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BISAC Subject JNF051130

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Machinery & Tools

Monster Trucks: Tearing It Up

From the Series Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone

Do you know what it's like to drive a truck that is as big as an elephant? Despite their giant size, monster trucks can pull off soaring jumps, flips, and other epic stunts. These trucks… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.224

Mud Truck Racing: Tearing It Up

From the Series Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone

Do you like fast trucks and loud engines? How about buckets of mud flying in all directions? If yes, then mud truck racing is for you! Big trucks tear through mud bogs on their way to glory… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 796.7
Fall 2019

Nurse Tools

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Community Helpers Tools of the Trade

What tools do nurses use to help keep people healthy? With carefully leveled text, colorful photos, and critical-thinking questions, this title will prepare emergent readers for their next… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 610.73

Palas mecánicas (Earthmovers)

From the Series Libros para avanzar — Potencia en movimiento (Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers)

There are different types of earthmovers, and each kind has a different job to do. Whether they push, scoop, spread, pack, smooth, or flatten, earthmovers do important work. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7

Playing a Game: Inclined Plane vs. Lever

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue

These kids are playing a game, trying to move a person with a simple machine. Which will work better—an inclined plane or a lever? Readers will see them compare the simple machines to decide… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 621.8'11
Fall 2019

Police Officer Tools

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Community Helpers Tools of the Trade

Carefully leveled text and vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the tools police officers use to serve their community. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 363.2/30284

Pulleys

From the Series Early Bird Physics

How does a pulley work? What is it? Colorful diagrams and fun-to-do experiments help you explore the many ways this simple machine can help make work easier and faster. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Race Cars 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 race cars work. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 629.228/5
Fall 2019

RACE IT!: 5 Creative STEM Projects for Budding Engineers—Speed Edition

From the Series Build It!

Gets hands-on with 5 creative STEAM projects! Exploring the science behind each project this book encourages children to think outside-the-box and create a stomp rocket, a teddy bear zip… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
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Raising a Bag of Toys: Pulley vs. Inclined Plane

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue

Is it easier to lift a bag full of toys with an inclined plane or a pulley? Readers will see how a group of kids compares two simple machines and decides which one does a better job at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.3
  • Dewey: 621.8

Rally Car Racing: Tearing It Up

From the Series Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone

Have you seen a rally car race before? The vehicles may look like cars you see on the street, but rally cars have been modified for incredible endurance, strength, and speed. They race on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 796.7'3

Ready, Aim, Launch!: Make Your Own Small Launchers

From the Series Tabletop Wars

Make a battery of mini-launchers designed to fling small objects safely. All you need are everyday items and some adult help. Then take aim and launch! Make several and use them on your own… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 623.4/4

Robots in Space

From the Series It's a Fact: Real Life Reads

Millions of miles from Earth, a very unusual scientist is hard at work exploring the freezing, dusty surface of the planet Mars. Curiosity, the robot geologist, is one in a long line of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.7
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Rock Crawling: Tearing It Up

From the Series Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone

Did you know that some drivers go over boulders instead of around them? Rock crawling vehicles have huge wheels that can grip rocks and help the cars climb steep slopes. The sport is all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 796.7

Ruler

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Tools

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  • Dewey: 621.9

Scale

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Simple Tools

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School Buses 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 school buses work. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 629.222/33

Screws

From the Series Early Bird Physics

We've all seen screws, but how do they work? Why is it easier to screw something into something than to simply push it in? With basic hands-on experiments and clear descriptions, this simple… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 621.8'8

Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution? — eBook Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Set

Pollution is a hot topic in the news. This real-life science series from Searchlight Books™ walks students through the causes and effects of pollution and explains how we can work together to… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution? — Library Bound Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Set

Pollution is a hot topic in the news. This real-life science series from Searchlight Books™ walks students through the causes and effects of pollution and explains how we can work together to… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $183.90
  • Your Price: $137.93
  • 6 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution? — Paperback Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Set

Pollution is a hot topic in the news. This real-life science series from Searchlight Books™ walks students through the causes and effects of pollution and explains how we can work together to… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $56.94
  • Your Price: $56.94
  • 6 titles

Skid Steers Go to Work

From the Series Farm Machines at Work

This exciting book explains the role of skid steers on farms. Published jointly with New Holland Agriculture, the title tells all about how skid steers work and illustrates how they are used… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 631.3

Snowplows

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Why do snowplows come in different sizes? How do snowplows move snow? How many plows are on big trucks? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 625.7'63

Space Cat Explores STEM — eBook Set

From the Series Space Cat Explores STEM

Set

Space Cat helps readers understand that people use creative or inventive thinking to adapt the natural world to help them meet their needs or wants. Every person encounters problems in their… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $122.60
  • Your Price: $91.95
  • 4 titles