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Highlights - Set 1 - Enemies
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In the book Enemies, it is about overcoming the past. Abigail's life has changed forever. She has discovered that her father and her best friend, Josh, are secret agents. She knows that their enemies are trying to kill her and joins a team of secret agents to stop them. Abigail plays an important part in their mission's success. She finds out the surprising truth about who has been behind the attacks. At the end of the book, Abigail fulfils her dream of a life of adventure - she becomes a secret agent.

About this series:

Highlights is a series of original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level.

The stories are specifically written for this audience, with each author writing three stories to create a mini-series, thus encouraging the reader to want to read more. Each mini-series is in the same genre. Highlights covers different genres, helping readers to learn the language associated with the genre.

Each book is supported by full colour ‘manga style’ illustrations to reinforce and supplement the text. Every right hand page is a full colour illustration to accompany the text and assist comprehension. The stories are dynamic and use a variety of dramatic devices, including changes of perspective and variations of cell size and shape.

Available in audio CD to support each short novel from the Highlights set 1 are Adventure Trilogy, Mystery Trilogy and Fantasy Trilogy.

In the book Mandurra, it is about contentment and dissatisfaction. Sarah lives on a run-down farm called Mandurra. Her father has lost his job and the family is suffering financial hardship. To Sarah's great disappointment, her parents cannot afford to send her to a school camp.

One day, while exploring the attic for antiques to sell, Sarah hits her head. When she wakes up she is still at Mandurra but the year is 1910. In this time, Sarah's younger brother is jealous of her and causes trouble. His mischief leads to the barn being set alight. When Sarah tries to rescue the horses, she is overcome by smoke and collapses. When she awakes, she is back in the present time, in a hospital bed. Was it all a dream?

About this series:

Highlights is a series of original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level.

The stories are specifically written for this audience, with each author writing three stories to create a mini-series, thus encouraging the reader to want to read more. Each mini-series is in the same genre. Highlights covers different genres, helping readers to learn the language associated with the genre.

Each book is supported by full colour ‘manga style’ illustrations to reinforce and supplement the text. Every right hand page is a full colour illustration to accompany the text and assist comprehension. The stories are dynamic and use a variety of dramatic devices, including changes of perspective and variations of cell size and shape.

Available in audio CD to support each short novel from the Highlights set 1 are Adventure Trilogy, Mystery Trilogy and Fantasy Trilogy.

The book Mandurra Magic is about assumptions and consequences. Sarah goes back in time 1910 Mandurra for another adventure. Guy loves the new cattle dog, Patch, but others think that the dog is killing farm animals. Grandpa decides he must shoot the dog but Guy runs away with Patch. Sarah, Tom and Grandpa look everywhere but can't find him.

After a night of rain, a search party is organised, but Guy returns home by himself. He begs for help to rescue Patch who is caught in a rabbit trap. Sarah and Tom release Patch and discover that he is not the animal killer after all. Sarah realises that it is her special button that lets her travel between the past and present. Should she keep the button or destroy it?

About this series:

Highlights is a series of original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level.

The stories are specifically written for this audience, with each author writing three stories to create a mini-series, thus encouraging the reader to want to read more. Each mini-series is in the same genre. Highlights covers different genres, helping readers to learn the language associated with the genre.

Each book is supported by full-colour ‘manga style’ illustrations to reinforce and supplement the text. Every right-hand page is a full-colour illustration to accompany the text and assist comprehension. The stories are dynamic and use a variety of dramatic devices, including changes of perspective and variations of cell size and shape.

Available in audio CD to support each short novel from the Highlights set 1 are Adventure Trilogy, Mystery Trilogy and Fantasy Trilogy.

Highlights - Set 1 - Return to Mandurra Dark Flight Set 3 - Teaching Guide Boffin Boy Set 1 - Teaching Guide
Highlights - Set 1 - Return to Mandurra
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Dark Flight Set 3 - Teaching Guide
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Boffin Boy Set 1 - Teaching Guide
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The book Return to Mandurra is about responsibility and priorities. Sarah is resting under a tree after her return from hospital. She is upset by the news that her horse must be sold, because her parents need money to buy food and pay bills. She closes her eyes and suddenly is back in 1910 in the burning stable. Tom pulls her to safety but the feed for the remaining cattle is burned up with the barn.

Because of the drought conditions, there is no money to buy more feed or to rebuild the stable. Tom enters a horse race to try to win the prize money but on the day of the race he is unable to ride. Sarah rides in his place and wins the race and the prize money. On the way home, Sarah is thrown from her horse. She wakes up back in the present day to find that her father has found a job and doesn't need to sell her horse.

About this series:

Highlights is a series of original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level.

The stories are specifically written for this audience, with each author writing three stories to create a mini-series, thus encouraging the reader to want to read more. Each mini-series is in the same genre. Highlights covers different genres, helping readers to learn the language associated with the genre.

Each book is supported by full colour ‘manga style’ illustrations to reinforce and supplement the text. Every right hand page is a full colour illustration to accompany the text and assist comprehension. The stories are dynamic and use a variety of dramatic devices, including changes of perspective and variations of cell size and shape.

Available in audio CD to support each short novel from the Highlights set 1 are Adventure Trilogy, Mystery Trilogy and Fantasy Trilogy.

