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Grade 4

Where is That Fly?: Carnivorous Plants

From the Series Science Storybooks

Some plants have special features that catch insects. Such plants are called "carnivorous plants." Learn about these special plants in this eye-catching book. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 500

Where the Winds Meet: Mongolia

From the Series Global Kids Storybooks

This is the story of a wind that wanders over Mongolia, a country that is well known for its deserts and grasslands. Travel with the wind and discover traditional Mongolian life. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 915

Whitewater Scrubs

In this sequel to Willy the Scrub, the gang has joined a kayaking club after school. Willy seems to get the hang of it fine, but Rufus and Clara are not doing so well. Clara, who is one of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Who Invented the Airplane?: Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Do you know who invented the airplane? Most Americans believe it was Wilbur and Orville Wright. But what if that's not true? What if a German immigrant named Gustave Whitehead beat the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 629.130092/2

Who Invented the Light Bulb?: Edison vs. Swan

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Do you know who invented the light bulb? Most Americans will tell you it was Thomas Edison. But what if they're wrong? What if a British scientist named Joseph Swan was filing for the rights… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 621.32/60922

Who Invented the Movie Camera?: Edison vs. Friese-Greene

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Most people believe Thomas Edison was the mastermind of motion pictures. But what if another budding inventor filed a patent for a movie camera just before Edison? Photographer William… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 777

Who Invented the Radio?: Tesla vs. Marconi

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

You may have heard the story of how Guglielmo Marconi invented the radio, but what if it isn't entirely true? What if the brilliant young inventor Nikola Tesla was working on advancing radio… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 621.384092/2

Who Invented the Telephone?: Bell vs. Meucci

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, right? That's what most people will tell you. But what if they're wrong? What if Scottish-born inventor Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci was working… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 621.386092/2

Who Invented the Television?: Sarnoff vs. Farnsworth

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

It's something many people use every day, but do you know who invented the television? David Sarnoff, the powerful radio executive, is often thought of as the Father of Television. But the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 621.3880092/2

Who's Changing the World? — eBook Set

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Set

Meet people who turned their frustration about injustice and inequality into motivation to take action and improve the world. These inspiring individuals noticed pollution damaging Earth… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $202.60
  • Your Price: $151.95
  • 4 titles

Who's Changing the World? — Library Bound Set

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Set

Meet people who turned their frustration about injustice and inequality into motivation to take action and improve the world. These inspiring individuals noticed pollution damaging Earth… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $133.28
  • Your Price: $99.96
  • 4 titles

Who Was Sitting Bull?: And Other Questions about the Battle of Little Bighorn

From the Series Six Questions of American History

By the mid-1800s, thousands of white settlers were traveling westward through the Great Plains. Pioneers built farms and ranches, and companies laid railroads and dug mines. But the plains… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 978.004'9752

Who Was William Penn?: And Other Questions about the Founding of Pennsylvania

From the Series Six Questions of American History

William Penn was only twenty-two years old the first time he went to prison. He had attended a meeting of the Quakers, people who practiced a religion forbidden in Britain during the 1600s… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 974.8'02092

Who Were the Accused Witches of Salem?: And Other Questions about the Witchcraft Trials

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In June 1692, a jury in Salem, Massachusetts, found Bridget Bishop guilty of performing witchcraft. The only evidence against her was villagers' testimony. As punishment she was publicly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 133.4'3097445

Who Wrote the U.S. Constitution?: And Other Questions about the Constitutional Convention of 1787

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In May 1787, men from all over the United States arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on serious business. Just eleven years earlier, colonial leaders had met in Philadelphia to declare… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 320.973

Why Did Cherokees Move West?: And Other Questions about the Trail of Tears

From the Series Six Questions of American History

On May 26, 1838, U.S. soldiers surrounded Cherokee villages across Georgia. The soldiers came to force Cherokee families to move to a new territory in Oklahoma. The Cherokees had little time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 975.004'97557

Why Did English Settlers Come to Virginia?: And Other Questions about the Jamestown Settlement

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In December 1606, three ships carrying 105 men and boys set sail from Dover, England. The ships headed for the eastern shores of North America. There the men planned to establish a new colony… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 973.2'1

Why Did the Pilgrims Come to the New World?: And Other Questions about the Plymouth Colony

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In December 1620, a group of English settlers stepped out of their boats and climbed up the shore to a point overlooking a small harbor. Known as the Pilgrims, they had traveled far on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 974.4'02

Why Does It Rain?

From the Series On My Own Science

Where does rain come from? What are clouds made of? Follow water as it makes its way through the entire water cycle. Then go back in time to the very first rainfall millions of years ago… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 551.57'7

Why Is It Rusty?: Oxidation

From the Series Science Storybooks

Yun wants to cut some paper, but her scissors won't cut. The scissors are rusty. What makes the scissors rusty? Let's find out why some metals rust and learn how to keep things from rusting. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 540

Why Space Matters to Me

In this brilliantly simple book, a noted science writer shows the interconnectedness of life on Earth to space—and thus, why space matters to all of us. Covering topics like stardust, animal… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 520

Wild Animals!: Book 5

From the Series Tao, the Little Samurai

The student has become the teacher. Tao is showing his little brother how to take care of bullies. He's also teaching his cat some ninja attacks! Meanwhile, a new kid has arrived at Master… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'944
Fall 2019

Wild Animals—Field Guide & Drawing Book: Learn how to identify and draw wild animals from the great outdoors!

From the Series Ranger Rick's Wildlife Around Us

With Wild Animals: Field Guide & Drawing Book, you can learn more about animals and become a naturalist-in-training! In this book you will find the habitat, diet, and common behaviors of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
Spring 2019

Wild Art Projects — eBook Set

From the Series Wild Art Projects

Set

Be inspired to get wildly creative with art. Each title explores a different theme, packed with original, colorful ideas using various media and everyday items. Simple step-by-step… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles