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Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey

Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly? On a farm in Costa Rica… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 595.78'9

Plastic, Ahoy!: Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Plastic: it's used to make everything from drink bottles and bags to toys and toothbrushes. But what happens when it ends up where it doesn't belong—like in the Pacific Ocean? How does it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 363.738

STEM Trailblazer Bios — Library Bound Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $986.05
  • Your Price: $739.54
  • 37 titles

STEM Trailblazer Bios — Paperback Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $341.62
  • Temporarily out of stock
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STEM Trailblazer Bios — eBook Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,519.62
  • Your Price: $1,139.71
  • 38 titles

Traumatic Brain Injury: From Concussion to Coma

Two soccer players collide on the field. A soldier in Afghanistan is thrown to the ground during a bomb explosion. A teen has an accident while riding her bike—and she isn't wearing her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

YouTube Founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever watched a home video that went viral on the Internet? Then you've probably heard of the company YouTube. YouTube was created by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 384.3'3

iPod and Electronics Visionary Tony Fadell

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you spend hours tinkering with projects? Do you also love listening to and collecting music? So did inventor Tony Fadell. He combined two of his passions to create the iPod, the world's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 006.5

Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football's Make-or-Break Moment

When the 1905 football season ended, nineteen players were dead and countless others were critically injured. The public was outraged. The game had reached a make-or-break moment—fourth down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

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What would you do without deodorant, Band-Aids, or flushable toilets? Can you imagine living in a world with no television, and no microwave popcorn to eat while you watch it? We might take… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $159.92
  • Your Price: $143.93
  • 8 titles

Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day — eBook Set

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

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What would you do without deodorant, Band-Aids, or flushable toilets? Can you imagine living in a world with no television, and no microwave popcorn to eat while you watch it? We might take… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $319.92
  • Your Price: $239.94
  • 8 titles

Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons

What would you be if your finger bones grew so long that they reached your feet? You'd be a bat! What if you had no leg bones but kept your arm bones? You'd be a whale, a dolphin, or a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 599.9'47

Exciting Entertainment Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Can you believe that the first tennis balls didn't bounce? Or that the world's first basketball hoop was a peach crate? Get ready to learn the amazing stories behind inventions you use every… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 688.7'6

Fabulous Fashion Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Did you realize that swimming suits used to weigh 22 pounds (about 10 kilograms)? Or that the first people to wear high heels were French royalty (even the king!) in the 1500s? Get ready to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

For the Good of Mankind?: The Shameful History of Human Medical Experimentation

Experiment: A child is deliberately infected with the deadly smallpox disease without his parents' informed consent. Result: The world's first vaccine. Experiment: A slave woman is forced… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 9.5
  • Dewey: 174.2'8

Marvelous Medical Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Did you know that a scientist discovered X-rays by accident? Or that people have been taking pain medicine for more than 5,000 years? Get ready to learn the strange stories behind inventions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 610

Stinky Sanitation Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Did you know that people with rakes used to do the work of garbage trucks? Or that porta-potties were put on ships to keep workers from running to shore for bathroom breaks? Get ready to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 363.72

Terrific Transportation Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Did you know that the world's first submarine traveled the Thames River in England way back in 1615? Or that early cars had three wheels instead of four? Get ready to learn the fascinating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 629.04'6

The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees: A Scientific Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Honeybees are a crucial part of our food chain. As they gather nectar from flowers to make sweet honey, these bees also play an important role in pollination, helping some plants produce… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 595.79'9

Tremendous Technology Inventions

From the Series Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day

Did you know that President Thomas Jefferson used a copier? Or that one of the world's fastest computers is the size of a two-story house? Get ready to learn the strange stories behind… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 600

From Iron to Car

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does iron turn into a brand-new car? Follow each step in the production cycle—from digging up iron ore to hitting the road—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 629.2'3

From Grass to Milk

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does grass help cows make yummy milk? Follow each step in the food production cycle—from cows eating grass to ice-cold milk—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 636.2'142

From Maple Tree to Syrup

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How do trees make sweet maple syrup? Follow each step in the food production cycle—from planting sugar maple trees to pouring syrup on pancakes—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 664'.132

From Wheat to Bread

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does wheat turn into bread? Follow each step in the food production cycle—from planting wheat seeds to eating toast with jelly—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 664'.722