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Cover: Alligators and Crocodiles

A noteworthy review of Comparing Animal Differences from Booklist on June 1, 2020

These simple but informative books in the Comparing Animal Differences series each cover two related (and frequently confused) animal species. After a brief introduction, each animal gets its own coverage in one chapter. A final chapter—called ’What’s the Difference?’—compares and… View →

 
Cover: Her Pretty Garden

A noteworthy review of Learning Sight Words from Children's Bookwatch on June 1, 2020

The Child’s World is an independent, family-owned company that has been publishing books for schools and libraries since 1968. The goal of The Child’s World is simple — they want all young children to enjoy reading educational books. To bolster and reinforce basic literacy they have… View →

 
Cover: Cellos

A noteworthy review of Musical Instruments from School Library Connection on May 1, 2020

This series about musical instruments is just what we have come to expect from Child’s World publications, with each title displaying clear photographs and equally clear text to explain and explore each of the titular instruments. Written by several different authors, the series presents… View →

 
Cover: Looking Inside Earth

A noteworthy review of Looking at Layers from Children's Bookwatch on May 1, 2020

‘Looking at Layers’ is a new eight volume set of science books ($159.60 S&L) for young readers ages 7-10. This outstanding set is comprised of: Looking Inside Earth; Looking Inside The Human Body; Looking Into Caves; Looking Into Soil; Looking Into The Grand Canyon; Looking Into The… View →

 
Cover: Learn Arabic Words

A noteworthy review of Foreign Language Basics from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020

This series introduces students to everyday words and phrases in a range of languages, including Hindi, Portuguese, and Tagalog. Basics such as where the language is spoken and how it compares to English are presented at the beginning of the text, along with a pronunciation guide. Each book… View →

 
Cover: WNBA Young Stars

A noteworthy review of Women's Professional Basketball from Booklist on April 1, 2020

This slender book features eight of the most promising players who have joined the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) in the last three years. Each athlete appears on a double-page spread in which the left-hand page carries a paragraph of informational text; a fact box (height… View →

 
Cover: Automobile Mechanics on the Job

A noteworthy review of Exploring Trade Jobs from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020

Electrician, dental hygienist, welder, and wind turbine technician are just some of the trade jobs featured in this informative series. Each book begins with fast facts: the average salary, required training, and future outlook regarding changes in the field. The chapters describe the… View →

 
Cover: Veterinary Technicians on the Job

A noteworthy review of Exploring Trade Jobs from Booklist on April 1, 2020

Vet techs are to veterinarians what nurses are to doctors, and animal lovers would do well to consider this career option. Readers are greeted with a page of fast facts that break down the job’s duties, educational requirements, salary, and potential for growth. The ensuing chapters present… View →

 
Cover: All-Time Best WNBA Players

A noteworthy review of Women's Professional Basketball from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020

Young readers will be inspired by the accomplishments of professional women’s basketball players spotlighted in this series. WNBA Records and Trivia has a different record called out on each spread, illustrated with great action shots of the stars mentioned—notably Diana Taurasi; who holds… View →

 
Cover: Looking Inside Earth

A noteworthy review of Looking at Layers from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020

As readers would expect, each title in this series features diagrams to show the various layers being discussed. Images of rock formations in the Grand Canyon or plants and animals from the layers of the rain forest add more details to the descriptions. Looking Inside the Human Body relies… View →

 
Cover: Looking Inside the Human Body

A noteworthy review of Looking at Layers from Booklist on April 1, 2020

Readers needing an introduction to the four basic layers of the human body will find a good starting point in this title, part of the Looking at Layers series (8 titles). Skin, muscles, organs, and the skeleton are covered, including their compositions, functions, and the roles they play in… View →

 
Cover: Alligators and Crocodiles

A noteworthy review of Comparing Animal Differences from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020

Well-organized presentations highlight the key differences between similar types of animals. Separate six-page chapters introduce relevant features and behaviors of each creature, like the hare’s long legs and the fish-carrying abilities of a puffin. Closing chapters point out the… View →