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Midwest Book Review

Richard Rambeck’s beginner’s sports biographies will also appeal at the basic elementary grade levels, using glossy color action shots of players to supplement biographical details on their achievements. Anfernee Hardaway and Michael Jordan each profile the basketball players’ lives and… View →

 

Midwest Book Review

Elementary-level learners will relish these bright, beautiful picturebooks which combine simple language with eye-catching covers, topics, and drama. Peter Murray’s Scorpions, for example, draws initial attention with a close-up cover shot of a scorpion, while inside pages use plenty of… View →

 

Midwest Book Review

Can a chicken grow on a tree? Should you drink an octopus for breakfast? Youngsters preschool through second grade will find the answers to these and other questions (both silly and serious) in this delightful, six-volume series. Humorous rhyming text and engaging full-color illustrations… View →

 

School Library Journal (Mary M. Hopf, Los Angeles Public Library)

Two attractive and inviting series entries that feature large, clear, full-color photographs. Police Officers provides a picture of what happens in the community and at the police station. Officers are shown responding to different situations-an accident, a lost dog, a missing child, and… View →

 

School Library Journal (Helen Rosenberg, St.Scholastica High School, Chicago, IL )

Komodo dragons are not the ‘dragons’ that their name implies, but instead are giant lizards that grow up to 10 feet long, weigh 250 pounds, and live in the Komodo Island area of Indonesia. They are predators, they spend a lot of time in burrows escaping the heat, and their babies are… View →

 

School Library Journal (Melissa Gross, Beverly Hills Public Library, CA )

These series entries provide information on a relatively low reading level in language that is clear and enjoyable to read. Cactus and Volcanoes present their subjects more from a classification than a process perspective. Hurricanes takes a sequential approach to a storm situation, while… View →

 

Midwest Book Review

For titles relating to the environment for the very young, consider Peter Murray’s Redwoods, Lightning and Floods – each examines environmental issues as well as geology and the elements. Mary Ann McDonald’s Sunflowers examines sunflower history and cultivation. All are exceptional… View →

 

Midwest Book Review

These elementary-level readers with their dramatic color photos and large-size, double-spaced paragraphs of science facts make perfect introductions for kids just starting out. Volcanoes, Iguanas, Flamingos, Leopards, Mushrooms, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, and Earthquakes all specialize in… View →

 

Midwest Book Review

A number of bright, sturdy new science and nature titles appear from this publisher and are highly recommended additions to libraries seeking strong books for the 2-5 grade level. The ‘Visions’ titles Everglades, The Sahara, and Great Barrier Reef are gorgeous – full-page color photos are… View →

 

Midwest Book Review

An outstanding set of nature books features close-up color photos of unusual animals – Hummingbirds, Ants, Mountain Lions, Chameleons, and Flying Squirrels pack facts along with eye-catching color pictures. The end result of all these is to attract the attention and interest of normally… View →

 

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