture the personal stories of people caught up in these disasters and provide a frame of reference in history and science that make these books both educational and exciting reads. ... (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 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)
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)
Passages 2000  RL: 3.00-5.00 | IL: Young Adult
These contemporary novels keep students reading. The multicultural characters are relevant to today's young adults. Softcover novels are 90 to 130 pages with consistent chapter lengths and suspenseful chapter endings. The satisfaction of finishing a book will build students' confidence and develop t... (more)
Passages to Mystery Set #1  RL: 3.00-4.00 | IL: Young Adult
Set 1 Includes:

The Accusation
When Oscar's English teacher is attacked in the school parking lot, Oscar is the prime suspect. Oscar's intelligence helps him find out what really happened.
Be Very Much Afraid
Kerry discovers someone living in the house across th... (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)
QuickReads Set 1  RL: 3.60-4.10 | IL: 11-18+, ESL
Just 32-pages each - power-packed paperback books with reading enjoyment. Even your most reluctant readers won't be able to resist these enticing, yet manageable books! Here are exciting, high-interest novels with various themes guaranteed to keep your low level readers turning the pages until the v... (more)
QuickReads Set 2  RL: 3.50-4.10 | IL: 11-18+, ESL
Just 32-pages each - power-packed paperback books with reading enjoyment. Even your most reluctant readers won't be able to resist these enticing, yet manageable books! Here are exciting, high-interest novels with various themes guaranteed to keep your low level readers turning the pages until the v... (more)
QuickReads Set 3  RL: 3.10-4.20 | IL: 11-18+, ESL
Just 32-pages each - power-packed paperback books with reading enjoyment. Even your most reluctant readers won't be able to resist these enticing, yet manageable books! Here are exciting, high-interest novels with various themes guaranteed to keep your low level readers turning the pages until the v... (more)
QuickReads Set 4  RL: 4.00 | IL: 11-18+, ESL
Just 32-pages each - power-packed paperback books with reading enjoyment. Even your most reluctant readers won't be able to resist these enticing, yet manageable books! Here are exciting, high-interest novels with various themes guaranteed to keep your low level readers turning the pages until the v... (more)
Rapid Reads  RL: 2.00-4.50 | IL: 16+, ESL
Foothills is excited to introduce Rapid Reads, a new line of short novels and non-fiction books for adult readers. In our increasingly fast-paced world we believe there is a need for well-written, well-told books that can be read in one sitting. Rapid Reads are intended for a diverse audience, inclu... (more)
Saddleback's Illustrated Classics in Colour  RL: 4.60-5.20 | IL: 8-18+
Reach today's adolescents with the universal message of great literature. This series features classic tales retold with attractive color illustrations. Educators using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 70-page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the origi... (more)
Saddleback's Shakespeare Classics  RL: 4.00-4.50 | IL: 9-18+
Now you can reach today's adolescents with the universal message of great literature. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy to read type size, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the original play. The carefully controlled reading le... (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)
Streamlined Shakespeare  RL: 4.00 | IL: 9-18+
Of course, there is unanimous agreement that no one should miss the glories of Shakespeare! Teachers and parents recognize that fact, yet are fully aware that Shakespearean works in their original form are simply too formidable for many students. There is an answer to this dilemma simplification! Ye... (more)
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)
Wonder Woman Series  RL: 3.00-5.00 | IL: Ages 8-14
WONDER WOMAN , the AMAZON PRINCESS, battles for peace and justice around the globe. With her amazing strength and intelligence, and armed with the LASSO OF TRUTH and bulletproof silver bracelets, this fearless champion is the world's greatest female super hero.

Presenting stories fo... (more)