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Science Fiction

Susan E. Hamen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783834

This title examines the genre of science fiction in Kindred, A Wrinkle in Time, 1984, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and The 5th Wave. It features four analysis papers that consider science fiction, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Young Adult

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783841

This title examines the genre of young adult literature in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Speak, We Were Liars, Between Shades of Gray, and The Maze Runner. It features four analysis papers that consider young adult literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Classic Literature

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783773

This title examines the genre of classic literature in Pride and Prejudice, The Book Thief, The Joy Luck Club, Brave New World, and The Handmaid’s Tale. It features four analysis papers that consider classic literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Drama

Rebecca Kraft Rector (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783780

This title examines the genre of drama in She Stoops to Conquer, Pygmalion, Inherit the Wind, A Raisin in the Sun, and Mamma Mia! It features four analysis papers that consider drama, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Grammar Basics: Adverbs

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601870

A simple overview of adverbs--the words that describe actions--including their uses in sentences, their degrees of comparison, and how to spot different and irregular forms.

When, Jen?

Marie Powell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510507

Young readers meet Jen and Ben, who can't seem to gather all of the piglets at the farm, while learning words in the en word family. Includes word family word bank.

Can You Be a Bee?

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536536

Beginning readers are introduced to verb and noun homophone pairings in this fun reader!

Pepperoni or Sausage? A Book about Conjunctions

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510590

Arjun, Nora, and Ping use conjunctions to join up parts of their sentences while they make pizza. Will they have anchovies or jalapeños? Includes a grammar review page.

Who Is Up There?: A Book about Prepositions

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510606

Scarlett, Ping, Bernard, and William use prepositions as they play hide-and-seek at the farm. Scarlett finds everyone, but there is a noise in the loft. Who is up there? Includes a grammar review page.

Who Ate It? A Book about Pronouns

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510613

William and Ping use pronouns as they get ready for Bernard's surprise birthday party. Someone ate the cake! But who ate it? They need to find out! Includes a grammar review page.

Dan Can!

Marie Powell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510484

Young readers meet Dan, a boy who thinks he can do everything, while learning words in the an word family. Includes word family word bank.

Stop, Pop!

Marie Powell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510491

Young readers meet a young girl and her Pop, who is always in a hurry, while learning words in the op word family. Includes word family word bank.

Go to Bed, Ted!

Marie Powell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510514

Young readers meet Ted, a boy who refuses to go to bed, while learning words in the -ed word family. Includes word family word bank.

The Map Trap

Marie Powell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510521

Young readers meet a young girl and her friend Hap as they attempt to follow a map to the lake, while learning words in the -ap word family. Includes word family word bank.

Win, Min!

Marie Powell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510538

Young readers meet Min as she tries to win her soccer game, while learning words in the -in word family. Includes word family word bank.

How Big Is It?: A Book about Adjectives

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510545

Scarlett uses adjectives to describe the animal she sees to Arjun and William as they take a walk through the woods. Just how big is that animal? Includes a grammar review page.

How Fast Is It?: A Book about Adverbs

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510552

Nora, William, and Arjun use adverbs to describe their actions while getting a boat ride from Arjuns dad. How fast can the boat go? Includes a grammar review page.

Ouch! It Bit Me!: A Book about Interjections

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510569

Scarlett, Nora, and Bernard use interjections while they learn about spiders after one bites Scarlett. Ouch! Includes a grammar review page.

No School Today: A Book about Nouns

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510583

Scarlett, Ping, and Arjun have fun with nouns as they play outside on a snow day. They use nouns to tell about the people, places, and things in their sentences. Includes a grammar review page.

The Many Kinds of Clean

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535379

Introduces synonyms for clean by comparing tidy, neat, spotless, and sparkling items in a child’s bedroom.

The Many Kinds of Cold

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535386

Introduces synonyms for cold by detailing fun activities to do in cool, chilly, crisp, and frigid weather.

The Many Kinds of Dirty

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535393

Introduces synonyms for dirty by detailing the messy, sloppy, and filthy animals at the zoo.

The Many Kinds of Hot

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535409

Introduces synonyms for hot by detailing a day at the beach with a blazing sun and scorching hot sand.

The Many Kinds of Small

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535416

Introduces synonyms for small by detailing the sizes of familiar foods, such as baby carrots, miniature marshmallows, and tiny peas in a pod.

Dig, Pig!

Marie Powell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535423

Young readers read about a pet pig, Zig, who loves to dig while learning new words in the –ig word family.