Accolades & Awards
More than half of the Arbordale Collection bears either a gold, silver or bronze award seal from a book awards program.
In the collection we have winners of the prestigious IRA/CBC Children’s Choices award, several NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books award winners, and editor’s choice picks from both ForeWord Magazine and Library Media Connection.
Featured reviews have appeared in industry publications such as: School Library Journal, Learning Magazine, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Science & Children, Science Books and Films, ForeWord Magazine, The Midwest Book Review, The Horn Book Guide, The Bloomsbury Review, American Library Association and Kirkus Reviews
Our Fun eReader eBook platform
features interactive eBooks that reads aloud in both English and Spanish. It is web based, with free iPad and Android Apps and has twice been named a District Administration Magazine - Readers Choice Top 100 Products.
Our books appear on state reading lists all across the country including Texas, California, Kansas, Maine, South Carolina and Florida.
First and foremost each book is chosen because of a compelling story that has the ability to inspire creativity and learning.
The last three to five pages of each book is dedicated to fun and educational learning activities For Creative Minds
All books and activities are Aligned to Standards
including Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and as well as all state standards for science and math.
The Arbordale website and each book's homepage are packed with free online learning and supplemental materials which are printable and Smartboard compatible. With each title, readers will discover:
(1) Teaching Activities
- a 30-50 page, cross-curricular guide to aide in creating lesson plans or home activities to enhance learning.
(2) Interactive Quizzes
- three ten question quizzes covering reading comprehension from the story, the non-fiction For Creative Minds educational section in the back of each book and math quizzes.
Arbordale encourages students to visit related organizations websites to continue learning by providing additional websites for families to visit and learn more about the books’ subject from the experts.