October 05, 2009

Blogger and Author Wendie Old Reviews "I Like Weird Animals!"

Wendie Old has written several books for Enslow Publishers, while also writing her own blog "Wendie's Wanderings." For her Nonfiction Monday post today, she reviewed the series I Like Weird Animals! by Carmen Bredeson. She also had the chance to ask her a few questions about writing the series! The full blog post can be found here:

To learn more about Enslow's series, I Like Weird Animals! please visit

October 01, 2009

Interview with Enslow Author, Melissa Stewart "Rainbow of Animals"

Check out Enslow's author, Melissa Stewart's interview here: http://katenarita.blogspot.com/

Melissa Stewart is the author of the Rainbow of Animals series. To learn more about this series, please visit http://www.enslow.com/catalog.asp?exact=true&SeriesID=275

September 30, 2009

Who On Earth is Jane Goodall?

Just as Enslow's latest title in Scientists Saving the Earth came out, Who On Earth is Jane Goodall?, TIME.com's famous "10 questions" this month features the legendary Jane Goodall. http://10questions.time.com/2009/08/28/ask-jane-goodall/

Jane Goodall is definately a hot topic recently, and we should all know who she is and what she has done for our chimpanzee friends.

For more information on Enslow's title, Who On Earth is Jane Goodall? please visit: http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2810

Enslow Publishers
ISBN: 978-1-59845-119-1
For grades 5 and up
112 Pages

September 28, 2009

Banned Books Week: September 26-October 3, 2009

To read the entire SLJ article about this year's Banned Books Week, please visit:

Click here to see our series Authors of Banned Books

September 21, 2009

Enslow Starred Review in LMC! The Science Behind Natural Disasters

Library Media Connection published a great review of Enslow's series The Science Behind Natural Disasters in their October 2009 issue. LMC gave it a rating of "Highly Recommended."

"This new series, intended for reluctant readers, is a significant contribution to middle grade literature pertaining to weather and natural disasters. The content is well-researched and accurate...The format is eye-catching." -LMC, October 2009

To learn more about the series, The Science Behind Natural Disasters, please visit http://www.enslow.com/catalog.asp?exact=true&SeriesID=283

Order America's National Parks- get Ken Burns' PBS Book ($50 value) FREE!

Click here for an exclusive offer from Enslow Publishers. http://nthurl.com/?EZZRx

Why don’t you add America’s National Parks to your library? And if you order our entire series directly, we will include a complimentary copy of Ken Burns' PBS book, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (Retail price $50) with your order for free!

Our series America’s National Parks explores the history of our country's greatest parks, the park’s wildlife and issues, and how to explore the park. These books are perfect for pleasure reading, reports, virtual field trips, or to help plan a trip.

September 16, 2009

The Obama Family Photo Album For Your Library!

Click on the link for a free gift when you order The Obama Family Photo Album!
The Obama Family Photo Album For Your Library!

September 15, 2009

Hispanic Heritage Month Begins Today!

Hispanic Heritage Month begins today, September 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries—Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Additionally, Mexico declared its independence on September 16, and Chile on September 18.

Check out Enslow's titles that can help celebrate this month:

Also, be sure to check out Bowllan's Blog on SLJ. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/620000062.html

September 14, 2009

Derek Jeter beat Lou Gehrig's Record for Most Hits as a Yankee on Friday!

On Friday, Yankee's Derek Jeter hit his 2,273rd hit as a Bronx Bomber, surpassing legend Lou Gehrig's previous record. To read more about this historical night, click here:http://bleacherreport.com/articles/253771-derek-jeter-breaks-lou-gehrigs-all-time-yankee-hit-record

For more information about Yankee's captain Derek Jeter, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2090 to see the title Derek Jeter: Captain On and Off the Field.

Kanye West takes over Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the VMAs

Taylor Swift won a VMA for best female video. While on stage making her acceptance speech, Kanye West ran up, took the mic, and proceed to tell everyone that Beyonce deserved to win. Click here for more on it: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2009/09/kanye-west-apologizes-to-taylor-swift-.html

To learn more about Kanye West, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2609

September 09, 2009

President Obama Speech to Kids Yesterday: Links to Video & Full Text!

Yesterday, President Barack Obama addressed children all across the nation from Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. Schools everywhere tuned in to listen to what the President had to say.

