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Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Astronaut Training

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

How do astronauts prepare for their missions in space? What recent discoveries and innovations have changed how astronauts train? With a focus on STEM, fascinating sidebars, and up-to-date… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 629.450068/3
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Journey to Mars

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a voyage to the red planet! This book presents cutting-edge information about travelling to Mars and dives into related STEM topics. Sidebars and fascinating photos will thrill readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 629.45/53
Fall 2019

Real-Life Kings

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Real-Life Royalty

Learn the basics about the lives and duties of kings. Simple, accessible text introduces the high-interest topic with social studies concepts. Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: 321.8/70922
Fall 2019

Real-Life Princes

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Real-Life Royalty

Introduce young readers to real-life princes and social studies concepts through this high-interest title. Through simple and accessible text, readers will learn about princes' lives and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 940.56/120922
Fall 2019

Real-Life Princesses

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Real-Life Royalty

Learn the basics about princesses and their duties. Through simple, accessible text, readers are introduced to a popular, high-interest topic which also introduces social studies concepts. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 305.5/22
Fall 2019

Real-Life Queens

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Real-Life Royalty

Readers follow real-life queens to learn about what their lives look like and what their responsibilities are. This introduction to a high-interest topic introduces social studies concepts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 920.72
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Mars Exploration

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Will astronauts one day travel all the way to Mars? Get informed about Mars research and plans for Mars exploration, and discover key aspects of the science and technology involved in solving… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 523.43
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Planet and Comet Research

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Did you know some of Saturn's sixty-plus moons are covered with icy methane oceans? Or that a huge storm on Jupiter has raged for more than three hundred years? Discover what scientists are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 629.43/5
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

Through reader-friendly text and incredible photos, this book explores the search for life on other planets. From exoplanets to rocks on Mars and radio waves to infrared telescopes, readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 576.8/39

Cutting-Edge 3D Printing

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

What if people could make toys, foods, or even body parts using a computer printer? They can! Modern programmers and scientists have figured out a way to make three-dimensional versions of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 621.9/88

Cutting-Edge Robotics

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Robotics is currently one of the most popular hands-on applications of STEM in schools. High-interest text filled with fascinating and up-to-date information teaches readers all about the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 629.8/92

Extreme Longevity: Discovering Earth's Oldest Organisms

Meet the science experts who study specimens of extreme longevity in both the plant and animal kingdoms, such as the 80,000-year-old root system of Pando (a colony of male quaking aspens)… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 571.8/79

Create Your Own Blog

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Do you love to write? Are you into self-expression? Blogging is a great way to share your obsession with travel, your passion for reading, or your unique thoughts about the world. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 006.7/52

Make and Upload Your Own Videos

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Maybe you love baking or doing martial arts—or perhaps soccer is more your thing. You can make a video about all these interests and more! Share your passions with the world by recording them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 777/.38

Who Invented the Airplane?: Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Do you know who invented the airplane? Most Americans believe it was Wilbur and Orville Wright. But what if that's not true? What if a German immigrant named Gustave Whitehead beat the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 629.130092/2

Who Invented the Movie Camera?: Edison vs. Friese-Greene

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

Most people believe Thomas Edison was the mastermind of motion pictures. But what if another budding inventor filed a patent for a movie camera just before Edison? Photographer William… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 777

Who Invented the Television?: Sarnoff vs. Farnsworth

From the Series STEM Smackdown (Alternator Books ® )

It's something many people use every day, but do you know who invented the television? David Sarnoff, the powerful radio executive, is often thought of as the Father of Television. But the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 621.3880092/2

Energy Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

You've probably heard lots of things about energy. You may know that your body needs energy or that there's energy in sunlight. But what exactly is energy? Where does it come from and where… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 530

Forces and Motion Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Forces and motion are at work all around you—when you kick a ball, ride a bike, or drop a book. But what exactly are forces? And how do they make things move? For thousands of years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 531/.11

Magnetism Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

You've probably played with magnets or seen them on a refrigerator door. But did you know that magnets are used in everything from laptops to electric guitars? Why and how do these magnets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 538

Mysteries of the Egyptian Pyramids

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Massive pyramids tower over the Giza Plateau near Cairo, Egypt. Built in the Bronze Age, these immense stone structures were engineered with remarkable precision. How did the ancient… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 932

Mysteries of the Great Wall of China

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

In August 2011, an expedition in the Gobi Desert region of Mongolia uncovered a long-forgotten section of the Great Wall of China. In 2015, nine new sections of the wall were located in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 931

Mysterious UFOs and Aliens

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fear Fest

Have you ever seen a mysterious glowing light in the sky? Or wondered if there is life on other planets? Explore alien and UFO sightings—from ancient Egypt to Roswell, New Mexico. Find out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 001.942

Sound and Light Waves Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Much of what you experience—from the things you see to the sounds you hear—travels to you in waves. But how do sound and light waves work? For thousands of years, scientists have been testing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 534