What books are included in Spark Reading?

Only the best books made the cut

All 700+ titles in Spark Reading have been reviewed & vetted by teachers and students

They all have a proven track record of engagement

Books come from popular series such as:

You won’t see any star-spangled banners!

Spark Reading is the only digital library with extensive Canadian and Indigenous content.
 
22%
Canadian Authors
 
13%
Indigenous Authors
 
 

Celebrate the diversity of Canada

Children will see themselves in their library and have many opportunities to develop their understanding and appreciation of diversity.
 

How does Spark Reading support Literacy Learning?

In Spark Reading, every student has a bookshelf loaded with books that are “just right” for them.

In addition to teachers assigning books, students can follow their curiosity and select their own books. The result is a customized bookshelf that becomes their go-to place for reading material.

Interactive activities engage students in learning and applying comprehension strategies.

Each book has 2-3 interactive activities embedded to help students understand what they read and become more strategic readers.

Support when they need it.

Spark reading supports success with personalization tools like “real-voice” audio recordings and sentence highlighting.
 

How does Spark Reading support and inform my teaching?

Designed for Canadian schools.

The Spark Reading library was curated for Canadian schools with strong connections to our curriculum topics and pedagogies. Whatever your need, you’re sure to find appropriate material in Spark.

Finding “just right” books is a snap.

Meaningful filters allow you to search for books by level, topic, curriculum connection, text form, or key word.

Spark Reading keeps track of what students are reading and the strategies they are learning.

The comprehensive analytic tools in Spark Reading help you monitor and respond to student learning.

Information and inspiration with just a click.

One-page Teaching Notes for each title summarize book information and suggest extension activities.