STEM: Life Science/Health and Human Body

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Addiction and Overdose: Confronting an American Crisis

Drug overdosing and death from prescription painkillers and heroin are at epidemic levels in the United States. How do people become addicted to opioids and other dangerous drugs, and why?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 362.290973
  • Copyright: 2018
Spring 2022

Antibiotics: A Graphic History

From the Series Medical Breakthroughs

Bacterial infections are a constant threat to human health. Antibiotics stop a bacterial infection from multiplying. They help treat pneumonia, strep throat, and many other infections. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 615.7/922
  • Copyright: 2022

A Trick of the Light

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series looks at how light, color, and shade can mess with your mind! Learn how contrast, assimilation, and after-image can make things change color in front of your eyes,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Copyright: 2019

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 →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 660.6
  • Copyright: 2021

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 →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: 617.9
  • Copyright: 2021

Body 2.0: The Engineering Revolution in Medicine

Scientists are on the verge of a revolution in biomedical engineering that will forever change the way we think about medicine, even life itself. Cutting-edge researchers are working to build Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 610.28
  • Copyright: 2020

Body Oddity Projects: Floating Arms, Balancing Challenges, and More

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Step away from the screen and learn science in the real world. Discover amazing tricks of the human body with these hands-on projects like optical illusions, involuntary movement, and balance Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: 612
  • Copyright: 2020

Brain Busters

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series will show you how to play tricks on your brain! Observe contour illusions and after-affects, learn about blind spots, and use everyday materials to create your own… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Copyright: 2019
Spring 2023

Climate Warriors: Fourteen Scientists and Fourteen Ways We Can Save Our Planet

Who do you think of when you imagine a climate scientist? Maybe a biologist? Or a chemist? But economists study the climate too! Meet fourteen different scientists who are working to solve… Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.738/74
  • Copyright: 2023

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 →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: 571.8
  • Copyright: 2021

For the Good of Mankind?: The Shameful History of Human Medical Experimentation

Experiment: A child is deliberately infected with the deadly smallpox disease without his parents' informed consent. Result: The world's first vaccine. Experiment: A slave woman is forced… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 9.5
  • Dewey: 174.2'8
  • Copyright: 2014

Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football's Make-or-Break Moment

When the 1905 football season ended, nineteen players were dead and countless others were critically injured. The public was outraged. The game had reached a make-or-break moment—fourth down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044
  • Copyright: 2013

Genomics: A Revolution in Health and Disease Discovery

Over the past 50 years, scientists have made incredible progress in the application of genetic research to human health care and disease treatment. Innovative tools and techniques, including… Read More →

  • Dewey: 572.8/6
  • Copyright: 2021

Germs Up Close

Have you ever seen a germ up close? Really, really close? Award-winning science writer Sara Levine introduces readers to a variety of viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and fungi that can make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 614.5/7
  • Copyright: 2021
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Get Started with STEM — eBook Set

From the Series Get Started with STEM

This vibrant, colorful science series brings STEM to life and gets your students thinking and working like scientists. Readers will get to ask and answer questions; make observations;… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2019
  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $483.89
  • Your Price: $362.92
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Get Started with STEM — Hardcover Set

From the Series Get Started with STEM

This vibrant, colorful science series brings STEM to life and gets your students thinking and working like scientists. Readers will get to ask and answer questions; make observations;… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2022
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $351.84
  • Your Price: $263.88
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Get Started with STEM — Paperback Set

From the Series Get Started with STEM

This vibrant, colorful science series brings STEM to life and gets your students thinking and working like scientists. Readers will get to ask and answer questions; make observations;… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2019
  • Paperback
  • List Price: $109.89
  • Your Price: $104.40
  • 0 titles
Spring 2022

Glowing Bunnies!?: Why We're Making Hybrids, Chimeras, and Clones

Our brave new world is here. With modern genetic technologies, science fiction's "what if?" has become the scientist's "why not?" Bioengineering has the potential to remake animals in almost Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 179/.3
  • Copyright: 2022
Spring 2023

How to Choose Your Perfect Healthcare Career

From the Series STEM Career Choices

Choosing a career can be tough. There are so many options and choices available—how do you figure out what is right for you? This book takes students by the hand and helps them explore… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2023
Spring 2022

Incubators: A Graphic History

From the Series Medical Breakthroughs

When babies are born early, they often have trouble surviving. But special containers called incubators help babies grow by keeping them warm and protected. At first, people in the medical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: 618.92/011
  • Copyright: 2022
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Infographic Top 10s — eBook Set

From the Series Infographic Top 10s

Everyone loves a top ten list, and when combined with infographics, they're irresistible. From the tallest buildings to the most popular animals, this series counts down high-interest topics… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2016
  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
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Jesse Steam Mysteries — Hardcover Set

From the Series Jesse Steam Mysteries

Ten-year-old Jesse Steam's curiosity about how the world works leads her to one mystery after another as she pedals around town with Mr. Stubbs, her tabby cat, keeping her company in the bike Read More →

  • Copyright: 2021
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $266.50
  • Your Price: $199.88
  • 0 titles
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Medical Breakthroughs — Hardcover Set

From the Series Medical Breakthroughs

Explore major medical events and the scientific breakthroughs that made them possible. With an accessible graphic nonfiction approach, each title in the Medical Breakthroughs series… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2022
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 0 titles

Motion Madness

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series will demonstrate how your eyes see and interpret light and motion, sometimes in the strangest ways! Watch static images come to life, learn about saccades and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Copyright: 2019