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Fall 2020

Behind the Scenes with Marsai Martin

From the Series Teen Strong

At age five, Marsai Martin started acting in commercials. Before long, she earned a role on the TV show Black-ish, which has earned her awards and national attention. The next steps were to… Read More →

Fall 2020

Biohackers

From the Series STEM Body

A woman waves her hand and her car roars to life. She touches her unadorned ear to take a call in the car as she drives to a cryotherapy parlor. She is a biohacker. What other technologies… Read More →

Fall 2020

Bionic Bodies

From the Series STEM Body

The first prosthetic limb was discovered in an Egyptian tomb. This simple technology allowed an amputee to walk again. Over 2,000 years, advances in materials, science, medicine, and computer… Read More →

Fall 2020

Cloning Humans

From the Series STEM Body

What makes a person who they are? This is one of the fundamental questions of human life. Scientists of the 21st century have made rapid advances in cloning and editing human DNA and cells… Read More →

Fall 2020

Fighting Climate Change with Greta Thunberg

From the Series Teen Strong

When Greta Thunberg learned about climate change, she was deeply troubled. The young woman then took action. Through protests and outspoken speeches, she has taken the world by storm… Read More →

Fall 2020

In the Running with Ntando Mahlangu

From the Series Teen Strong

Ntando Mahlangu was born with a condition that prevented his legs from developing. At age 10, both legs were amputated. Later, Ntando worked with an organization that outfitted him with… Read More →

Fall 2020

The Science of Cancer

From the Series STEM Body

New breakthroughs in particle acceleration allow tumors to be irradiated in milliseconds. Using genetics, doctors can attack cancers and their causes in ever more targeted ways. Nanoparticles… Read More →

Fall 2020

Wildlife Conservation with Robert Irwin

From the Series Teen Strong

Robert Irwin was only two when his father, Steve Irwin, was killed in an accident with a wild animal. Rather than fear these creatures, Robert has embraced them. A photographer and TV host… Read More →

Spring 2020

Zion Williamson: The Road to New Orleans

Jump onto the court with New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson in this first-look biography! Discover how hard work and a drive for success led him to become the number-one pick in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
Fall 2019

Death Uncovered — Library Bound Set

From the Series Death Uncovered

Set

Death Uncovered is a nonfiction series from Full Tilt Press. Each book unearths mysteries of many aspects of death, from ghost stories and near-death experiences, to ancient myths about the… Read More →

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

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
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 →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.7
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 →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
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 →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 5.1
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 →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2
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 →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2
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 →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.0
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 →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.2

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

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

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

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

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: $223.92
  • Your Price: $167.94
  • 8 titles

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
  • ATOS: 4.9