WOW! Facts

60 fantastic non-fiction readers to provide an accessible and fun way into reading for reluctant readers of all interests.

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WOW! Facts Book-Banded Non-Fiction For Reluctant Readers

Each set of 10 in the WOW! Facts series has its own word count and reading age range, and has been book-banded by respected literacy consultant Dee Reid. The WOW! Facts books have been carefully designed to meet the needs of reluctant readers through the use of short sentences and line spacing, dyslexia-friendly fonts, different text types, questions and more. They aim to ignite curiosity whilst putting readers at ease.


  Reading Age Interest Age Accelerated Reader Level Catch Up Level Word Count
WOW! Facts
6 9—14 3.6—4.6 7 800—1000
WOW! Facts
6–6.5 9—14 3.9—4.8 8 1000—1250
WOW! Facts
6.5 9—14 4.2—5.2 9 1250—1400
WOW! Facts
6.5–7 9—14 4.5—5.6 10 1400—1600
WOW! Facts
7 9—14 4.6—6.0 11 1600—1900
WOW! Facts
7–8 9—14 4.4—6.4 12 1900—2100

*reading ages revised 2021