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  1. Eslam Abdelghany Eslam Abdelghany says:


  2. Hannah Hannah says:

    Would it be cheating to say I ve read this, knowing I haven t read every entry Either way, I enjoyed spending hours poring over this as a child.


  3. Debbie Tabb Debbie Tabb says:

    Item Title Children s Illustrated Encyclopedia 7th ed.Item Call Number Children 031 D649 2010ISBN 978 0 7566 5759 8 Reviewed in LME 508Children s illustrated encyclopedia 7th ed 2010 New York, NY DK Publishing.Relevance and Relationship The Children s Illustrated Encyclopedia CIE meets the students need for a brief overview of a plethora of topics The text is informative while containing over 3000 full color photographs to hold the attention of elementary school students and a Item Title Children s Illustrated Encyclopedia 7th ed.Item Call Number Children 031 D649 2010ISBN 978 0 7566 5759 8 Reviewed in LME 508Children s illustrated encyclopedia 7th ed 2010 New York, NY DK Publishing.Relevance and Relationship The Children s Illustrated Encyclopedia CIE meets the students need for a brief overview of a plethora of topics The text is informative while containing over 3000 full color photographs to hold the attention of elementary school students and appeal to visual learners Since it is a one volume encyclopedia, informValidity The CIE was published in 2010 and is the seventh edition of the book Revisions have been made with experts from each field referenced, adding authority to the information presented Since it is a print book, the recentness of its publication falls within the three year window to be considered current However, with the rate of information change, it will soon be considered outdated in favor of electronic encyclopedias or an updated edition.s much higher than the 34.99 for this volume Purpose The book is appropriate for students seeking a cursory knowledge of a variety of topics and only covers basic information The clear, concise writing style is appropriate for children ages 7 and up Photographs maintain student interest while adding to understanding.Format The format of this print encyclopedia is rich with illustrations and photographs across 600 pages Most topics are covered in 1 2 pages with additional safe websites provided for children to explore.Arrangement and Presentation Topics are listed alphabetically but can also be perused utilizing a well indexed list of references Multiple safe websites are also listed for further information research.Diversity The encyclopedia has a photograph of US President Barak Obama on the cover and is printed in English Students in the United States will identify with the image, while learners from an English speaking background will find this book to be useful The photographs and illustrations will assist students with limited English proficiency or those who struggle with reading comprehension based on text alone


  4. Susan Scott Susan Scott says:

    DK Publishing, I 2010 DK children s illustrated encyclopedia 7th ed DK Pub.Citation by Susan ScottType of Reference EncyclopediaCall Number Ref 031ISBN 978 0 7566 5759 80 7566 5759 8Brief Description This single volume encyclopedia is a largely illustrative encyclopedia with 3000 pictures, timelines and maps Content Scope This encyclopedia is for grades 4 7 Included are 3000 illustrations, photographs, maps, and timelines Each entry begins with a general overview paragraph which DK Publishing, I 2010 DK children s illustrated encyclopedia 7th ed DK Pub.Citation by Susan ScottType of Reference EncyclopediaCall Number Ref 031ISBN 978 0 7566 5759 80 7566 5759 8Brief Description This single volume encyclopedia is a largely illustrative encyclopedia with 3000 pictures, timelines and maps Content Scope This encyclopedia is for grades 4 7 Included are 3000 illustrations, photographs, maps, and timelines Each entry begins with a general overview paragraph which is accompanied by illustrations and subtopics The information is somewhat limited, but the encyclopedia does offer supplemental websites Accuracy Authority Bias While this book was first published with Random House in 1991, Dorling Kindersley or DK has since taken over publication Both Random House and DK are reputable publications The encyclopedia offers no bias Arrangement Presentation There are 3000 illustrations, photographs, timelines, and maps in this encyclopedia The information is arranged alphabetically Each topic has a general introductory paragraph followed by subtopics and illustrations There are also cross references with each entry The entries have limited information and are accompanied by websites that offerinformation The encyclopedia seems somewhat incomplete with no information for famous people like John Adams or Sojourner Truth.Relation to other works A multivolume encyclopedia is offered in the library This encyclopedia is a single volume and contains several illustrations Accessibility Diversity The largely illustrated encyclopedia makes this encyclopedia easier to understand for those students who struggle to read The encyclopedia offers a wide range of topics, that incorporate some diverse figures throughout history Cost 34.99Professional Review Auerbach,B 2010 Children s Illustrated Encyclopedia School Library Journal, 56 8 ,68


