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 this simply outstanding series include: What Is COVID-19?; How Can I Help During COVID-19?; How Has COVID-19 Changed Our World?; Who Are The COVID-19 Helpers?; What Is ‘A Pandemic?. Each fully illustrated, twenty-four page volume includes informative sidebars, a phonetic glossary, sections featuring positive news on the topic, sources for further research, suggested and thematically relevant web sites, a ’Think About It’ section, a table of contents, and an index. Librarians are seriously advised that if they are working with limited acquisition budgets, to make ‘Pandemics and COVID-19’ a priority acquisition selection choice.
—James A. Cox