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BISAC Subject JNF051160

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Disasters

Extreme Volcanoes

From the Series When Nature Attacks

The molten rock just under Earth's solid crust sometimes erupts suddenly and violently, causing streams of red-hot lava and scorching high-speed avalanches called pyroclastic flows. Volcanoes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 551.21

Firefighters in My Community

From the Series Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™)

With upbeat text and playful illustrations, readers can follow along as a class meets a firefighter and learns what firefighters do. Comprehension questions, fun facts, and critical thinking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 363.37023

Fires

From the Series Disasters Up Close

Fire is one of the earth’s most devastating forces. Fire has many causes—from a stroke of lightning to a carelessly dropped match. And once a fierce blaze begins, it can swallow forests… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 363.37

Fire Trucks on the Go

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Machines That Go

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about how fire trucks work. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 628.9/259

Flash Points — Library Bound Set

From the Series Flash Points

Set

Flash Points is a high/low nonfiction series that showcases critical turning points in history, with subjects ranging from space exploration to civil rights. Each Flash Points title focuses… Read More →

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

Floods

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

Do you know how floods happen? What a flash flood is? How people can stay safe during a flood? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 551.48'9

Floodwaters and Flames: The 1913 Disaster in Dayton, Ohio

March 25, 1913, began as a typical day in Dayton, Ohio. Downtown bustled with streetcars, carriages, and automobiles. By 8:10 a rush of water from the Great Miami River flooded the city… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 977.1/73

Hurricane Harvey: Disaster in Texas and Beyond

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the United States. This Category 4 hurricane brought devastating winds and rain. Catastrophic flooding occurred in Houston, Texas, and throughout much of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 976.4/141

Hurricane Katrina and the Flooding of New Orleans: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In August 2005, a massive hurricane hit New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast. Levees created to protect New Orleans from flooding failed, and water rushed into the city. Some stranded… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 976.3/35064

Iron Will — Library Bound Set

From the Series Iron Will

Set

Read the extraordinary real-life stories of people who defied the odds. These stories inspire young readers and successfully engage them in narrative nonfiction. Students will gain a better… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $223.92
  • Your Price: $167.94
  • 8 titles

Landslides

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

Do you know what a landslide is? Where landslides happen? How to stay safe if a landslide is coming? Read this book and discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 551.3'07

Lightning, Hurricanes, and Blizzards: The Science of Storms

From the Series Weatherwise

What causes thunderstorms and lightning? Where and why do hurricanes form? How are blizzards more dangerous than other snowstorms? To answer these questions, you’ll need to know about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 551.55

Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™)

Set

Who are the helpers in your community? From librarians to construction workers, young readers will meet a variety of neighborhood heroes. Each book features critical thinking and recall… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™)

Set

Who are the helpers in your community? From librarians to construction workers, young readers will meet a variety of neighborhood heroes. Each book features critical thinking and recall… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles

Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™) — Paperback Set

From the Series Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™)

Set

Who are the helpers in your community? From librarians to construction workers, young readers will meet a variety of neighborhood heroes. Each book features critical thinking and recall… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $47.94
  • Your Price: $45.54
  • 6 titles

Natural Disasters through Infographics

From the Series Super Science Infographics

The facts about natural disasters are so big and devastating they could make your head explode! You hear about huge costs (like the $360,000,000,000 in damage caused by the 2011 tsunami in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 363.34

Oil Spill!: Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico

The oil spill was the largest in U.S. history. In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded and sank. Oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico from a deep ocean well. For months, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 363.738'20916364

¡Que vivan los bomberos! (Hooray for Firefighters!)

From the Series Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Que vivan los ayudantes comunitarios! (Hooray for Community Helpers!)

Los bomberos tienen un trabajo peligroso. Ellos ayudan a las personas cuando hay un incendio y durante otras situaciones peligrosas. Extinguen los incendios, salvan personas y animals, y… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 363.37

ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous — eBook Set

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous

Set

ShockZone™—Deadly and Dangerous features the most lethal jobs, creatures, destinations, and daredevil travels and hobbies known to humankind. With extreme stats and facts, engaging visuals… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $179.96
  • 6 titles

ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories — eBook Set

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Set

ShockZone™—True Survival Stories features some dangerous situations and describes how people survived them. With extreme stats and facts, engaging visuals, and fast-paced, accessible text… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $179.96
  • 6 titles

Space Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

Imagine watching a space shuttle on the launchpad, ready to blast off into orbit. Astronauts have embarked on some of the most amazing adventures and made incredible discoveries. Yet sadly… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 363.12'42

Super Science Infographics — eBook Set

From the Series Super Science Infographics

Set

Each book in this series uses the popular infographics medium to provide an overview of science topics. Stats, cool visuals, and did-you-know factoids provide high-interest appeal while… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $179.96
  • 6 titles

Super Science Infographics — Paperback Set

From the Series Super Science Infographics

Set

Each book in this series uses the popular infographics medium to provide an overview of science topics. Stats, cool visuals, and did-you-know factoids provide high-interest appeal while… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $51.24
  • Your Price: $51.24
  • 6 titles
Spring 2019

Surviving a Canyon: Aron Ralston

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Aron Ralston went for a normal hike on a normal day. But he slipped, got stuck in a canyon for five days, and wound up amputating his own arm to survive. Filled with suspense as well as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.522/30979259