The M109A6 Paladin is a large, mobile howitzer. It can fire rounds several miles to support ground forces. Readers will learn about the features that make the Paladin successful, how it performs on the battlefield, and common Paladin missions.
Roller coasters offer riders high speeds and thrilling drops! The fastest roller coasters can reach speeds over 100 miles per hour! Eager students will plunge into learning about how roller coasters offer fast, sky-high thrills.
Pema, Bounce and Jagroop are battling a greedy developer for control of the airwaves. When Karl Reed, Owner of Oasis Developments, tries to force the sale of a local fruit farmâ€”through whatever means necessaryâ€”Pema, Bounce and Jagroop decide to expose him through the media. Little do they realize that when it comes to the news and the advertisers who make it possible, the truth is not always part of the story and nothing can be taken at face value. While learning about media consolidation and the power of money over truth, Bounce, Pema and Jagroop decide to take on the developers and the media.
Supersonic jets travel faster than the speed of sound. These jets are designed to maintain stability and function at very high temperatures. Kids will read about the technology, history, and future of supersonic jets.
When separated from his fellow scientists on the ice in the Arctic, Joe must learn how to survive in the harsh climate. Joe builds an igloo, goes ice fishing, and makes a few animal friends in this engaging title.
Will Joe be able to survive in the hot, scorching desert? In this exciting survival story, readers journey along with Joe as he searches for water and runs into a desert tribe.
Alone in the rainforest, Joe is suddenly caught in a tropical storm. He uses his science skills to observe the habitat around him to build shelter, find food, and search for help.