Essential Lives Set 5
Essential Lives introduces the people who have shaped the world, impacted humanity, and changed the course of history. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-follow text. Each book includes a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
- Spring 2018
- Fall 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Table of contents, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Timeline of key events, and Reviewed|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Lives Set 8 - Booklist
This series does an excellent job of depicting each individual as a nuanced human rather than an icon.
Sonia Sotomayor, J.K. Rowling (Essential Lives) – School Library Journal
The writing is accessible, the format is open, and full-color photos appear throughout. Good choices for readers who are simply curious about these women and their accomplishments, or for those who are looking for report sources.
Essential Lives Set 5 – Horn Book Guide
Nicely laid-out and easy to read, these informative. . .biographies provide historical context as well as personal information about their subjects. Many sidebars, pull-quotes, and photographs enhance the presentation.