Saddleback Pub Theme: Hi-Lo, Life lessons, values, identity, good vs.evil, temptation Lazy Rita needed to hit the gym and get in shape. She’s grateful when the mysterious Rowena shows up and sup-plies the motivation. But now Rowena is going too far and pushing too hard. Help! Rita wants her life back. Written specifically for struggling readers to explore genres, like mysteries and science fiction, these fast-paced books hold student interest until the last page. Questions at the end of each title promote cognitive development by making students think about vocabulary, comprehension, character, and plot.