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Series Review: This Spanish series introduces basic facts about all kinds of cultural celebrations from across the globe, including Diwali, Easter, Lunar New Year, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, U.S. Independence Day, and more. Page after page of vibrant color photographs of symbols and customs…

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Series Review: Offering vibrant color photographs and packed with fun facts, these books are about all kinds of ocean life—coral, eels, lobster, shrimp, manatees, and sea dragons. The strength of this series is that the text and photographs align perfectly: each spread features a word and a

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Book Review: True to other selections of Lundie’s “Amicus Book of…” series, her unique and energetic artistic compositions of paper collage manifest into immersive expeditions to meet nature and its elements up close. ­Every subject is identified by a brief descriptive phrase, but the…

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Series Review: Extreme weather can be a frightening thing for young readers, but understanding the events around it can help alleviate fears. The realities and dangers of each weather situation are presented, but are not overly specific as the books aim to inform rather than elicit…

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Series Review: Aesop’s tales get a delightful makeover in this silly series. Each book features one fable retold and includes plenty of jokes as well as updates to the story that kids will understand. (Think a shepherd who really needs to charge his phone.) Following the story is…

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Series Review: Extreme weather can be a frightening thing for young readers, but understanding the events around it can help alleviate fears. The realities and dangers of each weather situation are presented, but are not overly specific as the books aim to inform rather than elicit…

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Series Review: Each title in this series begins with a brief description of the ecosystem and the idea that energy passes through the food web. Examples of organisms at each level are introduced—producers, consumers, decomposers. The narrative builds up from plants to apex predators and…

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Series Review: Each title in this series begins with a brief description of the ecosystem and the idea that energy passes through the food web. Examples of organisms at each level are introduced—producers, consumers, decomposers. The narrative builds up from plants to apex predators and…

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Series Review: Offering vibrant color photographs and packed with fun facts, these books are about all kinds of ocean life—coral, eels, lobster, shrimp, manatees, and sea dragons. The strength of this series is that the text and photographs align perfectly: each spread features a word and a

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