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Cover: Acrostic Poems

A Review of "Poetry Party" in School Library Connection

Cinquain, concrete, limerick, and several more forms of poetry are introduced to young readers in this series. Each book asks ‘What is Poetry?’ and the volumes define poetry as it pertains to the featured type. Rhyme and rhythm are mentioned in every book since they are so important to… View →

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

A Review of "Roman Mythology" in School Library Connection

Each god or goddess is briefly introduced for young readers as well as for more experienced readers who are looking for a basic understanding of the myths. There are short inserts containing additional facts; information that should help pique student interest and encourage more research… View →

 
Cover: Aliens

A Review of "Unsolved Mysteries" in School Library Journal

Popular beliefs, skepticism, and scientific study all receive their due in three or four chapters in these brief, informative accounts. Each begins with a particular episode and its subsequent investigation, followed by additional information, including history. Covered are sightings… View →

 
Cover: Allosaurus

A Review of "Exploring Dinosaurs" in School Library Journal

Species facts and paleontology blend effectively in this dinosaur set. Each title starts with a story about a dinosaur in action; these are not especially gripping, but some link neatly to actual fossil discoveries that readers learn about later. A fairly thorough treatment of physical… View →

 
Cover: Cats

A Review of "Pet Care" in School Library Journal

Attractive and well-designed primers. The close-up photographs of the animals’ faces on the covers entice readers, while the content cautions them to make careful choices when selecting a pet. The importance of commitment is emphasized, along with all of the basics on food, health, physical… View →

 
Cover: Ten Pets: The Sound of Short E

A Review of "Long and Short Vowels" in School Library Journal

Large, bold black type makes these books easy on beginner readers’ eyes. The visuals are strong: brightly hued page borders, text set in stark relief on white against vivid background colors, and crisply reproduced, child-friendly photos depicting adorable animals and a cast of delightful… View →

 
Cover: Rev Up Your Writing in Blogs

A Review of "Rev Up Your Writing" in School Library Journal

These slim volumes present solid information and sound advice offered in concise, clearly written sentences printed in a large font. Written in a friendly, encouraging tone, they make for engaging reading. Cheerful, colorful cartoons and photos add to the visual appeal. Each title contains… View →

 
Cover: China

A Review of "One World, Many Countries" in School Library Journal

Each of these titles welcomes readers to each country with a description of celebrations or places, followed by chapters about land, government and cities, and people and cultures as well as a ‘Global Connections’ section that describes the nation’s interactions with other countries. ’Daily… View →

 
Cover: Aztec Warriors

A Review of "Ancient Warriors" in School Library Connection

Each book in this series details the history of an historical warrior group. Chapters address origins, weaponry, battle tactics, and major battles. All books include captioned illustrations along with a timeline. While the main narrative emphasizes the history of leaders and their warriors… View →

 
Cover: Hamsters

A Review of "Pet Care" in Booklist

This cuddly entry in the Pet Care series will elicit plenty of happy squeaks with its high-quality photos of snuggling and nibbling hamsters. The basic needs and habits of these creatures are addressed, as are best practices for new hamster owners. Accessible, easy-to-read text describes… View →

 
Cover: Smiles: The Sound of Long I

A Review of "Long and Short Vowels" in Booklist

Part of the Long and Short Vowels series, this teaches kids different words that produce this titular sound by integrating them into a single, simple sentence: for example, ‘I smile when I ride my bike.’ Implementing the philosophy that children learn better through pattern recognition than… View →

 
Cover: Native Nations of California

A Review of "Native Nations of North America" in Children's Bookwatch

Featuring reinforced library binding and full-color photography throughout, Native Nations of North America is an anthology designed to teach young readers in grades 3-6 about native peoples who live in different regions of the continent. Each book touches upon multiple major native nations… View →