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Reading Circle lists – sec. 1-5
This lists include timeless classics and contemporary novels used by teachers for secondary reading circles. In each list, there is an exhaustive description for each title, with images of the book covers, the number of pages and the retail prices. These titles discuss themes such as War, Racial Issues, Love/Romance, Friendship, Overcoming Challenges, Peer Pressure, Sports, and much more.
Reading Circles 1
Reading Circles 2
Reading Circles 3
Reading Circles 4
Reading Circles 5
All of the titles in this series are designed for reluctant readers ages 12 and up. These are books that teens want to read, but that are written at a grade 2-4.5 reading level; making them perfect for ESL!
Orca Soundings 2010
Similar to the Orca Soundings series, the Orca Currents are designed for 10-14 year olds. However, they are written at a grade 2-4.5 reading level; making them perfect for ESL!
Orca Currents 2010
Perfect for reluctant readers, the Orca Sports titles combine mystery and adventure with team sports such as hockey, baseball, football and soccer, and solo sports like scuba diving, running, sailing, horse racing and even race-car driving. Designed for ages 10 and up, they are written at a grade 2-4.5 reading level. They are especially popular among boys!
Orca Sports 2010
Books on the Holocaust
This list includes fiction and non-fiction titles that discuss World War II and the Holocaust.
The titles in this series are all funny graphic novels for young readers. Robots, giant bugs, ninja heroes, aliens from outer space, and a boy allergic to danger are just a few of the loopy and lively characters that readers will meet in these side-splitting pages. Good-humoured stories with wacky comic book-style artwork will spark the imagination of any reluctant reader.
The world’s best stories are retold in this series of dynamic graphic novels. These re-visioned classics will hook your reluctant readers and thrust them face-to-face with some of history’s most famous stories.
This list includes a variety of educational, interactive, mobile flash cards for 1st and 2nd cycle students. Some of them are presented with 3D images, while others include games and activities. All of them allow a great hands-on way to learn vocabulary, and to master concepts.