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Cover: Publishing Pioneers

Jeff Bezos (Publishing Pioneers) – Booklist

. . .it’s that belief in the enthusiasm of the masses that colors this insightful bio on billionaire CEO Bezos. With succinct prose, Robinson describes the inquisitive child who became the visionary leader and offers up irresistible details of Amazon’s early days of packing up orders in… View →

 
Cover: Meet Your Community Workers

Meet Your Community Workers – School Library Journal

Though similar in focus to Rosen’s “On the Job” series, this set contains far more detail and is better suited in scope to the upper end of its target audience. An uncluttered layout and consistent organization are pluses. “A Day As. . . ” and “Did You Know?” sections and frequent sidebars… View →

 
Cover: Rock Band

Rock Band - School Library Journal

Even rock-and-roll know-it-alls will learn something from this series, which includes technical information about equipment and instruments and practical advice about overcoming stage fright or resolving disputes between band members. Copious examples and photos of bands drawn from a wide… View →

 
Cover: Publishing Pioneers

Publishing Pioneers – School Library Journal

This series covers a wide range of familiar, but not extensively covered, figures who played critical roles in the world of publishing. . . . The research is solid and there are extensive source notes. With marbled borders and an array of photographs, maps, diagrams, and document… View →

 
Cover: Super Simple Crafts

Super Simple Crafts – School Library Journal

Colorful photos; clean layout in a bright, primary palette; and large, abundant step-by-step instructional photos give these books great appeal. The 5-to-10 crafts in each book are functional and attractive. Readily obtainable household materials and easy-to-follow instructions mean that… View →

 
Cover: United States

United States – School Library Journal

This series uses logical organization, clean layouts, and attractive color photos and illustrations to provide basic information about the states. These titles are attractive and informative. . . . View →

 
Cover: Essential Health: Strong Beautiful Girls Set 2

Essential Health: Strong Beautiful Girls Set 2 – School Library Journal

These titles combine “true-to-life” stories with advice from a child and adolescent development specialist. These hi/lo titles could be used as starting points for discussions. View →

 
Cover: Essential Health: Strong Beautiful Girls Set 2

Essential Health: Strong Beautiful Girls Set 2 – School Library Journal

These books provide useful, age-appropriate information about growing up and navigating the treacherous waters of adolescence. . .[and] could be useful additions to health and well-being sections. View →

 
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Cat Craze – School Library Journal

Purebred feline characteristics and needs are covered clearly and in reasonable detail in chapters. . . . These books have a contemporary design. The placement of the text and the eye-catching photos varies from page to page. Supplements include fact boxes, quizzes, and a cartoon… View →

 
Cover: Graphic Horror Set 2

Graphic Horror Set 2 – School Library Journal

For readers wanting a small shiver down their spines, these books will suffice. Stoker’s Dracula is succinct and well edited. These titles provide slim and chilling reads that give a taste of the actual stories for reluctant readers.
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Cover: Graphic Adventures:Human Body

Graphic Adventures: The Human Body - School Library Journal

The books give an accurate inside look at the organs and their roles, placement, and operation, as well as related organs and systems. The illustrations incorporate scientific images and labeled body parts. Final panels cover safety and health tips, and a closing diagram of the featured… View →

 
Cover: Eco-Pig

Eco-Pig – School Library Journal

Creative, bright graphics enhance the rhyming stories and will hold youngsters’ attention. Each title includes vocabulary lists and advice on what readers can do.
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