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Books bridge the gap from decoding to reading.
Decodable Chapter Books for Dyslexia
Books bridge the gap from decoding to reading.
Decodable Chapter Books for Dyslexia

Introducing Blast Off to Learning Press's Decodable Chapter Books!

We are super excited to publish our first chapter books for students who are dyslexic. These decodable chapter books are for children who struggle to read and may have dyslexia. Our books are designed to foster independent reading, having a story to interest older children, yet with short sentences and paragraphs with simpler text. Eliminate the frustration of learning to read, and show your child that reading can be fun.

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Read more about decodable chapter books and why they're so important!

The Secret Shed

The Secret Shed

The Adventures of Max and Liz - Book 1
by Cheryl Orlassino
8-12 years, 5000-6000 words
Lexile Measure: 210L-400L
Reading Level by Grade: 2.0
paperback, 108 pages
Kindle Version Available

Sister and brother team, Liz and Max, with their friend Jack, explore the woods to find a neighborhood secret. Tucked in the woods sits an old shed, with many treasures that are over 100 years old. Join them on this adventure as they learn about an old story that is tied to the farm that is across the street from Max and Liz’s house.

$9.99


buy from Amazon, $9.99

The Secret Shed

The Trap Door

The Adventures of Max and Liz - Book 2
by Cheryl Orlassino
8-12 years, 5000-6000 words
Lexile Measure: 210L-400L
Reading Level by Grade: 2.2
paperback, 110 pages
Kindle Version Available

Sister and brother team, Liz and Max, with their friend Jack, find something special in the old shed. A trap door! They learn about how root cellars, used in the olden days, were used to store vegetables. But now there's trouble when the quad kids take over the shed. When the shed is torn down, there's more trouble when the quad kids blame our trio.

$9.99


buy from Amazon, $9.99



Gain Fluent Reading With Chapter Books for Dyslexia

To become a proficient reader, a dyslexic student should first learn to decode by learning all the phonics sounds and rules (read about the Orton-Gillingham Approach) and then read as much as possible to gain fluency. Fluent reading occurs when one instantly recognizes a word without having to decode it. Once reading fluency is achieved, a student can then read for information or for enjoyment. Read more about fluent reading.

For a dyslexic student, obtaining reading material that is of interest, but at a level that can be independently read, is often difficult. Because of this, our reading programs recommend "side-by-side reading". This allows the student to read interesting material with the help of a proficient reader (read about side-by-side reading). However, fostering independent reading is very important. Our chapter books are created to have a reading level that is between first and second grade, but are of interest to an older child (8-12). Your student will gain confidence as they read independently without frustration.

Our chapter books also have comprehension worksheets available. These are designed to help you determine if your student understands what was read, as well as encourage writing in full sentences from questions given.

More books coming in 2021!

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