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Cover: I Cry

Booklist - I Cry

Both the physical and emotional reasons for tears get a solid treatment in this title from the Tell Me Why series. Marsico pulls readers in with the scenario of Mia, moving away from her best friend, Sam. Suddenly, the tears are falling, her nose is red, and Mia is crying. What’s going on?… View »

 
Cover: The Science of a Bridge Collapse

Booklist - The Science of a Bridge Collapse

When often high-profile bridge collapses occur, they can cause injury or death to motorists, not to mention lengthy traffic problems. This entry into the Disaster Science series looks into the faulty design, defective parts, overloading, environmental forces, and accidents that contribute… View »

 
Cover: Information Security Analyst

Booklist -Information Security Analyst

The entry into the Cool STEM Careers series begins with a scene out of a suspense movie: an information security analyst helps track down a corporate spy searching for confidential information about a new product the corporation is developing. From there, Mara writes about both the content… View »

 
Cover: Water Power

Booklist - "Water Power"

Following the journal entries of a fictional girl named Sophie York as she conducts interviews and research, readers of this title in the Language Arts Explorer: Energy Lab series are given the mission of investigating water power as an energy source. Using water as an alternative power… View »

 
Cover: Pictographs

Booklist -"Pictographs"

This slim entry in the Making and Using Graphs series offers a three-stage mini course in creating simple graphs with visual markers rather than lines, bars, or points. In an easy text illustrated with brightly colored charts (plus the occasional monkey and photos or cartoons of children)… View »

 
Cover: Save the Planet: Compost It

Vegbooks.Org - Compost It

Compost It is part of Cherry Lake Publishing’s Save the Planet Series. This book walks kids through the steps of composting in a logical, straightforward manner. For kids who are unfamiliar with or rusty on the basics of composting, the linear order will be especially welcome when learning… View »

 
Cover: It's Cool to Learn About the United States

Library Media Connections - It's Cool to Learn About the United States

Bright colorful images highlight the areas featured in each of these volumes, making it a very inviting series. Each volume is written by a different well-known nonfiction author and discusses topography, state capitals, the history of the region, the government and economy, people, and… View »

 
Cover: America's Colonization and Settlement

Library Media Connections - History Digs

Stories in each title are told through the eyes of a student who acts as a historian gathering facts, artifacts, and photographs from interviews, museums, and other locations. A mission is given at the beginning of each book. Although the chapters are short, these are good starter books for… View »

 
Cover: How to Write About Your Adventure

School Library Journal - How to Write

Gr 3"“5"”Each book is composed of six chapters that take children through the process of creating a specific type of nonfiction writing. Examples, suggestions, and activities reinforce each skill. Report gives examples of note cards and a KWL chart filled in. However, it seems a little odd… View »

 
Cover: Information Explorer Junior

Library School Journal - Information Explorer

Gr 3-6 These titles, all written by media specialists, employ an interesting writing style accompanied by colorful and enticing graphics and photos. Each book includes step-by-step instructions, beginning with an explanation of the featured topic and including planning, implementing… View »

 

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