Rising Star (Nasen)- fiction about vampires, etc.
Download (Nasen) – teenage boys with low reading ability – extreme sports and fast cars
Ransom (Dark Man) – Ransom (Trailblazers) non-fiction, reading age 6-7 on football, formula 1, comets, dinosaurs, etc.
Rip Rap books by Australian company Cumquatmay
Badger books on famous people
Books by SEN Press eg Matt gets Wise.
Hank Zipzer series of books – written by famous dyslexic Henry Winkler
Reading and Ebooks
Rising Stars publishes a wide range of readers and eBooks for struggling and reluctant readers.From spine-tingling fiction and magazine-style non-fiction to six-part plays for group reading session, our series will engage and challenge.
Our readers are specifically developed to engage older learners – particularly boys – and feature:
Age-appropriate themes and storylines
A controlled language level that supports reluctant and struggling readers
Extensive support material for teachers, TAs and LSAs
Lots of advice and activities for guided reading sessions and reading intervention classes
Our readers are quizzed on Accelerated Reader, allowing schools to fully integrate the Rising Stars readers into their reading intervention programmes.Download aListing of Rising Stars Quizzes on Accelerated Reader.pdf
– See more at: http://www.risingstars-uk.com/subjects/reading-and-ebooks#sthash.XrrhdIXj.dpuf
Download – High-octane, magazine-style information books for your weakest older readers
An engaging series of eBooks for older boys with a low reading ability. This series of readers uses extreme sports and fast cars as a theme to turn reluctant and less able teenagers back to reading.
Each eBook features a short story, illustrated in black and white; non-fiction information pages, presented in a magazine style using colour photographs and appropriate vocabulary and a bibliography to support readers wanting to find out more on the subject
The series has been developed in conjunction with NASEN, the National Association for Special Educational Needs.
Please note – Download is now available in eBook format only.
Interest age: 9 -14+ years
Reading age: 6 -7 years
NC Level: Working within level 1 and towards level 2
Book band: Orange: Level 6
– See more at: http://www.risingstars-uk.com/series/download#sthash.JGKpQJMA.dpufInterest Age 8 – 14 years | Reading Age 6 – 7 years
There are currently 36 reading books in the Trailblazers series, each covering a different popular non-fiction topic. The books combine fact and fiction, starting with a fascinating fact-finding section followed by a beautifully illustrated story on the topic.
Millions of years ago a giant meteorite killed all the dinosaurs. Find out how! Will humans all be killed in the same way? Find out what we can do. Is there life on planet Mars? Scientists think maybe the answer is yes. Find out why.
Then read a scary story about what might happen: ‘Doom from Space’.www.cumquatmay.com.au/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid