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Fall 2019

Haunts and Horrors

From the Series Death Uncovered

Imagine stepping into an old farmhouse. You hear noises—banging and knocking sounds, chains being dragged across the floor—but nothing is there. You hear an old woman's voice . . . but you… Read More →

Fall 2019

Legends of the Afterlife

From the Series Death Uncovered

A soul travels to the ancient Egyptian underworld. There, it is weighed by Osiris, the god of the underworld. If the soul is light enough, it will live forever in the Field of Reeds. But if… Read More →

Fall 2019

Near-Death Experiences

From the Series Death Uncovered

A man wakes up—only to discover he is not in his bed. It is dark, and he is having trouble moving. He's in a bag of some kind. He kicks his legs but cannot get free. Eventually, someone… Read More →

Fall 2019

Rituals and Traditions

From the Series Death Uncovered

Hundreds of years ago, Vikings had many elaborate traditions and rituals for funerals. Sometimes these rituals involved the burning of entire ships—and even human sacrifice. And if something… Read More →

Fall 2019

Surviving in Space

From the Series Iron Will

Imagine being part of a three-man crew, hurtling through space on the way to the Moon, when something goes terribly wrong. You have limited supplies, limited fuel, and absolutely no way for… Read More →

Fall 2019

Surviving the Cave

From the Series Iron Will

A young Thai soccer team and their coach entered a cave complex on June 23, only expecting to be inside a short while. But it was monsoon season in Thailand, and while the group was still… Read More →

Fall 2019

Surviving the Ice

From the Series Iron Will

About 400 miles from the North Pole, a plane crashes, stranding its passengers in the freezing cold. There is little shelter, and temperatures dip dozens of degrees below freezing. With an… Read More →

Fall 2019

Surviving the Storm

From the Series Iron Will

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina reached New Orleans. It was a Category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 miles per hour. The entire city had been ordered to evacuate. But those who… Read More →

Fall 2018

Animal Tech — Library Bound Set

From the Series Animal Tech

Set

Learn about historical and modern technology inspired by animals! Each book in this high/low series features six animals from a specific environment, from the skies to the seas, and their… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Creepy & Crawly: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Who knew geckos could inspire technology used on the space station? This is the product of a long process of observation, study, and mimicry of the animal world. Explore the story of Geckskin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
Fall 2018

Flippers & Fins: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Scientists continue to discover new things about ocean animals and the amazing abilities that allow them to thrive deep underwater. Readers will learn about six life-changing pieces of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
Fall 2018

Fur & Claws: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

What would life be like without Velcro? Did you know it was inspired by the way cockleburs get stuck in a dog's fur? Learn about six life-changing technologies inspired by mammals. Readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
Fall 2018

Iron Will — Library Bound Set

From the Series Iron Will

Set

Read the extraordinary real-life stories of people who defied the odds. These stories inspire young readers and successfully engage them in narrative nonfiction. Students will gain a better… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Surviving the Desert

From the Series Iron Will

The experiences of five people alone in deserts around the world and how they made it out alive will intrigue readers. If the poisonous snakes and lizards don't pose a major threat, the lack… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
Fall 2018

Surviving the Jungle

From the Series Iron Will

Find out the dangers of being lost in the rainforest with the five shocking stories in each book in this series. The survivors faced deadly animals like jaguars and poisonous spiders and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
Fall 2018

Surviving the Mountain

From the Series Iron Will

From avalanches to hiking dangers, this series retells five stories of adventure and survival on cold, dangerous mountains around the world. Some people lost limbs, and others lost fingers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
Fall 2018

Surviving the Sea

From the Series Iron Will

Investigate the stories of five shipwrecks, and learn what it took for survivors to endure until they were rescued. From surviving in an air pocket in a sunken ship at the bottom of the ocean… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
Fall 2018

Wings & Beaks: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Soar high in the skies while learning about animals that have inspired amazing technology. Read the stories of the scientists and engineers who have observed, studied, and mimicked the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750

Close Encounters

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

Strange lights are seen dancing above a ridge of mountains in Appalachia—too quick to be satellites and too random to be planes. Large symbols have been pressed into fields of crops, visible… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.9

Creatures

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

A hiker spots a large, ape-like creature walking through the woods. Neighbors discover hoof prints on their roofs. Swimmers see a dark, snake-like shadow moving under the water. Creatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.6

Disaster!: Tragedies That Gripped the World

From the Series Flash Points

A fire breaks out in a factory, killing almost 150 people. A nuclear reactor melts down, leaving almost 39,000 square miles of land poisoned by radiation. The German airship Hindenburg falls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.9

Flash Points — Library Bound Set

From the Series Flash Points

Set

Flash Points is a high/low nonfiction series that showcases critical turning points in history, with subjects ranging from space exploration to civil rights. Each Flash Points title focuses… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Forensics

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

A thief touches a doorknob, leaving behind fingerprints as clues to the crime. A woman is mysteriously killed, and only an autopsy can explain how and why. Many crimes have been solved—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.3

Hauntings

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

Cupboards open and shut by themselves. Could it just be the wind? Or is it a ghost? A man dressed in clothing from the Revolutionary War is seen wandering an old fort. Is it a prank, or a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.8