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Cover: Perspectives on American Progress

Perspectives on American Progress – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Contributions by members of historically marginalized groups are celebrated…. These are very good materials for research. View →

 
Cover: Sports Dynasties

Sports Dynasties – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Youth coaches and educators will cheer, as this series feeds nicely into growth mind-set and resilience development. Recommended for most collections. View →

 
Cover: Great Sports Debates

Great Sports Debates – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

A great series to encourage critical thinking. Robust collections will want to consider. View →

 
Cover: Motorcycles

Motorcycles – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

From their rudimentary beginnings as bicycles with engines to the high-performance models on our roads today, the motorcycles showcased within the pages of this series are described in clear, concise language that is as entertaining as it is informative. Bound to be popular among gearheads… View →

 
Cover: Amusement Park Rides

Amusement Park Rides – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Brimming with little-known facts and vibrant images, this inviting set should appeal to budding thrill-seekers and curious young minds alike. Recommended for its mix of history and STEM. View →

 
Cover: First Ladies Set 2

First Ladies Set 2 – Booklist

The books in the First Ladies series offer very amiable accounts of their subjects . . . [and] are decent introductory primers to America’s female leaders. Kids can learn more if they read the back matter, and links to ABDO’s online resources further that goal. View →

 
Cover: Hollywood Monsters

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Hollywood Monsters) – Booklist

Short, brief sentences and clearly defined vocabulary words make this a good choice for those newly comfortable reading alone, and a link to further resources will aid those who, appetite for horror whetted, are hungry for more. View →

 
Cover: Earth's Energy Innovations

Geothermal Energy: Putting Earth's Heat to Work (Earth's Energy Innovations) – Booklist

A decent starting point for energy units. View →

 
Cover: Science Fact or Science Fiction?

Ancient Aliens: Did Historic Contact Happen? (Science Fact or Science Fiction?) – Booklist

Open-minded but still practical, this is a balanced exploration of a high-interest topic. View →

 
Cover: Conservation Success Stories

Conservation Success Stories – School Library Connection

Each book in this series is as expansive as the habitat it covers. Just shy of one hundred pages of reading text, each volume does a thorough job discussing the complexity of forces that have endangered these habitats and the legal and scientific work being done to rehabilitate or restore… View →

 
Cover: Special Reports Set 3

Special Reports Set 3 – School Library Connection

Each volume presents its respective topic and its many ramifications. The information offers diverse viewpoints so that readers can understand these complex situations and develop enlightened opinions. Photos and sidebars provide additional information. The history leading to present day… View →

 
Cover: American Values and Freedoms

American Values and Freedoms – School Library Connection

Each title in the series addresses the historical significance of our Constitutional freedoms and the application of these freedoms since our nation’s founding. Each of the books follows the same format, providing reference aids at the end that include essential facts, additional resources… View →