BISAC Subject JNF051050

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology

Crazy Buildings

From the Series No Way!

A dog-shaped bed-and-breakfast. A house built like a shoe. Two towers that look like they're dancing. You're not dreaming. These are only a few of the crazy buildings found throughout the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 720

Crazy Creepy Crawlers — eBook Set

From the Series Crazy Creepy Crawlers

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From deadly spiders that use stealth to trap their prey to beetles that shoot boiling water from their bodies, fascinating insects and other creepy crawlers take center stage in this series… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Crazy Creepy Crawlers — Library Bound Set

From the Series Crazy Creepy Crawlers

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From deadly spiders that use stealth to trap their prey to beetles that shoot boiling water from their bodies, fascinating insects and other creepy crawlers take center stage in this series… Read More →

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

Crazy Creepy Crawlers — Paperback Set

From the Series Crazy Creepy Crawlers

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From deadly spiders that use stealth to trap their prey to beetles that shoot boiling water from their bodies, fascinating insects and other creepy crawlers take center stage in this series… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $23.97
  • Your Price: $22.77
  • 3 titles

Crust & Spray: Gross Stuff in Your Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat

From the Series Gross Body Science

From snot and phlegm to earwax and eye gunk, there’s some pretty gross stuff in that body of yours! But why do you have all that sticky slime inside you? And why does it build up sometimes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 612.8

Deadly Spiders

From the Series Crazy Creepy Crawlers

With their unique ability to spin silk that is stronger than steel, spiders make cunning traps as well as beautiful webs. This book brings you up close to these brilliant engineers, aerial… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 595.4/4

Death Eaters: Meet Nature's Scavengers

What happens to the bodies of animals and humans after death? Nature's army of death eaters steps in to take care of clean up. Without these masters of decomposition, our planet would be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 591.7/14

De principio a fin (Start to Finish) — eBook Set

From the Series De principio a fin (Start to Finish)

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Discover how things like cars, crayons, or frogs are created—from Start to Finish. Reveal the life cycles and manufacturing processes behind common, everyday things beginning readers are… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $107.97
  • Your Price: $80.98
  • 3 titles

Dinosaurios acorazados (Armored Dinosaurs)

From the Series Conoce a los dinosaurios (Meet the Dinosaurs)

“Dino” Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 500

Dinosaurios con plumas (Feathered Dinosaurs)

From the Series Conoce a los dinosaurios (Meet the Dinosaurs)

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6

Dinosaurios cornudos (Horned Dinosaurs)

From the Series Conoce a los dinosaurios (Meet the Dinosaurs)

“Dino” Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 500

Dinosaurios pico de pato (Duck-Billed Dinosaurs)

From the Series Conoce a los dinosaurios (Meet the Dinosaurs)

“Dino” Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 500

Dinosaurs Rule

From the Series Prehistoric Field Guides

Come along with Ackerley the Acanthostega to visit the Triassic and Jurassic periods, 203-145 million years ago. Watch the first dinosaurs appear. See them grow in size and numbers to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 567.9

Dirty Bombs and Shell Shock: Biology Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

The British army swelled in size at the beginning of World War I. But many of these new recruits suffered from malnutrition and lacked the physical strength to serve on the front line… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 355.001/57

Does It Really Take Seven Years to Digest Swallowed Gum?: And Other Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask

From the Series Is That a Fact?

It takes seven years to digest swallowed gum. A penny placed on a train track can cause a train to derail. The average human consumes four spiders per year while sleeping. You may have heard… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 610

Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation

Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect this vulnerable species? Researcher Katy Pane and others involved with Cornell University's Elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 599.67/4

Ebola: Fears and Facts

Ebola is a deadly contagious disease. From 1975 to 2013, it killed about 1,500 people. But a 2014 epidemic killed more than six times that number. At first the outbreak was contained to one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 616.9'1

El sistema óseo (The Skeletal System)

From the Series Libros sobre el cuerpo humano para madrugadores (Early Bird Body Systems)

The skeletal system is made up of bones. They support and protect your body and help it work. Some bones help you run, or pick up a pencil; others protect organs, like the skull, which… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2

Extraordinary Insects

From the Series Crazy Creepy Crawlers

Did you know that there are around ten quintillion insects alive at any one time? And all of these insects have some pretty extraordinary skills! Get up close and personal with these insects… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 595.7

First Step Nonfiction — Animal Traits — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Traits

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Beginning readers will enjoy discovering the traits shared by different animals. They will delight in learning that humans share some of those traits too! Full-color photographs support the text. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $33.18
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  • 7 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Living or Nonliving — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Living or Nonliving

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This series explains the criteria for determining whether items are living or nonliving. Each book gives many examples, using text that directly corresponds with the photographs on each page. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $14.22
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  • 3 titles

Flying Creepy Crawlers

From the Series Crazy Creepy Crawlers

Flying insects hold one of the great keys to survival: wings. And there are winged insects buzzing, flitting, and soaring all around us. Take a close-up look to see how the hummingbird hawk… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 595.7

Forensics

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

A thief touches a doorknob, leaving behind fingerprints as clues to the crime. A woman is mysteriously killed, and only an autopsy can explain how and why. Many crimes have been solved—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.3
Spring 2020

From Acorn to Tree

From the Series Life Cycles

Where do acorns come from? How do acorns grow into trees? What is a catkin? The amazing life cycle of an oak tree is explored with photographic guidance and a simple, informative text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540