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Spring 2020

Cutting-Edge Blockchain and Bitcoin

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Bitcoin is a digital currency—money that exists only online. Some people have used it to get rich. Others have accidentally lost it forever. Learn what decides bitcoin's value and how anyone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 332.4
Spring 2020

Cutting-Edge Brain Science

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

What's the fastest, most complex computer we know of? The human brain. The latest in brain science comes straight out of science fiction, as researchers use artificial intelligence and neuron… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: 612.8/2
Spring 2020

Cutting-Edge Medicine

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Will we one day be able to regrow limbs? 3-D print custom dentures? Wear a contact lens to monitor our health? It sounds like science fiction, but advances like these are driving real medical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 610
Spring 2020

Cutting-Edge Military Tech

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Self-steering bullets, drone swarms, and super-soldiers are at the front lines of tomorrow's military. Discover how these breakthroughs and more will help the next generation of US soldiers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 623
Spring 2020

Great Engineering Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Ships, bridges, and tall buildings are marvels of engineering. They are designed to be strong and safe. But even state-of-the-art designs don't always hold up in the real world. Learn about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 620/.00452
Spring 2020

Great Invention Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Without inventors, we wouldn't have cars, airplanes, or light bulbs. Inventors build devices that make our lives better. But not all inventions succeed. In fact, the history of inventions is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 609
Spring 2020

Great Medicine Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Explore some of history's biggest failures in medicine—from bloodletting to early remedies—and how some of those failures eventually led to success. Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 610.9
Spring 2020

Great Science Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Science is all about the pursuit of knowledge. But sometimes that pursuit leads scientists down the wrong path, and things can go spectacularly wrong! Learn about some of the biggest fails in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 509
Spring 2020

Great Sports Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Sports are all about great strategy and overcoming obstacles, right? Not always! Sometimes failures in sports are as exciting as successes. Learn about the biggest fails—from an NFL team… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 796
Spring 2020

Great Technology Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Technology is constantly changing the world we live in. But new tech doesn't always catch on right away, or even work like it's supposed to. In fact, the history of technology is filled with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 609
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Astronaut Training

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

How do astronauts prepare for their missions in space? What recent discoveries and innovations have changed how astronauts train? With a focus on STEM, fascinating sidebars, and up-to-date… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 629.450068/3
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Black Holes Research

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a deep look into some of the most mysterious objects in the universe—black holes. Readers will explore the most up-to-date information available and be encouraged think critically about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 523.8/875
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Hubble Telescope Data

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

With a focus on STEM and late-breaking information, this book delves deep into the Hubble Space Telescope! How do scientists use the device? What are some of the recent discoveries we have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 522/.2919
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Journey to Mars

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a voyage to the red planet! This book presents cutting-edge information about travelling to Mars and dives into related STEM topics. Sidebars and fascinating photos will thrill readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 629.45/53
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Space Tourism

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a trip into orbit with the most up-to-date information on space tourism. With a STEM-focused sidebars, engaging photos, and fascinating facts, this book enables readers to explore the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 910.919
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge SpaceX News

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Blast off with SpaceX, the company that builds and launches rockets and spacecraft. Up-to-date information and fact-filled sidebars help readers explore the world's most exciting space-travel… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 338.4/7629478
Fall 2019

Exploring Checks and Balances

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Getting into Government

This timely introduction to checks and balances explores how the three branches of government work together. Historical context and examples illustrate the vision of our founding fathers for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 320.473/04
Fall 2019

Exploring Media and Government

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Getting into Government

Give readers an engaging look at the media and government, perfect for study ahead of the next presidential election. Historical background and modern examples of how the media and government… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 071/.3
Fall 2019

Exploring Voting and Elections

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Getting into Government

Provide readers with an engaging and relevant introduction to voting and elections leading into a presidential election year. Illustrate the importance of voting and how election outcomes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 324.973
Fall 2019

Exploring the Executive Branch

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Getting into Government

What are the functions of the Executive Branch of government? Sidebars, historical information, and modern examples of the Executive Branch in action illustrate how it works. Provide readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: 351.73
Fall 2019

Exploring the Judicial Branch

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Getting into Government

With the latest Supreme Court Justice confirmation process making headlines, this book provides readers with a relevant and timely introduction to the Judicial Branch. Learn how decisions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 347.73
Fall 2019

Exploring the Legislative Branch

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Getting into Government

Prepare readers for the next presidential election with this engaging introduction to the Legislative Branch. Learn how the Legislative Branch enacts laws that impact your daily life through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 328.73
Fall 2019

Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News — Library Bound Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Set

These guides define types of fake news and explore how they affect politics and history. Readers will learn how to spot and react to misleading articles. Page Plus QR codes link to additional… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $122.60
  • Your Price: $91.95
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News — Paperback Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Set

These guides define types of fake news and explore how they affect politics and history. Readers will learn how to spot and react to misleading articles. Page Plus QR codes link to additional… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.96
  • Your Price: $37.96
  • 4 titles