Springboard Beginning Reading Concept Big Books

Springboard leveled books promote Adequate Yearly Progress by providing texts for reading practice essential for increasing reading vocabulary, reading rate and comprehension. This program makes differentiated instruction possible and meets the unique needs of all classrooms!

About the Program


  • Finely leveled books to ensure success, learning, and enjoyment for all students
  • 240 leveled titles packaged in 5 ways to meet classroom needs
  • Fiction and nonfiction texts including a variety of text types
  • Careful attention to the introduction of high-frequency words
  • Phonetic elements introduced systematically with many opportunities for review and practice
  • Visual literacy features for introduction to nonfiction text features

Components include:

Leveled Libraries

  • Enhance your core reading program with leveled library sets. Provide students with opportunities to read a variety of books and genres for the practice they need to become fluent independent readers. Each library has single copies of books spanning a range of four to six levels.

Genre Sets

  • Provide models of fiction and nonfiction genres for reading and writing purposes. The sets include books on two grade levels and provide a range of reading levels to accommodate diverse learning needs in primary classrooms.

Level Sets

  • Help develop fluency and confidence by providing students with a variety of texts at their assessed reading level. Each level set contains 8 or 16 titles.

Nonfiction Sets

  • Nonfiction sets for each grade provide students with opportunities to apply nonfiction skills and strategies - necessary for reading achievement and improved test performance. Nonfiction access features are introduced with labels, photographs, maps, and charts. Springboard nonfiction sets support science and social studies content areas.


  • Supplement your guided reading program with 6-packs of leveled text for small group instruction. Choose from 240 titles from Early Emergent to Fluency stages (Levels A–R).

Big Books

  • Model reading and writing skills with 20 Big Books divided into 2 collections.

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To learn about the specific purchase options for this program, please contact our Customer Service team at 800-338-3987

  • We have stopped printing many old products, but we might have some stock in our warehouse.
  • Select legacy products are available on Create® EasyOrder.

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