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Cover: Raymond's Run

A Review of "Classic Stories" in School Library Connection

These short stories from famous authors deal with positive role models and relationships. Two of the books, Raymond’s Run and Thank You, M’am, take place in the city, are realistic stories, and involve black main characters. The other two books involve fantasy. The Monster That Grew Small… View →

 
Cover: The Circulatory System

A Review of "The Human Body" in School Library Connection

This introductory series provides easy-to-understand information about body systems for young students. Each book details how the body system works in a familiar scenario. Short chapters and simple text allow students to access the information at a developmentally appropriate level. Text… View →

 
Cover: Life in Estuaries

A Review of "Life in Water Biomes" in School Library Connection

This series on life in the water world is a great introduction to habitats which connects to the elementary science curriculum. Each book is laid out in a simple and clean fashion with uniquely beautiful and vividly colorful captioned photographs. Short chapters use easily accessible… View →

 
Cover: Discover Air

A Review of "Science Around Us" in School Library Connection

Each book in this series is a great introductory science text. Students are first presented with an introductory passage stimulating prior knowledge; the text is very accessible. Further information is presented simply and understandably for a wide range of young readers and will certainly… View →

 
Cover: Bomb-Sniffing Dogs

A Review of "Service Dogs" in School Library Connection

When doing a project on community helpers or introducing nonfiction text features to your younger students, this series is valuable. Each book’s layout is simple, with beautiful, up-close photographs of the dogs and their human counterparts. Short chapters are easily accessible to the young… View →

 
Cover: The Smart Kid's Guide to Divorce

A Review of "The Smart Kid's Guide to Everyday Life" in School Library Connection

Each title in this series contains four chapters on the subject, with captioned color multicultural photographs spread throughout the book. The back of each book contains a list of Top Ten Things to Know. Some books feature an example to start the first chapter. This series is a good… View →

 
Cover: Rev Up Your Writing in Blogs

A Review of "Rev Up Your Writing" in Children's Bookwatch

Each title focuses on a specific writing, including its purpose, traits, and means of expression. Colorful illustrations, reader-friendly guidelines, tips for young writers and much more enhance the series. For example, one tip for writing fiction is, ’ Practice describing settings… View →

 
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 →