Books tagged: reluctant readers

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Beyond Words, Using the Arts to Enhance Early Reading Comprehension
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010 by Look Again Press. Category: Essay » Literature
Winner of the 2005 Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada Masters Research Award, this text reports on Dr. Winter's investigation into the ways in which arts can be effectively integrated with a reading program to teach and evaluate global reading comprehension strategies among less proficient readers who do not have decoding deficits.
Little Comics: Where Are We?
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers. Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Where Are We? is a black and white comic book written for beginning readers of all ages. The vocabulary is slightly more challenging than the Little Comics for Little Readers series. Two boys and a dog find what looks like a mirror, but it takes them on an unexpected adventure.
Mayne Island Skeletons
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Price: Free! Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Mayne Island Skeletons is the 3rd in the Magda Mystery Series by Amber Harvey about Magda, the pre-teen sleuth and her pal Brent. Two mysteries must be solved: an ancient haunted house mystery, and the topical issue of proving that Brent is innocent of theft. Mayne Island Skeletons is a readable story for pre-teens and families; Magda is a memorable heroine children can relate to.
Rascals Sing at The Opera House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
When Polly gets banned from the choir for singing out of tune, Gertie refuses to go to the festival without her best friend. Hoping to become famous, Polly comes up with a brilliant idea. She promises to mime at the Opera House. Their teacher is horrified. She suspects Polly will break her promise and do something naughty. After all, she stunk out the classroom and who knows what she'll do next.
St Viper's School For Super Villains. The Riotous Rocket Ship Robbery.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Demon wants to be the best super villain at St Viper’s but he’s in for a fight. Between masterclasses in World Domination, Sinister Science and Fighting with Flames, he needs to prove to everyone he’s an evil genius. Now, if he can just survive till the end of term . . .
Hot Shots FC
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
For readers age 6-12 who want fun, fun fun and football! Hot Shots FC is about a group of friends who create their own wacky football club. But the team gets more than it bargains for when they take on the big, bad boys of Hammers FC. Suddenly Hot Shots FC have to play football like they've never played it before!
Hot Shots FC v Dynamite FC
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
Book 2 in the 'stupidly funny' Hot Shots FC series. For readers who want fun, fun, fun and football. It's time for Hot Shots to make a name for themselves in the minor football leagues. But they've got one big problem. The new coach knows as much about football as my granny, who never played in her life. Sid is given the job of getting rid of the new coach. But that is not as easy as it seems
Hot Shots FC v Toffs FC
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Book 3 in the 'stupidly funny' Hot Shots FC series. For readers who want fun, fun, fun and football! Hot Shots FC have problems. They've got no money, no kit, and no manager. To make matters worse, they now have to play the richest team in the league, Toffs FC. It's up to Hat Trick Boy to prove it's how you play football that counts
Long Way From Home: Unfortunate Journey Part 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
At age Fourteen Mira becomes nursemaid to the first born child of her owner. Although this means better clothes, better food, and a room in the main house, it doesn't mean she's free from the same threat to her safety as any other slave.
Archibald's Boo-boo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by Boularderie Island Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Archibald is a young troll, about 300 years old. He has big ears and a long tail. He is covered from head to foot with bristly fur and his nose is as round and red as a large cranberry. While tending the autumn pumpkins, Archibald encounters a screaming giant ear of corn with hundreds of eyes and two feet! Archibald’s Boo-boo is a wonderful tale for both early readers and older reluctant readers.