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Rollercoasters

An exciting new range of class readers recently written for teenagers by award-winning writers, with varied themes, challenging subject matter and engaging plots.

Each title has been selected because it is suitable for whole-class work with engaging themes and topics, and supports detailed language work.

Each title is accompanied by a Reading Guide containing invaluable contextual material and FREE online teacher's support.

Class packs include 15 class novels and 15 reading guides.

Highlights

  • Imaginative, exciting books your students will not be able to put down
  • Wide selection of themes to appeal to both girls, boys and mixed ability classes
  • Reading guides provide essential background material for students
  • FREE downloadable teacher's support material for each novel available from our dedicated website
  • Enhanced teacher's CD-ROM resource packs offer additional material including video clips of authors and writer's craft material

Resources

  • Visit Rollercoasters minisite to download sample chapters, teaching material, Scottish Matching Grids and to find out more.
  • Download book reviews for the new Rollercoasters titles written by students at Werneth School, Stockport.

Components

Taster Packs

Malorie Blackman: Noughts and Crosses

Tim Bowler: Storm Catchers

Henrietta Branford: Fire, Bed and Bone

Anne Fine: The Road of Bones

Catherine Forde: Firestarter

Paul Shipton: Bug Muldoon and the Garden of Fear

Rachel Anderson: Warlands

Alison AllenGray: Unique

Tim Bowler: River Boy

Geraldine McCaughrean: The Kite Rider

Katherine Patterson: The Same Stuff as Stars

James Riordan: The Prisoner

Theresa Breslin: Divided City

John Boyne: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Susan Cooper: Victory

Sharon Flake: The Skin I'm In

Sally Prue: Cold Tom

Robert Swindells: Abomination