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Spring 2020

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 599.665/71568
Spring 2020

Into the Deep: Science, Technology, and the Quest to Protect the Ocean

Containing 97 percent of Earth's water supply, the ocean plays a huge role in regulating global temperatures, supporting plant and animal life, and contributing to the livelihoods of millions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • Dewey: 551.46
Spring 2020

Play Like an Animal!: Why Critters Splash, Race, Twirl, and Chase

Dash! Hide! Splash! Ride! Exuberant text celebrates all the different ways animals play, from rhinos taking mud baths and parrots somersaulting through the air to kangaroos boxing and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 591.56/3
Spring 2020

Small Matters: The Hidden Power of the Unseen

Can something small matter at all? Of course it can! In this book for young readers (who know a thing or two about being small), you can take a super close look at details too little to be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 611/.018
Spring 2020

The Big Bang Book

The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know—and what we don't—in a compelling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
Spring 2020

Apollo 13: A Successful Failure

"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2020

Earth Day and the Environmental Movement: Standing Up for Earth

On April 22, 1970, an estimated twenty million people held in a teach-in to show their support for environmental protections. This new celebration, Earth Day, brought together previously… Read More →

  • Dewey: 394.262
Spring 2020

Run, Sea Turtle, Run: A Hatchling's Journey

"Can you hear me? Scritch, scratch. I'm a little sea turtle inside an egg." Follow a hatchling's treacherous journey from nest to sea. Longtime science writer Stephen Swinburne creates an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 597.92/89156
Spring 2020

Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem

Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, so when one showed up dead along the side of a Florida highway in 1979, scientists wondered where it came from. No one knew the snakes had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 597.96/7809759
Spring 2020

Tell Me: What Children Really Want to Know about Bodies, Sex, and Emotions

How much sex education do children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And exactly what do children want to know? Ask them! This book collects real questions asked by children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 306.7
Spring 2020

On a Snow-Melting Day: Seeking Signs of Spring

Snowmen droop / Cardinals swoop, Rabbits bounce / Foxes pounce In the early days of spring when the snow begins to melt, plants and animals stir to life. High-impact photos and simple… Read More →

  • Lexile: 110
  • Dewey: 508.2
Spring 2020

Where Have All the Bees Gone?: Pollinators in Crisis

Apples, blueberries, peppers, cucumbers, coffee, and vanilla. Do you like to eat and drink? Then you might want to thank a bee. Bees pollinate 75 percent of the fruits, vegetables, and nuts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 595.79/9
Spring 2020

Barf and Poop

From the Series Animals Eat What?

Do some animals really eat barf and poop? They sure do! Icky photos and funny facts will engage young readers as they learn about the biological processes of living things. Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: 591.5/3
Spring 2020

Be Water-Wise, Super Grover!

From the Series Go Green with Sesame Street ®

Everyone needs water, and there are plenty of ways to save it! Super Grover and friends explain the ways we use water and how to use less, from turning off faucets to choosing shorter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 333.91/16
Spring 2020

Black Holes in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Black holes are invisible because light cannot escape their gravity. Explore new techniques that astronomers use to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 523.8/875
Spring 2020

Blood and Guts

From the Series Animals Eat What?

Which animals eat the blood and guts of other creatures? Learn about some of the strangest diets in the animal kingdom through full-color photography and funny facts. Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 591.5/3
Spring 2020

Bones and Bodies

From the Series Animals Eat What?

Some animals eat the bones and bodies of other creatures! Learn fascinating facts about these gross animal meals and browse interesting photos to learn about the biological processes of living things. Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 591.5/3
Spring 2020

Comets and Asteroids in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Billions of comets and asteroids orbit the sun. Most travel through space far from Earth, but when the planet crosses… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 523.44
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

Fight Pollution, Big Bird!

From the Series Go Green with Sesame Street ®

Young readers learn all about pollution and how to protect earth with Big Bird and his Sesame Street friends. Keep water clean, pick up litter, and recycle to help stop pollution. How can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 363.73
Spring 2020

Garbage and Trash

From the Series Animals Eat What?

Have you ever seen an animal digging through your trash? Some animals really do eat garbage! Full-color photography and funny facts will engage young readers in learning about the biological… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 591.5/3