Read 180 The World’s Most Effective System for Raising Reading Achievement
  • Leveled Paperbacks and eBooks

    Rigorous Nonfiction & Literature

    READ 180 Independent Reading Library is available in Paperback or eBook format*. The READ 180 Library provides students with a choice of age-appropriate, leveled books that increase in text-complexity allowing students to read confidently according to their own abilities.

  • An Exceptional Variety of Genres

    Students read a mixture of high-interest fiction; nonfiction; plays; poetry; graphic classics; novels; historical fiction; biography; suspense; debate; and much more. Stage A contains 255 leveled books (51 titles, 5 copies of each title).

    Level 1 Paperbacks
    Lexileand#0174; Measures: 200L-400L

    • Buzz! A Book About Insects

      Melvin Berger
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 370L

    • New! Daedalus and Icarus

      Based on the Greek Myth
      Graphic Classic | Lexile Measure: 330L

    • Demeter and Persephone

      Based on the Greek Myth
      Graphic Classic | Lexile Measure: 250L

    • New! Dogs to the Rescue!


      Tracey West
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure 260L

    • New! Extreme Mammals!


      Anne Schreiber
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 440L

    • No Boys Allowed!

      Christine Taylor-Butler
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 390L

    • New! Oscar the Mighty

      Chuck Gonzales

      Classic Fiction | Lexile Measure 270L

    • The Revenge of the Fireflies

      J. B. Stamper
      Horror | Lexile Measure: 290L

    • New! Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot

      Dav Pilkey
      Science Fiction | Lexile Measure: 340L

    • Screeech! A Book About Bats

      Melvin and Gilda Berger
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 430L

    • Selena!

      Sandhya Seshan with Elvira Ortiz
      Biography | Lexile Measure: 430L

    • The Story of a Flea and His Dog

      Faith McNulty
      Humorous Fiction | Lexile Measure: 350L

    • New! Super Humans!

      Duncan Searl
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 370L

    • The Torch Runner

      Dina Anastasio
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 330L

    • New! Trilogy of Terror

      J.B. Stamper
      Horror | Lexile Measure: 210L

    • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

      Based on the Novel by Jules Verne
      Graphic Classic | Lexile Measure: 280L

    • Twin Talk: Advice From a TV Talk Show

      Adena Spingarn
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 220L

    Level 2 Paperbacks
    Lexileand#0174; Measures: 400L-700L

    • New! Archenemies: Famous Sports Showdowns

      Jeff Savage
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 510L

    • Cockroach Cooties

      Laurence Yep
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 440L

    • Finding the Titanic

      Robert Ballard
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 540L

    • New! Forward, 54th! The Story of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment

      Sari Wilson
      Graphic Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 420L

    • New! Great Debates: It's Your Right! (Maybe)

      David Rodriguez
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 610L

    • New! Heroes for the Planet: Working for a Healthy Earth

      Richard Stull
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 470L

    • New! The Ink Drinker

      Èric Sanvoisin
      Mystery | Lexile Measure: 550L

    • New! Junebug

      Alice Mead
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 570L

    • Little Monster

      Allan Baillie
      Fiction | Lexile Measure: 640L

    • Navajo Long Walk

      Nancy M. Armstrong
      Historical Fiction | Lexile Measure: 700L

    • Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Mecha-Monkeys From Mars

      Dav Pilkey
      Science Fiction | Lexile Measure: 490L

    • Sideways Stories From Wayside School

      Louis Sachar
      Humorous Fiction | Lexile Measure: 460L

    • Sting! A Book About Dangerous Animals

      Melvin and Gilda Berger
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 520L

    • Sunset of the Sabertooth

      Mary Pope Osborne
      Fiction | Lexile Measure: 350L

    • Take the Court

      Bob Lanier with Heather Goodyear
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 690L

    • Treasure Island

      Based on the Novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
      Graphic Classic | Lexile Measure: 440L

    • Who’s That Girl?

      Marisa Montes
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 400L

    Level 3 Paperbacks
    Lexileand#0174; Measures: 500L-900L

    • Adventures of the Shark Lady: Eugenie Clark Around the World

      Ann McGovern
      Biography | Lexile Measure: 890L

    • New! The Brain: Our Nervous System

      Seymour Simon
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 900L

    • New! The Case of the Missing Pen

      René Saldaña, Jr.
      Mystery | Lexile Measure: 770L

    • David Copperfield

      Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
      Graphic Classic | Lexile Measure: 430L

    • New! Diego Rivera

      Mike Venezia
      Biography | Lexile Measure: 800L

    • Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining

      Anne Mazer
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 520L

    • How Tía Lola Came to Visit Stay

      Julia Alvarez
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 740L

    • It Came from Ohio! My Life as a Writer

      R.L. Stine, as told by Joe Arthur
      Autobiography | Lexile Measure: 670L

    • I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

      Lauren Tarshis
      Historical Fiction | Lexile Measure: 610L

    • Riding Freedom

      Pam Muñoz Ryan
      Historical Fiction | Lexile Measure: 720L

    • The Secret City

      Chris Archer
      Fiction | Lexile: Measure: 500L

    • New! Sassy: Little Sister Is NOT My Name

      Sharon Draper
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 630L

    • Shoebag

      by Mary James
      Fiction | Lexile Measure: 780L

    • The Story of Harriet Tubman

      Kate McMullan
      Biography | Lexile Measure: 630L

    • New! Tsunamis

      Chana Stiefel
      Nonfiction | Lexile Measure: 830L

    • With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

      Angela Shelf Medearis
      Realistic Fiction | Lexile Measure: 540L

    • You Wouldn't Want to Live in Pompeii!

      John Malam
      History | Lexile Measure: 810L

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