Reviews

School Library Journal - Cheetah Cubs

Gr 1-2–General animal information is paired with specific facts about babies in these animal profiles. Readers learn a bit about where and how the animals live in the wild; the focus shifts to zoo life about halfway through. Basic physical traits and behaviors are described, with some… View »

 
Cover: Discover Massachusetts Bay

School Library Journal - Discover Massachusetts Bay

Gr 3-8–Middle grade readers will love this series focusing exclusively on major bays throughout the United States, including recognizable bays (Massachusetts Bay, San Francisco Bay) as well as those that might be less familiar (Apalachicola Bay and Grand Traverse Bay). These comprehensive… View »

 
Cover: Mercury

School Library Journal - Mercury

Gr 1-3–This series uses emoji-style images of the planets to illustrate the book covers. This same image is used throughout each book to ask questions such as, “Do you know what planets are smaller than me?” The size of the planet, its order from the sun, and length of time for its orbit… View »

 

School Library Journal - Coding in the City

Gr 2-4–The most frustrating part of learning to code is the setup phase. Constructing an environment requires lots of steps before getting to the fun parts. This series and its associated projects shortcut that process, dropping coders into scenes already created online. The result is… View »

 
Cover: Saturn

School Library Journal - Saturn

Gr 1-3–This series uses emoji-style images of the planets to illustrate the book covers. This same image is used throughout each book to ask questions such as, “Do you know what planets are smaller than me?” The size of the planet, its order from the sun, and length of time for its orbit… View »

 
Cover: On a Windy Day

School Library Journal - On a Windy Day

PreS-Gr 1–This early reader series uses common sight words and repetitive sentence structures to describe what children do in different types of weather. Rainy, sunny, snowy, and windy days are explored through a different simple sentence structure that is repeated throughout the book. This… View »

 
Cover: Apex Legends: Beginner's Guide

School Library Journal - Apex Legends: Beginner's Guide

Gr 5-8–Learning to read nonfiction is a lot like learning a new action game—readers must figure out how to navigate around (or through) sidebars, observe text landmarks like headings or captions to decide which spot to explore first, and use a table of contents and index shortcuts as… View »

 

School Library Journal - Operation Code

Gr 2-4–The most frustrating part of learning to code is the setup phase. Constructing an environment requires lots of steps before getting to the fun parts. This series and its associated projects shortcut that process, dropping coders into scenes already created online. The result is… View »

 
Cover: Discover Apalachicola Bay

Booklist - Discover Apalachicola Bay

Off the northwest Florida coast, four islands form an estuary where fresh water from the Apalachicola River mixes with salt water from the Gulf of Mexico: Apalachicola Bay. The book describes the bay’s rich diversity of plants and animals, from seagrass beds to tupelo honey…
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Cover: Discover Apalachicola Bay

School Library Journal - Discover Apalachicola Bay

Gr 3-8–Middle grade readers will love this series focusing exclusively on major bays throughout the United States, including recognizable bays (Massachusetts Bay, San Francisco Bay) as well as those that might be less familiar (Apalachicola Bay and Grand Traverse Bay). These comprehensive… View »