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Rapid Reads are short books for adult readers. They are intended for a diverse audience, including ESL students, reluctant readers, adults who struggle with literacy and anyone who wants a high-interest quick read.

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One Fine Day You're Gonna Die

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By author: Gail Bowen
ISBN: 9781554693375
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Lexile Level: HL640L
Pages: 128
Price:  $9.95
Events on Charlie D's radio show take a bizarre turn when one of his callers threatens to kill not only himself but also the young daughter of Charlie's on-air guest, who happens to be an expert on death and dying.
One Fine Day You're Gonna Die
Orchestrated Murder

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By author: Rick Blechta
ISBN: 9781554698851
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price:  $9.95
The murder of the symphony's star conductor leaves Detective Lieutenant Pratt and his young sidekick with an orchestra full of suspects.
Orchestrated Murder
Ortona Street Fight

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By author: Mark Zuehlke
ISBN: 9781554693986
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price:  $9.95
A dramatic account of Canada's first major triumph of World War II—the December 1943 battle for Ortona, Italy.
Ortona Street Fight
Playing With Fire

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By author: Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459808409
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price:  $9.95
Small-town journalist Claire Abbott seeks an arsonist starting fires in this work of crime fiction.
Playing With Fire
Race Against Time

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By author: Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459808430
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price:  $9.95
Small-town journalist Claire Abbott investigates a bomb threat in the local high school in this work of crime fiction.
Race Against Time
Rapid Reads Essential Collection

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ISBN: 9781459815261
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Price:  $248.75
Essential short, high-interest fiction for adults and teens.
Rapid Reads Essential Collection
Rapid Reads Full Collection

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ISBN: 9781459815254
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Price:  $427.85
Short, high-interest fiction for adults and teens.
Rapid Reads Full Collection
Rapid Reads New Titles Pack

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ISBN: 2172
Price:  $159.20
Short, high-interest fiction & nonfiction for adults and teens.
Rapid Reads New Titles Pack
Rundown

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By author: Rick Blechta
ISBN: 9781459810105
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 176
Price:  $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, two Toronto police detectives investigate a series of hit-and-runs.
Rundown
Search and Rescue

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By author: Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459805767
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price:  $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, Claire Abbott, a small-town reporter, uses her sixth sense to find a missing girl.
Search and Rescue

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Short, high-interest
novels for adults


Key Features:
Short, high-interest novels
Compelling characters
Reading levels: 2.0-4.5
Ideal for ESL and
literacy programs


Resources:
Reading guides available for free download


Bindings:
Paperbacks: $9.95


Collections:
Rapid Reads Collection
Digital Subscription
Essential Collection

Discounts Available for:
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