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Mystery Fish: Secrets of the Coelacanth

From the Series On My Own Science

In 1938, off the coast of South Africa, a woman found a strange blue fish with four stubby fins, pointed spines, and a funny looking tail—it was a coelacanth! Until that very moment, the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 597.3'9

On My Own Science — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Science

Set

Readers will discover the appeal of science in action through the newest edition to our On My Own brand. Featuring scientifically accurate, visually outstanding illustrations, this appealing… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $502.45
  • Your Price: $376.84
  • 13 titles

Owls

From the Series Animal Predators

Some of the fiercest and most skilled hunters in the world, owls use stealth, power, and a strong sense of hearing and sight to stalk and kill their prey. Watch these cunning animals as they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 598.9'7

Rocks

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — What Earth is Made Of

Earth is made of different things—gases, rocks, soil, and water. Most of Earth is made of rock. Rocks are made of many different things and can be many different shapes, sizes, and colors… Read More →

  • Dewey: 552

Saber-Toothed Cats

From the Series On My Own Science

Do you know which ice-age animal had a body similar to a bear’s, a short stubby tail, and razor-sharp, 7-inch teeth? A Smilodon! Fierce predators, Smilodons were large saber-toothed cats that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 569'.74

Soil

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — What Earth is Made Of

Earth is made of different things—gases, rocks, soil, and water. Soil is the top layer of the ground. Made up of tiny rocks and small pieces of plants and animals, soil helps plants grow… Read More →

  • Dewey: 631.4

Stars and Galaxies

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Each night, millions of stars light up the dark skies. Galaxies throughout the universe encompass thousands of stars. The appearance of stars in the sky have intrigued and enthralled humans… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.8

SuperCroc Found

From the Series On My Own Science

110 million years ago, a lush river flowed through the heart of what is now a desert in Africa. Lurking in the depths of the river, a humungous monster waited for its prey to come to the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 567.9'8

Trabajo (Work)

From the Series Libros de física para madrugadores (Early Bird Physics)

What is work? You may think work is doing chores or going to a job, but you do work every time you move something from one place to another. With experiments that demonstrate these… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8

Volcanoes Inside and Out

From the Series On My Own Science

Why does a volcano erupt? How many different kinds of volcanoes are there? Once believed to be the work of a fire god named Vulcan, volcanoes have long fascinated people. Looking at three… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 551.21

Why Does It Rain?

From the Series On My Own Science

Where does rain come from? What are clouds made of? Follow water as it makes its way through the entire water cycle. Then go back in time to the very first rainfall millions of years ago… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 551.57'7

Wolves

From the Series Animal Predators

Some of the fiercest and most skilled hunters in the world, wolves use intellect, teamwork, a strong sense of smell, hearing, and sight to track and kill their prey. Watch these powerful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 599.773

Cloudy

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Kinds of Weather

A basic introduction to the characteristics of clouds. Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.57'6

Feathered Dinosaurs

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 567.912

First Step Nonfiction — Kinds of Weather — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Kinds of Weather

Set

Students will learn general terms to describe various weather conditions in this easy-to-read series. Key terms are repeated while sensory cues describe what a child might see or feel in… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $23.70
  • Your Price: $23.70
  • 5 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Properties of Matter — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Properties of Matter

Set

This series teaches students about the various ways in which objects can be described and compared. Color photos accompany the simple sentences on each page. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $23.70
  • Your Price: $23.70
  • 5 titles

Flying Giants of Dinosaur Time

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 567.912

From Idea to Book

From the Series Start to Finish

How is a book made? A writer thinks of a story and writes it down. After a publishing company edits it, an artist will illustrate the story and a designer will put the two together on a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 002

From Tree to House

From the Series Start to Finish

How is a house built? Loggers cut down trees that are sent to a sawmill and made into boards. These boards are sent to builders who use them to build the floors, walls, and roof of the house… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 690'.837

Gentle Manatees

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

An adult manatee is twice as long as your bathtub and weighs as much as a grand piano. These roly-poly mammals live in warm, shallow water all over the world. These curious, gentle creatures… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 599.55
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Jumping Kangaroos

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Did you know that some kangaroos live in high, rocky places, and spend most of their time in trees? However, most kangaroos live in the wide, open plains of Australia. They have powerful legs… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.2'223