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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.

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    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!

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    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.

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    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.

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

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    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.

Team Sports at the Paralympics
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Team Sports at the Paralympics

9781681525587
Matt Bowers

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic football, sitting volleyball, and goalball events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's team sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they may differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.



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Individual Sports at the Paralympics
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Individual Sports at the Paralympics

9781681525570
Matt Bowers

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic athletics, cycling, archery, and triathlon events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's individual sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.



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Water Sports at the Paralympics
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Water Sports at the Paralympics

9781681525563
Matt Bowers

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic swimming, canoe, and rowing events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's water sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.



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Wheelchair Sports at the Paralympics
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Wheelchair Sports at the Paralympics

9781681525556
Matt Bowers

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic basketball, tennis, rugby, and fencing events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's wheelchair sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.



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Team Sports at the Paralympics
9781681525587
Individual Sports at the Paralympics
9781681525570
Water Sports at the Paralympics
9781681525563
Wheelchair Sports at the Paralympics
9781681525556

Paralympics (Paperbacks)

The Paralympics are here and there’s so much to see! From fast-paced team sports to intense individual races, the world’s best athletes with disabilities come together to compete in Olympic-style games. High-impact photography will keep readers engaged while learning about athletes who compete for a gold medal.

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Complete Series of 4: your price $48.00

READING LEVEL: GRADE 1 AND UP
School Library Journal,
April 2020

“Gr 2–4—This standout series handles para athletics with the care and consideration it deserves. Readers will learn that para athletics has different sport classes. These divisions are maintained to keep the events fair based on the athletes' impairments and how their individual impairments impact their ability to do their selected sport. Individual sports, like racing, cycling, archery, and the triathlon, can be done mostly alone, though some visually impaired athletes require a guide to race alongside them. Team sports are exciting too, whether it's sitting volleyball, five-a-side (which is soccer with a noisemaking ball for visually impaired athletes), or goalball (which is similar to soccer dodgeball). Water sports and wheelchair sports can be performed individually or with teams. Readers will be inspired by the amazing athletes who work hard and win medals for their performances. VERDICT An essential first purchase for all libraries. ”

Booklist,
April 1, 2020

“This visually appealing volume in the Paralympic Sports series (4 titles) briefly describes several of the team sports played by athletes with disabilities in the Summer Paralympics. The rules of each sport are explained alongside action photos that illustrate the event. The book, which focuses on football, sitting volleyball, and goalball, explains the modifications made in each sport so that the playing field remains level among people with a range of abilities. Wheelchair basketball and rowing team sports are briefly mentioned as well. Questions and answers about the Paralympic Games are included throughout the book, and the back matter includes a glossary, further resources, websites to visit, and an index. Young readers looking forward to the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo will be inspired by these team sports. ”

School Library Journal, Hi-Lo & Mighty Reads (article),
June 29, 2020

“The amazing feats of athletes at the Paralympic Games are profiled in this new series, which highlights a range of parasports. The titles are enhanced by in-depth information on various Paralympic events. Readers of all abilities will be delighted by sports they may not have been exposed to before, such as sitting volleyball. Bowers highlights the mechanics of the game and any specialized equipment that may be required. A “Q & A” feature on most pages address common questions about the games. The text is written at a first grade reading level, with one to two paragraphs per page alongside layouts with bright colors and a full-page, captioned photo. VERDICT Jam-packed with information, this well-designed series takes a deep dive into the wide world of parasports. ”—Kathryn Justus