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Cover: Special Reports Set 5

Special Reports Set 5 – Booklist

With a focus on current events, these titles in the Special Reports series provide an accessible and balanced approach to recent headline news. Important resources for understanding today’s issues. View →

 
Cover: Core Library Guide to COVID-19

Flattening the Curve (Core Library Guide to COVID-19) – Booklist

The concise, clear text presents ways that readers can try to stop COVID-19 from spreading, including handwashing, wearing masks, and social distancing. Timely and scientifically valid. View →

 
Cover: Fashion Figures

Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Chic, High-Fashion Designers (Fashion Figures) – Booklist

…the bulk of the material is devoted to the Olsens’ fashion philosophies, style, and design endeavors. The text sticks to the facts, giving no space to rumors surrounding the twins, and emphasizes their commitment to timeless, well-made designs that are also affordable. Even readers… View →

 
Cover: Cultural Celebrations

Lunar New Year (Cultural Celebrations) – Booklist

An approachable, robust introduction to the lunar new year with ample visual appeal. View →

 
Cover: US Military Careers

US Army (US Military Careers) – Booklist

Well-organized text provides detail without being overwhelming or dull, and large, color photographs give a close-up view of the military in action. View →

 
Cover: Science Adventurers

Science Adventurers – Booklist

Excellent narratives pull readers in from the start, allowing them to step into the shoes of the different scientists, making these well-researched titles fast and interesting reads. Both interesting and informative, this series is sure to captivate. View →

 
Cover: Science Adventurers

Science Adventurers – School Library Connection

The books are comprehensive, replete with informative materials, and submerge the reader within the environment of each scientific field. This is a well-written series about exceptional science adventurers in some of the more uncommon science fields. Recommended. View →

 
Cover: Race and American Law

Race and American Law – School Library Connection

Harris’ explanations are clear and allow young readers to easily understand complex subjects. The topic overviews are ideal for history, civics, or classroom libraries. Harris’ texts are perfect for middle schools where value is placed on content that is not overly simplified but also not… View →

 
Cover: Unconventional Science

Unconventional Science – School Library Connection

The science examined in each title is simple yet innovative, and students will be fascinated by the information they will learn and the amazing facts that are presented. View →

 
Cover: Hip-Hop Artists Set 2

Hip-Hop Artists Set 2 – School Library Connection

Fans of music, pop culture, or hip-hop will enjoy this series for its brief, timely, diverse, and essential facts about some of today’s young musical artists. Recommended . View →

 
Cover: Freedom's Promise Set 3

Freedom's Promise Set 3 – Booklist

Students will find well-researched and informative titles in the Freedom’s Promise series. The short sentences, large photographs, charts, and diagrams will keep young researchers interested. Related links to videos and articles, quotes, suggested activities, and thoughtful questions will… View →

 
Cover: Guidebooks to the Unexplained

Guidebooks to the Unexplained – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Good-quality photos and illustrations are atmospheric. Recommended for school and large public library collections. View →

 
Cover: Casas de animales (Animal Homes)

Casas de animales – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Readers young and old will marvel over this sweet early ­literacy series that is ideal for collections serving Spanish-speaking children and families. View →

 
Cover: The Greater World of Sports

The Greater World of Sports – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

These are well-written guides to lesser-known sports that could encourage the possibility of invention. Great first purchases if your shelves in these sections are bare. View →

 
Cover: American Crime Stories

American Crime Stories – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

True crime stories continue to fascinate; those looking for information on these famous cases will find these books helpful. View →

 
Cover: The Greater World of Sports

Quidditch (The Greater World of Sports) – Booklist

The book’s clean, simple page design showcases the many colorful action photos. The text presents a quick, useful overview of the game’s basic rules and history. From the Greater World of Sports series (6 titles), a good first introduction to quidditch. View →

 
Cover: Explore the United States

Arizona (Explore the United States) – Booklist

Each state gets its own book in the Explore the United States series (52 titles), offering students targeted information well-suited for beginners’ reports View →

 
Cover: Space Technology

Space Technology – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

With clean, focused layouts and lots of photos, these books are exciting and informative. Recommended first purchases. View →

 
Cover: Animal Eco Influencers

Parrotfish: Coral Reef Cleaners (Animal Eco Influencers) – Booklist

The Animal Eco Influencer series (6 titles) introduces the interconnectedness of certain animals and their ecosystems, and this colorful entry not only describes the parrotfish and its eating habits but its role as prey, as well. View →

 
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Chernobyl (Engineering Disasters) – Booklist

…clear explanations, steady pacing, and efficient storytelling make this an accessible account, detailed enough for research projects, with interstitial questions prompting readers to think independently about the risks and rewards of nuclear power. A useful entry point for conversations… View →