Fremont, California (EastBayDaily) — The Scobre Educational imprint, MVP Books, created this high-interest series for middle-school striving readers, high school special education and for all ESL (English Second Language) and ELL (English Language Learners.) Taking advantage of the incredible allure of professional basketball, MVP created these books to inspire a life-time love of reading. “By making these appealing books available for Hear & Read with GoReaderâ¢, we’re able to get the attention of reluctant readers as well as strivers and strugglers,” said MVP Publisher, Scott Blumenthal. “So many young people love basketball. They love to play it, watch it and talk about it. The NBA® supported our idea to reach young people
These full-color NBA® authorized books, complete with action photos, are being created for each NBA® team and the first eight (8) teams (available early 2013) will be: Miami Heat, LA Lakers, Chicago Bulls, Minnesota Timberwolves, San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, LA Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks
The MVP Series will be available in early 2013 through Lerner Publisher Services ( (612) 332-3344), as both books and as GoReaderâ¢ Hear & Read sets.
About MVP Press: MVP is an imprint of Scobre Educational. MVP creates sports themed books with a focus on high-interest for struggling and striving readers of all ages. Scobre Educational is a wholly owned division of Book Buddy Digital Media, Inc. http://www.scobre.com
About Book Buddy Digital Media: About Book Buddy Digital Media, Inc.: With principal offices in La Jolla and Silicon Valley in California, Seattle, Washington, Mexico and Hong Kong, the company is an affiliate of STI Certified Products, Inc., and is engaged in educational publishing that is focused on Hear and Read Intervention with its proprietary device, GoReaderâ¢. This small handheld audio book player is paired with the printed book providing one-on-one instructional alternatives to striving and emerging readers. Hear and Read helps build confidence and develop phonemic awareness and a love of reading. By definition, Book Buddy Sets (GoReaderâ¢ plus the printed book) are Core Standards Aligned. http://www.bookbuddyaudio.com