Fluency Text Lending Library

The following classroom sets of fluency texts are available for North Carolina college and career readiness programs to borrow for a semester. (Limit two sets per instructor per semester.) Please email your request to borrow books to Dianne Barber at barberdb@appstate.edu.

When finished, programs are responsible for the postage cost of returning the books. Books should be returned to the following address:

Adult Basic Skills Professional Development
328E Edwin Duncan Hall
730 Rivers Street
ASU Box 32169
Boone, NC 28608-2169

Title Author Copies Brief Description Reading Level
Race to Save the Lord God Bird, The Phillip Hoose 10 The dramatic story of the efforts to save the Ivory-billed Woodpecker spans 200 years and chronicles the lives of the colorful people who tried to save her including William Brewster and "Doc" Allen. 10
Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) William Shakespeare 3 No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of Romeo and Juliet on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. A long feud between the Montague and Capulet families disrupts the city of Verona and causes tragic results for Romeo and Juliet. Revenge, love, and a secret marriage force the young star-crossed lovers to grow up quickly — and fate causes them to commit suicide in despair. Contrast and conflict are running themes throughout this play. 10