Special Reports Set 2

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Special Reports explores the challenging events and contentious issues that fill the headlines, with compelling text and well-chosen images. Providing balanced coverage, as well as background information and context, the books in this series help readers develop an essential understanding of current events and encourage them to form their own opinions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Special Reports Set 2 (8 titles) Spring 2017
Fracking Spring 2017 7.8
Gun Control and the Second Amendment Spring 2017 8.2
Hate Crimes in America Spring 2017 8.7
The Gender Wage Gap Spring 2017 8.8
The Rising Cost of Education Spring 2017 8.6
The Syrian Conflict Spring 2017 8.8
The War on Poverty Spring 2017 8.5
The Zika Virus Spring 2017 8.1
  • New! Fall 2017
  • New! Spring 2017
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2017
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2016-12-15
ISBN 9781680783926, 9781680797459
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Features Index, Glossary of key words, Table of contents, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, and Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Special Reports Set 2 - School Library Connection

Each volume begins with a story from the news as an introduction to the topic, expands on that story, and then moves into the history behind the topic…The “Additional Resources” at the end of each volume is a valuable inclusion for libraries. Students could use these as a starting point for research…

Special Reports Set 2 - Booklist

For students who need reliable and concise research sources on controversial topics, these volumes in the Special Reports series offer great options. Accompanied by color photos, graphs, and charts, each book starts its discussion with a recent news story that draws attention to the issue and continues with an overview of the controversy at hand. Subsequent chapters give a historical background and address multiple points of view…The titles conclude by considering the future of each topic. Sidebars, numerous media stories, and extensive back matter extend the value of the series.