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Spring 2020

Garfield's ® Guide to Lasagna: Cooking Nature's Perfect Food

Dive into this delicious exploration of a truly flawless food—lasagna! Learn the art of cooking with step-by-step recipes for all types of lasagna, from a classic red sauce version to very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 641.5945
Spring 2020

Where Have All the Bees Gone?: Pollinators in Crisis

Apples, blueberries, peppers, cucumbers, coffee, and vanilla. Do you like to eat and drink? Then you might want to thank a bee. Bees pollinate 75 percent of the fruits, vegetables, and nuts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 595.79/9
Spring 2020

Planets in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Did you know that more than forty spacecraft have explored Venus? Or that some astronomers think an unknown planet might… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 523.4
Spring 2020

Space Gear in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Space suits protect astronauts during launches and landings and allow people to go on space walks. But astronauts need a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 629.47/7
Spring 2020

Space Machines in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Space is a dangerous place for humans. That's where robots and rovers come in! These cutting-edge space machines can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 629.8/92
Spring 2020

Space Stations in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Humans first placed a space station in orbit around Earth in 1971. Construction of the International Space Station began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 629.44/2
Spring 2020

Space Vehicles in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Landers, rockets, and capsules carry people and cargo to and from space. Modern space vehicles can go farther and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 629.44
Spring 2020

Stars and Galaxies in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Stars are unimaginably massive and hot, and galaxies have billions of them. Stars are born in enormous clouds of dust and gas and often die in violent explosions that cause space itself to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 523
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Doughnuts Guide to Math

From the Series Garfield's ® Fat Cat Guide to STEM Breakthroughs

Come along with Garfield and explore breakthroughs in math, from the very beginning of numbers—when people counted on their fingers and toes—to modern times and into the future, when students… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 510.9
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Lasagna Guide to Science

From the Series Garfield's ® Fat Cat Guide to STEM Breakthroughs

Come along with Garfield and explore breakthroughs in science, from the very beginning of astronomy—when people believed Earth was the center of the universe—to modern times and into the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 500
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Naps Guide to Engineering

From the Series Garfield's ® Fat Cat Guide to STEM Breakthroughs

Join Garfield in exploring breakthroughs in engineering, from the first pyramids and plumbing to modern times and into the future, where one day people may be able to take vacations to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 620
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Almost-as-Great-as-Pizza Guide to Technology

From the Series Garfield's ® Fat Cat Guide to STEM Breakthroughs

Follow along with Garfield as he explores breakthroughs in technology, from the earliest stone tools to modern times, when silicon computer chips and GPS are commonplace. Al along, Garfield… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 609
Spring 2019

Climate Change and Energy Technology

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Climate Change

Our climate is changing fast, partly because of our energy use. Everything from turning on a light to driving a car consumes energy. Can new energy technology help combat climate change?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 621.042028/6
Spring 2019

When Plants Attack: Strange and Terrifying Plants

Science writer and plant expert Rebecca E. Hirsch presents fun and gross facts about a variety of plants along with explaining the science behind why they do what they do. Featured plants… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 581.6/59

The Monarchs Are Missing: A Butterfly Mystery

Why are monarch butterflies disappearing? Scientists are racing to find answers. These iconic orange, black, and white butterflies flutter across much of the North American continent, and are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 595.78/9

De-Extinction: The Science of Bringing Lost Species Back to Life

In the twenty-first century, because of climate change and other human activities, many animal species have become extinct, and many others are at risk of extinction. Once they are gone, we… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 591.68

Exploding Ants and Other Amazing Defenses

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Animal Superpowers

What do animals do when they're under attack? Some run. Some hide. But did you know that some animals defend themselves from predators by fighting back? The animals in this book defend… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 591.47

Thousand-Mile Fliers and Other Amazing Migrators

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Animal Superpowers

Many animals migrate during the year. But did you know that some animals migrate over incredibly long distances? The animals in this book make amazing migration trips—traveling thousands of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 591.56/8

Trap-Door Spiders and Other Amazing Predators

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Animal Superpowers

Lots of animals hunt prey to survive. Many of them attack with sharp teeth and claws. But did you know that some animals have sneaky and clever ways of hunting? Trap-door spiders hide until… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 591.5/3

Birds vs. Blades?: Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

It's a chilly winter evening. A northern gannet lets out a loud graaak. Swiftly and carefully, a scientist scoops the bird off the surface of the water into a net so that a team of experts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 578.77

Climate Migrants: On the Move in a Warming World

Around the world, from US coastal towns to island nations of the Pacific and the deserts of Africa, people are in danger of losing their homes. Some have already fled. Others know they are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 304.8

Plants Can't Sit Still

Do plants really move? Absolutely! You might be surprised by all ways plants can move. Plants might not pick up their roots and walk away, but they definitely don't sit still! Discover the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 580

The Human Microbiome: The Germs That Keep You Healthy

Trillions and trillions of microbial cells live on and inside your body. A small number of these microbes are unhealthy germs. But most belong on your body and perform essential jobs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 612

Using Climate Maps

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?

Ever wonder which states are the cloudiest? Or what city gets the most snow? Climate maps can tell you. They show average weather conditions—in your neighborhood, around the world, or even on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 912.01/4