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Spring 2020

On a Snow-Melting Day: Seeking Signs of Spring

Snowmen droop / Cardinals swoop, Rabbits bounce / Foxes pounce In the early days of spring when the snow begins to melt, plants and animals stir to life. High-impact photos and simple… Read More →

  • Lexile: 110
  • Dewey: 508.2
Spring 2020

Cutting-Edge Brain Science

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

What's the fastest, most complex computer we know of? The human brain. The latest in brain science comes straight out of science fiction, as researchers use artificial intelligence and neuron… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: 612.8/2
Spring 2020

Cutting-Edge Medicine

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Will we one day be able to regrow limbs? 3-D print custom dentures? Wear a contact lens to monitor our health? It sounds like science fiction, but advances like these are driving real medical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 610

Surviving a Shipwreck: The Titanic

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

In 1912, more than 2,200 people sailed aboard the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Four days into its Atlantic crossing, the mammoth vessel sank. More than two-thirds of the passengers perished… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 910.9163/4

Dwarf Rabbits

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Little Pets

Hop! Hop! Dwarf rabbits are super fluffy and are fun pets. But do you know how to make a dwarf rabbit feel safe? Or how big they can get? Read this book to learn all about these gentle, playful pets! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 636.932/2

Mini Horses

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Little Pets

Clomp! Clomp! Mini horses are lovable and make good pets. But do you know how often they need to eat? Or if you can ride a mini horse? Read this book to learn all about these strong, active pets! Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 636.1/09

Mini Pigs

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Little Pets

Oink! Oink! Mini pigs are cute, smart, and make very fun pets. But do you know how big they get? Or what it takes to care for a mini pig? Read this book to learn all about these curious, playful pets! Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 636.4

Pygmy Goats

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Little Pets

Meeehh! Meeehh! Pygmy goats are adorable and make fun pets. But do you know why they need tall, strong fences to stay safe? Or how big pygmy goats get? Read this book to learn all about these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 636.3/9

The World of Mario Bros.

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — The World of Gaming

Do you know the first video game that featured the character Mario? Do you know what animators do, and how they turn drawings into fast-paced video game action? Read on to learn about Mario… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 794.8

The World of Pokémon

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — The World of Gaming

Do you know how to capture a Pokémon? Have you heard of Satoshi Tajiri, the man who turned his fascination with insects into one of the world's biggest video game franchises? Read on to learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 794.8

Angel Sharks in Action

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Shark World

What's unique about angel sharks? Unlike other sharks, they have flat, wide bodies. Angel sharks are also very good at hiding! From habitat to hunting tactics, readers will learn all about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 597.3

Great White Sharks in Action

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Shark World

What are the biggest hunting fish in the ocean? Great white sharks! But do you know how great white sharks find food? Or how many teeth they have? Find out everything about these ferocious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 597.3/3

Mako Sharks in Action

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Shark World

What are the fastest sharks in the ocean? Mako sharks! But do you know what mako sharks eat? Or how they swim so fast? Learn all about the life cycle, habits, and habitat of the mako shark… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 597.3/3

Tiger Sharks in Action

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Shark World

Tiger sharks are some of the world's largest, fiercest sharks. But do you know what they eat, how they find their prey, and why their teeth are so deadly? Learn all about this fearsome… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 597.3/4

Mars Missions: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Have you ever dreamed of walking on Mars? Or maybe even living there? Ever since Mars was discovered, people have wondered if there could be life on this mysterious red planet. For years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 523.43

Let's Visit the Desert

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Biome Explorers

The desert biome can be found all around the world. Land in this biome is dry and often hot. How do animals in deserts find water? And what kinds of plants thrive in deserts? Read this book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 577.54

Let's Visit the Evergreen Forest

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Biome Explorers

Winter lasts a long time in the evergreen forest biome. The trees here stay green all year. But how do tree needles help a tree survive the winter? And how do animals live in the snow and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 577.3

Let's Visit the Lake

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Biome Explorers

There are lakes in each biome on the planet. They are filled with many different kinds of plants and animals. But how do these lakes form? And how can people keep lakes clean and safe? Read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 577.63

Let's Visit the Rain Forest

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Biome Explorers

The rain forest biome is filled with many kinds of plants and animals. More rain falls here than anywhere else on Earth. How do animals protect themselves from danger in the rain forest? And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 578.734

Meet a Baby Chicken

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Baby Farm Animals

Baby chickens hatch from eggs. Chicks weigh about as much as a dozen pennies. But did you know that chicks can find their mom by the sound of her clucks? Or that chicks roll in the dust to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 636.5/07

Meet a Baby Cow

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Baby Farm Animals

Baby cows are skinny at birth. Yet they can stand right away. And they grow really quickly! Did you know that a full-grown cow weighs about as much as a whole class of fourth-graders? Or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 636.2/07

Meet a Baby Horse

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Baby Farm Animals

Baby horses are called foals. They can walk just a few hours after they are born. But did you know that most foals are born at night? Or that a foal's legs are almost as long as an adult… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 636.1/07

How Do Big Rigs Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

Big rigs have powerful engines and lots of wheels. But do you know how much weight these trucks can pull? Or how drivers stop these giant vehicles? Young readers will love this in-depth yet… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 629.224

How Do Fire Trucks Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

Fire trucks have loud sirens and flashing lights. They race to fires to keep people and property safe. But what are some different kinds of fire trucks? And what special equipment do they use… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 628.9/259