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Space

Liz Kruesi (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846319

Highlights fascinating facts about space, from the hottest planet in the solar system to volcanoes that spew icy slush. Learn about the planet that spins on its side, the only animal that can survive in space without a spacesuit, an asteroid so big that scientists mistook it for a planet, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Renewable Energy vs. Nonrenewable Energy

Aubrey Zalewski (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846661

Illustrates the differences between renewable and nonrenewable energy. Explains what makes energy sources renewable or nonrenewable and how they affect everyday life. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Quiet vs. Loud

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846654

Illustrates the differences between quiet and loud. Explains what makes a sound quiet or loud and how they affect everyday life. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Push vs. Pull

Aubrey Zalewski (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846647

Illustrates the differences between pushing and pulling. Explains different forces that push and pull and how they affect everyday life. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Natural Disasters

Allison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846296

Highlights fascinating facts about natural disasters, from rumbling earthquakes to spinning hurricanes. Learn about the Alaskan earthquake that sunk boats in Louisiana, the volcanic eruption that blocked sunlight for months, the hurricane that blew Pacific seabirds all the way to Arizona, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Inventions

Liz Kruesi (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846272

Highlights fascinating facts about inventions, from the first usage of glue tens of thousands of years ago to 3-D printers used in space. Learn about a forgotten drink turned into a beloved summer treat, the first words ever recorded, a remote controlled boat from the 1800s, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Human Body

M. J. York (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846265

Highlights fascinating facts about the human body, from the genes in our cells to the hairs on our heads. Learn about the number of bathtubs your saliva could fill, the evolutionary origins of goosebumps, the part of the body that doesn't need blood, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Engineering

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846241

Highlights fascinating facts about engineering, from ancient pyramids to space-age telescopes. Learn about the flooded colosseum, a dam large enough to slow Earth's rotation, computers smaller than a grain of rice, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Earth

M. J. York (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846234

Highlights fascinating facts about Earth, from deep within its core to high in the atmosphere. Learn about Earth's flipping magnetic pole, scorching deserts, exploding lakes, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Dwarf Planets

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846142

Offers readers a captivating look into dwarf planets, complete with vivid photographs and exciting diagrams. Back matter includes an in-depth 'Out of This World' feature that highlights a related topic, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Dinosaurs

M. J. York (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846210

Highlights fascinating facts about dinosaurs, from their first appearance on Earth to their extinction 65 million years ago. Learn about a dinosaur nicknamed after a rock star, a battle between two dinosaurs that are forever captured in a series of fossils, the dinosaurs as long as a jumbo jet wing, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Asteroids, Meteorites, and Comets

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846135

Offers readers a captivating look into asteroids, meteorites, and comets, complete with vivid photographs and exciting diagrams. Back matter includes an in-depth 'Out of This World' feature that highlights a related topic, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Looking Into the Grand Canyon

Martha London (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836389

Explore the Grand Canyon's layers from the nearly 2-billion-year-old rocks of the Pre-Cambrian Era to the few formations of the Mesozoic Era. Learn about the different kinds of rock that make up the canyon and how the Colorado River carved them into the majesty of the Grand Canyon today. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.

Looking Into the Atmosphere

Martha London (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836372

Explore the atmosphere's layers from the troposphere in which we live to the exosphere in the vacuum of space. Learn how the atmosphere supports life, how scientists study the different layers, and how the atmosphere protects Earth. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.

Looking Into the Rain Forest

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836402

Explore the rain forest's layers from the airy branches of the emergent layer to the dense underbrush of the forest floor. Learn about the animals that dwell there, the different plant life that thrives, and more. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.

Looking Into Soil

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836365

Explore soil's layers from the nutrient-rich topsoil to the rocky base. Learn about the cycle of life and decay, soil's organic and inorganic materials, and the ways soil supports life on Earth. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.

Electricians on the Job

Heidi Ayarbe (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836136

Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for electricians. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and an index.

What's Inside a VCR?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838772

Introduces readers to the parts inside a VCR and how they work together to make the VCR function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the VCR to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

What's Inside a DVD Player?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838710

Introduces readers to the parts inside a DVD player and how they work together to make the DVD player function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the DVD player to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

What's Inside a Drone?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838703

Introduces readers to the parts inside a drone and how they work together to make the drone function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the drone to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

What's Inside a Remote Control?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838741

Introduces readers to the parts inside a remote control and how they work together to make the remote control function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the remote control to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

What's Inside a Toaster?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838765

Introduces readers to the parts inside a toaster and how they work together to make the toaster function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the toaster to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

What's Inside a Computer Mouse?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838680

Introduces readers to the parts inside a computer mouse and how they work together to make the mouse function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the mouse to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

What's Inside Headphones?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838789

Introduces readers to the parts inside a pair of headphones and how they work together to make the headphones function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the headphones to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

What's Inside a Remote-Controlled Car?

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838758

Introduces readers to the parts inside a remote-controlled car and how they work together to make the remote-controlled car function. Features labeled photos that highlight each part of the remote-controlled car to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.