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2301 records found. Displaying 1969 - 1992.

Disasters at Sea

From the Series Disasters Up Close

For thousands of years, the perils of the sea have claimed uncountable numbers of victims. Bad weather, rocks and icebergs, equipment failures, human error, and many more types of tragedies… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 910.4'52

Diving Beetles: Underwater Insect Predators

From the Series Insect World

Check out the action at a nearby pond where a master predator is on the hunt—a diving beetle! This skillful insect is after larvae, small fish, salamanders, and other prey. Key body parts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 595.76'2

Earthquakes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

Why does the ground shake during an earthquake? What machine draws wiggly lines to measure ground movement? How can you stay safe in an earthquake? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 551.22

Electric Eels

From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the electric eel. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 597'.48

Environmental Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

From chemical leaks and oil spills to toxic pollution and nuclear accidents, environmental disasters are devastating for the people and animals in their wake. Such disasters can destroy the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 363.7'02

First Step Nonfiction — Ecology — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Ecology

Set

Explore the concept of interdependence of life with young readers. Each of these engaging, photographic books looks at how people, plants, and animals need a healthy environment—and each… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $19.92
  • Your Price: $19.92
  • 3 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Ecology — eBook Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Ecology

Set

Explore the concept of interdependence of life with young readers. Each of these engaging, photographic books looks at how people, plants, and animals need a healthy environment—and each… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $107.97
  • Your Price: $80.98
  • 3 titles

Forest Fires

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

How do forest fires start? How do firefighters put out forest fires? How can we prevent forest fires? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 634.9'618

Giant Anteaters

From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the giant anteater. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 599.3'14

Gila Monsters

From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the gila monster. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 597.95'952

Hornets: Incredible Insect Architects

From the Series Insect World

Take a closer look at nature’s amazing insect architect—the hornet! Each year, a young female hornet queen selects just the right spot and designs a nest of six-sided cells. Every cell is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 595.79'8

Hurricanes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

Where do most hurricanes start? How do people get ready when a hurricane is coming? When do most hurricanes happen? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 551.55'2

Insect World — Paperback Set

From the Series Insect World

Set

Award-winning science writer Sandra Markle turns the spotlight on eight fascinating insects, each representative of an order within the class Insecta as well as a key behavior or trait… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $32.97
  • Your Price: $31.32
  • 2 titles

Insect World — eBook Set

From the Series Insect World

Set

Award-winning science writer Sandra Markle turns the spotlight on eight fascinating insects, each representative of an order within the class Insecta as well as a key behavior or trait… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $341.20
  • Your Price: $255.90
  • 8 titles

La gravedad (Gravity)

From the Series Mi primer paso al mundo real — Fuerzas y movimiento (First Step Nonfiction — Forces and Motion)

Gravity is what keeps us from flying off into space. We are always being pulled towards the center of the earth. The moon is also pulled by the earth’s gravity. That’s why it’s always so close to us. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 531'.14

Locusts: Insects on the Move

From the Series Insect World

Pay attention to these insects on the move—locusts! Usually, locusts live alone. When there is lots of food, the locust population grows. But when the weather turns dry and grasses die, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 595.7'26

Luna Moths: Masters of Change

From the Series Insect World

See for yourself one of the most amazing masters of change in the insect kingdom—the luna moth! Hatching from a tiny egg, the luna moth begins its life as a caterpillar just 0.11 inch (3… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 595.78

Mosquitoes: Tiny Insect Troublemakers

From the Series Insect World

Look out for these public enemies—mosquitoes—as they are after blood! Mosquito females need a meal of blood before they can lay their eggs. They target humans and animals and zoom in for a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 595.77'2

Opossums

From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the opossum. Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 599.2'76

People and the Environment

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Ecology

An engaging look at the ways that people interact with plants and animals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 304.2

Plants and the Environment

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Ecology

An engaging look at the ways that plants interact with people and animals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 581.7

Praying Mantises: Hungry Insect Heroes

From the Series Insect World

Look quickly and you might just see one of nature’s insect heroes on the hunt—praying mantises! With their incredible hunting skills, mantises help rid farms and gardens of insect pests that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 595.7'27

Space Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

Imagine watching a space shuttle on the launchpad, ready to blast off into orbit. Astronauts have embarked on some of the most amazing adventures and made incredible discoveries. Yet sadly… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 363.12'42

Stick Insects: Masters of Defense

From the Series Insect World

Watch out for these masters of defense—stick insects! Their secret weapon is being able to hide in plain sight. To protect themselves from predators, they have developed long, narrow bodies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 595.7'29