One of the keys to helping struggling and reluctant readers is to provide them with books they can and want to read. Supportive formatting is critical to capture their interest. A compelling storyline, straightforward plot development, interesting characters, visual support, and simple sentence structure are essential elements. It’s particularly important for reluctant readers to care what happens to the character and in what way struggles are resolved in the story.
Encourage struggling readers with books from the following Perma-Bound book collections that provide readable and convincing text specific to a sense of the readers’ interests and needs.