Do your students fail to even "finish" a timed test? Do they read word by word? Do they simply move their eyes over the page, never remembering what they read? If you suspect that students' test scores are being confounded by any of these traits, or if you have students who need to process greater amounts of information, the "Timed Readings" books can help. For over thirty years, Jamestown has been helping students increase their reading rate and fluency while maintaining comprehension. "Timed Readings" is the original series of timed reading books; 400-word nonfiction timed passages in science, social studies, the humanities, and more.Spargo, Edward is the author of 'Timed Readings Book Five', published 1989 under ISBN 9780890615072 and ISBN 0890615071.