Special Reports Set 2
Special Reports explores the challenging events and contentious issues that fill the headlines, with compelling text and well-chosen images. Providing balanced coverage, as well as background information and context, the books in this series help readers develop an essential understanding of current events and encourage them to form their own opinions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- 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|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Special Reports Set 2 - School Library Connection
Each volume begins with a story from the news as an introduction to the topic, expands on that story, and then moves into the history behind the topic. The “Additional Resources” at the end of each volume is a valuable inclusion for libraries. Students could use these as a starting point for research. . .
Special Reports Set 2 - Booklist
For students who need reliable and concise research sources on controversial topics, these volumes in the Special Reports series offer great options. Accompanied by color photos, graphs, and charts, each book starts its discussion with a recent news story that draws attention to the issue and continues with an overview of the controversy at hand. Subsequent chapters give a historical background and address multiple points of view. The titles conclude by considering the future of each topic. Sidebars, numerous media stories, and extensive back matter extend the value of the series.