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Cover: Life with Epilepsy

A Review of "Everyday Heroes" in Booklist

Books in the Everyday Heroes series (12 titles) focus on regular people who live with typically chronic medical conditions. This volume discusses epilepsy and how people manage the seizures it causes. An opening list of facts about this neurological disorder plunges readers into the… View →

 
Cover: Cuban Immigrants: In Their Shoes

A Review of "Immigrant Experiences" in School Library Connection

With all the debate about immigration recently it is easy to forget that, with the exception of Native Americans, everyone living in the United States has relatives that came from somewhere else. This series of books provides a balanced view of what coming to America is like. Each title… View →

 
Cover: How to Read a Map

A Review of "Understanding the Basics" in School Library Journal

These guides develop skill sets that are easily transferable to schoolwork, home life, and future jobs. In Calendars and Clocks, digital takes a backseat to analog for a truly introductory lesson about units of time using a familiar clockface with three hands. The back-to-basics focus… View →

 
Cover: Pick-up Basketball

A Review of "Neighborhood Sports" in School Library Journal

Backyard games are described in detail in this spirited series. In each title, full-color photos show the setup of the game and demonstrate how players should position themselves. For instance, in Ultimate instructions on how to do a backhand throw are accompanied by mid-action images of a… View →

 
Cover: The Frozen March of Emperor Penguins

A Review of "Stories from the Wild Animal Kingdom" in Booklist

A double-page spread of fast facts kicks off this account of emperor penguins’ famous 100-mile walk to their antarctic breeding grounds. The narrative text is easy to read, feeling like a story rather than standard nonfiction. Four chapters zero in on the adult penguins’ march inland to… View →

 
Cover: Alex Eats the Rainbow: A Book about Healthy Eating

A Review of "My Day Learning Health and Safety" in School Library Journal

The average preschooler’s learning day incorporates a vast amount of basic information, such as healthy eating, being a good friend, bus and fire safety, and more. This series introduces some of these conversations to young learners by using a brief word count, color photographs that offer… View →

 
Cover: Dimes

A Review of "All About Money" in School Library Journal

Why were no quarters minted in 1931 and 1933? Which denomination is cheapest for the U.S. Treasury to manufacture? Emergent readers will learn the answers to these and many other questions in this introductory set. These slim volumes discuss the worth of each item, its written notation, and… View →

 
Cover: Cuban Immigrants: In Their Shoes

A Review of "Immigrant Experiences" in School Library Journal

Leaving a life behind to start anew elsewhere is a daunting task but one that speaks to the essence of the American spirit. Each group represented here has much in common yet very different experiences in their journeys. Starting with a time line and fast facts that succinctly illuminate… View →

 
Cover: Build a Birdhouse

A Review of "Earth-Friendly Projects" in School Library Connection

Elementary students will enjoy reading and constructing the environmentally friendly projects featured in this series of short, colorful chapter books. In Build a Weather Station, young investigators discover the variables weather forecasters use to measure and describe weather and the… View →

 
Cover: California

A Review of "U.S.A. Travel Guides" in Booklist

Based on Heinrichs’ previous Welcome to the U.S.A. series, the new U.S.A. Travel Guides series offers readers up-to-date facts and an attractive vertical design. In this look at the Golden State, each topical double-page spread briefly introduces one feature (Disneyland, Intel Museum, Giant… View →

 
Cover: Somali Immigrants: In Their Shoes

A Review of "Immigrant Experiences" in Booklist

This volume of the Immigrant Experiences series reads like a story and could easily be used as a read- aloud in a library or classroom. This is the tale of one family’s journey from war-torn Somalia to the snow-clad suburbs of Minneapolis. The tone and narrative style are intended to evoke… View →

 
Cover: Twenty-Dollar Bills

A Review of "All About Money" in Booklist

Although this title in the All about Money series isn’t the most scintillating read, it provides a wealth of basic information on this piece of currency. The first chapter answers the question ‘What Is a Twenty- Dollar Bill?’ and includes a clearly marked diagram showing the main elements… View →