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Tom is a smart kid but there’s one thing he can’t figure out. Tom can’t read. And boy, is that proving to be a problem in school. Extremely frustrated, Tom almost gives up on school altogether. Fortunately, a family friend introduces him to guitar and Tom sees a new path for himself in life.


A series of phonics books condensed into a novel, Making Music is the story of Tom's trials and triumphs with Dyslexia. Making Music begins with its first chapter written at a 1.3 reading level and 95% one syllable words. Each subsequent chapter incorporates additional phonics concepts and raises reading difficulty, ultimately progressing to a 7.9 reading level.


Reading Level: 1.0 - 8.0

Genre: Young Adult / Music / Education

Inside: Practice Pages/Text/Chapter Exercises/10 Comprehension Questions/Color Digital Art

Size: 107 pages long

Binding: Staple Stitch Soft Cover and Digital Version Available

Phonics Concepts: One Syllable - Multi Syllable, Closed, Open, Consonant Teams (Digraphs), Blends, Vowel Tag (vc/cv, vc/v), Vowel Change (v/cv), Silent E, R Controlled Vowels, Diphthongs, Walkers (vowel teams), Yellows (complex vowel teams), Reds (advanced vowel teams), Final Syllables


*Note: the 'Concepts' bubble will not actually be shown on the front cover of printed books (but on the back cover) so that from the front these books will appear like any other books to your student and not "phonics books"

Making Music - Phonics Book - Novel

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