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Fast Lane

Bring your struggling readers up to speed!

A comprehensive series of highly-motivating, finely-graded fiction and non-fiction books specially developed for 7 - 11+ year old pupils who are struggling to advance in reading.

  • A complete reading scheme for struggling readers
  • Finely-graded books ranging from level 6 to 25 and banded from Yellow to Emerald
  • Extensively researched and developed to meet the needs of pupils with literacy difficulties
  • New words are introduced gradually and strongly reinforced
  • Exciting texts and age-appropriate stories appeal to older children
  • Audio versions of each book provide an excellent model of fluent reading
  • Compelling themes, detailed illustrations and photos and a wide variety of styles and genres engage the most reluctant readers
  • Assessment materials in the Teacher’s Guides ensure accurate levelling and progression
  • Can be used as a complete reading intervention programme, or as supplementary reading material
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Series contains:

  • 71 fiction texts and 71 non-fiction texts, finely graded from level 6 to 25 and banded from Yellow to Emerald
  • Mini Audio CD for every book
  • Two comprehensive Teacher’s Guides – Fiction Teacher’s Guide and Non-Fiction Teacher’s Guide
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Engage your struggling readers


  • “All the fiction titles went down a storm – exciting plots, easy to follow, detailed engaging pictures and good for encouraging less able readers.”
    Jo Jennings, Ninelands Primary, Leeds

Fast Lane