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Cover: September 11 and Terrorism in America

School Library Journal - Modern Perspective Series

Gr 6-8–Eight historical topics are presented through fictitious accounts in this “alternative viewpoints”–type narrative aimed at stimulating critical thinking skills. From the very first page, readers are reminded that the same event can look very different based on personal opinions and… View »

Cover: Weird Food

School Library Journal - Stranger Than Fiction Series

Gr 4-6–Quirky topics and large color photos add to the appeal of this hi-lo set, which has disclaimers warning readers not to try any of the featured dangerous ideas at home. Throughout the volumes, the content is eclectic, with examples of the weird and strange from around the world, most… View »

Cover: Northeast

School Library Journal - Outdoor Explorers Series

K-Gr 2–Designed to encourage outdoor exploration, this series takes readers on a “nature hike.” Each title opens with a regional map of the United States along with a list of quick statistics (average winter, average summer, etc.). Readers are then introduced to the flora and fauna of the… View »

Cover: World of Work

School Library Connection - World of Work

Each book in this series begins by offering an informal self-assessment asking its young readers what they enjoy doing or are curious about, presented alongside the topics covered by the series. The books then present various job profiles with accompanying photos. “Check it Out” lists… View »

Cover: Global Citizens: World Religions

School Library Connection - Global Citizens - World Religions

This series is an excellent source for reference materials about the major religions. Each is laid out identically with: History—roots of the religion; Geography—maps and how it formed; Civics—organization and ideas; and Economics—funding the faith. Inserted within each chapter are text… View »

Cover: Firefighter

Booklist - My Friendly Neighborhood Firefighter

The My Friendly Neighborhood series introduces youngsters to community helpers, with this volume supplying an up-close look at firefighters. Bell focuses on what firefighters do, and readers may be surprised to learn that in addition to putting out fires and rescuing cats from trees, these… View »

Cover: Ethical Data Use

Booklist - Ethical Data Use

Here’s a complicated subject made easy—well, easier. This title from the Data Geek series introduces the topic at hand by breaking it down by the title’s main words, explaining the forms data can take, and how ethics can be both cultural and personal. Finding reliable data and using it… View »

Cover: Global Citizens: Environmentalism

School Library Connection - Global Citizens: Environmentalism

Each book in this series begins with the basic definition of environmentalism, which then leads into the particular topic of discussion within the field. While the series works through many known concepts, the author does bring forth additional topics the student may not have heard about… View »

Cover: Magic, Myth, and Mystery

School Library Connection - Magic, Myth, and Mystery

This high interest series is aimed at older elementary students and written at a second-grade reading level to engage struggling readers. Students will love reading about what people believed about these mythological beings in the past, where those legends came from, and what we know now… View »

Cover: Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World

School Library Journal - Gods and Goddess of the Ancient World Series

Gr 3-6–Short, simple sentences provide reluctant readers access to their favorite characters from Greek mythology. More than just retellings, these volumes introduce the complex motives behind the gods’ and goddesses’ actions (jealousy, revenge, vanity, etc.) and make real-world connections… View »


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