  5. Karrie K Karrie K says:

    Name Karrie KennettTitle and Citation Khurana, A Ed 2010 Children s illustrarted encyclopedia 7th ed New York, NY DK Publishing Type of Reference EncyclopediaBrief Description This illustrated encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource featuring 3,000 photographs, maps, timelines, and illustrations regarding world and U.S History It has an internet companion for student use Citation of a Review Auerback, B 2010 Children s illustrated encyclopedia Review of the book Chil Name Karrie KennettTitle and Citation Khurana, A Ed 2010 Children s illustrarted encyclopedia 7th ed New York, NY DK Publishing Type of Reference EncyclopediaBrief Description This illustrated encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource featuring 3,000 photographs, maps, timelines, and illustrations regarding world and U.S History It has an internet companion for student use Citation of a Review Auerback, B 2010 Children s illustrated encyclopedia Review of the book Children s illustrated encyclopedia, by A Khurana Ed School Library Journal Available from 963c10e91e31%40sessionmgr13vid 5hid 10Cost 35.00Relevance and Relationship This is a great book for young students who are trying to gain a better understanding of topics taught within the classroom With over 3000 visual images, it is also helpful for students trying to make connections According to the School Library Journal, it is suitable for the upper elementary grades Purpose To provide factual information regarding space to a library which has no current space exploration references Because of the age range suggested, it would work for advanced readers seeking factual information Validity The book was recommended by the School Library Media Journal and would make a great addition to the shelf at the elementary school because there are no illustrated encyclopedias Format The format for this text is print with an internet companion Arrangement and Presentation This reference is 600 pages and has its content are listed by subject Diversity This is a great reference for the readers ELL students as they are often visual learners and need pictorial support


  6. Elizabeth Lamantia Elizabeth Lamantia says:

    Reviewed by Elizabeth LaMantiaFormat EncyclopediaItem Title APA Style DK Publishing, I c 2010 DK children s illustrated encyclopedia 7th ed DK Pub Call number 031DK Reviewed in Carcich, M 2001 Dorling Kindersley children s illustrated encyclopedia Book Review Undetermined School Library Journal, 47 2 , 78 Price 34.99Description One volume encyclopedia for elementary school children This is the 7th edition.Relevance and Relationship This book would be appropriate for Reviewed by Elizabeth LaMantiaFormat EncyclopediaItem Title APA Style DK Publishing, I c 2010 DK children s illustrated encyclopedia 7th ed DK Pub Call number 031DK Reviewed in Carcich, M 2001 Dorling Kindersley children s illustrated encyclopedia Book Review Undetermined School Library Journal, 47 2 , 78 Price 34.99Description One volume encyclopedia for elementary school children This is the 7th edition.Relevance and Relationship This book would be appropriate for the collection analyzed during my field experience because it is appropriate for an elementary school Also the encyclopedias at this school were over 10 years old and out of date Purpose This books purpose is to inform It helps students to find important information on various topics.Validity This book has been reviewed by School Library Journal This is the 7th edition Format This book is in print Arrangement and Presentation This book contains 600 pages The book is highly illustrated with over 3,000 photographs It includes internet links related to topics Topics cover a wide range of subject areas Diversity This book is available in English It is appropriate for elementary school children


