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A King's Guide

Grade 3 - Grade 6

I am a powerful medieval king. I have an impressive castle, I like to be entertained by music and jesters, and I'm not afraid of an intense battle. But being a king isn't easy. There are a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 321/.60940902

A Pharaoh's Guide

Grade 3 - Grade 6

I am the mighty pharaoh of Egypt. I control the River Nile, plan great cities, and make sure I am the richest person in all of Egypt--with the most exotic food and expensive clothes. After… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 932/.01

A Shogun's Guide

Grade 3 - Grade 6

I am a fearless shogun, the military ruler of Japan. People are afraid of me--and they should be. I have even more power than the emperor. I followed the rules to achieve my high… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 952/.02

Amazing Land Animals

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Meet some of the coolest land animals on Earth, and learn about their amazing abilities--from camouflage and communication to super senses and use of tools. Find out how these clever… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 591.5
Fall 2017

Amazing Science Experiments


Science comes alive through simple experiments that demonstrate scientific concepts including electricity, forces and motion, and states of matter. Simple step-by-step instructions describe… Read More →

An Emperor's Guide

Grade 3 - Grade 6

I am a Roman emperor, and my empire stretches from the sunny Mediterranean to northern Europe. I can tell that you're impressed. There are several rules I follow to keep everything under… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 321/.03

Animal Bests


This high-interest series showcases superstars in the ocean, on land, and in the air. Learn about the incredible senses and skills of insects, birds, marine animals, and land animals in these books. Read More →

Be a Survivor

Grade 3 - Grade 6

What happens when you find yourself stranded in the big outdoors, without a phone or computer in sight? Don't panic! With these great survival ideas, you'll learn how… ● build a shelter Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 613.6'9

Be a Tracker

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Do you want to be your own naturalist and watch animals out there where they belong? Sharpen your eyes, tread carefully, and see how… ● find and follow animal tracks ● camouflage yourse Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 591.47'9

Be an Adventurer

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Are you fascinated by wide open spaces and like NOT knowing where a path might lead? Breathe in that fresh air and discover how to… ● cross a river without a boat ● escape from quicksand Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 910.4

Be an Explorer

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Do you want to experience what it's like to chart new territory and survive the unexpected? Discover the unknown as… ● find your way in fog ● follow the stars ● find fossils and bones Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 613.6'9

Brain Benders


Put readers' thinking skills to the test with these entertaining visual, logical, and physical challenges. The puzzles, games, and tricks can be copied or repeated for continued fun, and the… Read More →

Brain Game Treasure Hunts


Embark on an exciting treasure hunt! Readers will take a journey, solving puzzles along the way, to reach the final prize at the end of each book. Puzzles include math challenges, word games… Read More →

Break the Siege: Make Your Own Catapults

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Construct an arsenal of mini-models of large launchers, based on siege weapons used throughout history. All you need are everyday items and some adult help. Wheel them out as you conduct a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 623.4/41
Spring 2018

Build Your Own Boats

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Landlubbers can make a splash with these easy-to-make watercraft using simple, everyday items! You'll be surprised how you can use two soft drink cans and a rubber band to make a catamaran, a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
Spring 2018

Build Your Own Land Vehicles

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Make brilliant land vehicles from simple everyday items and discover the engineering behind each model! You'll see how some wooden skewers and a soft drink can come together to create an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 629.22/1
Spring 2018

Build Your Own Robots

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Be your own robotics engineer and watch these clever machines come to life. But remember, you're in charge! Learn how to create robots like the Intrepid Eggsplorer, the Tightrope Trickster… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 629.8/92
Spring 2018

Build Your Own Rockets and Planes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Build your very own planes and rockets! All you need are easy-to-find items and these incredible ideas. Find out how to make a glider, helicopter, a parachute, and more with objects like… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 621.43/560228

Castle Attack: Make Your Own Medieval Battlefield

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Make models of castle buildings and little knights, and plan a medieval battle scene that uses the mini-launchers from other books in this series. All you need are everyday items and some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 728.8/1

Crazy Creepy Crawlers


From deadly spiders that use stealth to trap their prey to beetles that shoot boiling water from their bodies, fascinating insects and other creepy crawlers take center stage in this series… Read More →

Creatures of the Deep

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Dive down to the watery depths and encounter the ten strangest creatures living in the oceans. You'll discover:… ● a fish with an angling light ● a snail that harpoons its prey ● a squid wi Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 591.77

Creatures of the Rain Forest

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Track down the ten most awe-inspiring animals in the rain forests of the world. Step away from those jaws, claws, and muscles, because here you'll find:… ● the largest snake in the world ● b Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 591.734

Creepy, Crawly Creatures

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Look closely at the ten most amazing insects and spiders that buzz, dart, and hang out all over the world. Beware of those bites and stings as you encounter:… ● a hornet that will chase human Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 595

Deadly Spiders

Grade 3 - Grade 6

With their unique ability to spin silk that is stronger than steel, spiders make cunning traps as well as beautiful webs. This book brings you up close to these brilliant engineers, aerial… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 595.4/4