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Reading Level: Grades 5-6
Interest Level: Grades 5-9


Page Count: 48
Trim Size: 7″ x 9″
Dewey: 70
Series Lexile®: 730 – 820
Series F&P Level: W – X
Correlation with National Curriculum:
CCSS RI 5.1, 2, 3, 4, 8; RI 6.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; RI 7.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8; RI 8.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; NCSS 5, 6, 10


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Focus on Media Bias

This timely series investigates how the media report on several important issues, and how that reporting affects the information that people receive. Each book in the series examines a different aspect of media bias, enabling readers to think critically about where their news comes from. Each book includes a table of contents, two infographics, informative sidebars, two “Consider This” special features, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers series is at the Voyager level, aligned to reading levels of grades 5–6 and interest levels of grades 5–9..

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School Library Connection

Focus on Media Bias

“Young readers need to know how to think critically and separate the accurate information from the sensationalized. Full-color pictures, timely information, and the current events portrayed make this series interesting, informative, and a useful resource for helping readers make more informed decisions.” — School Library Connection

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Focus on Media Bias

“A good resource teachers and parents can use to start a discussion on media coverage and ways to disseminate messages in the media.” — School Library Journal, Series Made Simple


Bias in Reporting on Climate Change

“A truly interactive resource that will help broaden student minds.” — Booklist

Junior Library Guild Selection, 2021

Bias in Reporting on the COVID-19 Pandemic

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