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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / General

Ancient Agricultural Technology: From Sickles to Plows

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient Romans invented a machine to harvest grain? • Farmers in ancient China destroyed the pests that harmed crops by bringing in their natural predators? • The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 630.93

Ancient Communication Technology: From Hieroglyphics to Scrolls

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know that people first used road signs more than 2,000 years ago? Did you know that Ancient Rome had its own postal service? Did you know that Egyptian writers used flakes of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 302.2'2209

Ancient Computing Technology: From Abacuses to Water Clocks

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient cultures measured time accurately with water clocks? • An engineer in the first century B.C. designed an odometer to calculate distance traveled? • People… Read More →

  • Dewey: 510.28'4

Ancient Construction Technology: From Pyramids to Fortresses

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • The ancient Maya built magnificent pyramid-temples? • Ancient Chinese builders created central home heating systems? • One ancient Greek monument was taller than a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 690.093

Ancient Machine Technology: From Wheels to Forges

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient people used bows to drill holes and start fires? • The ancient Chinese built a machine to detect earthquakes? •The ancient Romans operated a factory for milling… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.8093

Ancient Medical Technology: From Herbs to Scalpels

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Doctors in ancient Peru performed brain surgery? • Ancient Greek doctors ran medical schools? • The ancient Indians knew how to protect people from smallpox? Medical… Read More →

  • Dewey: 610.938

Ancient Transportation Technology: From Oars to Elephants

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • People first used skis more than 8,000 years ago? • The first wheels were used in pottery—not for transportation? • Traffic jams often clogged the streets of ancient… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.04093

Ancient Warfare Technology: From Javelins to Chariots

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • The Scythians used guerrilla warfare more than 2,500 years ago? • The Chinese general Sun-tzu wrote the first military manual in the fourth century B.C.? • Some ancient… Read More →

  • Dewey: 355.0209'01
Fall 2018

Bumba Books ™ — A First Look at STEM — eBook Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at STEM

Set

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos give young readers an introduction to the four STEM topics: science, technology, engineering, and math. Age-appropriate critical thinking… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Bumba Books ™ — A First Look at STEM — Library Bound Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at STEM

Set

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos give young readers an introduction to the four STEM topics: science, technology, engineering, and math. Age-appropriate critical thinking… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
  • Your Price: $79.95
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Bumba Books ™ — A First Look at STEM — Paperback Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at STEM

Set

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos give young readers an introduction to the four STEM topics: science, technology, engineering, and math. Age-appropriate critical thinking… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $35.96
  • Your Price: $34.16
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Bumba Books ™ — Past and Present — eBook Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Past and Present

Set

This carefully leveled text compares and contrasts everyday objects and places from the past and the present. Readers will see handwritten letters compared to text messages, candle-lit… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $179.96
  • 6 titles
Fall 2018

Bumba Books ™ — Past and Present — Library Bound Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Past and Present

Set

This carefully leveled text compares and contrasts everyday objects and places from the past and the present. Readers will see handwritten letters compared to text messages, candle-lit… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles
Fall 2018

Bumba Books ™ — Past and Present — Paperback Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Past and Present

Set

This carefully leveled text compares and contrasts everyday objects and places from the past and the present. Readers will see handwritten letters compared to text messages, candle-lit… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.94
  • Your Price: $51.24
  • 6 titles
Spring 2019

Climate Change and Energy Technology

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Climate Change

Our climate is changing fast, partly because of our energy use. Everything from turning on a light to driving a car consumes energy. Can new energy technology help combat climate change?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 621.042028/6
Fall 2018

Communication Past and Present

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Past and Present

From handwritten letters to typed text messages, this carefully leveled text compares and contrasts communication of the past to communication of the present! Colorful photographs engage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 302.2/09
Fall 2018

Cool Classic Cars

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Awesome Rides

Cool photos and informative text teach readers about the world of classic cars, from the history of the assembly line to the collectors who bring these classics back to life. Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.222
Fall 2018

Cool Drag Racing Cars

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Awesome Rides

Introduce readers to cool drag racing cars with vivid photos and engaging text. This title includes information about races, car parts, and the history of drag racing. Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 629.228/5
Fall 2018

Cool Indy Cars

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Awesome Rides

With exciting photos and information about Indy car parts, races, and the history of the Indianapolis 500, this title is sure to please fans of cars and auto sports! Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 629.228/5
Fall 2018

Cool Muscle Cars

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Awesome Rides

Action-packed photos and informative text introduce readers to cool muscle cars. Readers will learn about muscle car parts, the history of muscle cars, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 629.222
Fall 2018

Cool Pickup Trucks

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Awesome Rides

Engaging photos and text welcome readers to the world of pickup trucks, from what parts the vehicles have to truck races and truck history. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.223/2
Fall 2018

Cool Self-Driving Cars

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Awesome Rides

Learn all about the cars of the future! Exciting photos and informative text introduce readers to self-driving cars. Read about car parts, advances in technology, the future of self-driving… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 629.2
Fall 2018

Cool Sports Cars

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Awesome Rides

Fun facts, engaging photos, and informative text teach readers about some of the coolest cars on the street. Readers will learn all about the engines, agility, and speed of sports cars. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 629.222
Fall 2018

Cool Stock Cars

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Awesome Rides

Exciting photos and engaging text tell readers all about stock cars, from stock car parts and NASCAR races to the history of stock cars. Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 629.228/5