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School Library Journal (Charlyn Lyons, formerly at Wichita Public Library, KS )

This attractive photo-essay looks at how ostriches are born, what they eat, how they run and protect themselves, and more. Each spread includes a full-page, full-color photograph of average to above-average quality that zeros in on the topic or attribute under discussion. Suitable for young… View →

 

Courage is defined for children using typical childhood situations; opening your mouth for the dentist, telling a friend you won’t cheat, and owning up to your mistakes. This is an excellent resource for discussing other related values such as honesty, standing up for convictions, and… View →

 

Self-control – one of the hardest lessons to learn! The simple illustrations and text depict situations all children face; lining up without pushing, keeping your eyes on your own paper, not feeding the dog at the table and many more. This book is great for all children, but would be… View →

 

Children are used to being thankful for gifts and privileges. They may not stop to consider, however, how thankful they are when someone sings them to sleep or finds a cherished lost toy, or when the sun comes out just in time for a picnic. This is one of a series of books for youngsters… View →

 

For very basic elementary-level introductions to geography and natural environments for young newcomers to the subject, start with the six series titles offered by this publisher – full-page color photos drew youngsters in, while simple facts and easy definitions provided the basics. All… View →

 

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 →

 

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 →

 

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 →

 

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 →