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BISAC Subject JNF051000

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

From Goat to Cheese

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does the milk from a goat become tasty cheese? Follow each step in the process—from milking the goat to shaping and packaging the cheese—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 641.3'717

From Leather to Basketball Shoes

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a roll of leather become a pair of basketball shoes? Follow each step in the process—from cutting the leather to making sure the finished pair is perfect—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 796.323

From Leather to Football

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a sheet of leather become a football? Follow each step in the process—from cutting the leather to pumping air into the finished ball—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 688.7'633

From Plastic to Soccer Ball

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a sheet of plastic become a soccer ball? Follow each step in the process—from strengthening the plastic to boxing up a brand new ball—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 688.7'63

From Pumpkin to Pie

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a pumpkin seed turn into a tasty pie? Follow each step—from planting pumpkin seeds to eating a delicious slice of pie—in this fascinating book! Start to Finish titles help readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 664.80562

From River to Raindrop: The Water Cycle

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does water from a river turn into a raindrop? Follow each step in the water cycle—from evaporation to condensation to rainfall—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 551.48

From Sea to Salt

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does the salt in the sea become the salt you use at the dinner table? Follow each step in the process—from evaporating the seawater to shipping the salt to a store—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 553.6'32

From Seed to Cactus

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a little seed grow into a prickly cactus? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from seeds in the sand to fully grown cacti—in this intriguing book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 583/.56

From Seed to Cattail

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a small, narrow seed become a sturdy cattail? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from cottony seeds to corn-dog-shaped cattails—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 584/.68

From Spore to Mushroom

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a tiny spore become an umbrella-shaped mushroom? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from spores drifting in the wind to fully grown mushrooms—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 579.6

From Steel to Bicycle

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does steel become a shiny new bicycle? Follow each step in the process—from shaping the steel to testing the finished bike—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 629.2'3

From Strawberry to Jam

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How do strawberries become tasty jam? Follow each step in the process—from picking the berries to spreading the jam on toast—in this fascinating book! Start to Finish titles help readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 664'.80475

From Sugar Beet to Sugar

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How do sugar beets from the farm become the sugar in your favorite treat? Follow each step in the process—from harvesting the sugar beets to shipping the sugar to stores—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 664.123

From Wood to Baseball Bat

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a piece of wood become a brand-new baseball bat? Follow each step in the process—from cutting the wood to shipping the bat to a store—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 688.7'6357

Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed

Studying Antarctica has never been for the fainthearted. "Hereabouts died a very gallant gentleman, Captain L. E. G. Oates of the Inniskilling Dragoons. In March 1912, returning from the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 919.8'9

Fun Experiments with Light: Periscopes, Kaleidoscopes, and More

From the Series Amazing Science Experiments

Make a camera from cardboard, create stereographic images, and start a campfire with ice! These amazing science projects use readily available items and have simple step-by-step instructions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 535.078
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Lasagna Guide to Science

From the Series Garfield's ® Fat Cat Guide to STEM Breakthroughs

Come along with Garfield and explore breakthroughs in science, from the very beginning of astronomy—when people believed Earth was the center of the universe—to modern times and into the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 500

Gases, Pressure, and Wind: The Science of the Atmosphere

From the Series Weatherwise

Why does the wind blow? What does air pressure have to do with a thunderstorm? Why is a mountaintop snowy while the valley below is warm? The answers to these questions all involve the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 551.5

Getting from Here to There

From the Series Core Content Science — Our Green Earth

How many places do people go in a day? People are always on the go between school, work, shopping, and activities. But how we go can be just as important as where we go. Learn about different… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 388

Ghostly Evidence: Exploring the Paranormal

It's late at night, and you're on a tour of a so-called haunted house. You see something out of the corner of your eye and quickly snap a photo. Your hands tremble as you lower the camera… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 133.1

Grassland Food Webs in Action

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Is a Food Web?

Prairie dogs, vultures, grasshoppers, goldfinches, pocket gophers, and bison are some of the many animals that make up a grassland food web. But do you know how the many types of grasses in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 577.4

Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg

Crack, crack...animal babies are hatched all over the place. Can you figure out who's who? Watercolor and collage illustrations depict close-up scenes of an egg or eggs about to hatch. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 591.4'68

Healthy Trees, Healthy Planet

From the Series Core Content Science — Our Green Earth

The quiet nature of trees hides the fact that trees are always working for us and for Earth. Trees give us goods to meet our basic needs. Trees are home to animals, insects, and birds. But… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 582.16

Hibernación (Hibernation)

From the Series Mi primer paso al mundo real — Descubriendo los ciclos de la naturaleza (First Step Nonfiction — Discovering Nature's Cycles)

La hibernación es un ciclo que algunos animales hacen cada año. La mayoría de la gente sabe que los osos hibernan. ¿Pero por qué hibernan? ¿Y qué otros animales hibernan? Hibernation is a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.56'5