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ShockZone ™ -- True Survival Stories

Series

ShockZone™--True Survival Stories features some dangerous situations and describes how people survived them. With extreme stats and facts, engaging visuals, and fast-paced, accessible text… Read More →

Surviving Accidents and Crashes

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Most people don't have to worry about being buried alive or falling into a sinkhole. And when you travel by plane, you don't usually end up plunging to the ground after takeoff. But accidents… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 613.6'9

Surviving Animal Attacks

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Wild animals are often cute. But even the most adorable creatures can sometimes snap and bite your face off. Sharks and grizzly bears certainly have the power to rip people limb-from-limb… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 591.5'3

Surviving Natural Disasters

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Earthquakes. Hurricanes. Meteorites. Tsunamis. The natural world is full of powerful forces that can kill you in an instant. Hiding in your closet won't save you. Clinging to your roof is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 363.34

Surviving in Cold Places

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Do you have what it takes to survive in some of the world's coldest places? Imagine yourself stranded on a frigid mountain with no shelter and nothing but snow and rocks in every direction… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 363.34092'211

Surviving in Wild Waters

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Imagine a peaceful voyage at sea, with puffy clouds overhead and the gentle rise and fall of the waves. Now imagine that you're lost. There's a hurricane looming on the horizon. Sharks begin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 910.4'52

Surviving in the Wilderness

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Would you eat a giant spider? Would you eat cooked spider eggs? What if you were starving to death? People stranded for long periods of time in the wilderness face questions like these. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 613.6'9

ShockZone ™ -- Games and Gamers

Series

This fascinating, fact-filled series on video games will engage young fans of this incredibly popular pastime. Reflecting the look and feel of their subject, the books cover various… Read More →

The Awesome Inner Workings of Video Games

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Gamers, beware--your video games can think for themselves! Ever wondered what's inside the plastic of your video game console but don't want to crack it open to find out? Crack open this book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Biggest Names of Video Games

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Collecting bugs, drawing cartoons, writing plays, studying robotics--these are just some of the hobbies that inspired the creation of video games such as Pokémon and The Legend of Zelda. Who… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Brain-Boosting Benefits of Gaming

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Has anyone ever told you gamers out there that your time would be better spent studying? Well, don't let go of that joystick just yet! Turns out, advancing to that next level of Super Mario… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Crazy Careers of Video Game Designers

Grade 5 - Grade 8

You might think that working in the video game industry is all fun and, well...games. Jobs like combat designer and animator sound pretty exciting. But do you know what it really takes to do… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Epic Evolution of Video Games

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Have you ever wondered what video games would be like if they never changed? The first games were little more than bouncing dots on a plain screen. Modern games include astonishing action… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 794.809

The Wild World of Gaming Culture

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Just how dedicated can gamers be? Video games inspire people to write fan fiction, draw characters, and even dress up in costume to act out video game scenes. Read this book and dive into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 794.8

Assassins, Traitors, and Spies

Grade 5 - Grade 8

James Bond may be one of the good guys, but the spies in this book definitely aren't--nor are the traitors and assassins! Crack open this book to uncover more secrets about history's most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 327.12092'2

Deadly Adorable Animals

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Imagine a creature that would gnaw on the tail of a crocodile or crush a seal's skull with its razor-sharp teeth. Are you picturing a grizzly or other tough-looking critter? If so, you're… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 591.47

Deadly Bloody Battles

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Can you imagine being one of just three hundred soldiers from ancient Greece pitted against an army of thousands? Or wading through muddy, lice-infested trenches in World War I while bombs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 355.4'7

Deadly Danger Zones

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Want to travel to some of the world's most dangerous spots? Prepare to visit the homes of man-eating tigers and hungry crocodiles. Explore giant volcanoes, a garden of poison plants, and a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 910.4

Deadly Hard-Hitting Sports

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Would you enjoy letting yourself fall from the top of a skyscraper? Or swimming through a narrow, dark passage in an underground cave, thousands of feet from the surface? Some people do these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 613.7'1

Deadly High-Risk Jobs

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Imagine yourself parachuting from a plane straight into a raging forest fire, or racing against the clock to disarm a ticking bomb while enemy forces lurk around you. For some people, this is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 331.702

Deadly Venomous Animals

Grade 5 - Grade 8

From snakes and spiders to snails and jellyfish, all sorts of animals carry deadly venom. And they're not afraid to use it. Bites and stings from these creatures bring pain, swelling, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 591.6'5

Gangsters, Bootleggers, and Bandits

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Robbery, smuggling, gambling--gangsters did it all. Find out the true stories of the United States' most feared hoodlums and mob bosses. Learn how a two-bit car thief built a criminal… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 364.1092'273

Lethal Leaders and Military Madmen

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Get ready to bow down--if you don't want to lose your head! Some of history's most ruthless leaders are headed your way. Some of these rulers schemed their way to the top. Others just… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 920.02

Merciless Monarchs and Ruthless Royalty

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Loyal subjects, watch out! Some of history's royal leaders were just as vicious as they were powerful. These kings and queens stole, tortured, and murdered. Read on to discover the gruesome… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 321.0092'2