To see a video of Obama's speech, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q58S1Zqv6UQ

To read the full text of the speech, please visit http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/07/obama-speech-to-schoolchi_n_278763.html

To learn more about President Obama and his family, check out Enslow's series The Obama Family Photo Album here: http://www.enslow.com/catalog.asp?exact=true&SeriesID=288

September 03, 2009

NSTA Review of Amazing Champion of the Earth Rachel Carson

National Science Teachers Association Recommends: Amazing Champion of the Earth Rachel Carson.
"Large type, captioned photographs, and simple sentences will make this book appealing to early/young readers or English language learners. But readers of all ages will find this book interesting and learn a bit more of this little-known America."
Click here to read the full review: http://www.nsta.org/recommends/ViewProduct.aspx?ProductID=19488

To see the title on Enslow's site, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2685

September 02, 2009

I Can Name Bills and Coins

Author Rebecca Wingard-Nelson takes young readers through the denominations of American currency. In I Can Name Bills and Coins, part of the I Like Money Math! series, learn what different bills and coins look like, what they are called, and what they are worth. Colorful photos, free worksheets, and concise text help make learning about money a snap!

Enslow Publishers
ISBN: 978-0-7660-3140-1
24 Pages
For grades 1-3

For more information on this title, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2765

September 01, 2009

The Greatest Doctor of Ancient Times: Hippocrates and His Oath

The writings attributed to Hippocrates document the beginnings of rational medicine. This biography introduces the man whose ideas set a course for medicine that still serves us today. Doctors still follow Hipprocates' practice of detailed observations of patients. We expect our doctors to follow the Hippocratic Oath.

Enslow Publishers
ISBN: 978-0-76600-3118-0
For grades 4-9
128 Pages

For more information about this title, please visithttp://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2769

August 31, 2009

How Many Pennies Make a Dollar?

How many pennies are in a dollar? How many nickels make a dime? In this great book of money combinations, How Many Pennies Make a Dollar? part of the I Like Money Math! series, young readers can learn how all of the different denominations of money relate to each other. There are also free worksheets along with full-color photos and easy-to-read text, which makes this a great way to reinforce math concepts to young students.

Enslow Publishers
ISBN: 978-0-7660-3141-8
For grades K-3
24 Pages

For more information on this title, please visit

August 26, 2009


The new Enslow Publishers
is now available online!

Our e-catalog uses page-flip technology which makes it fast and easy to use. The search feature is powerful. Many librarians and educators asked us to "save a tree" and put our catalog online, so please try the new Enslow e-catalog and let us know what you think! Click here.

Enslow E-Catalog New!
Our new E-Catalog is searchable, fast, and will save you time. Click here.

I Can Subtract Bills and Coins

Subtracting money can be easy with this great addition to the I Like Money Math! series. Learn how to subtract bills and coins with easy-to-read text and full-color photographs. Subtracting and money math both become fun and easy with this great book. This book also reinforces the concept of subtraction making it the perfect choice for any elementary math collection. A great additional bonus to this series: Free worksheets are available!

Enslow Publishers
ISBN: 978-0-7660-3144-9
For grades K-3, 24 Pages

To see more information about this title, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2776

August 25, 2009

Today is the 400th Anniversary of Galileo's Telescope

"In the fall of 1609 Galileo turned his telescope to the heavens, setting into motion a new kind of science: telescopic astronomy."
To read the full article, please visit http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/08/photogalleries/galileos-telescope-pictures-anniversary/
To see Enslow's title, Galileo Astronomer and Physicist, Revised Edition, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2465

Diane Chen of SLJ reviews Who On Earth is Aldo Leopold?

Diane Chen writes in her blog for SLJ, "Pratically Paradise":
"Once I began reading, I wondered again why publishers haven't shared more on Aldo Leopold. Then I remembered... Ah! publishers are publishing only the biographies that they have determined school librarians will purchase. They don't take huge risks these days."
To see the full review in Diane's Blog "Practically Paradise" click here: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/830000283/post/1420048142.html
For more information on this title, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2704

August 24, 2009

I Can Do Money Word Problems

Having trouble with word problems? Author Rebecca Wingard-Nelson makes money word problems easy with this great book, I Can Do Money Word Problems, part of the I Like Money Math! series. Easy-to-read text, full-color photographs, and free worksheets make this book a perfect solution for introducing word problems and money math. It is also great practice for solving word problems.

Enslow Publishers
ISBN: 978-0-7660-3145-6
For grades K-3
24 Pages

To learn more about this title, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2795