Choosing and Using Kids' Books

Delight, educate, and inspire the kids you care about with children's books! Below are links to articles on how to choose and use children's books at home or school.

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High/low books

High interest/low reading level books can motivate struggling readers by providing books on topics that their peers are reading, but targeted toward their reading level. High/low books can help build reading fluency, vocabulary, background knowledge and interest in reading. Below you'll find recommended high/low books, as well as links to publishers who offer a wide range of titles.

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