The Zika Virus
The Zika Virus covers the Zika outbreak that began in 2015, discusses the history of the virus and its discovery, examines how the virus spreads and how it affects the infected, and looks at how the medical community is fighting it. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|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|
|Guided Reading Level||Y|
|ATOS Reading Level||8.1|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG+|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||188509|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||2.0|
|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.