Dark Flight 3 is an exciting new series that provides stimulating reading for reluctant readers between 9 and 14 with a reading age of 7.5 to 8 years old. The Teaching Guide contains eight photocopiable work sheets with a literacy focus for each story.
Boffin Boy & the Poison Garden Boffin Boy & the Worm of Death Boffin Boy & Goes to Hollywood
Boffin Boy & the Poison Garden
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Boffin Boy & the Worm of Death
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Boffin Boy & Goes to Hollywood
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Mad scientist Doctor Daffney has an unusual garden. It’s full of oddly shaped trees. When Katt the dog goes exploring, Boffin Boy and his friend Polly follow Katt into Daffney’s garden.

But they don’t call Doctor Daffney a mad scientist for nothing. When Boffin Boy and Polly are captured, things start looking very scary. And Daffney’s secret laboratory is every bit as weird as you’d expect.

About this series:

The Boffin Boy books all feature Rick Shaw, an extremely clever 14 year old who is only interested in science. When his father is killed he vows to use his scientific skills to fight evil — as Boffin Boy!
Boffin Boy and Wu Pee are travelling through the desert, looking for the lost city of Tickel-my-tum. The trouble is, they’re not on their own! Their old enemy Red Wolf is in the city too, and he’s looking for lost treasure.

Actually, Red Wolf is not really Boffin Boy’s biggest problem. A Death Worm thingy is in the city too, and it wants to keep its treasure for itself.

About this series:

The Boffin Boy books all feature Rick Shaw, an extremely clever 14 year old who is only interested in science. When his father is killed he vows to use his scientific skills to fight evil — as Boffin Boy!
Superheroes from across the world are meeting in Hollywood for the Celebrity Superhero Awards. But Boffin Boy hasn’t been invited. So he watches it on TV.

But then the show is suddenly stopped by Colonel Bullet. Boffin Boy’s old enemy the Wizard of Edo has a new evil plot, and only the superheroes can save the world. The trouble is, they’re not very good superheroes, so they need a bit of help. So Boffin Boy goes to Hollywood, after all.

About this series:

The Boffin Boy books all feature Rick Shaw, an extremely clever 14 year old who is only interested in science. When his father is killed he vows to use his scientific skills to fight evil — as Boffin Boy!
Highlights 1 Mystery Questions Highlights 1 Mystery Secrets Highlights 1 Adventure Staying Alive
Highlights 1 Mystery Questions
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Highlights 1 Mystery Secrets
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Highlights 1 Adventure Staying Alive
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The book Secrets is about trust and safety. Abigail knows her father keeps secrets from her. He worries about her safety and won't tell her why. One night, intruders break into their house and Abigail finally gets the answers to her questions. She discovers that her father and Josh work for a secret, government agency and that they are all in danger from the agency's enemies. Abigail's father has no choice but to go to the agency's headquarters - and take Abigail along.

About this series:

Highlights is a series of original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level.

The stories are specifically written for this audience, with each author writing three stories to create a mini-series, thus encouraging the reader to want to read more. Each mini-series is in the same genre. Highlights covers different genres, helping readers to learn the language associated with the genre.

Each book is supported by full colour ‘manga style’ illustrations to reinforce and supplement the text. Every right hand page is a full colour illustration to accompany the text and assist comprehension. The stories are dynamic and use a variety of dramatic devices, including changes of perspective and variations of cell size and shape.

Available in audio CD to support each short novel from the Highlights set 1 are Adventure Trilogy, Mystery Trilogy and Fantasy Trilogy.

The book Staying Alive deals with trust and cooperation. Nalini and Zed are stranded on an island after their plane crashes. Every day, they wait for a rescue plane to find them. While waiting, they look for food and water. Their biggest problem is how to make a fire. Their solitude is interrupted by Nu, a man who has been living on the island for years. Will he help them to be rescued, or does he want company on the island?

About this series:

Highlights is a series of original works of fiction aimed at students aged 10-15 years who are reading below level.

The stories are specifically written for this audience, with each author writing three stories to create a mini-series, thus encouraging the reader to want to read more. Each mini-series is in the same genre. Highlights covers different genres, helping readers to learn the language associated with the genre.

Each book is supported by full colour ‘manga style’ illustrations to reinforce and supplement the text. Every right hand page is a full colour illustration to accompany the text and assist comprehension. The stories are dynamic and use a variety of dramatic devices, including changes of perspective and variations of cell size and shape.

Available in audio CD to support each short novel from the Highlights set 1 are Adventure Trilogy, Mystery Trilogy and Fantasy Trilogy.

Dangerous Games 2 - Teacher's Guide Dark Flight Set 2 - Teaching Guide Starchasers - Set 1 - Teaching Guide
Dangerous Games Set 2 TRB
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Dark Flight Set 2 Teaching Guide
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Starchasers Set 1 - Teaching Guide
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The Dangerous Games 2 Teacher's Guide includes:

Photocopiable activities focusing on reading comprehension and speaking and listening skills for each book
Advice for setting up the group and running the reading session
Ideas for role-play and drama
Teaching and learning focuses and extension ideas
The Dark Flight 2 teaching guide contains a five page section of ideas and activities for each of the eight books in the series. The Starchasers’ Teaching Guide contains photocopiable work sheets covering all six books in the set one series.
Reading Quest Teaching Guide
This Teaching Guide covers the 24 chapter books in the Reading Quest series and provides teachers with resources for each book.