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Cover: Helping Out

School Library Journal - Helping Out

PreS-Gr 2–The repetitive language and familiar images in this series will help build confidence in younger readers. Each book explores different ways that children can help others at home, at school, on the playground, and around town. Each page features a large, colorful image of children… View »

 
Cover: Meditation

School Library Journal - Being Present

K-Gr 2–These very simple books may be read in various ways: independently or as read-alouds or as one-on-ones shared with lap-sitters. Texts are narrated in a conversational tone in second person. Focused questions are interspersed throughout so children may pause for self-reflection, such… View »

 
Cover: Global Citizens: Sports

School Library Journal - Global Citizens: Sports

Gr 4-7–In this series, the history of each event is described with clear text. With the focus of the series on global citizenry, a chapter in each volume emphasizes the role sports have played in world history. The rules of each game and sportsmanship expectations are also outlined. Some of… View »

 
Cover: Disruptors in Tech

School Library Journal - Disruptors in Tech

Gr 4-8–Covering the history of each invention’s predecessors, the various titles show how the hard work of innovative thinkers revolutionized people’s lives. 3D Printing details the introduction of 3-D printing, how costs have dropped, and opportunities for growth in both the public and… View »

 
Cover: Upfront Health

School Library Journal - Upfront Health

Gr 4-8–Candidly explains, without preachiness, how these issues harm body and mind, social life, and future prospects. Displaying understanding and respect, titles concede that young people may experiment—but stress caution and moderation, helping readers understand they can choose wisely… View »

 
Cover: Fortnite: Scavenging

School Library Journal - Fortnite: Beginner's Guide

Gr 4-8–These game guides, which feature good-looking design and prolific in-game screenshots, will be as readable as they will be popular. Clear writing takes the new Fortnite player through the initial, somewhat baffling phases of the game, while more experienced players will benefit from… View »

 
Cover: Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World

Booklist - Gods & Goddesses of the Ancient World

The latest set of books to join the Gods & Goddesses of the Ancient World series is devoted to ancient Egyptian deities. Over the course of five brief chapters, each book describes the featured god or goddess, the way (or ways) he or she was depicted, where the deity is positioned within… View »

 
Cover: Nuclear Explosion Hacks

Booklist - Nuclear Explosion Hacks

There’s no question that the Could You Survive? series (8 titles) will grab kids’ attention, but will they learn the skills to weather its disaster scenarios? Definitely not. However, each scenario is simply the hook to get kids interested in basic, themed STEM projects and related facts… View »

 
Cover: Stand Up for Citizenship

Booklist - Stand Up for Citizenship

This volume in the 21st Century Junior Library: Growing Character series (8 titles) lends itself well to classroom social studies units on citizenship. The text is straightforward and informational, with stock photos adding some color and vocabulary terms defined in a glossary. Though the… View »

 
Cover: Kumusta, Philippines

Booklist - Kumusta, Philippines (Countries of the World)

Readers embark on an educational survey of the Philippines with this matter-of-fact book from the Countries of the World series (8 titles). The first chapter provides an overview of the archipelago’s tropical climate and varied geography and wildlife, as well as its mixture of uninhabited… View »

 

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