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Exciting realistic fiction for struggling readers in elementary and middle school

HIP JR novels are written especially for struggling and reluctant readers in Grades 3-7, but are enjoyed by readers at all levels.  These high interest-low vocabulary books feature preteen characters in adventurous, sometimes dangerous and often humorous situations. Ideal for independent reading, reading instruction and intervention or literature circle discussions.

A comprehensive Teacher’s Guide is available for each novel. The HIP JR LIBRARY PACK contains all 12 titles at a significant discount over the individual prices of the books.

See also HIP QUICKREAD – shorter, easier chapter book-style adaptations of selected HIP JR novelsThe HIP TWEEN PACK is a specially curated collection of novels for elementary and middle school readers.

INTEREST LEVELS:    Ages 8-12 (Grades 3-7)
READING LEVELS:     1.8-2.4          LEXILE LEVELS:     350-450

“This series will be well worth the investment! There is such a large variety of subject matter that it will be easy to match a reader with a short novel that will capture his or her interest. The stories will appeal both to reluctant readers and other students. Recommended for all school libraries.” (Resource Links)

HIP JR titles may be found in the following THEME PACKS…

HIP Reader's Theater Pack: a book of scripts and the novels from which they are excerpted
HIP Novels with female protagonists
HIP SCARY STORIES PACK - 6 tales of the supernatural for teen and preteen readers
HIP Partner Pack - 25 novels paired for Comparative Thinking

You might also be interested in these SERIES…

HIP Tween Pack - 12 novels for "in-between" readers
HIP QUICKREAD PACK - 4 chapter books for elementary school readers
HIP's BATS Mystery Pack- 6 exciting and funny novels about two middle school detectives
HIP Skinwalkers Pack - 3 Fantasy Novels about shape-shifters
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