Using Your Personalized Bookshelf

Using Your Personalized Bookshelf

The personalized bookshelf is your LevelUp homepage. From now on, every time you log in to LevelUp you are taken to this page.

Your bookshelf is filled with many small pictures that show the covers of the books that have been chosen for your reading level. The text underneath each picture tells you the name of the book, what its reading level is, and whether it is fiction or nonfiction. Use this information to decide which book you’d like to read, and click the cover image to open it and start reading. 



There are over 2,000 books on LevelUp, but don’t feel overwhelmed. The books on your bookshelf have been sorted into different categories, such as “Arts and Crafts,” ”Science,” ”Sports and Fun,” “Civics and My Community,” and others to help you find one that you want to read. 

Your teacher might also assign a book for you to read. You can find that book on the row labeled “My Assignments.” If you start to read a book but don’t finish it, or if you leave a book before taking the quiz at the end, the book will be moved to the row called “Continue Reading.” You’ll be able to find it there next time you log in to LevelUp.



If you really like a book, or if you think you might want to read it again sometime, click the heart that appears beneath it to save it to your favorites. At the top of the bookshelf, just under the LevelUp logo, you will see an icon labeled My Favorites. Click this icon to open a page where all of the books you’ve chosen as favorites appear. If you change your mind and want to remove a book from your favorites, just click the heart again and it will no longer be on the page. 

Click the icon labeled Bookshelf next to My Favorites to go back to your main bookshelf.

Next to Bookshelf and My Favorites is an icon labeled My Reports. If you want to know more about your LevelUp activity, click this icon to open a page that shows your current reading level, how many books you’ve read this week, how many books you’ve read in the entire time you’ve spent on LevelUp, and how many LevelUp Land stars you’ve earned.

LevelUp bookshelf toolbar


    • Related Articles

    • Bookshelf

      The LevelUp library contains more than 2,400 authentic fiction and nonfiction texts, including more than 650 Spanish and bilingual titles. Books are organized in carousels. Some carousels are based on subject matter, such as Read About Animals and ...
    • Bookshelf Settings

      Bookshelf Settings allows you to adjust which books appear on students’ bookshelves based on language preferences, Lexile range, search criteria, and book carousels (or rows). The left-most column lists each student in your classroom, with their ...
    • Rosen LevelUp Basics for Students

      Welcome to LevelUp! Here, you’ll find everything you need to know to log in and get started. LevelUp is a platform designed to help students like you practice your reading comprehension skills. Every time you log in to LevelUp, you will be taken to a ...
    • Assessing Reading Level with In-Take and Progress Monitoring Assessments

      When logging into LevelUp for the first time, students complete an in-take assessment. This establishes a starting Lexile reading measure for each learner. Each in-take assessment consists of 25 test items. Assessments are untimed, but an in-take may ...
    • LevelUp and the Lexile Framework

      Central to LevelUp is an automatic system that recommends books to students at appropriate levels of understanding. It is based on the MetaMetrics® Lexile Framework for Reading, which determines both the reading difficulty of books and each child’s ...