NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Inc. (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing education and media company, today announced the launch of the Everyday Book Box, a leveled reading English-language book collection designed for the international market.
The Everyday Book Box contains 50 individual book titles, fiction and non-fiction, each marked with a Guided Reading level and a Lexile® level. There are three leveled collections available: Red (ages 5-6), Yellow (ages 6-7), and Blue (ages 7-8). Schools may also choose between books printed in American English or Commonwealth English.
In addition to the books, each Everyday Book Box contains a resource CD with activities, lesson plans, and reading tips for teachers and parents.
"The Everyday Book Box is a valuable resource that will help children build English fluency and reading skills," said Shane Armstrong, President of Scholastic International Growth Markets. "Scholastic has a 90-year-history of producing quality educational resources for families and teachers, giving them the support they need to help children learn to love to read."
The Everyday Book Box is now available for purchase outside of the United States through Scholastic Asia, Scholastic Australia, Scholastic Canada, Scholastic UK, and in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean through Scholastic International's Export group.
SOURCE Scholastic Inc.