Free Reading Guides

Looking for ways to engage readers?

Our free Reading Guides will inspire ways to use hi-lo novels in your school or small group setting.
Created to support struggling readers, the guides feature:

  • Questions for pre-reading to help students draw from their existing knowledge
  • Reading comprehension questions and graphic organizers to aid students in understanding plot, characterization, and themes
  • Discussion and reflection questions for large- or small-group discussions or as writing prompts
  • Activities and exercises that call upon multiple learning modalities, along with a vocabulary list

Tough as Lace

Dandelion Travels

Listen Up

Everything it Takes

Rising Out

Our Broken Earth

Clear Cut

Manning Up

Not Hungry

Only Pieces

Kiki in the Middle

The Dragons Club

Surviving American History