Guided Reading Level X
These leveled readers are all written at guided reading level X, proficient or sixth-grade level. Although readers may encounter many texts that are long and have complex sentences and paragraphs as well as many multisyllabic words, they may vary greatly because readers are expected to understand and respond to mature themes such as abuse, poverty, sexuality, and war. Biographies offer a range of individuals who may not be admirable, requiring thinking on the part of readers. Text may include archaic language regional dialect.