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Law Enforcement Robots

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

Law enforcement robots are designed to complete tasks that may be too difficult or dangerous for human law enforcement officers. And like human officers, they work hard to keep people and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Magnetism Investigations

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

You've probably played with magnets or seen them on a refrigerator door. But did you know that magnets are used in everything from laptops to electric guitars? Why and how do these magnets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 538

Mysteries of Easter Island

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

On Easter in 1722, a fleet of Dutch ships exploring the southeastern Pacific Ocean came across a small island that at first seemed uninhabited. Instead, the sailors found a community of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 996.18

Mysteries of Machu Picchu

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

In 1911 an American explorer came across an ancient city hidden high in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Since then, explorers, archaeologists, and tourists have been fascinated by this beautiful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 985/.37

Mysteries of Pompeii

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Two thousand years ago, disaster struck the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. When Mount Vesuvius erupted, a deadly cloud of superheated ash, rock, and gas descended on the city and its… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 937/.7256807

Mysteries of Stonehenge

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Five thousand years ago, someone (or a lot of someones) shaped and assembled a group of 25-ton rocks in southwest England. We call it Stonehenge. The summer and winter solstices are amazingly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 936.2/319

Mysteries of the Egyptian Pyramids

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Massive pyramids tower over the Giza Plateau near Cairo, Egypt. Built in the Bronze Age, these immense stone structures were engineered with remarkable precision. How did the ancient… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 932

Mysteries of the Great Wall of China

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

In August 2011, an expedition in the Gobi Desert region of Mongolia uncovered a long-forgotten section of the Great Wall of China. In 2015, nine new sections of the wall were located in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 931

Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Kids who love sports statistics—RBIs, rushing yards, free-throw percentages, shots on goal, winning and losing streaks, and much more—will score with this series. Each title presents the most… Read More →

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

Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Kids who love sports statistics—RBIs, rushing yards, free-throw percentages, shots on goal, winning and losing streaks, and much more—will score with this series. Each title presents the most… Read More →

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

Robot Competitions

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

Robot competitions are a fun way for people who build robots to test their designs. Roboticists face off in exciting challenges and contests to determine whose robot is the smartest, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Soccer Super Stats

From the Series Pro Sports Stats (Alternator Books ® )

Soccer is the most popular sport on the planet, and this book has all the statistics a soccer fan could want—from brilliant goals to World Cup records to legendary team performances. Learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 796.334

Sound and Light Waves Investigations

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

Much of what you experience—from the things you see to the sounds you hear—travels to you in waves. But how do sound and light waves work? For thousands of years, scientists have been testing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 534

States of Matter Investigations

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

You've probably noticed that when water gets really cold, it freezes. And you've probably seen steam coming from a pot of boiling water. But do you know why that happens? Do you know how wood… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 530.4