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Cover: Tails from the Animal Shelter

Booklist - Tails from the Animal Shleter

Children and families contemplating a pet, as well as those who enjoy learning about different kinds of pets and their care, are the audience for this lively look at shelter animals. An explanation of why shelters exist opens the book—usually, says Shaw, “people problems,” but she doesn’t… View »

 
Cover: Tails from the Animal Shelter

School Library Journal - Tails from the Animal Shelter

This primer on the importance of rescuing animals begins by listing some of the reasons animals end up in shelters, including natural disasters, medical issues, and abuse. While these are sad facts, the book’s tone is positive. The text describes the many wonderful ways animal shelters… View »

 
Cover: Project Row Houses

Booklist - Project Row Houses

In the early 1990s, Magnificent Seven artist Rick Lowe was introduced to a run-down block in the Third Ward of Houston, Texas, where 22 “shotgun” row houses were marked for demolition. These kinds of homes had been celebrated by artist John Biggers, who saw them as an important part of… View »

 
Cover: Evaluating Online Sources

Booklist - Evaluating Online Resources

Young researchers get to flex their critical-thinking muscles in this Create and Share: Thinking Digitally series (8 titles) guide. A white, disabled girl (she uses a prosthetic leg) and a purple robot serve as friendly cartoon guides to this text about finding credible information online… View »

 
Cover: Vampires vs. Werewolves

Booklist - Vampires vs. Werewolves (Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, 01/01/2020)

Pop culture fans love taking powerful characters from separate worlds and debating who would win in a fight, and the Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors series walks high/low readers through this alluring game. Each title pairs two of “the deadliest and most feared warriors from different time… View »

 
Cover: Witches vs. Genies

Booklist - Witches vs. Genies (Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, 01/01/2020)

Pop culture fans love taking powerful characters from separate worlds and debating who would win in a fight, and the Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors series walks high/low readers through this alluring game. Each title pairs two of “the deadliest and most feared warriors from different time… View »

 
Cover: Zombies vs. Aliens

Booklist - Zombies vs. Aliens (Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, 01/01/2020)

Pop culture fans love taking powerful characters from separate worlds and debating who would win in a fight, and the Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors series walks high/low readers through this alluring game. Each title pairs two of “the deadliest and most feared warriors from different time… View »

 
Cover: Kraken vs. Hydra

Booklist - Kraken vs. Hydra (Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors)

Pop culture fans love taking powerful characters from separate worlds and debating who would win in a fight, and the Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors series walks high/low readers through this alluring game. Each title pairs two of “the deadliest and most feared warriors from different time… View »

 
Cover: Medusa vs. Hel

Booklist - Medusa vs. Hel (Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, 01/01/2020)

Pop culture fans love taking powerful characters from separate worlds and debating who would win in a fight, and the Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors series walks high/low readers through this alluring game. Each title pairs two of “the deadliest and most feared warriors from different time… View »

 
Cover: Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors

Booklist - Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors Series

Pop culture fans love taking powerful characters from separate worlds and debating who would win in a fight, and the Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors series walks high/low readers through this alluring game. Each title pairs two of “the deadliest and most feared warriors from different time… View »