Zac Newton Investigates: Extraordinary Electricity is a creative nonfiction chapter book for readers ages 9-14. Travel through time with Zac Newton and friends to explore concepts of electricity and meet people from the past who were major contributors to the development of electricity like Nikola Tesla, Benjamin Franklin, Luigi Galvani, and Alessandro Volta. Extraordinary Electricity is part of a six-book series for the school and library market by World Book, Inc. Visit the World Book website to learn more about the Zac Newton Series.
Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement is ideal for elementary and middle school readers. Each 2-page spread focuses on an important headline, event, or other important element of the civil rights movement. The companion webpage features real time updates on civil rights-related issues. You’ll also find online resources, an interactive map, pictures, and videos. Visit the 12 Story Library website to learn more about Perspectives on the Civil Rights movement and other titles from this series.
Being Female In America: Male Privilege is one of six titles from the Duchess Harris Collection from ABDO Publishing. For Middle grade and high school readers, this informative resource is a presentation of examples based on documented facts and statistics that indicate a natural bias for men in American Society. Includes questions for discussion to get the conversation started. It looks at “the history of male privilege, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices. Features include a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index.” Learn more about this book and others from the series at the ABDO Publishing website.
The Newcomer’s Handbook for Moving to and Living in Los Angeles is perfect for those relocating to the city or for people looking to learn more about the surrounding neighborhoods. From the best selling Newcomer’s Handbook relocation series by First Books. Includes portions of Orange County. Learn more about the Newcomer’s Handbook series at https://newcomershandbooks.com/
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