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Cover: Earth Detectives

Earth Detectives – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Earth science students may be drawn to geological fields that offer outdoor exploration as well as laboratory study. “Think about it” segments ask readers if they’ve ever found a fossil, felt an earthquake, or examined the local climate, to initiate a connection to their own environments. A… View →

 
Cover: Nuestra personalidad (Character Education) (Spanish Version)

Nuestra personalidad – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

An introduction to basic character development for little ones and their caregivers. Bright, full-page action photography corresponds to simple yet thoughtful text that will inspire discussion. Examples are given in the narrative and in the photographs; some text is in bold to encourage… View →

 
Cover: STEM Superstar Women

STEM Superstar Women – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

. . . the content covered is fascinating and could spark fiery discussion on sexism and inequality. All of the featured scientists had to overcome gender biases, and for many women, that also included breaking color and age barriers. Readers will be surprised to learn that computing in the… View →

 
Cover: Dinosaurios (Dinosaurs Set 2) (Spanish Version)

Dinosaurios Set 2 – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Lesser-known dinosaurs come to life in this series for the early grades. Basic facts, such as what each dinosaur ate and how they lived, are paired with full-page, scientifically rendered digital illustrations that will captivate and excite young readers. Words and concepts are in bold… View →

 
Cover: Female Foodies

Female Foodies – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A tasty look at a number of food franchises founded by women. The use of familiar logos and color schemes (Mrs. Fields’s cookies, Totino’s pizza, etc.) will likely lure students. Felix frames each subject’s life in a similar format: each entrepreneur made a food product that brought… View →

 
Cover: Hip-Hop Artists

Hip-Hop Artists – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Up-to-date, detailed accounts of hip-hop music’s most famous artists offer insight into their lives and music before and after they rose to superstardom. The books are lengthy and . . . true fans will savor the minutiae along with the time lines, sidebars, and photos. The text also manages… View →

 
Cover: Cool Makerspace Gadgets & Gizmos

Cool Makerspace Gadgets & Gizmos – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Has your school invested in Snap Circuits, Cubelets, or littleBits? If so, the projects in each of these books are just the ticket. They start simple (a coding bracelet made of beads that spell out the wearer’s name in binary) and increase in complexity until students are building a model… View →

 
Cover: ¿Cómo se hace? (How Is It Made?) (Spanish Version)

¿Cómo se hace? – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The process of making crayons, chocolate, ice cream, and other common goods is detailed from start to finish with full-page color photos capturing every step. Information about each item is presented in short vignettes, making each installment digestible and engaging for young learners… View →

 
Cover: Conservation Success Stories

Conservation Success Stories – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Using examples from around the world, the authors discuss various causes of habitat loss and fragmentation, along with conservation efforts and their results. A few in-depth case studies help readers understand the scope of the problems and possible solutions. “Science Connections” segments… View →

 
Cover: Wrestling Biographies

Wrestling Biographies – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A series sure to satisfy even the youngest of wrestling fans. Borth traces each champion’s journey from their small beginnings to their eventual success, capturing all of the sweat, disappointment, and determination in between. Simple facts about each wrestler’s birthplace, early sports… View →

 
Cover: Holidays

Holidays – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A brief look at both religious and secular holidays. Bright white backgrounds with a succinct sentence on the left of each spread is illustrated with full color photographs that bleed over from the right page. Included at the end of each title is a code to use online to access crafts… View →

 
Cover: Famous Ships

Famous Ships – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

. . .Wilhelm Gustloff shines as a well-rounded account that covers a number of different perspectives, including the terror caused by the Russian troop advancement into East Prussia, the atmosphere onboard the doomed ship, the submarine that sank it, and more. A suitable addition to STEM… View →