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Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe

Grade 8 - Grade 12

In 2015 two powerful telescopes detected something physicists had been seeking for more than one hundred years—gravitational waves from the collision of two black holes. This announcement… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 523.8/875

Bulldozers Push!

Preschool - Grade 1

What vehicle can push away rocks and dirt? A bulldozer! Bulldozers help clear land for buildings. From forests to the dump, bulldozers push things out of the way. With carefully leveled text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 629.225

Bumba Books ™ — A First Look at Space


Explore the fascinating universe we live in. Learn about the wonders of the sun, the moon, stars, and our home planet, Earth! With critical thinking questions, incredible photos, and simple… Read More →

Bumba Books ™ — Construction Zone


Welcome to the construction zone! From backhoes to concrete mixers, young readers will learn all about the big machines that help construction workers do their jobs. Carefully leveled text… Read More →

Codes, Ciphers, and Cartography: Math Goes to War

Grade 4 - Grade 6

During WWII, Japan's navy relied on secret codes to communicate battle plans. By early 1942, US experts had cracked the code. The Japanese had planned a surprise attack on US Navy ships, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 652/.8

Coding in the Real World

Grade 1 - Grade 4

Did you know that computers are around us almost all the time? They're in cars, streetlights, and even the grocery store checkout! Learn all about the computers that help us every day and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 005.1

Coding to Create and Communicate

Grade 1 - Grade 4

How do you use computers? We can use computers to talk with other people, play games, and be creative. Discover how code tells computers when to send and receive messages, and learn how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 005.1

Concrete Mixers Stir!

Preschool - Grade 1

What truck do you need when you want to make a new sidewalk? A concrete mixer! Concrete mixers bring concrete to construction sites. From a goopy mixture to dry concrete, concrete mixers are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 621.8/6

Cranes Lift!

Preschool - Grade 1

What do construction workers use to lift things high in the sky? A crane! Cranes help builders reach the tops of tall buildings. From apartments to skyscrapers, cranes work on tall jobs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 621.8/73

Crayola ® Concepts


Vibrant photos and engaging text present important early childhood concepts with a splash of Crayola® color. Each title includes simple illustrations that encourage readers to create art… Read More →

Crayola ® Fall Colors

Preschool - Grade 3

Falling leaves, round pumpkins, crisp apples—colors are everywhere in fall! Explore color in the world around you. What colors make you think of fall? What can you create with the colors of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 535.6

Crayola ® Seasons


The blue of the summer sky, orange leaves in fall. Celebrate the colors of the seasons with this charming Crayola® series. Vibrant photos and descriptive text encourage readers to notice… Read More →

Crayola ® Spring Colors

Preschool - Grade 3

Bright flowers, cute baby animals, fresh plants—colors are everywhere in spring! Explore color in the world around you. What colors make you think of spring? What can you create with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 535.6

Crayola ® Summer Colors

Preschool - Grade 3

Fresh green grass, bright blue sky, yummy treats—colors are everywhere in summer! Explore color in the world around you. What colors make you think of summer? What can you create with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 535.6

Crayola ® Winter Colors

Preschool - Grade 3

Crunchy white snow, green pine needles, bright holiday lights—colors are everywhere in winter! Explore color in the world around you. What colors make you think of winter? What can you create… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 535.6

Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )


Get ready to explore robotics, one of the most fascinating demonstrations of STEM in action. Engaging text explores robot design, construction, operation, and competitions. Cool photos and… Read More →

Dirty Bombs and Shell Shock: Biology Goes to War

Grade 4 - Grade 6

The British army swelled in size at the beginning of World War I. But many of these new recruits suffered from malnutrition and lacked the physical strength to serve on the front line… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 355.001/57

Drones and Flying Robots

Grade 3 - Grade 6

With their unique maneuverability, drones and flying robots are used for all kinds of work. Drones can save lives in disasters. They fly over and photograph disaster-stricken areas so relief… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 629.133/39

Dump Trucks Haul!

Preschool - Grade 1

What truck can help fill a hole? A dump truck! Dump trucks can move rocks and dirt. From load to load, dump trucks do a lot of heavy lifting. Carefully leveled text and age-appropriate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: 629.224

Electricity Investigations

Grade 3 - Grade 6

You probably know that electricity powers your computer and other electronics. But what is electricity? How does it work and where does it come from? Scientists have been asking questions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 537

Energy Investigations

Grade 3 - Grade 6

You've probably heard lots of things about energy. You may know that your body needs energy or that there's energy in sunlight. But what exactly is energy? Where does it come from and where… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 530

Extreme Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Earthquakes can destroy entire cities in mere minutes and send shock waves rippling around the world. These devastating quakes become even more deadly when followed by monster waves. Tsunamis… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 551.22

Extreme Fires and Floods

Grade 3 - Grade 6

In just a few seconds, a spark can turn a forest into a rapidly spreading inferno of intense heat and suffocating smoke. Firefighters try to control the wildfire—a battle that might last for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 363.37/9

Extreme Hurricanes and Tornadoes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Imagine facing a storm so vast you can only see it all from space, or winds that uproot trees and hurl cars in the air. The unleashed power of extreme storms can flatten homes and drown… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 551.55/2