Pair these science-based books! Combine science fiction with informational text found in TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction to introduce readers to multiple text types as called for in the Common Core and other state standards. Students will analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge. They will also gain practice in reading and comprehending complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently while identifying basic similarities and differences between two texts on the same topic. Library Media Connection Editor's Choice for 2014, Hive Mind, readers can travel inside a beehive with Sidney and his friends as their study of Colony Collapse Disorder takes a dangerous turn and they must save themselves from a monster-sized hornet. Wild Cities features detailed photos and images, fascinating facts, and a helpful index and glossary for reference to teach readers about the way animals of all kinds work together in cities of their very own.