Back in 1922, Roy Chapman Andrews discovered dinosaur eggs. He also found bones of another dino called Oviraptor that looked like it was stealing those eggs. But was it really? For years, paleontologists thought Oviraptor was an egg thief. That is, until Mark Norrell made a new discovery that changed everything. Follow along on this graphic adventure to find fossils and discover the truth about Oviraptor. Then, take a trip back in time to learn about the creatures that lived alongside Oviraptor and discover even more about paleontology.
Baby dinosaur bones in a fossil shop led Jack Horner on a hunt that would change our understanding of dinosaurs. Soon, he was digging through mounds of mudstone nests on a search to uncover the truth about duck-billed dinos. Follow along on the graphic adventure based on a true story to discover the nesting site of the Maiasaura. Then, take a trip back in time to learn all about the creatures that lived alongside Maiasaura and discover even more about paleontology.
Mice have gone missing, polar bears are losing their place to rest, butterflies are going without food, and invasive species are taking over. What on Earth is putting these animals in danger? As Earth's climate is changing, natural habitats are shifting and disappearing, causing harm to the animals that live in them. Uncover the problem of climate change, explore the impact on animals, and dive into what we can do to help. Approachable text and engaging images bring this timely topic to life.
Buzzing bees make tasty honey. Join the journey of the Honey Hive food truck to hunt for honey. Along the way, learn how busy bees make the tasty treat, how beekeepers collect it, and what you can do to protect the pollinators.
Whether you're talking tater tots or French fries, mashed potatoes or baked potatoes piled high with toppings, potatoes are at the center of many scrumptious sides. Anna serves some of the best from her the Potato Patch food truck. But how do those potatoes make it to your plate? Learn all about the path of potatoes!
From fruit on a plant to beans in a pot, what does it take to get coffee in a cup? As it turns out--a lot. And the driver of the Coffee Stop knows all about it. Hop aboard the food truck to join the journey to find out.
Hop aboard the Cheese Wheels food truck to go on the chase for cheese. Start at the farm with cows, sheep, and goats and then follow along as our guide makes cheeses that are stinky, soft, gooey, and tasty!
Take a bite of your favorite chocolate bar for a sweet treat. But where does chocolate come from? And how does a pod on a tree turn into tasty chocolate? Hop on the Chocolate Box food truck to find out!
Sandwiches are served all around the world. But what goes into these handheld meals? Join a bread-lover on her food truck the Sandwich Shack to find out!
The soccer player smacks the ball with the inside of their foot, spending it spinning toward its target. It curves around the goalie and into the top corner of the net. Goal! Any good soccer player needs skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of soccer. Sports and STEM? Score!
Learn all about plants one fact at a time! Explore plants from tiny buds to towering trees--and everything in between. Along the way you'll get to know the plants that cover our world. Colorful illustrations paired with engaging photos make fact-o-graphics fun!
Whether going for a sail or hitting the road on anything with wheels, you may need to thank the people from Mesopotamia. Did you know this ancient civilization inspired and invented a lot of things that we can still find in our modern lives? The Cradle of Civilization brought us board games and astrology, maps and soap, and so much more. But there are some things we may be glad to leave behind in Mesopotamia, such harsh penalties for breaking the law (death!) and an alphabet that included 700 letters (think of that alphabet song!). Discover extreme facts about Mesopotamia in this fun and kooky book.
From peanuts to oncoming seizures and changes in blood sugar, medical detection dogs can smell it all. These doggy doctors use their super sniffers to keep people safe and give them more independents in the world. Learn all about these heroic dogs.
Learn all about the human body one fact at a time! Explore the body from head to toe--and everything in between. Along the way, you'll get to know the body systems that keep us alive and make us human. Colorful illustrations paired with engaging photos make fact-o-graphics fun!
With just a few seconds left in the game, the score is tied. The attacker cradles the ball close to the goal, grips the stick, and sends the ball sailing into the net. Score! The perfect shot takes skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of lacrosse. Sports and STEM? Score!
Learn all about habitats one fact at a time! Explore the world from the desert to the ocean--and everywhere in between. Along the way you'll get to know the plants and animals that call each of these habitats home. Colorful illustrations paired with engaging photos make fact-o-graphics fun!
The forward streaks toward the goal, his skates biting into the ice as he drives forward. They pull back their stick and whip it forward. Wham! The hockey puck zooms along the ice. From skating like a pro to mastering the perfect shot, hockey takes skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of hockey. Sports and STEM? Score!
As the clock ticks down, the quarterback looks for an open receiver. The offensive line holds back the opposing team's strong defense, but they can't give the QB time forever. The wide receiver breaks away and the QB launches the ball. Touchdown! A good football team needs skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of football. Sports and STEM? Score!
Welcome to the disaster zone where blundering bodies lead to the downfall of all who enter. Catch up with the famous philosopher who was killed by laughing, the Austrian mayor who experienced death by beard, and the polite astronomer who crossed his legs for just a little too long. What else might you expect from disastrous deaths?
Welcome to the disaster zone where frightful foods are killer. Discover the Swedish king who killed himself by stuffing his gut, the famous philosopher who was taken down by apricots, and how the love for beans killed in ancient Greece. There's so much to explore when it comes to disastrous deaths.
Welcome to the disaster zone where we can learn all about atrocious animal deaths. We'll see how the father of tragedy was killed by a tragic turtle, a gutsy soldier experienced death by elephant, and a king died from a monkey bite. There's no telling what other disastrous deaths await.
William Hornaday admired the American bison. He wanted every American to see the beautiful animal that was once plentiful across the Great Plains. But in 1886 he made a shocking prediction. Unless something changed quickly, bison would disappear from America forever. Follow along on this graphic adventure based on a true story to learn how William and other activists brought the bison back from the brink. Then, learn more about bison and other animals in danger.
As the pitcher sends the ball flying, the batter takes a big swing. Crack! The ball zooms out of the park. It's a home run. From the perfecting a pitch to syncing up a swing, baseball takes skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of baseball. Sports and STEM? Score!
A basketball player speeds down the court toward the basket. With just seconds left in the game the ball leaves their fingertips and arcs its way through the air. Swish! Nothing but net! A good shot takes skill, practice, and a little bit of STEM. Explore the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the game of basketball. Sports and STEM? Score!
Funnels of fire fly through the sky, rain the color of blood falls from clouds above, and bolts of heat hotter than the surface of the sun flash to Earth. Weather isn't always rainbows and fluffy cumulous clouds. Whether it's raining cats and dogs (or frogs, as it did once in a small Serbian town) or it hasn't rained a drop in years (or even a drought lasting more than a decade), weather can be wild. Discover the extreme facts about weather in this kooky book.