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Termites: Hardworking Insect Families

From the Series Insect World

Watch one of nature’s hardest-working insect families in action—termites! Hundreds of thousands of termites can live together in one nest. The termite queen spends her life laying eggs. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 595.7'36

The Flyer Flew!: The Invention of the Airplane

From the Series On My Own Science

Tells the story of the Wright Brothers’ invention of the airplane, climaxing in the triumphant first flight of the Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 629.13'0092'273

Thunderstorms

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

What is a thunderstorm? What dangers do thunderstorms bring? How can people prepare for a thunderstorm? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 551.55'4

Tornadoes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

How do tornadoes form? Where do tornadoes strike? How can you stay safe during a tornado? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 551.55'3

Tuberculosis, 2nd Edition

From the Series Twenty-First Century Medical Library

One of the deadliest diseases healthcare workers fight today, tuberculosis (often called TB) infects the lungs of one-third of the world’s population and kills about 2 million people a year… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.9'95

Volcanoes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

What is a volcano? What happens when a volcano erupts? How can volcanoes be helpful? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 551.21

Weight and Health

From the Series Twenty-First Century Medical Library

By some estimates, 25 percent of young people in the United States are either overweight or obese, a figure that has doubled in the last 30 years. In that time, the physical activities in our… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'398

Bugged!: Mosquitoes

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Bzzzz! The mosquitoes are attacking and Riley’s on the run! Can he find a way to make himself bug-proof—once and for all? Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

African Lions

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know. . . What lions eat? Where baby lions are born? How lions hunt? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 599.757

El calor (Heat)

From the Series Libros de energía para madrugadores (Early Bird Energy)

Why do some things heat up quickly while others don’t? How can heat cause matter to change form—from solid to liquid to gas and back again? Heat cannot be seen, but it can easily be felt… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 536

La electricidad (Electricity)

From the Series Libros de energía para madrugadores (Early Bird Energy)

Where does electricity come from? How does it make a computer run or a light bulb shine? Electricity is a form of energy that can be used in many ways. Starting with the tiny particles that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 537

La luz (Light)

From the Series Libros de energía para madrugadores (Early Bird Energy)

Where does light come from? What do colors have to do with light? Light is a form of energy. Life on Earth is made possible because light from the sun carries heat to the earth. This book… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 535

La materia (Matter)

From the Series Libros de energía para madrugadores (Early Bird Energy)

What is matter and where can it be found? Everything in the world is made of matter, whether it is a solid, a liquid, or a gas. Important ideas about matter such as volume, mass, and how… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 530.4

Libros de energía para madrugadores (Early Bird Energy) — eBook Set

From the Series Libros de energía para madrugadores (Early Bird Energy)

Set

Introduce students to basic concepts of energy and matter. Readers learn about topics through short, easy-to-understand sentences supplemented by vivid photography and simple experiments… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 4 titles

Los imanes (Magnets)

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

Magnets have a North and South Pole. Just like the earth! That’s because the earth is a giant magnet. Learn more about magnets in this informative book. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 538'.4

Real-Life Sea Monsters

From the Series On My Own Science

Long ago, sailors told tales about terrible monsters that lurked in the sea. Many of their stories may have been based on amazing—but real—sea creatures. Giant squid catch their food with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 591.77

Rockets

From the Series Space Innovations

The most futuristic of humankind’s inventions is also one of the oldest. Author Ron Miller tells the story of rockets, from their humble beginnings as toys one thousand years ago to their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.43'56

Saving the Whooping Crane

From the Series On My Own Science

Whooping cranes once lived all over North America. But by the 1940s, only one tiny flock was left. These beautiful birds were in danger of dying out. Scientists decided to start a second… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 598.3

Space Exploration

From the Series Space Innovations

For hundreds of years scientists have sought and studied new worlds beyond Earth. Author Ron Miller describes the long, hard trek from the first tentative attempts to fly rocket-powered… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.41

The Search for Antarctic Dinosaurs

From the Series On My Own Science

Rocks, ice, and snow. That is all Dr. William Hammer and his crew can see when they look at the land around them on Earth’s coldest continent. But on top of a mountain, the scientists… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 567.909989

Volcanoes

From the Series Early Bird Earth Science

This book introduces young readers to volcanoes—what they are, how they form, and how they affect people. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 551.21

Ready, Set, Oops!: Skin

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Joey's running to the library--fast. Too fast! But his trips and tumbles won't help him come up with an idea for Science Day. Or will they? Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Animal Prey — Library Bound Set

From the Series Animal Prey

Set

A companion to Sandra Markle's Animal Scavengers and Animal Predators series, Animal Prey depicts animals as they are hunted by animal aggressors and as they protect themselves. Stunning… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $50.64
  • Your Price: $37.98
  • 2 titles

Ben Franklin's Big Shock

From the Series On My Own Science

Describes Ben Franklin’s interest in and experiments with electricity, what he learned about electricity, and his famous experiment with lightning. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 537'.078