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Just Right Books

 Please click here to learn the steps of finding a just right book. 

How do you know if it’s just right?

 Just right books:                                                                      

  • provide a challenge that is achievable
  • provide new learning opportunities
  • teach new strategies and skills
  • give just the right amount of
  • challenge and support

Too hard books:

  • don’t allow children to grasp the
  •  meaning of the text
  • make the reading experience
  •  laborious
  • force children to read                                    
  • word-by-word instead of more naturally in phrases
  • may create frustration for your child

Simple books:

  • help children feel in control
  • are relaxing and enjoyable
  •  help children practice fluency