A QuickRead novel for kids who lack reading stamina
The Rapids, by Paul Kropp, is an abridged version of Shooting the Rapids, reduced to just 4500 words in a 70-page, illustrated chapter book. The story is exciting: two brothers have to rescue their injured dad on a camping trip. They get lost and end up shooting the Bus Cruncher rapids.
The reading is quick and easy: reading level grade 2.2. Lexile 330L. Perfect for grade 3-5 kids who don’t have the reading stamina to finish the longer, more complex original.
A free PDF teacher’s guide is included.