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Shades 2.0

Great for age 6-18 years
It is 2nd September 1666 in London and Martin Outwich is suddenly awoken by the sounds of fire. He thinks nothing of it, but the fire is spreading and very quickly the whole city is ablaze. Abandoned by his master, Martin must race across the city to save his sister Martha. Will he make it in time? Republished as a new edition, this book is one of the Shades 2.0 series. This book is perfect for reluctant teens who still want an exciting, gripping story for their age range, but don't want to read a longer novel. Linked to relevant teenage issues, and filled with drama, this story will appeal to all reluctant teen readers.


This book is part of a book series called Shades 2. 0 .

. This book is part of a HiLo reading scheme, combining high interest relative to the required reading skill.

This book was published 2013 by Ransom Publishing .

Martin Davies, Helen Bird, David Orme, Maureen Lewis and Gareth Price

This book is in the following series:

Shades Shorts
'Shades Shorts' is a series that is ideal for readers who may find traditional teen novels too daunting, but still crave the excitement of clever plot lines, well-rounded characters and fast-paced writing. Each volume contains six easy-to-read short stories aimed at the reluctant or struggling reader. The stories are punchy and dramatic, and cover a variety of genres including science fiction, crime, romance, history and humour.

Shades Series



Thunderbolts (Ransom)
This is a series of 24 levelled reading books covering popular non-fiction topics and is especially suited to struggling and reluctant readers. The 24 full-colour titles offer progression over four levels and low level language. Each book features a non-fiction section together with a fully illustrated fiction story on the same topic. In all cases the texts focus on high frequency vocabulary, with all words being phonically decodable wherever possible. Set 1: no words, allowing reluctant readers to engage with the narrative through illustrations.Set 2: introduces a very limited number of words on each pageSet 3: more words introduced compared to Set 2.Set 4: more words introduced compared to Set 3.

Shades 2.0

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