5 Things to know about Books That Grow

What Is Books That Grow?

Books That Grow is a solution for inclusive instruction. We offer digital learning materials that increase or decrease in text complexity, as needed, to match the student's reading ability. With Books That Grow, advanced and struggling readers can sit side-by-side and read the ‘same’ materials, but at the reading level that’s right for them.  Watch this brief video to see how it works.

What type of content does Books That Grow provide?

Books That Grow provides a wide variety of  rigorous, fiction and nonfiction texts (short stories, essays, primary sources, informational text, etc) to support standards based ELA instruction in for upper elementary, middle, and high school students.

What type of students benefit from using Books That Grow?

Books That Grow supports ALL types from learners. Our materials our rigorous yet adaptive, as to support grade level instruction for both advanced students as well as struggling readers (including ESL and SPED).

How does Books That Grow benefit teachers?

Books That Grow makes differentiation quick and easy so teachers can focus on high quality instruction. Books That Grow also improves classroom behavior by supporting students with learning gaps who may otherwise ‘act out, rather than asking for help.

How does Books That Grow improve learning?

Research demonstrates that matching students to the right level of text is critical for learning. To promote growth in reading ability students must be challenged but not overwhelmed.  With Books That Grow teachers can provide all of their students the right level of rigor while promoting an inclusive learning environment for special needs students, including students with learning disabilities and English Language Learners.


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