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Cover: Game On! Set 2

Game On! Set 2 – Booklist review

The Game On! series takes readers behind the scenes of popular video game franchises to learn how their favorite games were developed and have changed over time. The books’ clean layouts feature sidebar facts and captioned photos of the featured games, their creators, and… View →

Cover: Climate Change

The Effects of Climate Change, Arlington Independent School District

Recommendation: Recommended. The Effects of Climate Change explains the impact of climate change around the globe. It uses real-world examples of how rising temperatures impact animal and human lives, as well as calls young readers to take action. Recommended for intermediate and middle… View →

Cover: Beginning Science

Magnetism, Arlington Independent School District

Recommendation: Highly Recommended. This is a great beginning reader for primary grades or ELL students…. The photos are all great examples to help students and readers understand magnetism. View →

Cover: Desert Animals

Desert Animals – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Basic introductions to desert life, with supplemental material offered through QR codes. Short sentences describe each creature’s appearance and general behaviors, providing mostly engaging overviews…. Decent quality information and photos, with a simple and useful extended… View →

Cover: Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Ancient Egypt fascinates readers of all ages with its mummies, pyramids, and tombs full of treasure. Each book in this series focuses on one area of interest, such as mythology or King Tut himself. Plentiful photographs show the Great Sphinx, the Nile, and golden death masks…. A… View →

Cover: NFL Teams

NFL Teams – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A bite-sized history of each football team in the NFL is served to eager sports fans in this highly visual series. They all follow a similar format: the team’s unique history is shared, followed by memorable moments in their storied past, and a few players… View →

Cover: Miracles in Sports

Miracles in Sports – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Do you believe in miracles? Sports fans sure do! This series tells the stories behind some of the most mind-boggling miracles in the history of organized sports. From Babe Ruth calling his home run in 1932 to the Boston Red Sox breaking “the Curse of the Bambino” in 2004, Miracle Moments View →

Cover: The Haunting of Hawthorne Harbor Set 1

The Seers, Arlington Independent School District

This book is the first in a series of 6 books centering on a small town called Hawthorne Harbor where a tragedy that happened 50 years ago still haunts the place…. The book is a fairly quick read and will appeal to somewhat reluctant readers who enjoy suspense. View →

Cover: Makerspace Play

Makerspace Play – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Imaginative play is double the fun when you make your own toys, structures, and costumes. These books are packed full of great ideas to pick and choose from. Readers are encouraged to think analytically about the requirements of their chosen play space, and to get creative on their own… View →

Cover: Stellar Space

Stellar Space – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This is a high-interest early reader series with broad subject coverage…. The strength of this series is the variety and uniqueness of the titles. U.S. Space Force is one of the first titles on the new branch of the military for this age range. A glossary, index, and online… View →

Cover: How Foods Grow

How Foods Grow – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Cashew nuts are only part of the cashew plant, and peanuts grow underground? Readers will learn about these facts and more in this excellent introduction to how foods grow. The series focuses on New World crops that many children in the Americas will be familiar with, such as cocoa beans View →

Cover: History Maker Biographies Set 5

History Maker Biographies Set 5 – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Famous contemporary people are presented in these brief, introductory volumes. Amanda Gorman is a Harvard graduate and poet who read at President Biden’s inauguration, Anthony Fauci is a doctor who leads the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Jill Biden is a working first lady, John… View →