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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: ¡Súper geología! Set 2 (Geology Rocks! Set 2)

¡Súper geología! Set 2 – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This series corresponds to science curricula for the elementary grades, making it an essential purchase for school libraries. 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: 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: 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: ¡A medir! (Measure It!)

¡A medir! – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Ideal for any early literacy collection in a school, public library, or day care. View →

 
Cover: Engineering Disasters

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 →

 
Cover: Animales de Australia (Australian Animals)

Animales de Australia – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

School libraries will definitely want to consider this slightly more advanced series on adorable Australian critters. View →

 
Cover: Xtreme Rescues

Xtreme Rescues – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Solid titles that provide clear information on these famous rescues. 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: Weird and Wonderful Animals

Weird and Wonderful Animals – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Solid profiles of animals that cannot always be found in children’s collections. View →

 
Cover: Team Earth

Team Earth – Booklist

An attractive series with well-chosen topics. View →

 
Cover: History of Sports

History of Sports – School Library Connection

All in all, each sport is well-presented, the writing is clear and easy to understand, and the pictures complement the text well. Straightforward and interesting, this series would be very appropriate for collections serving elementary or middle school students. Recommended. View →

 
Cover: Slavery in America

Slavery in America – School Library Connection

This series thoughtfully studies how slavery has impacted (and stunted) the growth of the United States. Libraries in need of titles on this topic or looking to update older titles should certainly add this series to their collection. Recommended. View →

 
Cover: Being LGBTQ in America

Being LGBTQ in America – School Library Connection

Many examinations of the LGBTQ community in the past have been limited to the experiences of white people, but this series is notable for its inclusion of people of color in anecdotes, photos, and case studies. . . . A student who reads all six will be very well served and armed with so… View →

 
Cover: Nutrition and Your Body

Nutrition and Your Body – School Library Connection

Not only should this series be included in an elementary library but it could also easily be included in the elementary curriculum. This is a great series and should be included in public libraries for children to hear or read for themselves. Highly recommended. View →

 
Cover: Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy – School Library Connection

Real life examples used to illustrate concepts in each book are age appropriate and are respectful of differing socioeconomic situations without resorting to stereotypes. Recommended. View →

 
Cover: History of Crime and Punishment

History of Crime and Punishment – School Library Connection

This set has a significant amount of informative material about past and current issues within crime and punishment that would lend to a greater learning on the subject. View →

 
Cover: Privacy in the Digital Age

Privacy in the Digital Age – Booklist

The series succeeds in presentation: its layout, art design, and typography all add up to a visually appealing and practical package….The overall topics remain relevant to today’s middle-school students. View →

 
Cover: Parques Nacionales (National Parks Set 2)

Parques Nacionales – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Readers of all ages will want to explore our greatest national treasures thanks to this enlightening and visually stunning series. View →