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Survival – for older teenage readers

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Interest age - 13 to 16+ years
Reading age - 8.5 to 8.5 years

Survival is a range of edgy fiction aimed at older pupils with a low reading age, particularly boys. Each story features mostly male characters and uses simple, crisp language to keep readers engaged.

The series features strong plotlines around a range of teenage issues including bullying, binge drinking, gambling, sex, drugs and arson. The vocabulary and sentence structure is set at reading age 8.5-9.5 with storylines and comprehension demands appropriate for an older reader (13-16+). Survival can also be used to stimulate discussion around PSHE and citizenship issue.

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‘I have never seen boys ‘who don’t read’, read so fast!’

Rachel Ayres, Selendine Nook High School, Huddersfield

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