Many students are not reading at grade level. Help striving readers build reading stamina and stay engaged with high-interest low-level content. The more a student reads, the better reader they will become.
This roundup highlights a wide range of dynamic titles for elementary, middle, and high school audiences. From graphic novels and celebrity biographies to survival stories and edgy YA fiction, there is something here for every interest.
by Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist
The educational world saw a dynamic discussion on nonfiction literature and why it is so essential for students to read it this past spring. In her article “Exploring a Quandary: Kids Love Nonfiction, But Adults Assume They Don’t” Melissa Stewart wrote, “Finely crafted nonfiction children’s books have the power to inform, inspire, and get kids fired up about learning.”
That is exactly what our spring nonfiction series collection aims to do. Read on to discover series for young readers that cover a variety of subjects including science, style, and much more!
Each season we share highlights from our favorite publishers. We love finding the best books from around the world and bringing them to libraries, bookstores, classrooms, and ultimately to the readers who love them. Here are the highlights from our publishers’ Fall 2021 titles!
By Amy Fitzgerald, Editor
Confession time: I have a shamefully short attention span. When I think about certain books I read as a kid, I’m amazed that I had the patience to get through them. One recent evening, I got home from work, looked at the stack of verging-on-overdue novels I’d checked out from the library weeks earlier, thought “Nope,” and cued up the latest episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Read More
By Kayla Pawek, Editor
For most of the titles on our list, copyediting is the most straightforward part of the editing process. This is true because most of our books are leveled nonfiction. Our in-house copy editor knows that she’s responsible for fixing grammar spots, adjusting formatting, and ensuring text is appropriately leveled for the book’s target audience.
But fiction, especially high-low fiction (which we publish in our Darby Creek imprint), isn’t straightforward. It’s artistic, subjective, and varies in style from story to story. Read More