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Spring 2020

Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem

Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, so when one showed up dead along the side of a Florida highway in 1979, scientists wondered where it came from. No one knew the snakes had… Read More →

  • Dewey: 597.96/7809759
Spring 2020

Black Holes in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

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

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Black holes are invisible because light cannot escape their gravity. Explore new techniques that astronomers use to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 523.8/875
Spring 2020

Comets and Asteroids in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

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

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Billions of comets and asteroids orbit the sun. Most travel through space far from Earth, but when the planet crosses… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 523.44
Spring 2020

Let's Explore Apples!

From the Series Food Field Trips

Do you like sweet or tart apples? Visit a farm to discover how apples grow, what the different types of apples are, and how they taste. Make some delicious applesauce, and discover how to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 634/.11
Spring 2020

Let's Explore Bread!

From the Series Food Field Trips

Naan, sourdough, rye, pita . . . bread takes different flavors and forms all around the world. Experiment with yeast to learn why it makes breads rise, see how to knead bread, and follow a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 641.81/5
Spring 2020

Let's Explore Cookies!

From the Series Food Field Trips

What kind of cookies are your favorite? Chocolate chip? Snickerdoodles? Fortune cookies? These sweet treats are fun to make. See what common ingredients and steps are used in making cookies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 641.86/54
Spring 2020

Let's Explore Honey!

From the Series Food Field Trips

Where does honey come from? Bees! Discover what happens inside a bee hive, watch beekeepers gather and process honey, make a yummy recipe using honey, and do a craft project that explores… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 638/.16
Spring 2020

Let's Explore Pumpkins!

From the Series Food Field Trips

Many people use pumpkins for fall decorating. But pumpkin is also delicious in soup, pasta, muffins, and of course pies! See how pumpkins grow, learn what is inside of pumpkins, make pumpkin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 635/.62
Spring 2020

Let's Explore Strawberries!

From the Series Food Field Trips

Did you know that if you pick a green strawberry, it will never ripen and turn red? Visit a berry farm to see how strawberries grow. Then follow simple recipes to make Strawberry Smoothies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 641.6/475
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

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 Black Holes Research

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a deep look into some of the most mysterious objects in the universe—black holes. Readers will explore the most up-to-date information available and be encouraged think critically about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 523.8/875
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge Hubble Telescope Data

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

With a focus on STEM and late-breaking information, this book delves deep into the Hubble Space Telescope! How do scientists use the device? What are some of the recent discoveries we have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 522/.2919
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

Cutting-Edge Space Tourism

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Take a trip into orbit with the most up-to-date information on space tourism. With a STEM-focused sidebars, engaging photos, and fascinating facts, this book enables readers to explore the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 910.919
Fall 2019

Cutting-Edge SpaceX News

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — New Frontiers of Space

Blast off with SpaceX, the company that builds and launches rockets and spacecraft. Up-to-date information and fact-filled sidebars help readers explore the world's most exciting space-travel… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 338.4/7629478
Fall 2019

Mission HTML

From the Series Mission: Code (Alternator Books ® )

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to learn HTML and use it to create a web page. HTML is a type of code that makes a set of letters, numbers, and symbols appear on your phone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 006.7/4
Fall 2019

Mission JavaScript

From the Series Mission: Code (Alternator Books ® )

Introduce readers to JavaScript, a programming language that makes websites interactive. It lets us use search boxes, watch online videos, and more! A digital Page Plus feature allows readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 005.2/762
Fall 2019

Mission Python

From the Series Mission: Code (Alternator Books ® )

The Python programming language can be used on any operating system. Readers will learn how it is used to process text, images, numbers, and more! A digital Page Plus feature invites readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 005.13/3