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Cover: Robyn Hood

Robyn Hood – School Library Journal

Large, bold fonts makes the text, written at a second grade reading level, easy to read. Colorful, comic-inspired illustrations on every page help relay the action. While each entry is slim, the self-contained cases are complete and compelling. This series features a relatable heroine for… View →

 
Cover: Xtreme Robots

Xtreme Robots – School Library Journal

Written at a fourth grade reading level, these informational texts are ideal for middle school hi-lo readers but could also be used by general upper-­elementary audiences. View →

 
Cover: Changing Animals Set 2

Changing Animals Set 2 – Booklist

Despite the potential ick factor, many young readers will be fascinated. These series entries offer a uniquely close look at various insect and fish life cycles. View →

 
Cover: Class in America

Class in America – Booklist

The clearly written discussions place narratives and data within a broader context that makes them more meaningful. Presenting useful overviews of topics related to class differences, these books will leave readers with ideas to ponder. View →

 
Cover: Community Economics

Community Economics – School Library Connection

Overall, the pleasing format makes these books a useful tool for introducing these topics to younger students. . . View →

 
Cover: Native Americans Set 4

Native Americans Set 4 – School Library Connection

Reading materials that provide positive role models for First Nation youth and breaking many perceived stereotypes are essential for all media centers, and this set will do just that. Recommended. View →

 
Cover: First Ladies Set 2

First Ladies Set 2 – Booklist

The books in the First Ladies series offer very amiable accounts of their subjects . . . [and] are decent introductory primers to America’s female leaders. Kids can learn more if they read the back matter, and links to ABDO’s online resources further that goal. View →

 
Cover: Women in the Arts

Women in the Arts – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This enlightening series will motivate young scholars to pursue their dreams. View →

 
Cover: It's a Digital World!

It's a Digital World! – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

First-rate nonfiction for STEM-themed career collections. View →

 
Cover: Earth's Energy Experiments

Earth's Energy Experiments – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Many experiments will translate well into STEAM maker programs. Even well-stocked libraries should consider adding these—especially Biofuel Energy Projects. View →

 
Cover: Understanding World Religions and Beliefs

Understanding Islam (Understanding World Religions and Beliefs) – Booklist

This comprehensive volume in the Understanding World Religions and Beliefs series sets the record straight about the fastest growing religion around the globe. It gives a solid background on the prophet Muhammad, his teachings through the Koran, and the spread of Islam. The biggest… View →

 
Cover: Perspectives on American Progress

Perspectives on American Progress – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Contributions by members of historically marginalized groups are celebrated…. These are very good materials for research. View →

 
Cover: Sports Dynasties

Sports Dynasties – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Youth coaches and educators will cheer, as this series feeds nicely into growth mind-set and resilience development. Recommended for most collections. View →

 
Cover: Awesome Animal Powers

Awesome Animal Powers – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Useful series with some titles that may fill subject gaps, Lyrebirds and Devil Rays in particular. View →

 
Cover: US Symbols

US Symbols – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Well-written, informative titles trace the history, development, and significance of iconic symbols. A solid choice. View →

 
Cover: Maravillas del mundo (World Wonders)

Maravillas del mundo – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

An easy introductory series for young readers interested in the world beyond our borders. View →

 
Cover: Beginning Science

Beginning Science – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Solid introductory series for early elementary grades. View →

 
Cover: Motorcycles

Motorcycles – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

From their rudimentary beginnings as bicycles with engines to the high-performance models on our roads today, the motorcycles showcased within the pages of this series are described in clear, concise language that is as entertaining as it is informative. Bound to be popular among gearheads… View →

 
Cover: Great Sports Debates

Great Sports Debates – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A great series to encourage critical thinking. Robust collections will want to consider. View →

 
Cover: Super Structures

Super Structures – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The conversational tone and broad range of structures and their locations make this set a fine introduction to these wonders. For report writers and browsers. View →