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 lives of Bill Gates and Paul Allen and their work building the groundbreaking computer company Microsoft. Readers will learn about each founder’s background and education, as well as his early career. Also covered is a look at how Microsoft operates, issues the company faces, its successes, and its impact on society.
This biography examines the remarkable life of Malcolm X using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking black-and-white images and rich color photographs, readers will learn about Malcolm X’s family background, childhood, education, and role as a human rights activist and nation of Islam leader.
This title examines the fascinating life of Taylor Swift. Readers will learn about Swift’s childhood, family, and rise to fame. Compelling text explores Swift’s early interest in music and songwriting that led to the release of her albums, how she deals with success, how her songs relate to her romantic relationships, life on the road, and her philanthropic efforts.
This title examines the life of Blake Shelton. Readers will learn about Shelton’s childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores Shelton’s early interest in music and talent in singing and songwriting that led to the release of his albums.
This biography examines the remarkable life of Estée Lauder using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking black-and-white images and rich color photographs, readers will learn about Lauder’s family background, childhood, education, and innovative work as the founder of the Estée Lauder cosmetics company.