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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

Chris Paul

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Point guard Chris Paul not only led the NBA four times in assists and six times in steals—he also won two gold medals. Get to know this Houston Rockets hero! Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]
Spring 2020

Christian Yelich

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Outfielder Christian Yelich was a solid but unspectacular player for the Miami Marlins from 2013 to 2017. Then he joined the Milwaukee Brewers in 2018 and won the National League Most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]
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

Drew Brees

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wows football fans with his amazing passes. Full-color photos and action-packed text showcase his highlights playing in the National Football League (NFL). Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
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
Spring 2020

Heat Wave

From the Series Road Trip

When their road trips takes a turn for disaster, these teens must rely on their instincts to survive. Marissa's favorite singer is coming to a nearby music festival, and Marissa can't wait… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Joel Embiid

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Center Joel Embiid racks up points for the Philadelphia 76ers. Readers will learn how this All-Star National Basketball Association (NBA) player stays at the top of his game and how he spends… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 796.323092
Spring 2020

Mike Trout

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Center fielder Mike Trout has racked up more home runs and stolen bases faster than any player in MLB history. Follow this Los Angeles Angels star as he continues to rise. Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]
Spring 2020

Mookie Betts

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Right fielder Mookie Betts is the only player in Major League Baseball (MLB) history to win a Gold Glove, a Silver Slugger, an American League Most Valuable Player (MVP), and the World Series… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: 796.357 [B]
Spring 2020

Off Course

From the Series Road Trip

When their road trips takes a turn for disaster, these teens must rely on their instincts to survive. Nora and her twin sister Livi are road tripping down the Pacific coast—Livi to interview… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Olympic Games Upsets

From the Series Sports' Wildest Upsets (Lerner ™ Sports)

At the Olympics, the best athletes in the world compete for the gold medal. No matter the event, there are sure to be surprising moments. Someone who has never placed first can soar past the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 796.4809
Spring 2020

Planets in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

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

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Did you know that more than forty spacecraft have explored Venus? Or that some astronomers think an unknown planet might… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 523.4
Spring 2020

Pro Baseball Upsets

From the Series Sports' Wildest Upsets (Lerner ™ Sports)

Sometimes, a baseball team with an average season record can go on to win the World Series! Experience the thrill of professional baseball's biggest upsets, from unexpected wins to shocking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 796.357
Spring 2020

Pro Basketball Upsets

From the Series Sports' Wildest Upsets (Lerner ™ Sports)

The countdown clock is almost at zero—and suddenly, a player scores a three-pointer to win the game! Professional basketball is full of underdog stories. Sometimes, a lower-seeded team can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 796.323/640973