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Stickmen's Guide to Engineering

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to STEM

Explore the structures you encounter in your everyday life and around the world that exist because of engineering. Discover how the world's tallest building stays standing and more with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 620

Stickmen's Guide to Math

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to STEM

Learn how number systems and measurements allow us to make sense of the world. Discover how important addition and subtraction are and look at cell division with illustrated spreads designed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 510

Stickmen's Guide to Science

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to STEM

Find out how atoms fit together and how our solar system spins. Take a look at Earth's biomes and then explore the human body and more with full-color illustrations designed to keep young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 504

Stickmen's Guide to Technology

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to STEM

From cyber worlds to nano-technology, discover an array of always-changing technologies. High-interest, humorous illustrations and bite-sized facts will keep young readers engaged. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 600

The Middle Ages: New Conquests and Dynasties

From the Series Human History Timeline

Jump back in time to discover what was happening during the mysterious Middle Ages. Some people occupied themselves with putting crowns on their heads, others kept busy discovering and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 909.07

The Modern World: The Last Hundred Years

From the Series Human History Timeline

Step back into the recent past and discover the moments that defined the modern world. The century took off with the Wright brothers' historic flight, then swung between two devastating world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 909.82

The Rise of Civilization: First Cities and Empires

From the Series Human History Timeline

Take an enthralling journey from the Stone Age onward, and see how our ancestors became great builders and rulers. They grew food, discovered metals, made tools, and invented writing. You… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 930

The Rise of Western Society: Sailing Ships and Revolutions

From the Series Human History Timeline

Follow four centuries of discovery and change, from the moment people set out to explore the world to turbulent times when it turned upside down—even for the people who stayed home! See how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 909.08

Extreme Earthquakes and Tsunamis

From the Series When Nature Attacks

Earthquakes can destroy entire cities in mere minutes and send shock waves rippling around the world. These devastating quakes become even more deadly when followed by monster waves. Tsunamis… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 551.22

Extreme Fires and Floods

From the Series When Nature Attacks

In just a few seconds, a spark can turn a forest into a rapidly spreading inferno of intense heat and suffocating smoke. Firefighters try to control the wildfire—a battle that might last for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 363.37/9

Extreme Hurricanes and Tornadoes

From the Series When Nature Attacks

Imagine facing a storm so vast you can only see it all from space, or winds that uproot trees and hurl cars in the air. The unleashed power of extreme storms can flatten homes and drown… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 551.55/2

Extreme Volcanoes

From the Series When Nature Attacks

The molten rock just under Earth's solid crust sometimes erupts suddenly and violently, causing streams of red-hot lava and scorching high-speed avalanches called pyroclastic flows. Volcanoes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 551.21

Stickmen's Guide to Your Beating Heart

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to Your Awesome Body

Ba-boom, ba-boom, ba-boom . . . your incredible heart beats more than once every second, no matter what you're doing. And your lungs pull in up to 145 gallons of oxygen each day. So how are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 612.1/7

Stickmen's Guide to Your Brilliant Brain

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to Your Awesome Body

Just think, every single thing you do is handled by an amazing computer inside your head—your brilliant brain! And it's helped by your body's internet—your nervous system. Join the Stickmen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 612.8/2

Stickmen's Guide to Your Gurgling Guts

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to Your Awesome Body

Food is the body's fuel—but what happens to each yummy mouthful from the moment you take a bite? The Stickmen unravel the long process of digestion carried out by your winding system of guts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 612.3

Stickmen's Guide to Your Mighty Muscles and Bones

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to Your Awesome Body

Muscles help you run, jump, play sports, and even sit still long enough to read this book. Your bony skeleton holds you up and keeps everything in its place. Let the Stickmen give you a tour… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 612.7

Plague!: Epidemics and Scourges Through the Ages

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

Being sick is horrible. But it used to be worse. Inside this book, you'll see evidence of the plagues of the past—rotting skin, dissolving lungs, and sinister swelling all over the body… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 616.009

Quacks and Con Artists: The Dubious History of Doctors

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

People have always needed doctors. But the doctors of the past might not look like the doctors you are used to seeing! Sometimes their healing methods were weird, disgusting, or even… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 610.69/5

Strange Medicine: A History of Medical Remedies

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

It's easy to take a pill when we aren't feeling well. But did you know that the art of making medicines goes back thousands of years? Early remedies weren't always so easy—or effective. Some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 610

Tiny Killers: When Bacteria and Viruses Attack

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

Invisible microbes cause sickness by invading our bodies and multiplying. But doctors didn't always know that sickness was caused by germs. Most people thought diseases came from smelly, damp… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 616.009

Amazing Land Animals

From the Series Animal Bests

Meet some of the coolest land animals on Earth, and learn about their amazing abilities—from camouflage and communication to super senses and use of tools. Find out how these clever creatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 591.5

How to Live Like a Caribbean Pirate

From the Series How to Live Like . . .

It's 1718 and the world goes dark for Jamie Flynn, who's been snatched from the docks to join Blackbeard's crew of the fearsome pirates. Join him on board as he learns to fight with a cutlass… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 910.4/5

How to Live Like a Samurai Warrior

From the Series How to Live Like . . .

At the age of five, Takeshi joins the other youngsters in a samurai's castle to train as a noble fighter. Join him in action as he fires arrows while riding on horseback and defeats three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 952/.025

How to Live Like an Aztec Priest

From the Series How to Live Like . . .

It's the year 1492, the height of the Aztec Empire, and Ten Vulture is learning to become a priest—and a deadly warrior. On his adventures, he has to learn a secret language and rituals and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 972/.01