Customer Review: This book, though it is suggested reading for 4th to 6th graders, was helpful to me. Not only am I an adult, I am in the process of getting certified to teach high school social studies. It provided me the essentials that I must cover for any class (other than at the college level). The page layout... more info
Customer Review: Both of my children have found this book (and others in the series) extremely helpful. The language is clear and concise. The illustrations and timelines are most helpful. I like the short biographies in each section about not well known, yet important people.
Customer Review: This is a very concise, yet thorough look at our language. It starts with the history of languages, the percentage of the world population that speak the most common languages, a diagram of Indo-European languages and which one evolved from what. It defines terms like "semantics", "phonetics",... more info
Customer Review: This book deserves an A+! It's a well organized text that clearly explains Geography. Geography can be a difficult subject for the young students, but Scholastic's use of colorful graphics and understandable language make the subject reachable! As a home schooler, books are very important in our... more info