Fall '20

How Has COVID-19 Changed Our World?

From the Set Pandemics and COVID-19

A kid-friendly look at the economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as why businesses are closed, why people are losing jobs, and how the environment is being (positively) impacted in the absence of industry. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.

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  • COVID-19 Changes Everything
  • A Balancing Act
  • COVID-19 and the Environment
  • The New Normal
  • Think about It
  • Good News!
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 616.2
Lexile 640
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level Q
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781503853171, 9781503853270
Copyright 2021, 2021
Number of Pages 24, 24
Dimensions 8 x 9.5, 8 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

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 ‘COVID-19 Fact’ boxes. Vocabulary terms appear in boldface and are defined in the glossary. ‘Think About It’ offers ways for readers to apply what they have learned. A ‘Good News’ section highlights positive happenings, such as the increase in pet adoptions and the daily celebrations for health care workers at shift change. Further reading suggestions are included, and the publisher’s website ¬≠offers safe links. VERDICT A good source for ¬≠research or class discussions.

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.

Author: Kara L. Laughlin

Kara L. Laughlin is an artist and writer who lives in Virginia with her husband, three kids, two guinea pigs, and a dog. She is the author of two dozen nonfiction books for kids.