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Novel Series for Reluctant and Struggling Readers

Engaging realistic fiction for struggling readers in Grades 4-12

High interest-low vocabulary novels for students elementary grades

Exciting stories of teenage heroes in extraordinary situations

High interest/low vocabulary novels geared to reluctant readers in high school

Dragons, heroes and shapeshifters are featured in these hi-lo fantasy novels.

Two kids solve mysteries all year long in these novels for struggling readers in Grades 4-8.

What Teachers are Saying about HIP Books

  • Thank you so much! My special needs 5th grade students (boys) are so excited about [HIP Fantasy]. All their friends are reading Harry Potter and that series is just too difficult for them. They were scared when I first showed them The Last Dragon book, saying they weren’t interested in it, when in fact, they were scared they couldn’t read it. After the first few pages, they were hooked! I caught my one boy doodling “Kain” during the State test. To me, that was the biggest signal to me that they loved the book!

    Beth Lowell, Special Education TeacherHarris Hill Elementary

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