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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

Is Atlantis Real?
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Is Atlantis Real?

9781607538028
Allison Lassieur

 

Presents the story of the lost city of Atlantis and examines discoveries that are claimed to be Atlantis, ultimately stating there is no hard proof that Atlantis existed.



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Is the Bermuda Triangle Real?
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Is the Bermuda Triangle Real?

9781607538035
Allison Lassieur

 

Presents stories of planes and ships that have disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle, examining the evidence of various explanations, ultimately stating that the disappearances remain a mystery.



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Are Crop Circles Real?
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Are Crop Circles Real?

9781607538042
Allison Lassieur

 

Presents stories of crop circles, designs that appear in crop fields, often overnight. Examines the evidence of various explanations.



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Is the Loch Ness Monster Real?
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Is the Loch Ness Monster Real?

9781607538059
Allison Lassieur

 

Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend.



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Are Aliens Real?
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Are Aliens Real?

9781607533832
Patrick Perish

 

Presents famous alien stories and briefly examines the claims, ultimately stating there is no hard proof of aliens.



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Are Ghosts Real?
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Are Ghosts Real?

9781607533849
Patrick Perish

 

Presents famous ghost stories and briefly examines the claims, ultimately stating there is no hard proof of ghosts.



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Are Haunted Houses Real?
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Are Haunted Houses Real?

9781607533856
Patrick Perish

 

Presents famous haunted houses such as the Borley Rectory, the White House, and the Amityville horror, and briefly examines the claims, some of which have no scientific explanation and some of which were hoaxes.



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Are UFOs Real?
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Are UFOs Real?

9781607533863
Patrick Perish

 

Presents famous UFO sightings and briefly examines the claims, some of which have no explanation and some of which were hoaxes. 



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Is Bigfoot Real?
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Is Bigfoot Real?

9781607533870
Patrick Perish

 

Presents the evidence (or lack therof) and stories of both reported sightings and hoaxes of the large, hairy, man-like creature known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch.



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Is ESP Real?
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Is ESP Real?

9781607533887
Patrick Perish

 

Presents the evidence (or lack therof) of reports and studies of extra-sensory perception, including hoaxes and fake psychics, ultimately stating there is no proof of ESP.



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Is Atlantis Real?
9781607538028
Is the Bermuda Triangle Real?
9781607538035
Are Crop Circles Real?
9781607538042
Is the Loch Ness Monster Real?
9781607538059
Are Aliens Real?
9781607533832
Are Ghosts Real?
9781607533849
Are Haunted Houses Real?
9781607533856
Are UFOs Real?
9781607533863
Is Bigfoot Real?
9781607533870
Is ESP Real?
9781607533887

Unexplained: What's the Evidence?

 

This best-selling series examines the evidence—or lack thereof—for these supernatural legends. Reviews of the first six books called the series “solid stuff for teaching high-interest critical thinking,” (Booklist) and said, “These books will spark classroom debate,” (School Library Journal). Curious minds want to know: are these things real? Read and decide for yourself!

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Complete Series of 10: retail $313.50 your price $219.50

READING LEVEL: GRADE 2 AND UP
  • Reinforced Library Binding

  • Pages: 32

  • Trim Size: 6.5" x 9.5"

School Library Journal,
November 2013

“Geared toward beginning readers, these attractive volumes raise more questions than they answer, but they are a delight to peruse. Featuring an array of boldly colored graphics, this set will encourage readers to turn the pages. The large-font text includes examples of each phenomenon. For example, [Is ESP Real?] covers Wolf Messing and his telepathic bank-robbing experiment. Illustrative Q & A panels appear along the bottom of about a quarter of the pages in every title. Readers are encouraged to arrive at their own conclusions regarding each topic’s existence after considering the presented facts and history. These books will spark classroom debate. ”—Series Made Simple

Booklist Review,
November 1, 2013

“By now, there are more paranormal kids’ books than there are documented paranormal experiences, but the Unexplained: What’s the Evidence? series carves a welcome niche by introducing a healthy dose of skepticism. The design here is clean and works in concert with short sentences and brief “Q&A” factoids. Overall, this is solid stuff for teaching high-interest critical thinking. ”—Daniel Kraus

School Library Connection,
April 1, 2016

“This series introduces young readers to some of the world’s greatest mysteries and asks ‘are they just stories, or are they based on facts?’ Broken out into short chapters, each book introduces the mystery, gives an account of the first reports, talks about specific sightings, and then exposes the fakes and gives evidence for and against. Many of the pages have a Q&A at the bottom, which answers a question related to each chapter. Photographs are high quality and large. The presentation of the information is well balanced and allows for open discussion of the topic. Recommended.”—Charlie Leckenby, Library Media Specialist, St. Mary's Academy, Englewood, Colorado