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Protecting Earth's Water Supply

From the Series Saving Our Living Earth

From roaring oceans to trickling streams, water covers seventy percent of our planet! But did you know that less than one percent of Earth’s water is usable by humans? Most water on Earth is… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 363.739'4

Spectacular Sports — eBook Set

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Set

Sports fans will cheer for these exciting titles, which capture some of the most thrilling moments in college and professional sports. From buzzer-beater basketball shots and amazing trick… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $779.85
  • Your Price: $584.89
  • 15 titles

Split in Two: Keeping it Together When Your Parents Live Apart

Tackling an under-addressed but common difficulty for teens in split families, Split in Two is a valuable resource guide to help teens feel less crazed and confused, and more self-confident… Read More →

Swish: The Quest for Basketball's Perfect Shot

From the Series Spectacular Sports

From three-pointers to slam dunks, Swish: The Quest for Basketball’s Perfect Shot goes beyond the record books and explores all aspects of making a basket. This book features amazing shots… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.3230973

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614'.17

"Mrs. Riley Bought Five Itchy Aardvarks" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Science Facts

From the Series Adventures in Memory ™

They say elephants never forget. Once you read this book, neither will you! Brian P. Cleary has tips for tackling all types of tricky science facts. This book is bursting with acrostics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 372.35'044

Adventures in Memory ™ — eBook Set

From the Series Adventures in Memory ™

Set

Adventures in Memory™ is designed to entertain while helping kids in grades 4-6 memorize the facts they need to know for school. This is one UNFORGETTABLE series! Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 4 titles

Animal Heroes: True Rescue Stories

A guide dog leads its owner to safety down seventy-seven flights of stairs in the World Trade Center before the building collapses. A female gorilla in a zoo picks up and protects an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 636.088'7

Air Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

Air disasters don’t happen often, but when they do, they take a terrible toll. Airplane crashes usually lead to death and destruction. But quick thinking on the part of pilots, passengers… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 363.12'4

Blizzards

From the Series Disasters Up Close

A winter snowfall can be beautiful. But if conditions call for dense snow, freezing temperatures, and bone-chilling wind, you are in for a dangerous blizzard. These blinding, swirling storms… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 551.55'5

Disasters at Sea

From the Series Disasters Up Close

For thousands of years, the perils of the sea have claimed uncountable numbers of victims. Bad weather, rocks and icebergs, equipment failures, human error, and many more types of tragedies… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 910.4'52

Emperor Qin's Terra Cotta Army

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

A dead emperor guarded by his army for 2,000 years… One day in 1974, a group of farmers in rural China found a life-size clay statue of a man’s head buried deep in a field. When government… Read More →

  • Dewey: 931'.04

Environmental Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

From chemical leaks and oil spills to toxic pollution and nuclear accidents, environmental disasters are devastating for the people and animals in their wake. Such disasters can destroy the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 363.7'02

Palenque

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

Mysterious ancient ruins, hidden deep in the jungle of southern Mexico… In May 1840, explorers John Stephens and Frederick Catherwood road their mules along a steep, muddy jungle path. They… Read More →

  • Dewey: 972'.75

Pompeii

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

An ancient city unearthed… In the 1730s, Charles of Bourbon, king of the area around present-day Naples, Italy, learned that local peasants were finding marble and other ancient objects when… Read More →

  • Dewey: 937'.7

Space Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

Imagine watching a space shuttle on the launchpad, ready to blast off into orbit. Astronauts have embarked on some of the most amazing adventures and made incredible discoveries. Yet sadly… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 363.12'42

The Bat-Chen Diaries

In 1996, on her 15th birthday, Bat-Chen Shahak was killed by a suicide bomber in Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Center. But the gifted teenager left behind a rich legacy of diaries, letters, poems and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 956.9405'4092

The Laugh Stand: Adventures in Humor

Humor is on sale at the Laugh Stand, so step up and pick out the laugh of your choice. From Tom Swifties—"'These are my underpants,' Tom said briefly."—to daffinitions—"Benign: What you are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 817

The Tomb of King Tutankhamen

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

A royal treasure buried for 3,000 years … On November 4, 1922, a British archaeologist named Howard Carter unearthed a buried staircase in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. At the bottom of the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 932'.014

Nancy Pelosi: First Woman Speaker of the House

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Mother of five, grandmother of six, and Speaker of the House! Nancy Pelosi made history when she became the first woman Speaker of the House in January 2007. As second in the line of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 328.73092

The Boy from Seville

Manuel Nuñez’s life changes forever on the day his parents trust him enough to reveal a secret; they are Jews. Brought up as a Christian during the Spanish Inquisition of the 17th century… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wayne Gretzky

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Wayne Gretzky? Well, did you know that: He started playing hockey professionally at age seventeen? He scored at least one goal in each of the first… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 796.962092

All-Star Season

Reuven is quiet and thoughtful. His younger brother Avi is outgoing and impulsive. As irritating as they can be to each other, the boys have two strong bonds-the solidity of their Jewish… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Between Two Worlds: A Story about Pearl Buck

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in China as the child of American missionaries, Pearl read and listened to stories from both the East and the West. A story, she thought, was a wonderful way to learn about people… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 921