In the Spotlight

Series of 14 titles

How is Serena Williams working for schools? How does Anthony Rizzo help kids with cancer? How is Elon Musk increasing the use of alternative energy? In the Spotlight introduces early readers to the activists and celebrities making an impact in today’s world. Narrative nonfiction is supported with labels, a picture glossary, and a biographical timeline to reinforce new vocabulary. Features include reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Title   GRL Format Qty
Cover: Stephen Curry Stephen Curry G
Cover: Ellen DeGeneres Ellen DeGeneres G
Cover: Gal Gadot Gal Gadot G
Cover: LeBron James LeBron James G
Cover: Dwayne Johnson Dwayne Johnson G
Cover: Lin-Manuel Miranda Lin-Manuel Miranda G
Cover: Elon Musk Elon Musk G
Cover: Michelle Obama Michelle Obama G
Cover: P!nk P!nk G
Cover: Anthony Rizzo Anthony Rizzo G
Cover: Neil deGrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson G
Cover: Serena Williams Serena Williams G
Cover: Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey G
Cover: Malala Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai G
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Kindergarten
Category Beginning Readers
Subject Biographies, Social Studies, Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Bullfrog Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2018-08-01
Dewey 338.092-973.932092
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.75 x 7.75
Lexile 230-490
Guided Reading Level G
ATOS Reading Level 0.7-1.0
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents


Series Made Simple

This series explores celebrities and public figures who are revered for their contributions to the arts, sports, world affairs, and human rights. The books are easy to follow, with one or two very basic sentences on each page, and up-to-date photographs that correspond well to the text. An introductory guide for parents and teachers kicks off each book and will let adults effectively lead children through unfamiliar concepts. Key events about each subject’s life and a picture glossary will support the earliest readers.VERDICT A fun and simple series to help little readers build confidence.

Author: Kaitlyn Duling