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Who Invented the Light Bulb?: Edison vs. Swan

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Do you know who invented the light bulb? Most Americans will tell you it was Thomas Edison. But what if they're wrong? What if a British scientist named Joseph Swan was filing for the rights… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 621.32/60922

Who Invented the Movie Camera?: Edison vs. Friese-Greene

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Most people believe Thomas Edison was the mastermind of motion pictures. But what if another budding inventor filed a patent for a movie camera just before Edison? Photographer William… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 777

Who Invented the Radio?: Tesla vs. Marconi

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

You may have heard the story of how Guglielmo Marconi invented the radio, but what if it isn't entirely true? What if the brilliant young inventor Nikola Tesla was working on advancing radio… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 621.384092/2

Who Invented the Telephone?: Bell vs. Meucci

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, right? That's what most people will tell you. But what if they're wrong? What if Scottish-born inventor Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci was working… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 621.386092/2

Who Invented the Television?: Sarnoff vs. Farnsworth

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

It's something many people use every day, but do you know who invented the television? David Sarnoff, the powerful radio executive, is often thought of as the Father of Television. But the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 621.3880092/2

World War II Resistance Fighters

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

In the 1940s, Adolf Hitler and his Nazi German forces were taking control of European countries. They killed and assaulted people, stealing food and other supplies for themselves. Many in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 940.53/1

World War II Spies and Secret Agents

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Under cover and in secret during World War II, Allied spies and secret agents worked behind the scenes to send messages, take pictures, and find out about the enemy's plans. These spies broke… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.54/860922

Write and Record Your Own Songs

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Perhaps you've always dreamed about performing your music for others. Grab a mic and let's get going! Share your music with family, friends, or even the whole world by writing a song and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 782.42/13

Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

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Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles

Auto Racing Super Stats

From the Series Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ® )

Race cars zoom at incredible speeds on tracks all around the world. How do fans keep track of it all? They use statistics! From the most powerful cars to the most successful drivers, this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 796.720922 [B]

Baseball Super Stats

From the Series Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ® )

Baseball stories can be written in statistics, and this book is chock-full of them! Tables and graphs on nearly every page highlight some of the most fascinating individual and team stats in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.2

Basketball Super Stats

From the Series Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ® )

Basketball players, coaches, and fans can tell a lot about a game from its statistics. Now you can too—because this book is full of them! Fun facts, charts, and graphs on almost every page… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 796.323

Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Set

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 →

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

Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

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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 →

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

Drones and Flying Robots

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

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

Electricity Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

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

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

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

Football Super Stats

From the Series Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ® )

The National Football League (NFL) has some of the most passionate sports fans, and they love to study the game's statistics. This book is packed full of stats, from touchdowns to tackles to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 796.332/64021

Forces and Motion Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Forces and motion are at work all around you—when you kick a ball, ride a bike, or drop a book. But what exactly are forces? And how do they make things move? For thousands of years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 531/.11

Hockey Super Stats

From the Series Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ® )

A great way to learn about hockey is through statistics, and this book is full of them! From hat tricks and shutouts to penalty minutes and Stanley Cup Championships, explore some of the most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.962

Humanoid Robots

From the Series Cutting-Edge Robotics (Alternator Books ® )

Humanoid robots can help us learn. They can go places humans can't, such as deep underwater, sending back information we never knew before. Humanoid robots can also aid in search and rescue—th Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Set

What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Set

What kinds of questions did Edison, Tesla, and others ask before they made their big breakthroughs? This high-interest informational series helps readers learn about physical science topics… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles