The Extraordinary Files is a highly engaging collection of fiction books for struggling readers. The series follows FBI agents Parker and Turnbull through off-beat, supernatural mysteries that combine a captivating storyline with text appropriate for struggling readers. The 16 titles within the collection each contain unique storylines, with stand-alone plots and clear resolutions. The stories are linked by subplots or themes that gain momentum as the reader progresses. Each book in the collection is 48 pages and divided into chapters.
Sample of Vampire Kiss
Layout of text on the page is ideal for the option of use in reading aloud exercises or for do-it-yourself play recitals
Fast-moving narratives and up-to-date dialogues students can relate to
Motivating storylines based on dangerous adventures, romance and relationships
Stories are based on two dynamic central characters, recurring throughout the series
Each story is approximately 3,000 words long, a satisfying and worthwhile length for reluctant readers in the target age group
The thought-provoking themes presented in the storylines are sophisticated, including complex topics related to environmental issues, science-fiction and supernatural occurrences