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Space Engineer and Scientist Margaret Hamilton

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Have you ever watched video of astronauts walking on the moon? Margaret Hamilton programmed software that helped get them there. As a girl, Hamilton loved math and science. She grew up during… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 629.45/4

States of Matter Investigations

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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

Stickmen's Guide to Your Beating Heart

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Ba-boom, ba-boom, ba-boom . . . your incredible heart beats more than once every second, no matter what you're doing. And your lungs pull in up to 145 gallons of oxygen each day. So how are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 612.1/7

Stickmen's Guide to Your Brilliant Brain

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Just think, every single thing you do is handled by an amazing computer inside your head—your brilliant brain! And it's helped by your body's internet—your nervous system. Join the Stickmen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 612.8/2

Stickmen's Guide to Your Gurgling Guts

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Food is the body's fuel—but what happens to each yummy mouthful from the moment you take a bite? The Stickmen unravel the long process of digestion carried out by your winding system of guts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 612.3

Stickmen's Guide to Your Mighty Muscles and Bones

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Muscles help you run, jump, play sports, and even sit still long enough to read this book. Your bony skeleton holds you up and keeps everything in its place. Let the Stickmen give you a tour… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 612.7

Stickmen's Guides to Your Awesome Body


With clever illustrations and detailed diagrams, this series makes the complex parts and systems of the body accessible, fun, and interesting. Humorous and informative text describes… Read More →

Super Soaker Inventor Lonnie Johnson

Grade 2 - Grade 5

As a kid, Lonnie Johnson liked to invent things. He often faced prejudice as an African American growing up in the segregated southern United States, but he eventually became an engineer for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 338.7/68872 [B]

The Crayola ® Comparing Sizes Book

Preschool - Grade 3

Big and small, short and tall, and everywhere in between—things can come in all sorts of sizes! What different sizes do you see in your world? What can you create by comparing sizes? Vibrant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 153.7/52

The Crayola ® Counting Book

Preschool - Grade 3

Twos, fives, tens—there are lots of ways to count! Count forward and backward, add and subtract, and practice skip counting with colorful crayons. What other ways can you count? Encourage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 260
  • Dewey: 513.2/11

The Crayola ® Opposites Book

Preschool - Grade 3

Hot or cold, full or empty, dark or light—opposites are all around us! Explore opposites wherever you go, with a splash of Crayola color. What opposites are in your world? What can you create… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: 428.1

The Crayola ® Patterns Book

Preschool - Grade 3

Zigzags, stripes, polka dots, and spirals—patterns are all around us! Be inspired by colorful patterns wherever you go, with a splash of Crayola color. What patterns are in your world? What… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 701/.8

The Crayola ® Shapes Book

Preschool - Grade 3

Circles, triangles, squares, and stars—shapes are all around us! Be inspired by colorful shapes wherever you go. What shapes are in your world? What can you create with shapes? Vibrant photos… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 516/.15

The Crayola ® Sorting Book

Preschool - Grade 3

Sorting by color, by shape, or by size—there are lots of ways to group similar things together! How do you sort the objects in your world? What can you create by sorting? Bright and colorful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 511.3/22

The Great Penguin Rescue: Saving the African Penguins

Grade 4 - Grade 6

African penguins waddle around nesting colonies in lower numbers than ever before. Despite South African government efforts to protect the penguin colonies and their ocean fish supply, young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 598.47

Tigers on the Hunt

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Why do tigers have stripes? How do their claws help them hunt? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about tigers. From their habitat to their physical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 599.756

Torpedoes, Missiles, and Cannons: Physics Goes to War

Grade 4 - Grade 6

In 1878 tiny Russian speedboats raced toward a huge enemy warship in the Black Sea. The speedboats carried new weapons called torpedoes. The Russian torpedoes struck the Turkish warship, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 623.4

Trashing the Planet: Examining Our Global Garbage Glut

Grade 8 - Grade 12

On a global scale, humans create around 2.6 trillion pounds of waste every year. None of this trash is harmless—landfills and dumps leak toxic chemicals into soil and groundwater, while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 363.72/85

Whale Quest: Working Together to Save Endangered Species

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Decades of commercial whaling nearly decimated a variety of whales considered a keystone species. Keystone species are indicators of the overall health of Earth's habitats. While whales have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 599.5

When Nature Attacks


Nature can be ruthless. Explore the science behind the worst disasters to have hit the planet, including how they happen, what the environmental impact is, and how technological advancements… Read More →

Wolves on the Hunt

Grade 3 - Grade 5

How do wolves work together to hunt? How long do wolves go between meals? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about wolves. From their habitat to their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 599.773

Zoo Scientists to the Rescue

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Zoos take care of animals and welcome visitors of all ages, but that's not all zoos do. Author Patricia Newman and photographer Annie Crawley bring readers behind the scenes at three zoos to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 333.95/4

All About Systems

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Join Space Cat on an exploration of systems in both the natural world and in the human-made world. Readers discover how STEM skills keep systems working. Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 501

Attack on Circuit City (Statistics)

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Under attack by bugs, bots, and viruses, your computer needs your help. Sucked into the data system you must thwart the Attack on Circuit City—using your statistical knowledge. Read More →

  • Lexile: 610