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BISAC Subject JNF016000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders

Spring 2019

100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most . . .

This fun, fact-filled book allows you to explore the most awesome natural, and man-made, sights and experiences on our planet. You'll find mind-boggling mountains and caves, giant waterfalls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.9
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Spring 2019

100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most . . .

Learn how to face and survive the most disastrous things that could possibly happen! From terrifying natural disasters to dangerous weather, from getting lost in the wild to fighting off… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.2
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Spring 2019

100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most . . .

Can you face the most disgusting things the world has to offer? From nauseating foods and revolting habits to jungle crawlers and stomach worms, this is your ultimate guide to maggots, giant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.4
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Spring 2019

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most . . .

Dare to discover the world's most ferocious creatures and uncover the deadliest of facts. How does the slender deep-sea gulper swallow prey twice its size? Who sprays acid-filled blood from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.6
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Spring 2019

100 Most . . . — Trade Hardcover Set

From the Series 100 Most . . .

Set

Full of fascinating facts in bite-sized chunks, each entry includes ratings to show the most awesome, scary, and disgusting things on the planet. It's the perfect nonfiction series to… Read More →

  • Trade Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Fall 2019

A Trick of the Light

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series looks at how light, color, and shade can mess with your mind! Learn how contrast, assimilation, and after-image can make things change color in front of your eyes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030

Beastly Monsters: From Dragons to Griffins

From the Series Monster Mania

Ancient dragons breathed fire and gobbled up humans. Fierce mythical griffins had the heads of eagles and the bodies of lions. More recently, people have reported chupacabras drinking the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 398.24/54
Fall 2019

Brain Busters

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series will show you how to play tricks on your brain! Observe contour illusions and after-affects, learn about blind spots, and use everyday materials to create your own… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020

Close Encounters

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

Strange lights are seen dancing above a ridge of mountains in Appalachia—too quick to be satellites and too random to be planes. Large symbols have been pressed into fields of crops, visible… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.9

Coral: A Close-up Photographic Look Inside Your World

From the Series Up Close

Coral showcases beautiful up-close photography of different corals and other sea creatures. Paired with fun facts, children will learn about the world around them in an up-close and personal… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 593.6

Creatures

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

A hiker spots a large, ape-like creature walking through the woods. Neighbors discover hoof prints on their roofs. Swimmers see a dark, snake-like shadow moving under the water. Creatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.6

Hauntings

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

Cupboards open and shut by themselves. Could it just be the wind? Or is it a ghost? A man dressed in clothing from the Revolutionary War is seen wandering an old fort. Is it a prank, or a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.8
Fall 2019

Look Closely (LOOK! Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Look Closely (LOOK! Books ™)

Set

In Look Closely, readers are challenged to identify people, plants, animals, structures, and objects from an extreme close-up of each one. An accompanying riddle provides clues. The complete… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $154.60
  • Your Price: $115.95
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Look Closely (LOOK! Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Look Closely (LOOK! Books ™)

Set

In Look Closely, readers are challenged to identify people, plants, animals, structures, and objects from an extreme close-up of each one. An accompanying riddle provides clues. The complete… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $101.28
  • Your Price: $75.96
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Look Closely (LOOK! Books ™) — Paperback Set

From the Series Look Closely (LOOK! Books ™)

Set

In Look Closely, readers are challenged to identify people, plants, animals, structures, and objects from an extreme close-up of each one. An accompanying riddle provides clues. The complete… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $27.96
  • Your Price: $26.56
  • 4 titles

Magic Monsters: From Witches to Goblins

From the Series Monster Mania

For centuries people have told stories of cackling witches and crafty goblins. In the past, people thought witches ruined crops, genies granted wishes, and goblins caused accidents. Many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 133.4

Monster Mania — eBook Set

From the Series Monster Mania

Set

This high-interest series covers the always-popular topic of monsters. Each title features a high-profile monster type, covering their history, role in pop culture, and more. What are the… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $199.95
  • Your Price: $149.96
  • 5 titles

Monster Mania — Library Bound Set

From the Series Monster Mania

Set

This high-interest series covers the always-popular topic of monsters. Each title features a high-profile monster type, covering their history, role in pop culture, and more. What are the… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $133.25
  • Your Price: $99.94
  • 5 titles
Fall 2019

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters

Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.) This fascinating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 001.944
Fall 2019

Motion Madness

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series will demonstrate how your eyes see and interpret light and motion, sometimes in the strangest ways! Watch static images come to life, learn about saccades and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970

Movie Monsters: From Godzilla to Frankenstein

From the Series Monster Mania

The first monster to appear in a movie was Frankenstein. Since then, Godzilla, King Kong, and others have taken over the screen, destroying cities and terrorizing crowds. These monsters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 791.43/67
Fall 2019

Optical Illusions — Library Bound Set

From the Series Optical Illusions

Set

The brain is an amazing thing, but it doesn't always get things right when it comes to sight. This series is here to explain why, with astounding images, baffling puzzles and simple reveals… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
  • Your Price: $79.95
  • 4 titles

Origins: Urban Legends — Library Bound Set

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

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Strange and spooky legends are explored in this nonfiction high/low series. Each book presents four topics related to one overarching subject—from superstitions to legendary creatures—and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Sea Monsters: From Kraken to Nessie

From the Series Monster Mania

The ancient kraken was a huge squid that terrorized sailors at sea. The famous and mysterious monster of Scotland's Loch Ness has sparked people's curiosity since it was first photographed in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 001.944