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Cover: Xtreme Screams

The World’s Meanest Monsters (Xtreme Screams) – Booklist

This balanced, reassuring volume from the Xtreme Screams series (6 titles) introduces kids to both real and imaginary beasts. Useful for researchers, the attention-getting cover will also attract the attention of browsers. View →

 
Cover: Atomic Bomb Perspectives

The US Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb (Atomic Bomb Perspectives) – Booklist

Large period photos provide more context, while primary-source excerpts and guided questions encourage students to think beyond the text. Older readers may also benefit from this historical analysis. View →

 
Cover: History Maker Biographies Set 5

History Maker Biographies Set 5 – Booklist

The latest set in the History Makers Biographies series adds an outstanding group of individuals to the fold, many of whom youngsters will recognize from TV and the news. Solid stepping-stones into nonfiction reading and research. View →

 
Cover: Strong, Healthy Girls

Strong, Healthy Girls – Booklist

The Strong, Healthy Girls series is a valuable source of information for young women who are navigating the teen world and encountering new, complex, and possibly confusing experiences. A great resource for high school and public library collections for youth. View →

 
Cover: Germ Invaders

Germ Invaders – Booklist

Children have been getting lots of messages recently about wash-ing their hands and wearing masks. The Germ Invaders series comes along at a perfect time to explain why these actions are so important, offering reassurance and empowering kids to take care of themselves. View →

 
Cover: Encyclopedias for Kids

Encyclopedias for Kids – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

These single-volume reference books work equally well for browsing or research. Organization varies appropriately by topic. Useful resources that should circulate well. View →

 
Cover: Core Library Guide to Racism in Modern America

Core Library Guide to Racism in Modern America – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A solid purchase about current racism in the United States. The standout title Race and the Media in Modern America is a highly recommended purchase; it presents timeless information that is not as often found in other series about modern race relations in the United States. View →

 
Cover: The 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

The 9/11 Terrorist Attacks – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Thorough and worthy for libraries serving middle schoolers. View →

 
Cover: Engineered by Nature

Engineered by Nature – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A well-rounded introduction to using resources and to the naturally engineered wonders on Earth. View →

 
Cover: Germ Invaders

Germ Invaders – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

These eye-catching books explore the body’s immune system, the science of fighting germs, and a few major respiratory infections, including COVID-19. With germ-fighting cartoon superheroes, the illustrations are colorful, bold, and engaging. View →

 
Cover: Battling COVID-19

Battling COVID-19 – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A thorough and appealing series for understanding the first 10 months of the pandemic. View →

 
Cover: Cave of Crystals

Cave of Crystals (Engineered by Nature) – Booklist

The book’s clean page design incorporates impressive (helpfully captioned) photographs, a map, an infographic, and a primary-source quote paired with a critical-thinking question. A publisher hosted link to age-appropriate activities and learning extensions complete the tidy package. View →

 
Cover: Climate Change

Climate Change – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

It is a must-have for middle school libraries. This series incorporates critical thinking activities in each title that include extensions blending language arts with science to develop scientific reading comprehension skills. View →

 
Cover: Super Simple Makerspace STEAM Challenge

Super Simple Makerspace STEAM Challenge – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This cut-to-the-chase tasking not only allows for a high degree of experimentation and creativity, but also more closely resembles the way that real-world challenges present themselves. View →

 
Cover: Special Reports Set 6

Special Reports Set 6 – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This series provides excellent research material and will help students become more informed citizens. View →

 
Cover: Nature's Mysteries

Nature's Mysteries – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This series acquaints readers with the wondrous mysteries that occur in nature around the world. Curiosity sparking series that introduces the beautiful irregularities in nature. View →

 
Cover: Planets

Planets – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A serviceable planet set with a lot of value added for educators and parents in the companion online resources. Recommended as an educator resource. View →

 
Cover: Fierce Females of Fiction

Fierce Females of Fiction – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

. . . these hi-lo titles will appeal to striving readers interested in pop culture at the upper elementary and middle school level. View →

 
Cover: Xtreme Armed Forces

Xtreme Armed Forces – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The strength of this series is that the information is clearly organized and presented, which will benefit readers who are interested in military careers but who might be reluctant readers. View →

 
Cover: My Community: Jobs Set 3

My Community: Jobs Set 3 – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The strength of this series is its versatility and usability in many reading situations: one-on-one, in the classroom, in a story time, or solo for more advanced readers who are trying to gain confidence. An easy choice for early literacy collections; day care centers and preschools may… View →