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Spring 2019

Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® ) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Inspired by science headlines, this series explores discoveries, technological achievements, and exciting research into the final frontier. Learn how scientists look back in time to see the… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles
Spring 2019

Surviving Antarctica: Ernest Shackleton

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew hoped to be first to cross Antarctica from sea to sea, until their ship became trapped in the ice and began to sink. Survivors endured more than… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 919.89 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Canyon: Aron Ralston

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Aron Ralston went for a normal hike on a normal day. But he slipped, got stuck in a canyon for five days, and wound up amputating his own arm to survive. Filled with suspense as well as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.522/30979259
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shark Attack: Bethany Hamilton

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Surfer Bethany Hamilton paddled out into the ocean for a early morning session with friends. Suddenly, she was attacked by a tiger shark and badly wounded. Learn how Bethany managed to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 797.3/2092 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shipwreck: The Titanic

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

In 1912, more than 2,200 people sailed aboard the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Four days into its Atlantic crossing, the mammoth vessel sank. More than two-thirds of the passengers perished… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 910.9163/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a Space Disaster: Apollo 13

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

The Apollo 13 mission began smoothly. But an explosion on the spacecraft changed everything. Instead of landing on the moon, the astronauts were fighting for their lives. This true story… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a World War II Prison Camp: Louis Zamperini

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

During World War II, Louis Zamperini survived a plane crash, 46 days stranded on a life raft at sea, and two years in a prisoner-of-war camp. Discover how his strong will and positive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 940.54/7252092 [B]
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Construction

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Minecraft construction is the ultimate way to get creative. Players build castles, famous structures, and even entire cities with the game's construction materials. Filled with fun tips… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mining and Farming

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Mining and farming are at the heart of the Minecraft experience. Players use mined and farmed materials to build structures, from the simplest shelter to entire cities. Learn about mining and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mods

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Minecraft is known as a platform for creativity, and with mods, players can take their gaming experience to another creative level. Mods, short for "modifications," are any software that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Survival

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Survival mode is the ultimate test of a Minecraft player's skills. Can you get enough to eat, gather the resources you need to build a shelter, and win battles against vicious mobs? Learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

They Survived (Alternator Books ® ) — Library Bound Set

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-or-death… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles
Spring 2019

They Survived (Alternator Books ® ) — eBook Set

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-or-death… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles

Heroes of Dunkirk

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

In 1940 Allied soldiers fled France as Nazi armies swept across the country. More than 300,000 soldiers escaped across the English Channel. Learn about the people and strategies behind the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 940.54/21428

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $117.28
  • Your Price: $87.96
  • 4 titles

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $175.96
  • Your Price: $131.97
  • 4 titles

The American Indian Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

What do you know about the American Indian rights movement? You may have heard about modern pipeline protests, but this resistance has its roots in the early years of the United States, when… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

The Civil Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Civil rights have been in the news with the rise of Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem at NFL games, and more. Yet civil rights activists have many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 323.1196/0730904

The Gay Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

A lot has changed throughout the history of the gay rights movement. In 1969, the Stonewall Riots brought light to a movement that would later establish gay pride parades and persist in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323.3/2640973

The Manhattan Project

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

The Manhattan Project produced the world's first nuclear weapons. The US military later dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, effectively ending World War II. Find out about the people and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 355.8/25119/0973

The Women's Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Women have come a long way since the first women's rights convention took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848—but women's rights activists are still working to expand rights today. What… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 323.3/4

Tuskegee Airmen

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American combat pilots in US military history. Ride along with these brave pilots on the dangerous military missions that changed the course of history. Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 940.54/4973

Women Pilots of World War II

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

World War II marked the first time women pilots were trained to fly military planes in the United States. Although most were not allowed to fly combat missions, they provided great service to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 940.54/4973082