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Cover: Rock On!: A Look at Geology

Rock On!: A Look at Geology – Library Media Connection

Using a consistent format, these titles. . .are highly illustrated with color photographs, maps, and graphic drawings that enhance and effectively support the text. Topics and ideas are presented using examples and explanations so that young scientists can easily understand such… View →

 
Cover: Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals – Horn Book Guide

Report writers won’t be let down. . . . Each book offers information about the titular species’ habitat, habits, care of young, and threats to survival. View →

 
Cover: Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals – Library Media Connection

The animals in this series come to life through color photographs, maps, and diagrams. Wide-eyed or eyeless, each animal is depicted [in] their natural habitat which adds an exotic feel to these nocturnal animals. . . . Students will enjoy browsing these books due to the unusual nature… View →

 
Cover: Military Heroes

Military Heroes – Library Media Connection

The titles will be useful for research on these historical figures because they are easy-to-read and are richly illustrated with historical photographs, color pictures, sketches, and relevant maps. Generously illustrated timelines help students put events in perspective. Sidebars clarify View →

 
Cover: Military Heroes

Military Heroes – Horn Book Guide

Filled with photographs and archival illustrations, this series presents a range of famous and lesser-known people involved in U.S. military history. In addition to standard biographical details, the texts also examine controversies and career flops as well as successes; sidebars provide View →

 
Cover: Xtreme Predators

Xtreme Predators - Horn Book Guide

. . .“Xtreme Facts” and “Xtreme Quotes” are combined in these reach-out-and-grab-you texts that may attract reluctant readers. View →

 
Cover: Lives Cut Short Set 1

Lives Cut Short Set 1 – Horn Book Guide

Each biography opens with a pivotal moment in the performer’s career. The texts then move chronologically from the person’s childhood to his untimely death, touching on upbringing, setbacks, and accomplishments along the way. The volumes are enhanced by their many photos and… View →

 
Cover: It's the Alphabet!

It's A! (It's the Alphabet!) – Booklist

The central conceit is clever and educational. To demonstrate a “short a,” the words track, rabbit, cat, and ant are shown alongside associated photos. Then a sentence pulls them all together. The kids. . .will have a fine time breezing through the pages with their active, colorful… View →

 
Cover: Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Set 1 – Library Media Connection

The timeless appeal of Holmes and Watson, reinforced with large panels on each page, clear colors, and easily readable font in high-contrast white bubbles, will make this set of adventures in demand with emerging, reluctant, and struggling readers. This series is a nice way to introduce… View →

 
Cover: Xtreme Sports

Xtreme Sports – Horn Book Guide

These books provide middle-elementary students with introductions to action sports in risky environments. The volumes rely on exciting action photos and pulse-pounding texts, including “Xtreme Quotes” to depict the adventurousness and skill required for each activity. View →

 
Cover: Stink Set 1

Stink - Library Media Connection

The text will challenge, without taxing, beginning readers and provide struggling readers with the chance to be successful. Young readers will get a kick out of Stink and his adventures, whether they read them independently or hear the stories read aloud. Recommended. View →

 
Cover: Essential Issues Set 1

Essential Issues Set 1 – Library Media Connection

This series provides a solid background on a wide range of contemporary newsworthy topics. The text is clear and concise, and generally easy to read. For students, some titles will be more interesting than others; however, all are interesting and vital for a middle or high school… View →