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BISAC Subject JNF051170

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Discoveries

Alexander Graham Bell

From the Series On My Own Biography

Growing up, Alexander Graham Bell was fascinated with music, speech, and sounds. He worked hard to invent things that would not only help those with impaired hearing, but also bring people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 621.385'092
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Deep Space Science

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Learn about new discoveries, technological achievements, and scientific breakthroughs in the exploration of deep space. Engaging photos and up-to-date information help you take a closer look… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 523
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Mars Exploration

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Will astronauts one day travel all the way to Mars? Get informed about Mars research and plans for Mars exploration, and discover key aspects of the science and technology involved in solving… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 523.43
Fall 2019

Breakthroughs in Moon Exploration

From the Series Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® )

Did you know that twelve Americans have set foot on the moon? Or that the moon has mountains, one of them taller than any found on Earth? Striking photos and fast-paced, newspaper-like text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Planet and Comet Research

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Did you know some of Saturn's sixty-plus moons are covered with icy methane oceans? Or that a huge storm on Jupiter has raged for more than three hundred years? Discover what scientists are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 629.43/5
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Space Travel

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Discover exciting changes in space travel. Learn how reusable rockets roar into space and then land gracefully on Earth. Find out how humans stay in space longer than ever and monitor the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Stars Research

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Investigate the newest discoveries about stars. Learn how gravitational waves flow through space and time and change our understanding of the universe. See how cutting-edge telescopes let us… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 523.807
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Through reader-friendly text and incredible photos, this book explores the search for life on other planets. From exoplanets to rocks on Mars and radio waves to infrared telescopes, readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 576.8/39
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Astronaut Training

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

How do astronauts prepare for their missions in space? What recent discoveries and innovations have changed how astronauts train? With a focus on STEM, fascinating sidebars, and up-to-date… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 629.450068/3
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Black Holes Research

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a deep look into some of the most mysterious objects in the universe—black holes. Readers will explore the most up-to-date information available and be encouraged think critically about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 523.8/875
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Hubble Telescope Data

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

With a focus on STEM and late-breaking information, this book delves deep into the Hubble Space Telescope! How do scientists use the device? What are some of the recent discoveries we have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 522/.2919
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Journey to Mars

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a voyage to the red planet! This book presents cutting-edge information about travelling to Mars and dives into related STEM topics. Sidebars and fascinating photos will thrill readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 629.45/53
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Space Tourism

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a trip into orbit with the most up-to-date information on space tourism. With a STEM-focused sidebars, engaging photos, and fascinating facts, this book enables readers to explore the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 910.919
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge SpaceX News

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Blast off with SpaceX, the company that builds and launches rockets and spacecraft. Up-to-date information and fact-filled sidebars help readers explore the world's most exciting space-travel… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 338.4/7629478

Discovering Nature's Laws: A Story about Isaac Newton

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Sir Isaac Newton changed the world with his many discoveries and inventions about mathematics, science, optics, and physics. Although he was brilliant, Newton felt no need to publish his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 530'.092
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Doughnuts Guide to Math

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

Come along with Garfield and explore breakthroughs in math, from the very beginning of numbers—when people counted on their fingers and toes—to modern times and into the future, when students… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 510.9
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
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Naps Guide to Engineering

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

Join Garfield in exploring breakthroughs in engineering, from the first pyramids and plumbing to modern times and into the future, where one day people may be able to take vacations to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 620
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Pizza Guide to Technology

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

Follow along with Garfield as he explores breakthroughs in technology, from the earliest stone tools to modern times, when silicon computer chips and GPS are commonplace. Al along, Garfield… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: 609

Ghost Walls: The Story of a 17th-Century Colonial Homestead

In 1638, John Lewger made a home in the wilderness of the New World, in a place called Maryland. He named his house St. John's, and for nearly eighty years, it was the center of an ambitious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 7.6
  • Dewey: 975.2'02

Inventions in 30 Seconds

From the Series Kids 30 Seconds

Discover fast-track facts and information about 30 inventions it's hard to imagine living without. Fascinating facts are delivered in energetic bite-sized morels, while exciting mini-missions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 600

Key Discoveries in Earth and Space Science

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

How did our knowledge of Earth's systems, cycles, and resources develop? Who first proposed theories about the solar system, lunar phases, and gravity? And who used those early findings to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 509

Key Discoveries in Engineering and Design

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

Who were some of the earliest scientific engineers and what problems did they solve? What scientific discoveries led up to major breakthroughs such as the assembly line, computers, or the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 609

Key Discoveries in Life Science

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

How did our knowledge of cells, heredity, evolution, ecosystems, and photosynthesis develop? Who first studied these concepts and why? And who used those early theories to expand and change… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 7.6
  • Dewey: 570.2