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BOLDPRINT Kids Kindergarten Shared & Interactive
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BOLDPRINT Kids Anthologies (grades K-3)
A uniquely bold approach to early literacy
  • Each anthology features a variety of text forms combined with unparalleled visuals designed to grab and hold the attention of all young readers
  • Multi-genre student books with a poster, shared reading selection, fiction, nonfiction, graphic story and culminating activity in every book
  • Series Editors: David Booth and Larry Swartz
Grades K-3
Number of titles 40 (10/grade)
Guided reading levels A-R
Trim size 9" x 12"
Page count 48

Bikes, Grade 3
BOLDPRINT Kids Graphic Readers (grades K-3)
Levelled graphic readers for guided reading
  • Fun, functional, and perfect for early literacy instruction gradually introduce developing readers to the features and conventions of graphic texts
  • Writing, talk, media and arts activities are included in every book
  • Series Editors: David Booth and Larry Swartz
  • Click here for free series Teacher Resources
Grades K-3
Number of titles 120
Guided reading levels
and page count
Kind. A-B: 20 titles: 12 pgs
Gr. 1 C-H: 40 titles: 16 pgs
Gr. 2 I-M: 30 titles: 16 pgs
Gr. 3 N-R: 30 titles: 16-24 pgs
Trim size 6" x 8"

The Science Fair, Grade 2
BOLDPRINT Anthologies (grades 4-8)
Unparalleled motivation for all readers
  • Captivate. Engage. Inspire. Find the motivation that readers are looking for with the original BOLDPRINT Anthologies designed to encourage all students to read on, ask questions, draw conclusions, and expand their horizons
  • Access to a wide variety of cross-curricular topics and text forms including personal accounts, graphic stories, newspaper articles, poetry and more
  • Series Editors: David Booth, Joan Green and Jack Booth
Grades 4-8
Number of titles 70 (14/grade)
Reading levels Grades 2-8
Trim size 9" x 12"
Page count 48

Go Green, Grade 5
BOLDPRINT Graphic Novels (grades 4-8)
An action packed way to improve literacy skills
  • BOLDPRINT Graphic Novels combine compelling topics, carefully levelled text, and dynamic artwork to create an engaging reading experience that will have every student motivated to keep reading.
  • Each levelled graphic novel for guided reading reinforces a different key reading strategy and includes a media extension in the Notes For Literacy Learning in each title
  • Series Editors: Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy
  • Click here for free series Teacher Resources
Grades 4-8
Number of titles 60 (12/grade)
Guided reading levels S-Z
Trim size 6.75" x 9.75"
Page count 48

Banana Ninja, Grade 4
BD ROMANS À LA UNE (BOLDPRINT French Graphic Novels)
French graphic novels for French Immersion classrooms
  • À La Une BD Romans combine compelling topics and dynamic artwork to create an engaging reading experience that will have every student hooked and motivated to keep reading!
  • Levelled, cross-curricular graphic novels in French with a focus on a key reading strategy and Notes For Literacy Learning included in each title
  • Series Editors: Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy
  • Click here for free series Teacher Resources
Grades 4-8
Number of titles 60 (12/grade)
Guided reading levels S-Z
Trim size 6.75" x 9.75"
Page count 48

L'As de la Planche
BOLDPRINT Talk (grades 4-8)
Talking to learn. Learning to talk.
  • A fun way to build oral communication skills. BOLDPRINT Talk focuses on supporting oral communications and literacy development by encouraging students to talk about and reflect on concepts
  • Series Editors: Jennifer Glass, Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy
Grades 4-8
Number of titles 20 (4/grade)
Reading levels Grades 2-8
Trim size 9" x 12"
Page count 48

No Bullies Allowed, Grade 8
Learning to Read With Graphic Power (grades K-3)
Harness the literacy power of graphic readers in today's elementary classroom
  • Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this comprehensive resource for educators includes an overview of the key features and components of graphic readers; strategies on how graphic readers can connect to the classroom literacy program; and explanations on how this highly visual and accessible format can support guided reading and develop stronger readers who get to read texts they want to read
  • Authors: David Booth and Larry Swartz
Talking to Learn (grades 4-8)
50 Strategies for developing oral language
  • Talking to Learn demystifies the process of oral language development and offers 50 concrete and classroom-ready strategies for teachers who aim to create supportive, interactive learning environments in which students explore emerging perspectives, voice questions and doubts, and become knowledge builders through sustained and challenging dialogue
  • Authors: Jennifer Glass, Joan Green and Kathleen Gould Lundy
Using BOLDPRINT in the Classroom
Click on each BOLDPRINT series tab below to learn how each series in the collection can be used within the gradual release of responsibility model of instruction.
Develops early literacy with a variety of fun selections in a range of genres
  • Teacher-led discussion to introduce the book's main theme and key reading strategy
  • Explanation and modelling of key reading strategy
  • Teacher assists in building understanding of various selections based on student needs/interests
  • Teacher supports collaborative application of key reading strategy
  • Students are encouraged to demonstrate independent use of the key reading strategy, with teacher assistance as needed
  • Carefully levelled, visually stunning, and appropriate for even the earliest readers
  • Small-group reading and reinforcement of key reading strategy
  • Independent reading and application of key reading strategy
  • Builds and supports literacy with exciting selections in a variety of genres
  • Teacher-led discussion to introduce the book's main theme and key reading strategy
  • Explanation and modelling of key reading strategy
  • Teacher assists in building understanding of various selections based on student needs/interests
  • Teacher supports collaborative application of key reading strategy
  • Students are encouraged to demonstrate independent use of the key reading strategy, with teacher assistance as needed
  • Extend literacy through compelling stories in a highly visual format (French available)
  • Small-group reading and reinforcement of key reading strategy
  • Independent reading and application of key reading strategy
  • Develops oral literacy with provocative selections that encourage reflection and discussion
  • Teacher-led discussion to introduce the book's main theme
  • Explicit explanation and modelling of key speaking or listening strategy
  • Large-group community-building activities with direct teacher participation
  • Small-group settings leading to purposeful and accountable talk as well as demonstration of key speaking and listening strategies
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