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Fall 2019

The Team Curse

From the Series League of the Paranormal

For as long as Isaac could remember, the Middleton High baseball team hasn't won a single game. So when he tries out as a sophomore and makes the team, he's excited but not surprised. After… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Toy and Game Projects: Making Slime, Flipping Bottles, and More

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Readers can make their own toys and games, like slime and a homemade harmonica, with these exciting projects. Step-by-step instructions and photos guide the projects, and Science Takeaway… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: 745.592
Fall 2019

Trailblazing Space Scientists

From the Series Cosmos Chronicles (Alternator Books ® )

Did you know scientists perform hundreds of experiments in space each year? Or that these scientists have brought animals, plants, and more to the cosmos for study? Learn more about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 629.45
Fall 2019

What Are Conspiracy Theories?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Learn all about conspiracy theories that have emerged from the past to today. This accessible overview introduces young readers to thinking critically about the information they may glean… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 001.9
Fall 2019

What Are Hoaxes and Lies?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Read about hoaxes and lies that have been spread in both the past and present, and learn how they have deceived people. Readers will discover tips on how to identify a hoax and learn to think… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
Fall 2019

What Are Satire and Parody?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Satire and parody existed long before modern times. Readers will get an invaluable overview of how to identify satire and parody and how to think critically about current events. Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
Fall 2019

What Is Propaganda?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Introduce readers to the concept of propaganda by analyzing examples from the past and present. This approachable overview includes tips on how to spot propaganda and how to respond to fake news. Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 303.3/75
Fall 2019

A Trick of the Light

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series looks at how light, color, and shade can mess with your mind! Learn how contrast, assimilation, and after-image can make things change color in front of your eyes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
Fall 2019

Animal Appetites

From the Series Core Content Science — Animal Top Ten

Which animal swallows its food whole and then doesn't eat again for weeks? And did you know one animal eats only one food all its life? But it eats a lot of that food! Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 591.5
Fall 2019

Animal Athletes

From the Series Core Content Science — Animal Top Ten

If there were Animal Olympics, some animals would be gold medal winners! Which animal could compete in synchronized swimming? Which animal would win gold in the marathon? Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

Animal Tricksters

From the Series Core Content Science — Animal Top Ten

You may know that some animals play like they're dead to avoid predators. Did you know that one animal mimics the sound of the baby of its prey? Some animals are really tricky! Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 591.5
Fall 2019

Brain Busters

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series will show you how to play tricks on your brain! Observe contour illusions and after-affects, learn about blind spots, and use everyday materials to create your own… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
Fall 2019

CODE IT!: 4 Creative STEM Projects for Budding Engineers—Programming Edition

From the Series Build It!

The perfect hands-on introduction to coding and programming, this book contains 5 practical STEAM projects to keep young minds busy and engaged with simple science and engineering. Learn how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
Fall 2019

Cold Grab

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Sixteen-year-old Angelo moved to Toronto from the Philippines to join his mother, who has been living and working in Canada for most of his life. Adjusting to a new country isn't easy, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Forces of Nature: Experiments with Forces & Magnetism

From the Series Hands-On Science

Forces are all about movement—they explain how and why things move. Dig a little deeper and you'll find that magnetism is a big part of this, giving microscopic atoms the power to stick… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
Fall 2019

Get a Reaction: Experiments with Mixtures, Solutions & Reactions

From the Series Hands-On Science

Most substances on Earth are mixtures of different molecules. The way these molecules react to each other causes all sorts of everyday mixtures and solutions, from butter to plastic to soap!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
Fall 2019

Haunts and Horrors

From the Series Death Uncovered

Imagine stepping into an old farmhouse. You hear noises—banging and knocking sounds, chains being dragged across the floor—but nothing is there. You hear an old woman's voice . . . but you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
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Fall 2019

In Your Element: Experiments with Air & Water

From the Series Hands-On Science

Air and water are amazing stuff and lots of fun to experiment with. Both of these elements are vital to life on earth, but how much do you really know about them? Do you know what air and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
Fall 2019

Legends of the Afterlife

From the Series Death Uncovered

A soul travels to the ancient Egyptian underworld. There, it is weighed by Osiris, the god of the underworld. If the soul is light enough, it will live forever in the Field of Reeds. But if… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
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Fall 2019

MOVE IT!: 7 Creative STEM Projects for Budding Engineers—Movement Edition

From the Series Build It!

Learn about forces and motion in this hands-on introduction to key STEAM topics, sure to engage aspiring scientists and engineers. Create 7 fun projects including a marble run challenge, a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
Fall 2019

Make Waves: Experiments with Light, Energy & Sound

From the Series Hands-On Science

Energy is all around us—it's the power we need to keep on moving. Energy takes loads of different forms, most of which we can't even see—even though we encounter them every day! Do you know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
Fall 2019

Most Dangerous

From the Series Core Content Science — Animal Top Ten

Which animal is called Black Death? Did you know one of the most dangerous animals eats only grass and plants? Some animals kill by biting and fighting, others are deadly to touch! Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

Motion Madness

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series will demonstrate how your eyes see and interpret light and motion, sometimes in the strangest ways! Watch static images come to life, learn about saccades and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
Fall 2019

Near-Death Experiences

From the Series Death Uncovered

A man wakes up—only to discover he is not in his bed. It is dark, and he is having trouble moving. He's in a bag of some kind. He kicks his legs but cannot get free. Eventually, someone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
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