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Cover: A Citizen's Guide

School Library Connection - A Citizen's Guide

It’s imperative to the well-being of the nation that teachers and educators introduce good citizenship skills to young people at an early age. This series has done an outstanding job at introducing middle grade students to all phases of government and citizenship. All titles feature a good… View »

 
Cover: How Do They Help?

School Library Journal - How Do They Help?

With a broader scope than most (the United States and Canada are represented), this set discusses various social advocacy groups. Each organization’s history and their ongoing efforts to carry out their missions are discussed. Funding and educational efforts, as well as statistical… View »

 
Cover: Feelings

School Library Journal - Feelings

Though a difficult concept for many youngsters to understand, feelings are a part of everyday life. In these brief, kid-friendly scenarios, children will recognize their own experiences, whether it’s feeling fear at being in bed alone in the dark, excitement at an upcoming visit from… View »

 
Cover: Choose Your Own Career Adventure

School Library Journal - Choose Your Own Career Adventure

This interactive approach employs a classified ad to hook readers. For example, in Military, an air force pilot must have perfect eyesight and stay cool, calm, and collected in a stressful situation—and be willing to travel overseas. If this job isn’t for you, try army cyber officer! Each… View »

 
Cover: Cool Vocational Careers

School Library Journal - Cool Vocational Careers

These titles lean toward jobs that are physically demanding, artistic, or require more technical skills than most. Practical and informative, these books weave facts about the nature of the work, earnings, and educational requirements into the narrative. Quotes from real people about their… View »

 
Cover: Odd Jobs

School Library Journal - Odd Jobs

A look at unconventional jobs in a highly visual format paired with simple texts. The repetition of common sight words and short sentences may improve fluency for some students, but the flow will seem choppy to more able readers. Details are authentic and draw on quotes and anecdotes from… View »

 
Cover: D.I.Y. Make It Happen

School Library Journal - D.I.Y. Make It Happen

This appealingly designed series aims to get readers out of the house and into the dirt by showing them how to fund-raise, and get in shape. These volumes are notable for their use of language—ultrasimple sentences and lots of repetition make them easily accessible to ELL students and… View »

 
Cover: Makers as Innovators

School Library Journal - Makers as Innovators

While there are extremely interesting ideas in this series, such as a solar oven and a littleBits night-light, this set is for sophisticated crafters and readers. These offerings are all about decoding written instructions—photos or drawings of the work in progress are scarce. However… View »

 
Cover: Anger

Booklist - Anger

It can be difficult for children to identify and process their feelings, and the books in the Feelings series aim to help them do just this. This level-one title targets beginning readers by combining short sentences, simple vocabulary, and expressive photo illustrations of diverse children… View »

 
Cover: Air Traffic Controller

Booklsit - Air Traffic Controller

Clear and succinct, this Cool Vocational Careers series entry briefly reflects upon the history of flight, before going into a more thorough examination of various interconnected air traffic control roles. Labrecque concisely explains the duties, training, physical requirements, and… View »

 

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