Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Top ten books for reluctant and dyslexic readers

Tom Palmer is a UK-based writer of fiction for children.

At the Guardian he tagged ten top books for reluctant and dyslexic readers, including:
Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

The Percy Jackson books are fantastic, but you need a bit of stamina to read them. They are long for reluctant readers, but perfect for when someone who has not been a big reader until now, but is ready to have a go at longer books. The storylines – weaving modern children with Greek Myths – are awesome. A brilliant idea, brilliantly written. Lots of action. The eponymous hero is dyslexic.
Read about another entry on the list.

Percy Jackson is among Casey Lee's ten favorite book series. Percy Jackson And The Last Olympian is one of Damian Dibben's top ten time travel books.

Also see Sally Gardner's top ten books for children with dyslexia.

--Marshal Zeringue