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Cover: All Aboard America Set 2

All Aboard America Set 2 – School Library Journal

The type is huge and is set amid plenty of white space. Each book has large, often full-page illustrations and reproductions. . .generally, they balance the words nicely. Each book has a “Detour” page that offers sideline information. . . . Overall, these titles can be useful for… View →

 
Cover: Children's Illustrators Set 1

Children's Illustrators Set 1 – Horn Book Guide

. . .informative introductions. . . View →

 
Cover: American Moments Set 3

Kent State Tragedy (American Moments) – Booklist

This entry explores the deadly 1970 clash between Vietnam War protestors and National Guard soldiers and its aftermath. . . . A solid introduction to the topic . . . . Numerous black-and-white photos of the victims and their anguished friends will be particularly effective in drawing… View →

 
Cover: Children's Illustrators Set 1

Children's Illustrators Set 1 – School Library Journal

Wheeler documents each artist’s life, education, training, and career in brief, well-written texts enhanced by photos of the artist at work and at play. She also comments on the formal elements of art evident in each man’s work. These introductions to. . .superlative illustrators will… View →

 
Cover: First Sounds

First Sounds – School Library Journal

These titles . . . will be most welcome in a classroom setting. The simple format includes clean-looking photographs surrounded by white space. The images clearly show the concept without being bogged down by extra details. These little packages are perfect for teaching lessons that feature… View →

 
Cover: National Parks Set 1

National Parks Set 1 – School Library Journal

Beautifully illustrated with full-color photos taken by the author, these titles are not only informative but also quite readable. Each volume discusses the origins, history, ecosystems, geology, wildlife, and highlights of the park. A section on future challenges such as overcrowding and… View →

 
Cover: Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time – School Library Journal

In this series of beginning readers, each book focuses on a different rhyming sound. The first page lists 10 rhyming words and notes that “words that rhyme do not have to be spelled the same.” Then each of the words is illustrated with a full-color photograph and a descriptive sentence… View →

 
Cover: Animal Kingdom Set 2

Animal Kingdom Set 2 - School Library Journal

These. . .books all follow the same basic format of short, two- to three-page chapters, large print, and lots of full-color photos. Each book gives basic information about its subject such as the animal’s physical characteristics, its habitat, and what it eats. The easy vocabulary and short… View →

 
Cover: Stink Set 1

Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid (Stink) - School Library Journal

Delightful full-page and spot-art cartoons and playful language in large type bring the child’s adventures to life. “Things are definitely looking up, up, UP” with this bright addition to beginning chapter-book collections.
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Cover: Children's Illustrators Set 1

Chris Van Allsburg (Children's Illustrators) – Booklist

This short biography. . .provides a quick overview of the life and work of the two-time Caldecott winner. With short sentences in spacious type and a photo on each double-page spread, the small, square book appears accessible to young children. View →

 
Cover: Children's Authors Set 3

Children's Authors Set 3 – School Library Journal

These introductions to. . .well-known children’s authors offer many facts and anecdotes that fans might find appealing. Each book begins with a little background about the writers’ works, and then moves to childhood events and family situations that influenced their work. . .[and] contain… View →

 
Cover: Stink Set 1

Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid (Stink) - Booklist

The narrative is fun and laced with puns—from Mt. Trashmore to “newt in shining armor,” and it’s peppered with black-and-white illustrations, including comics (“The Adventures of Stink”) reflecting Stink’s triumphant fantasies.
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