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Spring 2020

Time to Shine!: Solar Energy

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Boom! Thunder crashes, and the electricity goes out. Sammi is crushed. Her parents had a fancy dinner planned! But no lights doesn't mean no power. Can Sammi use sun power to save the day?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Vertical Drop: Gravity in Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

Roller coasters with a vertical drop are stomach wrenching and not for the faint of heart. Study the science behind these rides, and discover how engineering and science make them work… Read More →

Spring 2020

What Are Shadows?: Shadow

From the Series Science Storybooks

A boy wants to know what shadows are. Discover interesting facts about shadows along with him: what makes a shadow, how does a shadow get bigger, what the colors of a shadow mean, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 535
Fall 2019

Body 2.0: The Engineering Revolution in Medicine

Scientists are on the verge of a revolution in biomedical engineering that will forever change the way we think about medicine, even life itself. Cutting-edge researchers are working to build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 610.28
Fall 2019

Eek, You Reek!: Poems about Animals That Stink, Stank, Stunk

Eek, you reek, You make a funk. Where you have been Things stink, stank, stunk. You've left a path, A swath of smell, And—yuk! You did it very well. Readers will be delighted by the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

Giraffe Extinction: Using Science and Technology to Save the Gentle Giants

Quietly, without most people noticing, the population of giraffes in the wild has decreased by nearly 40 percent since 1985. Giraffes have disappeared entirely from seven countries where they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 599.638
Fall 2019

I See Sea Food: Sea Creatures That Look Like Food

Meet some of the wackiest creatures under the sea—creatures that look like food—through eye-catching photos and engaging text. This funny, informative book introduces readers to the egg yolk… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 591.77
Fall 2019

Nature's Ninja: Animals with Spectacular Skills

Did you know that some animals have natural ninja-like talents? In this book, you'll learn all about them, including geckos, sea urchins, bombardier beetles, and more. For example, geckos can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

The Great Shark Rescue: Saving the Whale Sharks

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Top-selling science author Sandra Markle presents the story of whale sharks—the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 597.3/3
Fall 2019

Growing Up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together

This heartwarming true story chronicles what happened after a mother gorilla gave birth for the first time and then walked away from her newborn baby at Seattle's Woodland Park. The dedicated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 599.884
Fall 2019

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters

Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.) This fascinating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 001.944
Fall 2019

Snack, Snooze, Skedaddle: How Animals Get Ready for Winter

There is more than one way for animals to prepare for winter. Some, such as mice, foxes, and moose, simply tolerate the cold. Of course black bears hibernate, but chipmunks, wood frogs, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 591.56
Fall 2019

Wait, Rest, Pause: Dormancy in Nature

Captivating photos of animals accompany simple, engaging text to explain dormancy in nature. This highly curricular book teaches young readers about different kinds of dormancy and which… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 571.7/8
Fall 2019

It's a Round, Round World!

We all know the earth is round. But HOW do we know? Join intrepid young scientist-adventurer Joulia Copernicus as she takes readers on a historical journey through time and space. From… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
Fall 2019

Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves' Hidden Colors

This nonfiction picture book, written and illustrated by Mia Posada, beautifully explains why leaves change color in fall. It highlights both the eye-catching colors of the season and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 581.4/8
Fall 2019

Beagles

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Who's a Good Dog?

Beagles are friendly, curious, and have a great sense of smell. Do you know where beagles come from? Or how some beagles help the US government? Learn more about these playful dogs! Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 636.753/7
Fall 2019

Body Oddity Projects: Floating Arms, Balancing Challenges, and More

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Discover amazing tricks of the human body with these hands-on science projects. Step-by-step instructions and photos guide readers through each project, and Science Takeaway sidebars explain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: 612
Fall 2019

Boxers

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Who's a Good Dog?

Boxers are energetic, fun loving, and sweet. Did you know that boxers come from Germany? Or that boxers can be trained as therapy dogs? Learn more about these intelligent canines! Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 636.73
Fall 2019

Breakthroughs in Moon Exploration

From the Series Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® )

Did you know that twelve Americans have set foot on the moon? Or that the moon has mountains, one of them taller than any found on Earth? Striking photos and fast-paced, newspaper-like text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Fall 2019

Bulldogs

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Who's a Good Dog?

Bulldogs are wrinkly, strong, and sturdy. Do you know what a bulldog's personality is like? Or what special care their wrinkles call for? Learn more about these loyal dogs! Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.0
Fall 2019

Chihuahuas

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Who's a Good Dog?

Chihuahuas are tiny, feisty, and fearless. Do you know what special jobs some Chihuahuas can be trained to do? Or why you might need to buy your Chihuahua a doggy sweater? Learn more about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 636.76
Fall 2019

Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® ) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This visually driven series focuses on current and future space missions. With dynamic imagery from NASA and SpaceX, each high-interest title reads like an attention-grabbing blog about space… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $117.28
  • Your Price: $87.96
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® ) — Paperback Set

From the Series Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This visually driven series focuses on current and future space missions. With dynamic imagery from NASA and SpaceX, each high-interest title reads like an attention-grabbing blog about space… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.96
  • Your Price: $37.96
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® ) — eBook Set

From the Series Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This visually driven series focuses on current and future space missions. With dynamic imagery from NASA and SpaceX, each high-interest title reads like an attention-grabbing blog about space… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $175.96
  • Your Price: $131.97
  • 4 titles