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Checks and Balances: A Look at the Powers of Government

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

What are checks and balances? They are limits that keep different parts of government from having too much power. But just what are these limits? And how do they help our government run more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 320.473'04

Documents of Freedom: A Look at the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the U.S. Constitution

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

What are the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the U.S. Constitution? They're important documents that helped to shape our country. But what's the story behind how these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 973.3'13

Getting Elected: A Look at Running for Office

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

What does it mean to be elected to political office? It means you get to decide how to make a town, a state, or even the whole country a better place to live. But how does someone get elected? Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 324.70973

Judges and Courts: A Look at the Judicial Branch

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

What is the judicial branch? It's the part of government that's in charge of our courts. But just what do the courts do? And how do they affect your daily life? Read this book to find out. Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 347.73'1

Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work? — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

Set

As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series sheds light on an important civics question—how does government work? Informative text, interesting photos, and useful examples will… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $215.95
  • 6 titles

Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work? — Library Bound Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

Set

As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series sheds light on an important civics question—how does government work? Informative text, interesting photos, and useful examples will… Read More →

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

Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work? — Paperback Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

Set

As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series sheds light on an important civics question—how does government work? Informative text, interesting photos, and useful examples will… Read More →

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

Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work? — eBook Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

Set

As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series sheds light on an important civics question—how does government work? Informative text, interesting photos, and useful examples will… Read More →

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

Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space? — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

Set

Spur kids' interest in space with these fascinating topics, ranging from space robots and extrasolar exploration to black holes and space travel. Engaging and informative text and stunning… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $215.95
  • 6 titles

The Congress: A Look at the Legislative Branch

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

What is the legislative branch? It's the part of government that makes our country's laws. But just how does the legislative branch make a law? And what else does this branch do? Read this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 328.73

The President, Vice President, and Cabinet: A Look at the Executive Branch

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

What is the executive branch? It's the part of government that's led by our president. But who else is part of the executive branch? And just what does this branch do? Read this book to find out. Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 352.230973

Exploring Black Holes

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

What space objects can have millions of times more mass than our Sun, but they remain invisible? Black holes! Their gravity is so strong that not even light can escape. In this book, you'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 523.8'875

Exploring Dangers in Space: Asteroids, Space Junk, and More

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

Have objects from space ever hit Earth? Yes! Every day small meteoroids crash into the atmosphere. Some burn up, but some hit the ground. Space junk also falls to Earth. Comets and asteroids… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 551.3'9

Exploring Exoplanets

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

Could there be other planets in the universe similar to those in our solar system? Yes! Scientists have discovered worlds circling distant stars. They call these objects exoplanets. In this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 523.2'4

Exploring Space Robots

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

How can robots help us explore space? A probe called New Horizons is zooming through the outer solar system. It's headed to Pluto. It and other space robots can go where people cannot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 629.46

Exploring Space Travel

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

How long does it take to get into outer space? About nine minutes! Powerful vehicles carry people beyond Earth's atmosphere in a short time. But astronauts train for years before they go on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 629.45

Exploring the International Space Station

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

What’s longer than a football field, weighs more than 450 cars, yet flies miles above Earth's surface? It’s the International Space Station. In this book, you'll learn how the station was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 629.44'2

Investigating Electricity

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

Electricity powers lights, computers, and television sets. But have you seen how electricity can make objects stick together? Or make other objects pull apart? Now you can! Explore… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 537

Investigating Heat

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

The sun, furnaces, and ovens all make heat. But have you ever watched matter expand when it is heated? Or seen how different kinds of matter conduct heat? Now you can! Explore heat with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 536

Investigating Light

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

The sun, lightbulbs, and flickering fires all bring light to our world. But have you ever watched light rays moving? Or seen how light rays reflect off objects? Now you can! Explore light… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 535

Investigating Magnetism

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

You know that magnets hold pictures on a refrigerator. But have you ever found a magnet's north pole? Or turned an ordinary paper clip into a magnet? Now you can! Explore magnetism with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 538

Investigating Matter

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

Solids, liquids, and gases are the three states of matter. But have you ever made matter change from one state to another? Or seen how even invisible matter takes up space? Now you can!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 530

Investigating Sound

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

People, animals, machines, and wind all make sounds. But have you ever seen how sound waves move? Or made a sound wave bounce? Now you can! Explore sound with the fun experiments you'll find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 534

Put Inclined Planes to the Test

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Do Simple Machines Work?

What do staircases, dump truck beds, and ramps have in common? All of them are inclined planes! Inclined planes are simple machines. They help us to do jobs more easily. But don't take our… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 621.8