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/reviews/2002

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: 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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Book Review: Sports fans and fact-hungry kids are natural audiences for the All-Time Sports Records series (6 titles). This entry takes on an entire category of sport (extreme), with jaw-dropping achievements by some of the world’s most daring athletes, from free solo climber Alex Honnold…

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/reviews/2001

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: 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: 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: 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: Talk about shelf appeal—these five-recipe cookbooks are unmissable, in ­blazingly bright colors, accompanied by digital animation-style cartoons, and chock-full of sweet treats and gimmicky dishes. Kids can contribute to holiday meals or plan a themed party, from a snack…

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