  7. Sheba.ramseyharlan.kyschools.us Sheba.ramseyharlan.kyschools.us says:

    Dorling kindersley s children s illustrated encyclopedia 2000 New York DK Pub.Citation by Sheba RamseyType of Reference EncyclopediaCall Number 031Content Scope An encyclopedia for children, ages 4 10 This encyclopedia covers topics from science and technology to the living world There are topics that cover history and space Children will benefit from the easily read information.Accuracy Authority Bias Dorling Kindersley is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer publishing company Dorling kindersley s children s illustrated encyclopedia 2000 New York DK Pub.Citation by Sheba RamseyType of Reference EncyclopediaCall Number 031Content Scope An encyclopedia for children, ages 4 10 This encyclopedia covers topics from science and technology to the living world There are topics that cover history and space Children will benefit from the easily read information.Accuracy Authority Bias Dorling Kindersley is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer publishing company They publish an extensive array of titles for adults and children internationally Most of their publications are formatted to be visual guides and they have produced videos and other types of multi media presentations.Arrangement Presentation Items are arranges in alphabetical order Besides the over 450 entries another 1500 sub entries is included to provide information on a wide range of subjects There is also a 22 page fact finder that include illustrations and graphics that keep the child interested.Relation to other works There are many different encyclopedia available, however this encyclopedia provides information that is easy for the primary student to use and understand.Accessibility Diversity This is a straightforward reference that shows no bias toward a specific gender or ethnic population It is written in the English language.Cost 65.00Professional Review Posted on the Barnes and Noble website Chicago Tribune Colorfully illustrated and fun to read, guaranteed to capture a child s imagination for hours Adults will love it too


  8. Sherry Sherry says:

    2010 DK children s illustrated encyclopedia New York DK Publishing.Citation created by Sherry BouldinCall Number 031Description Beautifully done, visually appealing with over 3000 photographs Content scope Intended for ages 8 17, but enjoyed by all.Accuracy Authority DK Publishing has become well known in the children s information resources arena.Arrangement Presentation Information is arranged by theme rather than topic Photographs, maps, timelines, and illustrations combine with t 2010 DK children s illustrated encyclopedia New York DK Publishing.Citation created by Sherry BouldinCall Number 031Description Beautifully done, visually appealing with over 3000 photographs Content scope Intended for ages 8 17, but enjoyed by all.Accuracy Authority DK Publishing has become well known in the children s information resources arena.Arrangement Presentation Information is arranged by theme rather than topic Photographs, maps, timelines, and illustrations combine with text to convey meaning on a variety of topics.Relation to Similar Works Earlier edition in 2006 People familiar with other DK books will come to expect the visually appealing nature of books published by this company.Timeliness Permanence This edition has a publication date of 5 17 201 so it is fairly up to date for a print reference The low cost of this general knowledge resource makes it affordable to keep the most current edition.Cost 29.91Rationale for Selection A general, all purpose information source for the youngest of our students at Stevenson Elementary.Professional Review School Library Journal and African Sun Times had endorsements published on the Barnes and Noble website for this edition I located professional reviews for the earlier edition Family Life, Sep98, p102, 2p and Booklist, 11 01 98, Vol 95 Issue 5, p 532 and Publishers Weekly, 11 15 99, Vol 246 Issue 46, p38 38


  9. Kendra Doolin Kendra Doolin says:

    Children s illustrated encyclopedia New ed 2010 London Dorling Kindersley.Review of Reference EncyclopediaContent Scope From computers to the natural world, this illustrated encyclopedia can help your child find over 500 articles arranged from A Z on subjects they need to know about.Accuracy Authority Bias DK Publishing is the New York Times bestselling publisher known for its distinctive, highly visual books, ebooks and apps that inform, Children s illustrated encyclopedia New ed 2010 London Dorling Kindersley.Review of Reference EncyclopediaContent Scope From computers to the natural world, this illustrated encyclopedia can help your child find over 500 articles arranged from A Z on subjects they need to know about.Accuracy Authority Bias DK Publishing is the New York Times bestselling publisher known for its distinctive, highly visual books, ebooks and apps that inform, inspire and entertain readers of all ages.Arrangement Presentation This encyclopedia featuresthan 3000 photographs, maps, time lines, and illustrations which makes it appealing to all readers Relation to similar works This is the only single volume encyclopedia in the collection.Timeliness Permanence As with any encyclopedia, parts of this reference tool will become outdated over time while other parts will remain appropriate for many years.Accessibility Diversity This book is a children s edition The photographs and other features will help even the struggling readers Cost 34.99