Who we are...
RR Books (also Reading Reading Books, LLC) is a publisher of quality leveled books for beginning readers. Over 275 of our books are included on the Reading Recovery® Council of North America Book List and over 350 of our books are included on The Fountas and Pinnell® Leveled Book List. We are also pleased to offer over 150 titles on the Accelerated ReaderTM Book List.
The books published by Reading Reading Books, LLC are written to promote a young reader's enjoyment of literature... with books they can really read! Each book is carefully edited by an experienced, certified K-12 Reading Specialist, with a concentration in the area of primary literacy. Our books are specifically designed for beginning readers. They are based on topics and events that are important to children. The text is clear and basic, yet very readable. The illustrations and photographs are purposefully direct, encouraging the reader to focus on words and story. Each book also possesses an introduction to the story on the back cover. This brief paragraph is perfect for teachers and parents to read aloud. It's written to generate prior knowledge and pique interest in the story. Also, since RR Books is an independent publisher, we are able to offer books at a reasonable cost.
Our books are ideal for a variety of students in pre-K, Kindergarten, first grade and beginning second grade. Our books are so versatile that teachers may use them for reading group instruction or independent reading. They are also perfect for tutors, intervention programs, home reading, and more!
What does "RR" stand for?
RR Books stands for Reading Reading Books, LLC, our full company name. The first R stands for Reading (pronounced “Redding”), Pennsylvania, where the company was founded. The second R stands for the guided reading books that we publish!
About the Editor
Kris Bonnell has authored more than 100 leveled books for beginning readers. She is also the editor of the books by various authors offered by RR Books. Kris is a certified K-12 Reading Specialist with 20 years experience with primary literacy. She has taught first grade, second grade, and Reading Recovery® as well as worked as a K-5 Reading Specialist. Kris holds a B.S. from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, a Master’s in the Science of Teaching from S.U.N.Y. Potsdam as well as a Master’s in Reading, Language and Literacy with a Reading Specialist Endorsement from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Kris lives in suburban Reading, Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons.
Women Owned Business
Since 2005, Reading Reading Books, LLC has been a women owned business. RR Books is certified as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation's largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women.