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Showing posts with label booklist. Show all posts

October 29, 2014

Booklist review in October 1, 2014 issue

Are You Misusing Other People's Words? What Plagiarism Is and How to Avoid It was reviewed in the October 1, 2014 issue of Booklist.

Here is a snippet from the review:

"...Francis provides a very clear definition, complete with examples...The seriousness of plagiarizing is driven home by real-world examples from students, politicians, and journalists...The overall message is one that will resonate with any student who has ever been tempted to take an intellectual shortcut."

Part of the Got Issues? series, the six titles in this series tackle contemporary issues, allowing readers to create their own opinions. Other topics include food allergies, bullying, addiction, copyrighted material, and obesity. All of the titles in this series are available in library, paperback, and eBook formats. They can be found through your preferred vendor, local bookstore, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

October 17, 2014

Booklist review of Jealous Girl

The October 1, 2014 issue of Booklist includes a review of Jealous Girl? Girls Dealing with Feelings.

An excerpt from the review:

"...this guide is peppered with enough anecdotes, scenarios, and quizzes to keep a reader engaged, and a chapter on irrational jealousy could no doubt be invaluable to a girl struggling with a toxic friendship or relationship. A solid installment on wellness for teens."

This title (and the others in the Girls Dealing with Feelings series, are available in hardcover, paperback and eBook formats. They can be purchased through your preferred vendor, local bookstore, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

September 09, 2013

Review of Smokin' Race Cars in Booklist

Smokin' Race Cars, a new fall 2013 title from Enslow, has been reviewed in the September 1, 2013 issue of Booklist.

Here is an excerpt:

"This title is everything NASCAR, from what NASCAR is to vehicles designed specifically for racing . . . The 48-page high-interest book is ideally suited for reluctant readers and is chock-full of bright pictures of zooming cars and suited-up racers."

This title is available from, your preferred vendor, your independent bookstore, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

April 02, 2013

"Stories in American History" In Booklist's Top 10 Series Nonfiction List

The Secret of the Manhattan Project,
which received a starred Booklist review,
is one of the six works
in the"Stories in American History" series.
Enslow's "Stories in American History" series has been included on Booklist's "Top 10 Series Nonfiction" list. The six titles in this Enslow series, suitable for middle school readers, highlight defining moments in our nation's experience. Each of the series' 128-page books provide the solid text, excellent maps and illustrations, and strong back matter characteristic librarians and teachers expect from Enslow. The books are also are correlated to national and state Common Core College and Career Ready Standards (CCSS).

Each title in "Stories in American History" is available in a library-bound edition directly from Enslow Publishers for $23.95; that price represents a 25% discount from Enslow's list price. Paperback editions are also available for $9.95 from Enslow. You may also order the books from your preferred vendor, Barnes and Noble, or Amazon.

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March 31, 2011

Booklist's Top 10 Series Nonfiction

In it's April 1, 2011 issue, Booklist has included True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust as part of its Top 10 Series Nonfiction.

These gripping primary-source accounts capture the youth experience during the Holocaust. Written for the high school student, the true-life accounts are great for reports.

March 01, 2010

The Scoop on Series Nonfiction webinar March 16, 2010

Sign up for Booklist's webinar "The Scoop on Series Nonfiction: What's New in 2010." Mark Enslow, President of Enslow Publishers, Inc., will be speaking about Enslow's spring 2010 list. The webinar will be March 16, 2010.

June 11, 2009

Booklist review of Frederick Douglass, "Truth is of No Color"

Reviewer, Gillian Engberg, discusses Frederick Douglass, "Truth is of No Color" in the June 1 issue of Booklist.

"From the opening, heart-pounding scenes of Frederick Douglass’ flight to freedom to his childhood, spent in slavery, and his history-making adult life, this entry in Americans—The Spirit of a Nation series is an engaging introduction to the famous abolitionist. Well-sourced excerpts, including many passages from Douglass’ own writings, and vivid description enliven the text, which also includes sidebars focused on related historical figures and events."

Enslow Publishers, 128 pgs, grades 5 and up, full color, ISBN: 978-0-7660-3025-1

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