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Cover: The Making of Apex Legends

School Library Journal - Apex Legends: The Making of Apex Legends

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 »

 
Cover: Neptune

School Library Journal - Neptune

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: Staying Safe Online

School Library Journal - Staying Safe Online

Gr 2-5–This comprehensive series covers a vast swath of the digital world. For readers who are interested in learning more about content creation, Recording Podcasts, Creating Digital Videos, and Sharing Photos Online will fit the bill. Not only do they break down the planning, shooting/reco View »

 
Cover: On a Sunny Day

School Library Journal - On a Sunny 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: Fortnite: Creative Mode

School Library Journal - Fortnite: Creative Mode

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 »

 
Cover: Michelle Obama

School Library Journal - Michelle Obama

K-Gr 2–These short, simple biographies are written in the first person and include brief facts about the individual and their work. With only a few sentences on each page, the text is highly accessible to the youngest of readers, though there are, on occasion, challenging words or concepts… View »

 
Cover: Struck Gold: California Gold Rush

School Library Journal - Struck Gold: California Gold Rush

Gr 4-8–Readers learn about specific people and events from U.S. history through two styles: a straight narrative and a fictionalized, reader’s theater exchange. A historical summary of events and a list of characters open this series. The characters, who are based on real people, interact… View »

 
Cover: Sharing Photos Online

School Library Journal - Sharing Photos Online

Gr 2-5–This comprehensive series covers a vast swath of the digital world. For readers who are interested in learning more about content creation, Recording Podcasts, Creating Digital Videos, and Sharing Photos Online will fit the bill. Not only do they break down the planning, shooting/reco View »

 
Cover: Where'd My Jo Go?

Kirkus Reviews - Where'd My Jo Go?

A small dog named Big Al gets left behind at a truck stop, where he waits for his owner to come back for him.Jo drives a big, blue rig with Al in the seat next to her, sharing life on the road. Al has white fur with rust-colored spots and dark, expressive eyes, poignantly illustrated on the… View »

 
Cover: Write It Right

School Library Connection - Write it Right

It is never too early to teach young people how to maximize their writing skills, whether the purpose be functional or formal, personal or academic. This series provides explicit instruction for constructing essays, journals, and news articles, as well as for conducting interviews, writing… View »