Shades 2.0 Reading Books Set 2 contains all 15 reading books in the Shades 2.0 series. Shades 2.0 is published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant readers and struggling readers. The Shades 2.0 books offer fast-paced, shorter stories (just 64pp each) for older readers who may find longer books too daunting, but who still want the excitement of a great story told with pace and style. Shades 2.0 is ideal for reluctant readers aged 12+ with a reading ages of 9 - 10.
This is Book 2 in the Shades 2.0 Series. See all Shades 2.0 books here.
Ann Ruffell has been a writer of children's fiction for the last four decades. In 2005, after working with young offenders in prison, Ann became more involved in writing for young adults who appear unenthusiastic and hesitant towards reading. She now writes for reluctant and struggling readers of all ages....More about Ann Ruffell
Gillian Philip lives in the highlands of Scotland with her husband and their two children. As well as writing her own novels, Gillian has also written as Gabriella Poole ( Darke Academy ) and as Erin Hunter ( Survivors ). Her books have been shortlisted for prizes including the Royal Mail Scottish Book Award and the North East Book Award. S...More about Gillian Philip
David Orme is a regular Shades 2.0 author and the author of over 200 books that include fiction, non-fiction, school textbooks, and poetry collections. David specialises in science fiction, although he does venture out from this genre from time to time. He also enjoys diverse and interesting styles of books, particularly graphic novel texts and books for rel...More about David Orme
Malcolm Rose began his career as a research scientist but is now a full-time writer, best-known for his gripping scientific thrillers. He has won the Angus Book Award twice: in 1997 for Tunnel Vision and in 2001 for Plague, which also won the Lancashire Children's Book of the Year award. His last book Transplant was shortlisted for the North East Book Award...More about Malcolm Rose
Helen Orme is the author of The Siti's Sisters Series as well as part of the Trailblazers, Thunderbolts and Streetwise Series, all published by Ransom. Helen was a teacher for nearly thirty years, working as a SENCO in a large comprehensive school, as an advisory teacher for IT and as teacher-in-charge of a pupil referral unit. She considers these experience...More about Helen Orme
Jill Atkins is a prolific children's author and to date has had 48 books published, for a variety of ages. Jill began her career as a teacher, but her interest in being a children's author saw her successfully complete an MA in Writing for Children at Winchester University. In the past she has lectured part-time on the subject of early childhood, and she is...More about Jill Atkins
Born on the stroke of midnight in a little house in the ancient Roman town of Caesaromagus (Chelmsford), John grew up with a love of stories, the power of words and the magic of plays on the stage. John trained as a secondary school teacher and was first published in 1983. Oodles of years later, he became a full-time writer. He's well known for writing to en...More about John Townsend
Mary Chapman is a regular Shades 2.0 author who has also written picture books. After attending University College London and Leeds University she taught English in secondary schools. After some years in teaching Mary decided to train as a social worker, and later as a family therapist. In recent years she has achieved her ambition to become a writer. When s...More about Mary Chapman
Penny Bates has worked as a secondary school teacher for fourteen years after gaining an English degree from Nottingham University with first class honours, as well as obtaining a PGCE from University College Worchester. Penny is now the library manager at The Chase Academy after achieving an M.A in Information and Library Studies from the University of Cent...More about Penny Bates
I write short books for short children and longer books for longer people. I've been writing fiction and non-fiction for young people, and non-fiction since the last millennium - luckily, the end of the last millennium and I'm not even nearly 1000 years old. I particularly enjoy reading and writing stories with a bit of a twist and, for older readers, an ele...More about Anne Rooney