Try Rosen’s PowerKids Earth and Space Plus the Transitions to Literacy Interactive eBook program for free

Rosen Publishing’s new PowerKids Earth & Space Science database is “a content-driven, visually stimulating, and media-rich online science resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6,” (from the Rosen site), while Gareth Stevens Publishing’s Transitions to Literacy program is “a state-of-the-art literacy-skills development program for emergent readers in grades pre-K, K, and 1… combin[ing] traditional hard-bound print materials and the latest interactive digital technology, along with the very effective comprehension assessment tool‚ the Accelerated Reader¬Æ.” I’m already on record as loving Rosen products, and the Gareth Stevens product looks like a winner, too, so you’ll probably want to take a look at both of these if your library serves any early readers. And Rosen Publishing has graciously given e-Views readers free access to both.
To access them go to:
and use these logins in each case:
Username: sljreview
Password: sljreview
These codes are good through April 30, 2012, so enjoy these for a long time!
More as it happens,


Cheryl LaGuardia About Cheryl LaGuardia

Cheryl LaGuardia always wanted to be a librarian, and has been one for more years than she's going to admit. She cracked open her first CPU to install a CD-ROM card in the mid-1980's, pioneered e-resource reviewing for Library Journal in the early 90's (picture calico bonnets and prairie schooners on the web...), won the Louis Shores / Oryx Press Award for Professional Reviewing, and has been working for truth, justice, and better electronic library resources ever since. Reach her at, where she's a Research Librarian at Harvard University.