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BISAC Subject JNF051000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology)

Plants Can't Sit Still

Do plants really move? Absolutely! You might be surprised by all ways plants can move. Plants might not pick up their roots and walk away, but they definitely don't sit still! Discover the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 580

Playing with Light and Shadows

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Light and Sound

Young readers will learn how shadows are made with light in this accessible, photo-filled book. Simple text explains different kinds of shadows and teaches students how they can make their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 535

Power for the Planet

From the Series Core Content Science — Our Green Earth

Energy is all around us. Food and sleep are the fuels our bodies use to create the energy we need to move, talk, and think. But scientists tell us some of the fuels that keep our homes and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 333.79

Pterodactyl

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Beasts

Flying dinosaurs? Well, kind of! Pterodactyls are one of the most fascinating ancient creatures. Because they flew and didn't walk on the ground, they're not technically dinosaurs—but they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 567.918

Raindrops on a Roller Coaster: Hail

From the Series Bel the Weather Girl

Ping! Ping! It sounds like the sky is raining rocks! Dylan thinks the house is falling down. Bel the Weather Girl tells him not to worry—she knows all about hail. But her dog, Stormy, hides… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 551.57'87

Rattlesnakes

From the Series Animal Predators

Coiled on the desert floor, a rattlesnake blends perfectly with the dried leaves around it. With this disguise, the snake’s prey won’t see it until it’s too late. Camouflage, venomous fangs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 597.96'38

Reducing Waste

From the Series Core Content Science — Our Green Earth

You know the 3Rs: reduce, reuse, and recycle. But what does it really mean and why is it important to cut back on waste? Each year, businesses and homes in the United States throw away enough… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 363.728

Researching Rocks

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Rocks can be made of many different minerals. By looking at rocks closely, we can tell where they were formed and what conditions they were created in. How do we know these things? And how do… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 522

Rockets

From the Series Space Innovations

The most futuristic of humankind’s inventions is also one of the oldest. Author Ron Miller tells the story of rockets, from their humble beginnings as toys one thousand years ago to their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.43'56

Saber-Toothed Cat

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Beasts

What if the neighborhood cat had teeth that measured a foot long? Saber-tooth cats have been extinct for thousands of years, but once upon a time they were the predators of their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 569/.75
Fall 2019

Scary Dinosaurs

From the Series My Favorite Dinosaurs

Meet fascinating dinosaurs sure to be favorites, from the show-stopping Spinosaurus—the largest walking predator from the dinosaur era—all the way to the weird-looking Stegosaurus. Readers… Read More →

Science Discovery Timelines — eBook Set

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

Set

Trace the history of significant scientific discoveries through a visual timeline of events and supporting text. Each chapter tells an intriguing story of how scientists build on the work of… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $186.60
  • Your Price: $139.95
  • 4 titles

Science Discovery Timelines — Library Bound Set

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

Set

Trace the history of significant scientific discoveries through a visual timeline of events and supporting text. Each chapter tells an intriguing story of how scientists build on the work of… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $122.60
  • Your Price: $91.95
  • 4 titles

Science Educator and Advocate Bill Nye

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you think science is fun and exciting? Bill Nye does. In fact, he wanted to become an astronaut, but NASA rejected his applications. Instead, Nye has spent his career helping other people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 509.2 [B]

Science Ideas in 30 Seconds

From the Series Kids 30 Seconds

In this perfect book for smartypants and eggheads everywhere, great science ideas from ancient Greece to the present day are introduced and explained. Ideas about motion, gravity, DNA… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 500

Science in Action: How Things Work — Library Bound Set

From the Series Science in Action: How Things Work

Set

Each book in this series is designed to answer all the basics in a fun and informative way. Learn about light, electricity, and gravity through practical activities and easy-to-follow… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $101.28
  • Your Price: $75.96
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM — eBook Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Set

Explore the fascinating details and latest news on the hottest tech topics, including virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics, and more. Photos, screenshots, and accessible text highlight the… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles
Fall 2018

Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM — Library Bound Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Set

Explore the fascinating details and latest news on the hottest tech topics, including virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics, and more. Photos, screenshots, and accessible text highlight the… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $183.90
  • Your Price: $137.93
  • 6 titles
Fall 2018

Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM — Paperback Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Set

Explore the fascinating details and latest news on the hottest tech topics, including virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics, and more. Photos, screenshots, and accessible text highlight the… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $59.94
  • Your Price: $56.94
  • 6 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science? Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Set

Uncover the basic elements of earth science in this interesting series. A lively design keeps readers engaged while informative text and striking photographs build their understanding of key… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science? — eBook Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Set

Uncover the basic elements of earth science in this interesting series. A lively design keeps readers engaged while informative text and striking photographs build their understanding of key… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science? — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Set

Uncover the basic elements of earth science in this interesting series. A lively design keeps readers engaged while informative text and striking photographs build their understanding of key… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $119.94
  • Your Price: $107.95
  • 6 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science? — Paperback Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Set

Uncover the basic elements of earth science in this interesting series. A lively design keeps readers engaged while informative text and striking photographs build their understanding of key… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $56.94
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Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work? Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

Set

Spark interest in energy, including electricity, heat, light and more. Clear and simple text delivers the background information students need to understand each form of energy. Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles