These gentle reads are brimming with spirited characters and positive values—but with a little extra excitement and bite, so hold on to your hats! Written expressly for the middle grade struggling reader, the series DOES NOT contain strong language, edgy themes, or dysfunctional families. In fact, family is the main theme of these titles. And one particular family is the focus with their uncanny knack for finding humor, hope, and colorful personalities—even in unusual circumstances. Written at the lowest reading levels, the story structure is straightforward and moves the reader through the text quickly and efficiently.
The Sample Set #2 includes the following Ten titles:
Blizzard - The light snow got heavier. The road was slippery. Soon snow covered the ground. The car struggled to get up the hill. It got hard to see. Everything was white.
Creature - Neither one noticed the large creature in the woods. It quietly ran alongside them. Its red eyes stared at them. Lilia thought she heard a scream. She stopped and listened. Then she heard it again.
Heist - "Ten feet of space can't just disappear," Antonio said. "I bet someone built a fake wall in the basement. The Springfield Bank is right next door."
Ransom - The bus should have arrived at the Heights at five o'clock. Two hours later, there was no sign of it. Everyone was scared and confused. A bus full of students had vanished.
Shelter - They were trapped. Then Ana remembered the old stone church. It was nearby. She knew the old building was the safest place for her family. It could withstand the high winds and rising water.
Swamp - "I know you're tired of the beach. This is just like being in the Heights. Only warmer. What do you want to do?"
Treasure - Franco was an hour into his morning dive. He swam to the edge of the reef. Something caught his eye. When he swam closer, he gasped. Ther... (more)