The DSF Bookstore now offers an excellent range of classroom bundles which include multiple copies of each book in the series. These bundles are designed for use in classrooms for reading groups, intervention programs, or as take-home readers. These bundles make it easy for teachers to ensure that all students have access to high quality reading materials at the right level.

This bundle contains three (3) sets of the Island Adventure, Rescue and Talisman 1 series (90 readers in total) along with one (1) of each of the corresponding, photocopiable, workbooks (three workbooks in total). All three series in this bundle focus on alternative spellings for vowel sounds and can be used in parallel. 

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Island Adventure

Jack and his sister, Snub, are visiting Gran and Grandpa on a remote island.  An accident brings them closer together, but a subsequently calamity is the beginning of an exciting quest.

Book 1:  Saving the Day -  ‘ae’: ay, ai, a, a-e, ea, ey
Book 2:  Sea Change  -  ‘ee’: ee, ea, y, e, ie, e-e, ei
Book 3:  Coast to Coast  -  ‘oe’: ow, oa, oe, o-e, o
Book 4:  A World Away  -  ‘er’: , er, ir, ur,or, ear
Book 5:  Sounds and Shadows -  ‘ow’  ‘oi’: ow, ou & oi, oy
Book 6:  A Shrewd Route  -   ‘oo’: oo, ue, u-e, ew, ou, u
Book 7:  An Amazing Find  -  ‘ie’:  igh, ie, i-e, i, y
Book 8:  Awesome Morning  -   ‘or’:or, ore, a, aw, awe, au, ar, al, ough
Book 9:  Don't be Scared  -  ‘air’: air, are, ear, ere, eir
Book 10: Arty Party  -   ‘ar’: ar, a, al, au, ear
 
The Island Adventure workbook is photocopiable, and contains phoneme manipulation and comprehension activities for each story.

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Rescue

Erin is babysitting her baby brother, Jack. Danny, her best friend comes over to play a video game. In a moment of distraction disaster strikes! Can Erin rescue her baby brother? Can she save the day?

This series of 10 books introduces more alternative spellings for vowel sounds. Each title has 16 pages in full colour, with exciting and motivating stories and illustrations. The targeted phonemes in this series are 'ae', 'ee', 'oe', 'er', 'ow', 'oi', 'oo', 'ie', 'or', 'air' and 'ar'.
 
Book 1: A Great Holiday  -  ay, ai, a, a-e, ea, ey
Book 2: The Search Begins  -  ee, ea, y, e, ie, e-e, ei
Book 3: Rainbow  -  ow, oa, oe, o-e, o
Book 4: On with the Search  -  er, ir,ur, or, ear
Book 5: A Long Way Down  -  ow, ou, &, oi, oy
Book 6: A Gruesome Monster  -  oo, ue, u-e, ew, ou, u
Book 7: Time is Running Out  -  igh, ie, i-e, i, y
Book 8: An Aweful Planet  -  or, ore, a, aw, awe, au, ar, al, ough
Book 9: No Time to Spare  -  air, are, ear, ere, eir
Book 10: Dark Times  -  ar, a, al, au, ear

The Rescue workbook is photocopiable, and contains phoneme manipulation and comprehension activities for each story.

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Talisman Series 1

The Talisman Series is an exciting fresh start for older students who need to learn the phonic code. The series of 10 books introduces the vowel sounds and their alternative spellings. Original, striking and motivating illustrations and stories will appeal to struggling or reluctant readers.

With a reading practice page, vocabulary page and multisyllable words split for the reader, these highly-decodable books ensure reading success. Each title has 16 pages in full colour.
 
Book 1: The Talisman  -  ay, ai, a, a-e, ea, ey
Book 2: Stampede  -  ee, ea, y, e, ie, e-e, ei
Book 3: Shadow in the River - ow, oa, oe, o-e, o
Book 4: Deep Sea Danger  -  er, ir, ur, or, ear
Book 5: Hounded in the Snow  -  ow, ou, &, oi, oy
Book 6: Death at Noon  -  oo, ue, u-e, ew, ou, u
Book 7: A Cry in the Dark  -  igh, ie, i-e, i, y
Book 8: Attack at Nightfall  -  or, ore, a, aw, awe, au, ar, al ough
Book 9: Mountain Scare  -  air, are, ear, ere, eir
Book 10:  The Dark Master  -   ar, a, al, au, ear

The Talisman workbook 1 offers activities based on the phonic focus of each of the books.  Students will benefit from practising word-building, blending, reading and sorting activities.  The workbook also includes follow up activities such as comprehension, spelling and writing to help maintain interest and variety. All activities are fully photocopiable.  

 
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