STEM: Life Science/Health and Human Body

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My Senses

From the Series Get Started with STEM

In this book, readers will get the chance to learn about their senses as if they were scientists! They will discover how their senses work and learn lots of fascinating facts about their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 612
  • Copyright: 2017
Spring 2023

Never Give Up: Dr. Kati Karikó and the Race for the Future of Vaccines

Meet Hungarian American biochemist Katalin "Kati" Kariko. She became fascinated by science as a child and grew up determined to find a way to use messenger RNA—a copy of a part of DNA that… Read More →

  • Dewey: 572.092 [B]
  • Copyright: 2023
4 titles

Optical Illusions — Hardcover Set

From the Series Optical Illusions

The brain is an amazing thing, but it doesn't always get things right when it comes to sight. This series is here to explain why, with astounding images, baffling puzzles, and simple reveals… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2019
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
  • Your Price: $79.95
  • 4 titles
11 titles

Picture Book Favorites — Audisee®—On Level Set

Finding meaningful connections between picture books and struggling readers is the key to unlocking a new world full of an ever-increasing vocabulary and a deeper understanding of the content Read More →

  • Copyright: 2019
  • Audisee®—On Level
  • List Price: $513.15
  • Your Price: $384.86
  • 11 titles

Plague!: Epidemics and Scourges Through the Ages

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

Being sick is horrible. But it used to be worse. Inside this book, you'll see evidence of the plagues of the past—rotting skin, dissolving lungs, and sinister swelling all over the body.… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 616.009
  • Copyright: 2017

Quacks and Con Artists: The Dubious History of Doctors

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

People have always needed doctors. But the doctors of the past might not look like the doctors you are used to seeing! Sometimes their healing methods were weird, disgusting, or even… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 610.69/5
  • Copyright: 2017

Record-Breaking People

From the Series Infographic Top 10s

What is the longest bone in your body? What's the record for throwing a washing machine? What's the record for the most books written? Find out about the most amazing human record… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 030
  • Copyright: 2016

Shape Shifters

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series will play around with your ideas of perspective and space! Learn about hybrid illusions, ambigrams, and impossible shapes and structures, and make your own versions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Copyright: 2019

Snakebite!: Antivenom and a Global Health Crisis

Every year, more than half a million people worldwide either die or lose limbs from venomous snakebites. See how a global crisis has emerged due to inadequate supplies of antivenom. Examine… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 597.96/165
  • Copyright: 2019
18 titles

Spring 2020 Grades K–6 Multi-User Collection — Audisee®—On Level Set

Titles in this collection feature single word highlighting matched to real-voice narration at a pace appropriate for the specified reading level of each title. The on-level reading speed… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2020
  • Audisee®—On Level
  • List Price: $846.37
  • Your Price: $634.78
  • 18 titles
4 titles

STEM Body — Hardcover Set

From the Series STEM Body

This series chronicles the cutting-edge technology that helps change, heal, and improve the human body. Each book focuses on a single concept and features new technologies that are making… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2021
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Strange Medicine: A History of Medical Remedies

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

It's easy to take a pill when we aren't feeling well. But did you know that the art of making medicines goes back thousands of years? Early remedies weren't always so easy—or effective. Some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 610
  • Copyright: 2017

The Discovery of Germs: A Graphic History

From the Series Medical Breakthroughs

Earth is home to trillions of germs. But for most of human history, people didn't know germs existed! Healers of the past had different ideas about illnesses and their cures. They blamed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 579
  • Copyright: 2022

The Ebola Epidemic: The Fight, The Future

An ordinary blue thermos holding blood samples from a sick nun in Zaire reached Belgium's Institute of Tropical Medicine in September 1976. From the samples, researchers discovered a new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 614.5'7
  • Copyright: 2016

The First Heart Transplant: A Graphic History

From the Series Medical Breakthroughs

For centuries, people misunderstood how the heart works. As our knowledge grew, heart surgery remained a dangerous medical procedure. Even after organ transplants become common, surgeons… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 617.4/120592
  • Copyright: 2022

The Human Microbiome: The Germs That Keep You Healthy

Trillions and trillions of microbial cells live on and inside your body. A small number of these microbes are unhealthy germs. But most belong on your body and perform essential jobs.… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 612
  • Copyright: 2017

The Microscopic Snot Debacle: Solving Mysteries Through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

From the Series Jesse Steam Mysteries

It's springtime again in Deanville and everything is in full bloom—including some microscopic nuisances that put a damper on outdoor activities. What could it be? Help Jesse use science… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2021

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 →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: 616.99
  • Copyright: 2021
4 titles

The Sickening History of Medicine — Hardcover Set

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

Before there was anesthesia, antibiotics, or even an understanding that germs can kill, what happened when people got sick? And how were our modern medical methods developed, anyway? This… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2017
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
3 titles

The Sickening History of Medicine — Paperback Set

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

Before there was anesthesia, antibiotics, or even an understanding that germs can kill, what happened when people got sick? And how were our modern medical methods developed, anyway? This… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2017
  • Paperback
  • List Price: $23.97
  • Your Price: $22.77
  • 3 titles

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review) Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]
  • Copyright: 2018

Tiny Killers: When Bacteria and Viruses Attack

From the Series The Sickening History of Medicine

Invisible microbes cause sickness by invading our bodies and multiplying. But doctors didn't always know that sickness was caused by germs. Most people thought diseases came from smelly, damp Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 616.009
  • Copyright: 2017

Traumatic Brain Injury: From Concussion to Coma

Two soccer players collide on the field. A soldier in Afghanistan is thrown to the ground during a bomb explosion. A teen has an accident while riding her bike—and she isn't wearing her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044
  • Copyright: 2014

Understanding Coronaviruses: SARS, MERS, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

While many scientists believed influenza would cause the next great pandemic, no one was prepared for the new strain of coronavirus that appeared in 2019. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 362.1962/414
  • Copyright: 2022