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Cover: La ciencia básica (Beginning Science)

La ciencia básica – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Learning basic scientific concepts and their real-world applications is both fun and accessible in this well-translated series for beginning readers. An essential addition to any beginning reader collection to excite young scientists. View →

 
Cover: Race and Sports

Race and Sports – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The complex interplay between race and sports is adeptly explored in this thought-provoking series. With socially conscious athletes making headlines every year, this series will provide excellent research fodder for those opinion papers. An invaluable addition to school and public libraries.
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Cover: Canine Athletes

Canine Athletes – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Readers will be thrilled to find this informative series. These titles could find a home either with books about dogs or in your sports section; you won’t regret adding this series to your team. View →

 
Cover: En el parque de atracciones (Amusement Park Rides)

En el parque de atracciones – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

With history and basic engineering concepts in mind, readers will enjoy learning the stories behind their favorite rides. View →

 
Cover: Super Simple Science You Can Snack On

Super Simple Science You Can Snack On – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Achievable, edible projects that demonstrate or model STEM content. View →

 
Cover: Space Crusaders

Space Crusaders – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Straightforward writing, appealing visuals, and depth of content make this a series not to miss. Top-notch for both assignment writing and pleasure reading, this is a great purchase for any collection serving elementary students. View →

 
Cover: Special Reports Set 4

Special Reports Set 4 – Booklist

★*STARRED*★ The Special Reports series gives serious, in-depth, yet highly readable treatments to hot topics kids hear or read about every day. Attractively designed with well-chosen stock photos, these… View →

 
Cover: Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Two to three sentences per page provide basic facts without too much detail, making the text suitable for early elementary readers. Each book includes a few QR codes that lead to short videos, simple activities, or more information. View →

 
Cover: Super Simple Science You Can Snack On

Chemistry You Can Chomp (Super Simple Science You Can Snack On) – Booklist

Clear, step-by-step instructions, a list of ingredients and tools needed, and accompanying color photographs showing different steps make each activity fun and easy. A playful, inviting choice for chemistry introductions. View →

 
Cover: Science Questions

What Are Clouds Made Of? (Science Questions) – Booklist

Children are naturally curious about the world, and the Science Questions series tackles many popular topics with simplicity and clarity. The QR codes lead to publisher hosted videos, activities, and links, which aid in making “big” scientific concepts accessible to primary-grade readers. View →

 
Cover: Freedom's Promise Set 1

Blacks in Paris: African American Culture in Europe (Freedom's Promise) – Booklist

The book’s widely spaced lines of text, informative sidebars, and well-chosen archival photos look attractive, while the short sentences and interesting details make the text quite readable. An inviting volume from the Freedom’s Promise series. View →

 
Cover: Arena Events

Rodeos (Arena Events) – Booklist

What will draw readers in are the action-filled color photographs that take up most of each page. They give a you-are-there feel to the proceedings that has appeal. View →

 
Cover: Inside Modern Cities

Inside Modern Cities – School Library Connection

The books contain enough interesting information within each title for the beginning research project and would serve as a springboard for further reading about each of the broader subjects explored in this series. This series provides a nice overview of its subjects, touching on each with… View →

 
Cover: Science Fact or Science Fiction?

Science Fact or Science Fiction? – School Library Connection

Sensationalistic but fun, these books will appeal to readers interested in the paranormal. Recommended. View →

 
Cover: Animal Groups

Animal Groups – School Library Connection

Young readers will be able to easily grasp the concepts presented in the text, as well as view excellent examples of each animal in their natural surroundings. These books are perfect for the beginning reader and boast high interest appeal. One can hardly go wrong with purchasing this… View →

 
Cover: Digital Photography

Digital Photography – School Library Connection

This is a great series for budding junior photographers and will provide tips for those who already have equipment and for using your own creativity with whatever camera you have on hand. This series can be used by students for independent pleasure reading or by teachers as a helpful… View →

 
Cover: Earth's Energy Innovations

Earth's Energy Innovations – School Library Connection

This series makes a good introduction into how we use different types of energy and the discrete problems associated with each variety. Recommended. View →

 
Cover: Understanding World Religions and Beliefs

Understanding World Religions and Beliefs – School Library Connection

The content is easily digestible yet in-depth enough to be both interesting and informative. Teachers can utilize the series to help students understand the religious motivations of characters in assigned fiction readings or important figures from history. Since explication on the topic of… View →

 
Cover: Inside Your Body Set 2

Inside Your Body Set 2 – School Library Connection

These well-bound books feature colorful illustrations that show a diverse selection of youth suffering the ailments that afflict all children, with close-ups of signs and symptoms. Add these to the nonfiction collection for primary students who wish to read about these topics or engage in… View →

 
Cover: Drugs in Real Life

Date Rape Drugs (Drugs in Real Life) – Booklist

This informative title in the Drugs in Real Life series provides an overview of date rape drugs and offers tips to keep people from becoming victims. Back matter includes quotes from victims, color photos, additional resources, and source notes, making this useful for research reports. View →