Welcome to the Rainbow Reading Programme

Rainbow Reading is an audio-facilitated reading programme with multiple series aimed at varying age groups, levelled for a student’s current reading ability, and with a wide array of interesting topics at different age groups to engage the reader’s interest.

Rainbow Reading improves students’ enjoyment, confidence and competence in reading!

miniRainbow series for preschool and early school readers.

miniRainbows

Pre-schoolers and children in their first years of school.
Rainbow Reading for 5 to 12 year reading levels

Rainbow Reading Series

Eight colour-coded levels for the 5 – 12 year reading level.
Rainbow Reading for 5 to 12 year reading levels

New Heights

Four colour-coded reading levels (5.5 –9 years) with accompanying audio support (on reading pen) and activities.
ToXic Series for 7 – 11 years reading level.

ToXic

Aimed at young males in the 7 – 11 years reading level.
Totally ToXic Series for 7 – 11 years reading level.

Totally ToXic

ToXic Series sequel, by popular demand. Aimed at young males in the 7 – 11 years reading level.
 Selections Series for (14 years plus) reading at 5.5 – 9 year reading level

Selections

For teenagers and beyond (14 years plus), reading at 5.5 – 9 year reading level.
Choose A Path Series - Pick your own adventure.

Choose A Path

Levelled (at 5 different levels) for the developing reader, with high interest for older readers.
Speak Out Readers Theatre scripts

Speak Out Readers Theatre

Play readings for all students in mixed-ability groups. (Aimed at students in Years 3 – 6)
Lingo Magic Series for readers new to English

Lingo Magic

Especially for children, adults and families who are new to English language learners.
Lingo Magic Series for readers new to English

Arahia Books

Six bilingual, audio-assisted titles aligned to the objectives in the Māori Language curriculum guidelines.

Lingo Magic Series for readers new to English

Marathon Books NZ

NZ books with audio (Super Sandwich [Mata] and Power Button [Tas] now on reading pen) and recurring characters for reluctant readers reading at 7 – 10 year reading level.

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