Since 1985, ABDO has been a leader in children’s PreK–12 educational publishing for school and public libraries, earning a reputation for providing the best in reading and research for children and young adults. Curriculum-focused and academically rigorous, ABDO is a good fit for middle school students who are learning the basics of research, writing papers, and independent learning
Nonfiction titles built for secondary schools, with high-quality design and content for reading and research.
This title examines the remarkable life of George Washington. Readers will learn about Washington’s family background, childhood, education, military and political career, and societal contributions. Covered in detail are Washington’s success as commander.
This title examines the remarkable life of Samuel Houston. Readers will learn about Houston’s family background, childhood, education, military and political career, and societal contributions. Covered in detail is Houston’s service in the U.S. Army.
This title examines parliaments in world history from the earliest parliaments in Iceland, the Isle of Man, and the United Kingdom, to more modern parliaments. The governments by which parliaments function, such as monarchies, democracies, and dictatorships, as well as different economic systems are examined, as are how parliaments and prime ministers are elected and cabinets are chosen and describes the function of each. Also examined is the role of political parties in the formation of a parliamentary government.
This title examines the fascinating life of Justin Timberlake. Readers will learn about Timberlake’s childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Explore Timberlake’s early interest in music and acting that led to an appearance on Star Search, his big break on the Disney Channel’s popular show The All New Mickey Mouse Club, and the creation of the boy band ‘N Sync. Timberlake’s solo career and the release of his albums, his acting career, his awards, and more.
This title examines the fascinating life of Justin Bieber. Readers will learn about Bieber’s family background, childhood, education, and rise to fame. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores Bieber’s music career and the release of his hit albums, his popularity on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, his personal style, and his fans.