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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 »

 
Cover: Bright Futures Press

School Library Journal - Bright Futures World of Work

Gr 4-7–These interactive titles use clues readers can match to their own interests in order to arrive at one of the eight careers featured in each volume. Students are also prompted to write their thoughts on downloadable activity sheets. Job descriptions are brief but conversational, and… View »

 
Cover: Women Innovators

School Library Journal - Women Innovators

K-Gr 3–Labrecque provides slim biographies on familiar (Lovelace; Anderson) and less familiar (Mather; Brill) women inventors. Following a brief introduction to the topic science field, basic facts of the subject’s life and work are presented. Readers learn that Elion “made medicines that… View »

 
Cover: Extraordinary Engineering

School Library Journal - Extaordinary Engineering

Gr 1-3–Readers are introduced to remarkable feats of modern engineering in this awe-inspiring series. Basic scientific concepts, such as inertia, centripetal force, and kinetic energy, are appropriately defined for students using straightforward language and simple sentence structure. Crisp… View »

 
Cover: Global Citizens: World Religions

School Library Journal - Global Citizens: World Religions

Gr 5-8–A standout for its organizational format, which will help readers grasp the spiritual and worldly aspects of each religion. Marsico treats the religions and their followers respectfully and examines their historical and contemporary cultural influence. Themes and student inquiry are… View »

 
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 »

 

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