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Andrew Jackson's Presidency

From the Series Presidential Powerhouses

In 1829 Andrew Jackson became the seventh president of the United States, the first who did not come from a wealthy, east coast family. Jackson led an adventurous—some would say notorious—life Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 973.5'6092

How Can I Be a Good Digital Citizen?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Digital World

Using the Internet can be an exciting adventure. But it is important to use it safely. How can you use computers responsibly? And how can you be a good digital citizen? Read this book to find out! Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 004.67'8083

What's Inside My Computer?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Digital World

People use many kinds of computers. There are desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and even some toys and cameras. Do you know what parts are similar in all computers? Or how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 004

Key Discoveries in Earth and Space Science

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

How did our knowledge of Earth's systems, cycles, and resources develop? Who first proposed theories about the solar system, lunar phases, and gravity? And who used those early findings to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 509

Key Discoveries in Engineering and Design

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

Who were some of the earliest scientific engineers and what problems did they solve? What scientific discoveries led up to major breakthroughs such as the assembly line, computers, or the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 609

Key Discoveries in Life Science

From the Series Science Discovery Timelines

How did our knowledge of cells, heredity, evolution, ecosystems, and photosynthesis develop? Who first studied these concepts and why? And who used those early theories to expand and change… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 7.6
  • Dewey: 570.2

Let's Make Some Gold!: Science's Biggest Mistakes about Geology and Ecology

From the Series Science Gets It Wrong

Is planet Earth flat? Is California an island? Can you mix other metals to make gold? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But later studies proved these ideas were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 001.9'6

Robots at Home

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Robots Everywhere!

Robots work in homes every day. Some vacuum floors or mow lawns. Others keep people company. And some help kids have fun! What robots might you find in someone's home? Read this book to find out! Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.8'92

That Bull Is Seeing Red!: Science's Biggest Mistakes about Animals and Plants

From the Series Science Gets It Wrong

Do bulls get angry when they see the color red? Do plants grow by snacking on soil? Are bats blind? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But later studies proved these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 500

We're the Center of the Universe!: Science's Biggest Mistakes about Astronomy and Physics

From the Series Science Gets It Wrong

Does the universe circle around Earth? Do creatures live on the sun? Can you tell the future by looking at the stars? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But later studies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 520

Weather Robots

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Robots Everywhere!

Robots help us understand our weather and climate. Some fly into storms to measure wind. Others dive into the ocean to learn about weather patterns. And some drive across frigid polar regions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 629.8'92

Your Head Shape Reveals Your Personality!: Science's Biggest Mistakes about the Human Body

From the Series Science Gets It Wrong

Do your eyes send out light like headlights? Does your liver create blood? Do bumps on your head tell what's inside your brain? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 610.9

Internet Censorship: Protecting Citizens or Trampling Freedom?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

Americans are sharply divided on the issue of Internet censorship. This book examines the history of censorship in the United States as well as current federal, state, and local laws. It… Read More →

  • Dewey: 005.8

Let's Look at Prairie Dogs

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Animal Close-Ups

What animal has a furry body, a short tail, and sharp claws? Prairie dogs! But do you know where prairie dogs live? Or what sounds a prairie dog makes? Read this book to find out! Learn all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 599.36'7

Giant Octopuses

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

How do octopuses swim? Why can they change to fit into any shape? Young readers can learn the answers to these and many other questions in the Pull Ahead Books title Giant Octopuses. Engaging… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 594'.56