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Cover: United States Presidents

Barack Obama (United States Presidents) – Booklist

A. . .simple, approachable entry in the United States Presidents series. Wheeler gives an overall glimpse of Obama’s life from childhood to the presidency, beginning with a brief introduction, a time line of major events, and a quick “Did You Know?” page.… View →

 
Cover: Boxcar Children Graphic Novels Set 1

Boxcar Children Graphic Novels Set 1 - Booklist

The artwork is more energetic, and the format works in the series’ favor, lending a contemporary feel even though the cars and clothes are vintage. View →

 
Cover: National Parks Set 2

National Parks Set 2 – School Library Journal

The eight chapters in each title, one to three pages long, are chock-full of valuable information. Scientific terms are dispersed throughout, and most are either explained within the text or included in the glossary. The amazing photographs highlight unique features and are clear and… View →

 
Cover: Animal Habitats

Animal Habitats – School Library Journal

The first few pages of each volume offer a brief introduction to the habitat and provide a map that clearly identifies locations around the world. Then spreads introduce eight animals. A large, striking photo of each creature will capture readers’ attention, while text boxes and a small… View →

 
Cover: Graphic Shakespeare Set 1

Graphic Shakespeare Set 1 - School Library Journal

Each book opens with a list of characters and a description of the setting. Background information, a short synopsis, famous phrases from the play, and a biographical sketch of Shakespeare are also included. . . . Each slim volume is written in large-sized font and includes full-color… View →

 
Cover: Children's Authors Set 5

Children's Authors Set 5 - School Library Journal

. . .these biographies include information that may be of interest to elementary students. . . View →

 
Cover: Cool Music

Cool Music – Library Media Connection

This series of nonfiction books is dedicated to the appreciation of exclusive genres of music. Photographs and simple text complement these titles. Each book supplies a wealth of fascinating information to those who are new to the field. Reluctant readers will be attracted to these… View →

 
Cover: Baby Mammals

Baby Mammals – Library Media Connection

This is another wonderful series. . . . With each book providing a “Vital Statistics” page, fun and interesting facts throughout, and a glossary at the end, readers will surely be excited to get their hands on them. Interestingly, a fun fact about the animal appears toward… View →

 
Cover: Universe Set 1

Universe Set 1 - Library Media Connection

Brilliantly put together, this series is yet another valuable resource. . . . They are perfect for the young beginning researcher. The author uses photographs and creative color blocking to draw the reader into the book. Left and right arrows direct the reader’s attention to the… View →

 
Cover: Short Tales Fairy Tales

Short Tales Fairy Tales - Library Media Connection

The stories employ frequently used words and familiar vocabulary to help young independent readers enjoy these much loved tales. Extra spacing between the lines along with short sections of text will appeal to the readers and lead them into the rich illustrations depicting beautiful… View →

 
Cover: Short Tales Classics

Short Tales Classics – Library Media Connection

These graphic novellas of classic titles are intended to appeal to a younger audience and pique their interest in the classics. The illustrations are bold, bright, and interesting. If you are looking for easy readers to attract a specific audience, then this might be the series for you. View →

 
Cover: Big Buddy Biographies Set 1

Big Buddy Biographies Set 1 – School Library Journal

These brief profiles of popular celebrities are visual feasts similar to glossy pop-culture magazines. The color photos on each page and attractive layouts will encourage browsing. Though the texts are minimal, they offer some interesting information about the stars and their families. View →