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Hi-Lo books offer age-appropriate, relevant subject matter for junior high and high school students at a lower reading level. Interesting and easy to read, but not "for kids", they can hook ELL students and reluctant or struggling readers on reading. Learn more about Hi-Low books.
There are 3 ways to find Hi-Lo books on epl.ca:
- Type “High Interest-low Vocabulary Books” into the search box and change the search term to subject.
- Use this awesome curated list of specifically designated Hi-Lo titles for teens, including books, graphic novels, ebooks and audiobooks.
- Search for books in the Orca Hi-Lo series (for kids age 8+); type the series title into the search box and change the search term to series.
Orca Currents are short, high interest novels with contemporary themes written for middle school students reading below grade level.
Reading levels from Grades 2.0 to 5.0. Interest level age 10-14.