Bridging the gap between traditional Readers and Chapter Books, each book in the line has a high ratio of art-to-text to reinforce reading skill and confidence. Key features include:
- Illustrations on every page
- Strong relate-able characters that kids love
- High-interest, fast-paced stories that keep their interest
- Clues in the context of the story that make the text easy-to read
- A challenging but manageable length of 80 – 96 pages to build proficiency
- Series that keep children reading
Aimed at 5- to 7-year-olds, this line of books is for children who are just starting to read independently. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!
We’re launching with four continuing series:
Missy’s Super Duper Royal Deluxe
By Susan Nees
This irresistible series (just like Missy herself) is super duper royal deluxe!
- Debut author Susan Nees brings Missy—and her larger-than-life personality—to life!
- Young girls won't be able to get enough of Missy!
The Notebook of Doom
By Troy Cummings
Alexander has just moved to a new town where he uncovers all sorts of monsters! Monsters + Humor + Fun = THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM!
- Kids love monsters! And these monsters are perfect for 5- to 7-year-olds!
- Troy Cummings's engaging and wacky artwork will pull young readers right into the action!
By David Lubar
A magical coin makes Ed’s universe go more than a little looney in this edge-of-your-seat series.
- This series is a slightly younger SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL for today!
By Kyla May
Meet the Lotus Lane Girls! These fun diaries give readers a glimpse into the fabulous Lotus Lane Girls Club
- Kyla May is a design and licensing powerhouse with several animated TV shows in the works!
- With colorful covers and bold designs, these diary-style books are sure to stand out from the crowd.
- Kiki loves fashion—like many young girls—and her doodles will draw girls into the story!