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BISAC Subject JNF061010

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Inventions

Aerospace Engineer Aprille Ericsson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever built a cool science project? In middle school, Aprille Ericsson won second place in a science fair. She knew she wanted to keep creating amazing science projects. As an adult… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.4092

Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like the challenge and adventure of video games? As Jane McGonigal was growing up, she had fun playing early video games. As an adult, she saw games as an outlet for problem solving… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 794.8'1526
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 →

Astrophysicist and Space Advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever stared into the night sky, full of stars and planets? As a kid, Neil deGrasse Tyson was star-struck when he first visited a planetarium. The universe was calling him… Tyson pur Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 523.01092

Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Series

What would you do without deodorant, Band-Aids, or flushable toilets? Can you imagine living in a world with no television, and no microwave popcorn to eat while you watch it? We might take… Read More →

Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day — E-Book Set

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Series

What would you do without deodorant, Band-Aids, or flushable toilets? Can you imagine living in a world with no television, and no microwave popcorn to eat while you watch it? We might take… Read More →

Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Series

What would you do without deodorant, Band-Aids, or flushable toilets? Can you imagine living in a world with no television, and no microwave popcorn to eat while you watch it? We might take… Read More →

Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day — Library Bound Set

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Series

What would you do without deodorant, Band-Aids, or flushable toilets? Can you imagine living in a world with no television, and no microwave popcorn to eat while you watch it? We might take… Read More →

Brilliant Beauty Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Can you believe that the paint used on cars inspired the invention of nail polish in the 1920s? Or that people have been making hair dyes for thousands of years, using everything from boiled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 646.7'2

Computer Engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever scrolled through a news feed on Facebook? Ruchi Sanghvi helped design this and other Facebook features. She joined Facebook—then a small Silicon Valley startup company—after… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 621.39092
Fall 2018

Creepy & Crawly: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Who knew geckos could inspire technology used on the space station? This is the product of a long process of observation, study, and mimicry of the animal world. Explore the story of Geckskin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690

Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® ) — E-Book Set

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Series

Get ready to explore robotics, one of the most fascinating demonstrations of STEM in action. Engaging text explores robot design, construction, operation, and competitions. Cool photos and… Read More →

Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® ) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Series

Get ready to explore robotics, one of the most fascinating demonstrations of STEM in action. Engaging text explores robot design, construction, operation, and competitions. Cool photos and… Read More →

Drones and Flying Robots

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

With their unique maneuverability, drones and flying robots are used for all kinds of work. Drones can save lives in disasters. They fly over and photograph disaster-stricken areas so relief… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 629.133/39

Engineering Keeps Us Safe — E-Book Set

From the Series Engineering Keeps Us Safe

Series

If you believe tabloid newspapers or cable news networks, people are always just minutes away from a disaster. Although disasters do happen, the truth is that most times they don't. Thanks to… Read More →

Engineering Keeps Us Safe — Library Bound Set

From the Series Engineering Keeps Us Safe

Series

If you believe tabloid newspapers or cable news networks, people are always just minutes away from a disaster. Although disasters do happen, the truth is that most times they don't. Thanks to… Read More →

Exciting Entertainment Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Can you believe that the first tennis balls didn't bounce? Or that the world's first basketball hoop was a peach crate? Get ready to learn the amazing stories behind inventions you use every… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 688.7'6

Fabulous Fashion Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Did you realize that swimming suits used to weigh 22 pounds (about 10 kilograms)? Or that the first people to wear high heels were French royalty (even the king!) in the 1500s? Get ready to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

Flash Points — Library Bound Set

From the Series Flash Points

Series

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 →

Flickr Cofounder and Web Community Creator Caterina Fake

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to take pictures and share them online? Do you like to share comments on photos, places you've been, or articles? If so, you've probably heard of Flickr and other websites that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 005.1092
Fall 2018

Flippers & Fins: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Scientists continue to discover new things about ocean animals and the amazing abilities that allow them to thrive deep underwater. Readers will learn about six life-changing pieces of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700

Fun Food Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Do you know what happened when a kid forgot his glass of soda with a stir stick in it outside on a freezing cold night? Popsicles were invented! And did you know ancient people loved to chew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 641.309
Fall 2018

Fur & Claws: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

What would life be like without Velcro? Did you know it was inspired by the way cockleburs get stuck in a dog's fur? Learn about six life-changing technologies inspired by mammals. Readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770

Genetics Expert Joanna L. Kelley

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever solved a tricky puzzle? As kids, Joanna Kelley and her siblings had fun solving the math and science challenges their parents invented at the dinner table. Later, Kelly's love… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 576.5092