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BISAC Subject JNF051120

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / How Things Work-Are Made

A Library Story: Building a New Central Library

What do a children’s librarian, a city council member, a construction worker, and a world-famous architect have in common? They all worked together to create an amazing place: a public… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 727'.8'09776579

All About Systems

From the Series Space Cat Explores STEM

Join Space Cat on an exploration of systems in both the natural world and in the human-made world. Readers discover how STEM skills keep systems working. Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 501
Fall 2018

Animal Tech — Library Bound Set

From the Series Animal Tech

Series

Learn about historical and modern technology inspired by animals! Each book in this high/low series features six animals from a specific environment, from the skies to the seas, and their… Read More →

Break the Siege: Make Your Own Catapults

From the Series Tabletop Wars

Construct an arsenal of mini-models of large launchers, based on siege weapons used throughout history. All you need are everyday items and some adult help. Wheel them out as you conduct a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 623.4/41
Spring 2019

Bugs That Make Your Computer Crawl: What Are Computer Bugs?

From the Series Coding Is CATegorical ™

Can cats code? These cats sure can! Computer bugs come to life with playful rhyming verse and goofy illustrations. Readers will learn about types of errors that can bring a computer to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 005.1/4

Build Your Own Boats

From the Series Makerspace Models

Landlubbers can make a splash with these easy-to-make watercraft using simple, everyday items! You'll be surprised how you can use two soft drink cans and a rubber band to make a catamaran, a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 623.82/01

Build Your Own Land Vehicles

From the Series Makerspace Models

Make brilliant land vehicles from simple everyday items and discover the engineering behind each model! You'll see how some wooden skewers and a soft drink can come together to create an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 629.22/1

Build Your Own Robots

From the Series Makerspace Models

Be your own robotics engineer and watch these clever machines come to life. But remember, you're in charge! Learn how to create robots like the Intrepid Eggsplorer, the Tightrope Trickster… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Build Your Own Rockets and Planes

From the Series Makerspace Models

Build your very own planes and rockets! All you need are easy-to-find items and these incredible ideas. Find out how to make a glider, helicopter, a parachute, and more with objects like… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 621.43/560228

Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Que vivan los ayudantes comunitarios! (Hooray for Community Helpers!) — E-Book Set

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

Series

What do you want to be when you grow up? Learn about the daily lives of veterinarians, nurses, librarians, and more! Now in Spanish, the carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos… Read More →

Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Que vivan los ayudantes comunitarios! (Hooray for Community Helpers!) — Library Bound Set

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

Series

What do you want to be when you grow up? Learn about the daily lives of veterinarians, nurses, librarians, and more! Now in Spanish, the carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos… Read More →

Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Que vivan los ayudantes comunitarios! (Hooray for Community Helpers!) — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2018

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

Series

What do you want to be when you grow up? Learn about the daily lives of veterinarians, nurses, librarians, and more! Now in Spanish, the carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos… Read More →

Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Que vivan los ayudantes comunitarios! (Hooray for Community Helpers!) — Paperback Set

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

Series

What do you want to be when you grow up? Learn about the daily lives of veterinarians, nurses, librarians, and more! Now in Spanish, the carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos… Read More →

Fall 2018

Bumba Books ® — A First Look at STEM — E-Book Set

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

Series

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 →

Fall 2018

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

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

Series

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 →

Fall 2018

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

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

Series

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 →

Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers! — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers!

Series

Who makes a difference in your community? Young readers are fascinated by community helpers. Simple text and bright photos introduce how all kinds of community helpers contribute. Critical… Read More →

Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers! — E-Book Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers!

Series

Who makes a difference in your community? Young readers are fascinated by community helpers. Simple text and bright photos introduce how all kinds of community helpers contribute. Critical… Read More →

Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers! — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers!

Series

Who makes a difference in your community? Young readers are fascinated by community helpers. Simple text and bright photos introduce how all kinds of community helpers contribute. Critical… Read More →

Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers! — Library Bound Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers!

Series

Who makes a difference in your community? Young readers are fascinated by community helpers. Simple text and bright photos introduce how all kinds of community helpers contribute. Critical… Read More →

Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers! — Paperback Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers!

Series

Who makes a difference in your community? Young readers are fascinated by community helpers. Simple text and bright photos introduce how all kinds of community helpers contribute. Critical… Read More →

Castle Attack: Make Your Own Medieval Battlefield

From the Series Tabletop Wars

Make models of castle buildings and little knights, and plan a medieval battle scene that uses the mini-launchers from other books in this series. All you need are everyday items and some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 728.8/1

Cloth

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Materials

An introduction to cloth and its uses in everyday life. Read More →

  • Dewey: 677

Code Your Own Jungle Adventure

From the Series Little Coders

Fearless Captain Maria’s adventure is brought to life by encouraging readers to draw central characters, animate plot lines and create games. With easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670