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Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Deep Space Science

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Learn about new discoveries, technological achievements, and scientific breakthroughs in the exploration of deep space. Engaging photos and up-to-date information help you take a closer look… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Mars Exploration

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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 →

  • Dewey: 523.43
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Planet and Comet Research

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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 →

  • Dewey: 629.43/5
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Space Travel

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Discover exciting changes in space travel. Learn how reusable rockets roar into space and then land gracefully on Earth. Find out how humans stay in space longer than ever and monitor the… Read More →

Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in Stars Research

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Investigate the newest discoveries about stars. Learn how gravitational waves flow through space and time and change our understanding of the universe. See how cutting-edge telescopes let us… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.807
Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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 →

  • Dewey: 576.8/39
Spring 2019

Surviving Antarctica: Ernest Shackleton

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew hoped to be first to cross Antarctica from sea to sea, until their ship became trapped in the ice and began to sink. Survivors endured more than… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 919.89 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Canyon: Aron Ralston

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Aron Ralston went for a normal hike on a normal day. But he slipped, got stuck in a canyon for five days, and wound up amputating his own arm to survive. Filled with suspense as well as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.522/30979259
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shark Attack: Bethany Hamilton

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Surfer Bethany Hamilton paddled out into the ocean for a early morning session with friends. Suddenly, she was attacked by a tiger shark and badly wounded. Learn how Bethany managed to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 797.3/2092 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shipwreck: The Titanic

Grade 3 - Grade 6

In 1912, more than 2,200 people sailed aboard the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Four days into its Atlantic crossing, the mammoth vessel sank. More than two-thirds of the passengers perished… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 910.9163/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a Space Disaster: Apollo 13

Grade 3 - Grade 6

The Apollo 13 mission began smoothly. But an explosion on the spacecraft changed everything. Instead of landing on the moon, the astronauts were fighting for their lives. This true story… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a World War II Prison Camp: Louis Zamperini

Grade 3 - Grade 6

During World War II, Louis Zamperini survived a plane crash, 46 days stranded on a life raft at sea, and two years in a prisoner-of-war camp. Discover how his strong will and positive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 940.54/7252092 [B]
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Construction

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Minecraft construction is the ultimate way to get creative. Players build castles, famous structures, and even entire cities with the game's construction materials. Filled with fun tips… Read More →

  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mining and Farming

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Mining and farming are at the heart of the Minecraft experience. Players use mined and farmed materials to build structures, from the simplest shelter to entire cities. Learn about mining and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mods

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Minecraft is known as a platform for creativity, and with mods, players can take their gaming experience to another creative level. Mods, short for "modifications," are any software that… Read More →

  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Survival

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Survival mode is the ultimate test of a Minecraft player's skills. Can you get enough to eat, gather the resources you need to build a shelter, and win battles against vicious mobs? Learn… Read More →

  • Dewey: 794.8
Fall 2018

Heroes of Dunkirk

Grade 3 - Grade 6

In 1940 Allied soldiers fled France as Nazi armies swept across the country. More than 300,000 soldiers escaped across the English Channel. Learn about the people and strategies behind the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 940.54/21428
Fall 2018

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™): New for Fall 2018

Series

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

Fall 2018

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™)

Series

This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

Fall 2018

The American Indian Rights Movement

Grade 3 - Grade 6

What do you know about the American Indian rights movement? You may have heard about modern pipeline protests, but this resistance has its roots in the early years of the United States, when… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 323.1197
Fall 2018

The Civil Rights Movement

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Civil rights have been in the news with the rise of Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem at NFL games, and more. Yet civil rights activists have many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 323.1196/0730904
Fall 2018

The Gay Rights Movement

Grade 3 - Grade 6

A lot has changed throughout the history of the gay rights movement. In 1969, the Stonewall Riots brought light to a movement that would later establish gay pride parades and persist in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 323.3/2640973
Fall 2018

The Manhattan Project

Grade 3 - Grade 6

The Manhattan Project produced the world's first nuclear weapons. The US military later dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, effectively ending World War II. Find out about the people and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 355.8/25119/0973
Fall 2018

The Women's Rights Movement

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Women have come a long way since the first women's rights convention took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848--but women's rights activists are still working to expand rights today. What… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 323.3/4