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Cover: George Washington: Our 1st President

A noteworthy review of The United States Presidents from School Library Journal on November 1, 2020

Young readers learn about each president’s childhood, their introduction to politics, and time in office. Significant world events that occurred during the president’s tenure are highlighted in boldface to facilitate comprehension and provide historical context. Each title includes a time… View →

 
Cover: We Need Each Other: Being a Good Friend

A noteworthy review of Social and Emotional Learning from School Library Journal on November 1, 2020

This series explains the core skills at the heart of social and emotional learning. Each title presents three short stories that depict children developing skills, such as teamwork, recognizing boundaries, conflict resolution, and self-awareness. The layout features plenty of white space… View →

 
Cover: What Is COVID-19?

A noteworthy review of Pandemics and COVID-19 from School Library Journal on November 1, 2020

Upper elementary students may have many questions about COVID-19. From a discussion of pandemics in general to a reflection on how the virus has changed our world, this series addresses many of those questions. Large images with captions help to support the text, along with additional… View →

 
Cover: Our Founding Fathers

A noteworthy review of How America Works from School Library Journal on November 1, 2020

This fact-filled series provides straightforward information. In Democracy, Weber explains the history of the concept and includes facts about the Athenian democracy of Socrates and Plato. Our Founding Fathers profiles some early American statesmen, including George Washington, John Adams… View →

 
Cover: Barack Obama: Our 44th President

A noteworthy review of The United States Presidents from Booklist on October 1, 2020

The United States Presidents series (44 titles) reviews the lives of those who held America’s highest office. The first half of this biography follows young Barry from his upbringing in Hawaii and Indonesia through decades of education and his meteoric rise in politics, with the second half… View →

 
Cover: What Is COVID-19?

A noteworthy review of Pandemics and COVID-19 from Children's Bookwatch on October 1, 2020

An absolutely essential and critically timely addition to elementary school, middle school, and community library collections for young readers, ‘Pandemics and COVID-19’ is a new six volume series ($191.70 List/$119.70 S&L) from the people at The Child’s World. The six titles comprising… View →

 
Cover: Who Are the COVID-19 Helpers?

A noteworthy review of Pandemics and COVID-19 from Booklist on October 1, 2020

Leading with Mr. Rogers’ advice to ‘look for the helpers’ when things feel scary, this book in the Pandemics and COVID-19 series (6 titles) adopts a friendly, comforting tone as it introduces essential workers striving to keep everyone safe and healthy during the current pandemic. Among… View →

 
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: 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: 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: 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 →