Reviews

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Cover: Brains vs. Brawn

A Review of "Jess and Jaylen" in Library Media Connection

Readers join Jess and Jaylen as they experience common urban childhood situations. The titles feature characters of both genders and various races while not falling into the pitfall of making that element the main focus. Both the characters and situations are believable and relevant to… View →

 
Cover: Apollo: God of the Sun, Healing, Music, and Poetry

A Review of "Roman Mythology" in Booklist

The Roman Mythology series uses graphic-novel-style art and stories to introduce the individual gods and goddesses, along with other deities in the pantheon. Each book begins with a description of Rome and the relationship between the Roman and Greek gods, and is followed by a visual of the… View →

 
Cover: Avalanches

A Review of "Forces of Nature" in Booklist

As snow builds, layer upon layer, high in the mountains, an avalanche will likely occur. Even the slightest vibration or the sound of a voice can cause snow to break away and careen down the mountainside, destroying everything in its wake. The two types of avalanches described are dry snow… View →

 
Cover: The Afghanistan War

A Review of "Wars in U.S. History" in Booklist

Enough time has passed since the start of the Afghanistan War that some of its initial impact can be considered through the lens of history. In clear sentences interspersed with full-color photos, Winter offers a straightforward explanation of the major events of the conflict. Though the… View →

 
Cover: The Afghanistan War

A Review of "Wars in U.S. History" in School Library Journal

This set takes a look at various U.S. wars and conflicts. Each title begins with a description of a real-life battle, going on to examine the beginning of the conflict and detailing political, social, and military aspects, as well as causes and outcomes of each. Though the writing is on the… View →

 
Cover: Aztec Warriors

A Review of "Ancient Warriors" in Children's Bookwatch

Filled with detailed illustrations from the Codex Mendoza and other authentic sources about Aztec life, ‘Aztec Warriors’ provides a discerning overview of the role and attributes of a classic Aztec warrior, within the context of Aztec historical background from 1325 to 1521, displayed upon… View →

 
Cover: Portable Toilet Cleaner

A Review of "Gross Jobs" in Booklist

The Gross Jobs series has looked at occupations as diverse as pig farmer and sewer inspector, but this is one that will have readers yelling, well, ‘gross!’ The text, however, is matter-of-fact. People need bathrooms, and sometimes, as in the case of construction workers or festival goers… View →

 
Cover: Raymond's Run

A Review of "Classic Stories" in Children's Bookwatch

The Classic Stories series is comprised of four outstanding works of short fiction including Toni Cade Bambara’s ‘Raymonds Run’; Langston Hughes’ ‘Thank You, M’am’; Joan Grant’s ‘The Monster That Grew Small’; and Robert Graves’ ‘Two Wise Children’. Each individual 24 page book has… View →

 
Cover: Acrostic Poems

A Review of "Poetry Party" in Children's Bookwatch

‘Acrostic Poems’ is a title from the Poetry Party series for young readers and poets which uses text and illustration to define a poem, descriptive acrostics, and story acrostics. After defining and giving examples of acrostic poems, the story inspires young poets to try their hands at a… View →

 
Cover: April

A Review of "Twelve Magic Months" in School Library Journal

Thirty days hath September…including Make-a-Hat Day, International Rabbit Day, and Video Game Day. Kids curious about our calendar will get a grounding in holidays both unusual and familiar, historical dates, and more in these brief looks at the 12 months of the year. The design is simple… View →

 

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