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The right leveled readers can ignite a love of learning while building solid character traits. In this brand new Rigby® leveled reader series, seven lovable student-superheroes battle it out with eight unforgettable villains to protect their school and city. As the heroes face and overcome challenges, they model desirable traits that reinforce social-emotional growth, while manageable instruction in each lesson emphasizes development of these traits.

Beginning with wordless books in Pre-K and progressing through chapter books in Grade 4, your students will build key literacy and character skills while immersing themselves in the playful adventures of heroes who reach their goals by making good choices.

Action-packed fiction

Inspire students while building literacy and SEL skills with 78 thrilling stories at 13 distinct levels.

Rich social and emotional learning

Empower students with exciting adventures that teach them to believe in themselves and act on their potential.

Rigorous instruction

Build comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency while engaging students at high depth-of-knowledge levels with take-and-teach lesson plans.

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Explore the Series

Choose the package that’s right for you! Each of the 13 level sets features six books with a range of Lexile® levels and Fountas & Pinnell scores.

See a comprehensive list of all 78 books, along with a colorful series poster and an overview brochure for sharing. Energize your bookroom today!

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