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Henry Fleming just wants to be a hero. So when he gets the chance to fight in the American Civil War he signs up right away. But out on the battlefield it's a long way from home, and the reality of war is not as romantic as he thought. When you're doomed if you fight and doomed if you run, what's a man to do? Henry doesn't want to be a coward, but sometimes courage is the hardest thing to find. Follow him on his journey of discovery, where the boundaries of right and wrong are not so easy to see. TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In The Knockits of Knockity Hoo Jed and Ava explore the caves at Knockity Hoo and discover the never-seen-before Knockits. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
In Cool Drool, Baz is staying with his Aunt, an archaeologist. He finds an ancient skull and something is living inside it a slug called Sumo! This is the story of an extraordinary slug that just happens to be a graffiti artist. When the ancient skull is stolen, can Baz and Sumo work together to get Sumo's home back? Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year olds. There is something for everyone in this varied collection which is packed with fantastic illustrations. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The series is written by top children's authors and edited by award-winning author Jeremy Strong. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Cat and Ant help uncover some villains who are using mobile phones to commit crimes in The Phoney Mob. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Lime-B level Meddlers book: Boy racer Lickety Kwick thinks he's a dead-cert to win the Junior Racing Car Championships but the Meddlers have other ideas! When Professor Kybosh's assistants find out that Lickety would have donated his prize money to the Doggy Doo Animal Home they realise they have made a big mistake. They put things right just in time for Lickety to win the race.
This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Lime-A level Meddlers book: The Meddlers are inside the Busyville clock tower meddling with the workings of the town clock. Meanwhile, down in the cellar of the tower the Bank Busting Bunch are about to rob the town bank. When the clock goes crazy, the police investigate and the robbers are caught red-handed.
This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this White-B level Meddlers book: The Meddlers love making mischief. In this story Professor Kybosh and his meddling assistants Jinx, Spike and Botch transform Mabel Moody's dull and dreary merry-go-round into a thrilling fairground ride. The children love the new improved merry-go round and Mabel Moody realises that it is making money.
A young monster is getting everything she needs to take a dip: a boat, a toy shark, armbands, goggles, flippers. Once everything is to hand she is ready... to take a bath! The vividly drawn artwork shows each step of the monster's careful preparations, offering lots of discussion points: is she going for a swim in a pool? In the sea? * Pink B level (Band 1B) books offer simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions. * Text type - A story with predictable structure and patterned language. * An illustration on pages 14 and 14 shows the monster splashing happily in the bath, with all her toys labelled, to help children recap and discuss. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.
Rigby Rocket offers a wide range of engaging stories and non-fiction texts. Written by much-loved children's authors, the books have been expertly levelled to ensure your children are able to read them independently.
This collection of infant reading books works as the skills-focused backbone of guided reading resources, with step-by-step skills coverage and the full range of genre. The scheme correlates to the NLS and the Scottish 5-14 Attainment targets for children. The readers in this scheme feature a wide range of genres (including non-fiction) and are levelled to Book Bands , the grading system recommended by the NLS. Within each Lighthouse band the books are organized in order of challenge, so each session moves children on. Each reader has an accompanying teaching notes booklet which gives guidance on teaching a range of reading skills.