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New Literacy Resources for Spanish-Speaking Students

PR Newswire

MONTEREY, Calif., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has expanded its Hot Topics: High-Interest Reading program to include leveled Spanish resources to support Spanish-speaking English learners in grades 4 and up.

The high-interest, low readability reading selections help English language learners build confidence in reading in their native language.

"The simple, engaging selections in Hot Topics can be adapted to suit the needs of a wide range of bilingual learners in a variety of educational settings, including bilingual education, dual language, and family literacy programs," said Guadalupe Lopez, editor at Evan-Moor Educational Publishers.

Watch the Hot Topics video to learn more.

Hot Topics: High-Interest Reading:

-- includes leveled reading selections ranging from grades 2.5 to 4.5 and a Lexile range of 400-760. -- supports emergent English speakers with audio read-alouds and reading selections in English. -- is available in four different sets for a variety of leveled reading selections, genres, and topics.

The new Hot Topics bilingual kit includes the same resources as the English-only kit, with the addition of Spanish reading selections. Each bilingual kit includes:

-- 20 Spanish reading selections, 6 copies each -- 20 English reading selections, 6 copies each, to support emergent English speakers -- Audio read-alouds of every selection in English for emergent English speakers -- Teacher's guide in English

For more information about the Hot Topics: High-Interest Reading guided reading program and new bilingual resources, go to

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