Accelerated Readers

Accelerated Reader is a widely used computer program to help students and teachers gauge the level at which children can read independently. Children choose their own book, from the vast selection available from Renaissance, and take a quiz on the computer to show that they have correctly understood the contents of the book. The results of the quiz allow the teacher to guide the child towards books which, while stretching their ability, will also be comfortably within their reach and of interest so they keep reading.

Children that are forced to read when they have no interest in the material being read quickly lose enthusiasm for reading. One of the key features of Accelerated Reader titles is that children are guided to books that they will find challenging by their ZPD level but without constricting them to a particular topic, genre or set of characters.

When a book is finished, your child can log onto the Accelerated Reader website and take a short quiz about the book.  Depending on the complexity of the book and the age of the child 5, 10 or 20 multiple choice questions reposed to determine the degree to which the child understood the book.  Younger children can have books read to them and answer questions, with help reading them perhaps, although the caregiver should avoid answering the question for the child. The quizzes aren't designed to test memory – it's perfectly fine to check an answer in the book before submitting a response.


Little Panda

Little Panda wants to have a play, but Mother Panda is busy doing other jobs, what is he going to do? Purchase this endearing book to find out if they do have a play together, that Little Panda is wis..

ATOS Book Level: 0.8

Point Level: 0.5

£3.99 £1.99 Ex Tax: £1.99

The Pond

Provide your students with an amazing read that helps them find out more about the wonders of what nature has to offer, including the different plants and animals that live in ponds, where you will fi..

ATOS Book Level: 0.9

Point Level: 0.5

£3.99 £1.99 Ex Tax: £1.99

New Blue Shoes

Tim loves to wear his red shoes, but now they are becoming too small for him, which means it is time to go shopping. So mum takes him to the shoe shop to try on some new blue shoes, but does Tim like ..

ATOS Book Level: 1.1

Point Level: 0.5

£3.99 £1.99 Ex Tax: £1.99

To the Moon

To The Moon is included within the Engage Literacy Wonder Words series, which is a series collection of twenty-four specifically selected and levelled books, that will help and motivate every early re..

ATOS Book Level: 1.1

Point Level: 0.5

£3.99 £1.99 Ex Tax: £1.99

Pippa and the Flowers

One of the titles included in the twenty-four levelled books, that are available from the Engage Literacy Wonder Words series, ensure to enable the needed help and motivation that is essential for eve..

ATOS Book Level: 1.2

Point Level: 0.5

£3.99 £1.99 Ex Tax: £1.99

The New Room

It's an exciting day, as Nick and Tom are moving into a new house! However, the boys are worried that their beds won't be able to fit into their new room. Make sure you read to find out how the boys a..

ATOS Book Level: 1.2

Point Level: 0.5

£3.99 £1.99 Ex Tax: £1.99

Baby Dinosaur is Lost

Concluding with another title from the collection. The fictional Baby Dinosaur has become very upset, as she wakes up to find that Father Dinosaur has gone. Luckily, Mr Brown comes along to help her f..

ATOS Book Level: 1.3

Point Level: 0.5

£3.99 £1.99 Ex Tax: £1.99

Chip Visits the Moon

Chip is a chicken. He visits the Moon in his rocket but he has forgotten his torch. Chip Visits the Moon is a low level phonics reading book, covering the second set of basic letters and sounds that c..

ATOS Book Level: 1.3

Point Level: 0.5

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

Max has a Bad Night

Tonight Max will sleep in his wigwam in the garden. But things don’t go well, and Max has a bad night. Max Has a Bad Night is a low level phonics reading book, covering the second set of basic letters..

ATOS Book Level: 1.3

Point Level: 0.5

£5.99 £2.99 Ex Tax: £2.99

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