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Fall 2020

Mysteries of Alien Life

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Space Mysteries

Scientists have sent messages into space hoping that aliens will find them. But we may have already received messages of our own! Young readers will learn about the fascinating mysteries… Read More →

  • Dewey: 576.8/39
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Fall 2020

Mysteries of Black Holes

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Space Mysteries

Readers who are curious about space will be fascinated exploring what we know about black holes! See what astronomers have discovered already and learn about the mysteries we have yet to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.8/875
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Fall 2020

Mysteries of Deep Space

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Space Mysteries

Could astronauts use wormholes to travel from galaxy to galaxy? Learn what scientists understand about the shape of outer space and see what and other deep space mysteries they are trying to solve. Read More →

  • Dewey: 520
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Fall 2020

Mysteries of Mars

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Space Mysteries

Could there be life on Mars? Scientists are trying to answer this and many other questions about our next-door planetary neighbor. Introduce young readers to the fascinating scientific… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.43
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Fall 2020

Mysteries of Stars

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Space Mysteries

Stars decorate our sky every night, but we're still learning things about how they form and what they're made of. Dive into the many mysteries surrounding stars that scientists are investigating! Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.8
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Fall 2020

Mysteries of the Moon

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Space Mysteries

There are many mysteries surrounding the moon. Where did it come from? And what could be hiding on its dark side? Take a look at the research scientists are doing to learn about the Earth's moon. Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.3
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Fall 2020

The Future of Cities

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Future Tech

With Earth's population growing and water levels rising, city engineers will have to fit more people on less land. Learn about rooftop farms, floating cities, and other technologies that may… Read More →

  • Dewey: 307.76
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Fall 2020

The Future of Communication

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Future Tech

New technologies such as augmented reality, brain-computer interfaces, and lifelike robots will change the way humans interact with one another and their environment. Discover the ways people… Read More →

  • Dewey: 303.48/330112
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Fall 2020

The Future of Entertainment

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Future Tech

Explore the future of fun! With virtual reality, augmented reality, holograms, and even digital smells, technology is already changing the world of entertainment. What other innovations will… Read More →

  • Dewey: 793
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Fall 2020

The Future of Food

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Future Tech

As Earth's human population grows, scientists and farmers must find new ways to create more food with less space. Learn about the challenges farmers face, how the meat industry may change… Read More →

  • Dewey: 338.1/9
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Fall 2020

The Future of Medicine

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Future Tech

Doctors and scientists work hard to find ways to keep people healthy. Discover the innovations in medical technology that will help them in the future, from watches that track your body's… Read More →

  • Dewey: 610
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Fall 2020

The Future of Transportation

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Future Tech

The fossil fuels powering cars, trains, and planes are harming the environment, but scientists are creating innovative and clean transportation solutions. Explore the future of transportation… Read More →

  • Dewey: 388.01/12
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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
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • 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
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • 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
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • 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
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • 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
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • 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
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • 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
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • 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
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • 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
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • 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
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 609
Spring 2020

Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure — Library Bound Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Set

Did you know bubble wrap was designed to be a textured wallpaper? From medicine to sports, every field has its share of failures—ships that sank, medical treatments that didn't help… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $183.90
  • Your Price: $137.93
  • 6 titles
Spring 2020

Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure — Paperback Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Set

Did you know bubble wrap was designed to be a textured wallpaper? From medicine to sports, every field has its share of failures—ships that sank, medical treatments that didn't help… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $59.94
  • Your Price: $56.94
  • 6 titles