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Rooftop Astronomer: A Story about Maria Mitchell

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

It was a clear autumn night in 1847. Maria Mitchell stood on the roof of her parents' house on the island of Nantucket, focusing her telescope on a faraway star. Suddenly she realized that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 520'.92

Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries — Library Bound Set

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Set

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $351.89
  • Your Price: $263.92
  • 11 titles

Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries — Library Bound Set

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Set

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $383.88
  • Your Price: $287.91
  • 12 titles

Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries — eBook Set

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Set

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $527.89
  • Your Price: $395.92
  • 11 titles

Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries — eBook Set

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Set

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $575.88
  • Your Price: $431.91
  • 12 titles

Say It with Music: A Story about Irving Berlin

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

As a boy, Israel Baline had to work after school to help his poor immigrant family. He sold newspapers on street corners to help his family survive. He loved to sing to pass the time, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 782.1'4'092

Science Fiction Pioneer: A Story about Jules Verne

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When Jules Verne was born in 1828, his family had his future planned out for him. They expected him to become a lawyer, but he dreamed of writing. He started out writing more traditional… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 843'.8

The Back of Beyond: A Story about Lewis and Clark

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

In 1803, Meriwether Lewis was offered the chance of a lifetime. The president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, asked him to lead an expedition across North America, through the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 917.804'2

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Panamanian golden frogs aren't just cute, little, and yellow. They're also the national symbol of Panama. But they started to disappear about fifteen years ago. What's killing them? Could it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 597.8'7

The Girl-Son

From the Series Adventures in Time

"What a pity she isn't a boy!" sighed Induk Pahk's father when he saw his new baby daughter. "Born under the powerful signs of the dragon and the tiger, a boy could have changed the world!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits: Depression and Wartime Fashions from the 1930s to the 1950s

From the Series Dressing a Nation: The History of U.S. Fashion

What would you have worn if you lived during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s? It depends on who you were! For 1930s high fashion, nothing beat Coco Chanel's women's suit—a slim, straight skirt… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 391.00973

The Road to Seneca Falls: A Story about Elizabeth Cady Stanton

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a little girl in the early 1800s, she realized that most people seemed to think that boys were better than girls. As Stanton grew up, she saw that women had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 305.42'092

The Workers' Detective: A Story about Dr. Alice Hamilton

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Dr. Alice Hamilton's accomplishments were many, but one in particular changed her life forever. Working as a social worker in the Chicago slums, Alice noticed that lead factory workers were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 616.9'803'092

To The Point: A Story about E. B. White

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

E. B. White first recognized the magic in words when he was very young. As a child, some of his happiest hours were spent finding just the right words to describe his feelings and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 818'.5209

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play takes readers beyond the record books and explores all aspects of bringing the ball into the end zone. From football's very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.33

With Open Hands: A Story about Biddy Mason

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave in Georgia in 1818, Bridget "Biddy" Mason learned to survive in a harsh world. Taken from her parents as a young child, Biddy grew up to be self-reliant and hard working. When… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 973'.0496073'0092

Writer of the Plains: A Story about Willa Cather

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

From the time she was a young child, Willa Cather had a gift with words and she loved stories. As a child on the Nebraska prairie, she heard many stories from her neighbors, many of them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 813'.52

Ancient Agricultural Technology: From Sickles to Plows

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient Romans invented a machine to harvest grain? • Farmers in ancient China destroyed the pests that harmed crops by bringing in their natural predators? • The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 630.93

Ancient Communication Technology: From Hieroglyphics to Scrolls

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know that people first used road signs more than 2,000 years ago? Did you know that Ancient Rome had its own postal service? Did you know that Egyptian writers used flakes of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 302.2'2209

Ancient Computing Technology: From Abacuses to Water Clocks

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient cultures measured time accurately with water clocks? • An engineer in the first century B.C. designed an odometer to calculate distance traveled? • People… Read More →

  • Dewey: 510.28'4

Ancient Construction Technology: From Pyramids to Fortresses

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • The ancient Maya built magnificent pyramid-temples? • Ancient Chinese builders created central home heating systems? • One ancient Greek monument was taller than a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 690.093

Ancient Machine Technology: From Wheels to Forges

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient people used bows to drill holes and start fires? • The ancient Chinese built a machine to detect earthquakes? •The ancient Romans operated a factory for milling… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.8093

Ancient Medical Technology: From Herbs to Scalpels

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Doctors in ancient Peru performed brain surgery? • Ancient Greek doctors ran medical schools? • The ancient Indians knew how to protect people from smallpox? Medical… Read More →

  • Dewey: 610.938

Ancient Transportation Technology: From Oars to Elephants

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • People first used skis more than 8,000 years ago? • The first wheels were used in pottery—not for transportation? • Traffic jams often clogged the streets of ancient… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.04093