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Fall 2018

The Science of Cars: A Cars Discovery Book

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Lightning McQueen, Doc Hudson, Smoky and others explore the science of cars. From how a car works to Formula One racing, clear, nonfiction text give all the details. Favorite Cars characters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 629.222
Fall 2018

Triumphs of Human Flight: From Wingsuits to Parachutes

From the Series Feats of Flight

Soaring thousands of feet above sea level in nothing but a fabric suit? It sounds crazy, but it's the reality of modern human flight. Action-packed photos and engaging text propel readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 629.1/4
Fall 2018

Vertical Takeoff Aircraft: From Drones to Jump Jets

From the Series Feats of Flight

Action-packed photos and engaging text explore the varied world of vertical takeoff aircraft, from jump jets launching off a ski jump on an aircraft carrier in the middle of the ocean to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 629.133/35
Fall 2018

Animal Tech — Library Bound Set

From the Series Animal Tech

Set

Learn about historical and modern technology inspired by animals! Each book in this high/low series features six animals from a specific environment, from the skies to the seas, and their… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Creepy & Crawly: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Who knew geckos could inspire technology used on the space station? This is the product of a long process of observation, study, and mimicry of the animal world. Explore the story of Geckskin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
Fall 2018

Flippers & Fins: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Scientists continue to discover new things about ocean animals and the amazing abilities that allow them to thrive deep underwater. Readers will learn about six life-changing pieces of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
Fall 2018

Fur & Claws: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

What would life be like without Velcro? Did you know it was inspired by the way cockleburs get stuck in a dog's fur? Learn about six life-changing technologies inspired by mammals. Readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
Fall 2018

Wings & Beaks: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Soar high in the skies while learning about animals that have inspired amazing technology. Read the stories of the scientists and engineers who have observed, studied, and mimicked the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]

Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wished that you could do something heroic to help your country? When Alan Turing was a boy, he was fascinated by math and science. Later, Turing's math skills would help Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Create Computer Games with Scratch

From the Series Project Code

Do you already know the basics of using Scratch? Project Code will help you take those skills and build on them to create action-packed computer games that you can play with your friends!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 794.8/1

Create Music with Scratch

From the Series Project Code

Do you already know the basics of using Scratch? Project Code will guide you through easy-to-learn techniques to expand your creativity and use your imagination when coding. This book builds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 781.3/45133

Create Your Own Story with Scratch

From the Series Project Code

Do you already know the basics of using Scratch? Project Code will help you take those skills and build on them to turn your stories into amazing interactive adventures! This book will build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830

Create an Animation with Scratch

From the Series Project Code

Do you already know the basics of using Scratch? Project Code will guide you through easy-to-learn techniques to expand your creativity and use your imagination when coding. This book builds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 777/.7

Environmental Activist Wangari Maathai

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to come up with ways to solve a problem in your community? Wangari Maathai worked to solve an environmental crisis and help people at the same time. When Maathai was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 333.72096762

Google Cybersecurity Expert Parisa Tabriz

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to compete against other people? So did cybersecurity engineer Parisa Tabriz. She turned her toughness and her competitive spirit into a job as Google's top security expert. As a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 005.8/092 [B]

Lighting Up the Brain: The Science of Optogenetics

What if neuroscientists could look inside the human brain and watch individual brain cells send signals to one another? What if they could then control these brain cells to direct thoughts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 612.8/2

NASA Astronomer Nancy Grace Roman

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever looked up at the twinkling stars in the night sky? Nancy Grace Roman looked up and never looked back. Roman was fascinated with the stars ever since her mother showed her the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 520.92 [B]

Project Code — Library Bound Set

From the Series Project Code

Set

This exciting, makerspace-friendly series offers a variety of step-by-step projects for programming in Scratch. Easy-to-follow instructions guide young programmers through activities that… Read More →

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

Project Code — Paperback Set

From the Series Project Code

Set

This exciting, makerspace-friendly series offers a variety of step-by-step projects for programming in Scratch. Easy-to-follow instructions guide young programmers through activities that… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.96
  • Your Price: $37.96
  • 4 titles

Project Code — eBook Set

From the Series Project Code

Set

This exciting, makerspace-friendly series offers a variety of step-by-step projects for programming in Scratch. Easy-to-follow instructions guide young programmers through activities that… Read More →

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

STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This myth-busting series highlights the most hotly contested invention credits in history. With the high-energy tone of color commentary, each book presents the race to claim first in… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Temporarily out of stock
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STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ™) — Paperback Set

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This myth-busting series highlights the most hotly contested invention credits in history. With the high-energy tone of color commentary, each book presents the race to claim first in… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $59.94
  • Your Price: $56.94
  • 6 titles

STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This myth-busting series highlights the most hotly contested invention credits in history. With the high-energy tone of color commentary, each book presents the race to claim first in… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles