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Novel Series for Reluctant and Struggling Readers

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Engaging realistic fiction for struggling readers in Grades 4-12

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High interest-low vocabulary novels for students elementary grades

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Exciting stories of teenage heroes in extraordinary situations

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

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

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

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Not just for struggling readers! Complex plots, well-developed characters, and rich word choice for high school readers.

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Exciting chapter books for Grades 4-6 students reading below Grade 2 level.

What Teachers are Saying about HIP Books

  • I have taught special education for many years and have seen so many students struggle once they get past that 'grade 3 stage' and are expected to read to learn, rather than learn to read. It breaks my heart to see them so discouraged in the classroom. Fortunately, I have come across your amazing high interest/low vocabulary novels that the students I tutor can't get enough of. For some of the kids, I've even given them the book to keep as it has been the very first novel they have ever been able to read. The story lines are great and there's nothing better than a struggling reader asking if they can take the book home and finish a chapter. Once again, thanks so much. Your staff and the authors are certainly making a huge difference in the education and self esteem of the children I work with.

    Theresa Balko Special Educator and Private Tutor

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