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Inside Military Machines

Series

Explore the development of military machines from early catapults to modern sonar. This series combines history, technology, and engineering information with real-life stories about people… Read More →

Inside Submarines

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Believe it or not, submarines date back to the seventeenth century! Discover how they developed from early designs such as the one-person Turtle into streamlined, stealthy warships. Along the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 623.825/709

Inside Tanks and Heavy Artillery

Grade 3 - Grade 6

The earliest tank was designed in the fifteenth century. Since then, tanks have developed into huge, powerful weapons. Get an up-close view of mighty tanks and artillery as you learn about a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 623.4/1

Inventor, Engineer, and Physicist Nikola Tesla

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Have you ever tried to invent something? As a child, Nikola Tesla saw a picture of a waterfall and imagined an invention that would turn the water's energy into electricity. Later, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 621.3092 [B]

Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Series

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 →

Law Enforcement Robots

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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

Let's Explore Earth

Preschool - Grade 1

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

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 1.3
  • Dewey: 525

Let's Explore the Moon

Preschool - Grade 1

Why does the moon come out at night? And what makes it shine? Find out more about the moon and why it orbits around the planet Earth. Carefully leveled text, full-color photographs, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 523.3

Let's Explore the Stars

Preschool - Grade 1

Do you ever wonder what makes a star shine? Discover how stars work, with vibrant photos and carefully leveled text that will capture the reader's imagination. Age-appropriate critical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 523.8

Let's Explore the Sun

Preschool - Grade 1

Did you know that the sun is actually a star? As the closest star to Earth, the sun provides light and warmth to our planet every day! Learn more about what makes this star special, through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 523.7

Lions on the Hunt

Grade 3 - Grade 5

How do lions hunt? How do they interact with other lions? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about lions. From their habitat to their physical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 599.757

Magnetism Investigations

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What do you want to be when you grow up? When Katherine Johnson was young, women weren't expected to go into the math and science fields. Johnson loved math, but she never thought she could… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Orcas on the Hunt

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Where do orcas hunt? What do they eat? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about orcas. From their habitat to their physical characteristics and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 599.53/6

Polar Bears on the Hunt

Grade 3 - Grade 5

What features help polar bears survive the cold? Why do they hibernate? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about polar bears. From their habitat to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 599.786

Programming Awesome Apps

Grade 1 - Grade 4

How do apps help us complete tasks, listen to music, play games, or find information? Like other computer programs, they use instructions known as code. Learn how to design, program, test… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 005.1

Programming Games and Animation

Grade 1 - Grade 4

Do you know how your favorite video game works? Computer instructions called code bring the characters, challenges, and stories in the game to life. Learn what animation is and how it works… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 005.1

Pythons on the Hunt

Grade 3 - Grade 5

How do pythons move? What features make them a predator? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about pythons. From their habitat to their physical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 597.96/78

Robot Competitions

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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

Robots, Drones, and Radar: Electronics Go to War

Grade 4 - Grade 6

In 2011 unmanned drones flew high over Pakistan. Before anyone even knew the drones were there, missiles fired by these drones took out key terrorist targets. These drones were steered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 623/.043

STEM on the Battlefield

Series

Combining historical information with STEM concepts, STEM on the Battlefield introduces readers to the ways in which science and math have been used in warfare. Including codes, weaponry, and… Read More →

Searchlight Books ™ — Predators

Series

From orcas and tigers to pythons and wolves, nature's predators are amazing! Learn how they hunt, where they live, how they act, and what physical features set them apart from their prey… Read More →

Smoke Screens and Gas Masks: Chemistry Goes to War

Grade 4 - Grade 6

In the 1960s during the Vietnam War, US forces used a chemical substance called napalm to burn away the jungle in search of enemy soldiers. But when napalm came in contact with human skin, it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 355/.07

Sound and Light Waves Investigations

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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