|I Use a Mouse|
Author: Hicks, Keli/ Lew, Kristi (EDT)
Publisher: Rourke Pub Group
Published: August 2011
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Binding Type: Library Binding
Annotation: Demonstrates the uses of computer peripherals like the mouse, keyboard, and printer.
|Target Grade: 1-2|
|Grade level: 1-2|
|Physical Information: 0.25" H x 25.00" L x 8.50" W|
|Bargain Category: Science, Picture Books, Early Elementary|
|Grade level(s): 1st, 2nd|
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.|
|Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2011 November)
K-Gr 3â€”Designated as level K-1, 1-2, or 2-3, each of these slender volumes introduces a science concept by pairing sharp, well-chosen color photos with brief explanatory texts. Every title comes with review questions and quick comprehension/extension exercises. Safety Rules and Science Tools are particular standouts for creating starting points for any level of scientific enquiry. Conversely, Mouse is really an introduction to the components of a PC work station that is unlikely to teach even kindergarteners anything that they don't already know, and in some titles the concepts are oversimplified. For example, Living or Nonliving? declares, "A book cannot move on its own. It must be nonliving," and What Is It Made of? includes an unlikely challenge to identify all the materials in a complex playground structure from a photo.[Page 34]. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.