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12 Women in Science and Technology

Brianna L. DeVore (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820628

From “Shark Lady” Eugenie Clark to African American human computer Annie Easley, Adriana Ocampo, head of NASA’s New Frontiers program, and Angelica Lim, who teaches robots to feel, this book profiles 12 women in science and technology from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. An Out of the Shadows section features mini-bios of women scientists and an engineer who never got the recognition they deserved.

12 Stories about Helping the Planet

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820321

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen started a Clean Water Project in her hometown in Brazil. The Swedish company IKEA is working to reduce air pollution in India. A 12-year-old girl in Indonesia organized a group of her friends to plant hundreds of mangrove trees, which can protect coastal areas from flooding. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for the environment and the earth. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Suspenseful Mysteries

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820253

What happened to Amelia Earhart? Was there really an ancient city called Atlantis? What caused the fire in the sky over Siberia in 1908? This book features 12 puzzling mysteries, some centuries old, that remain unsolved. Yet people today still wonder about them and try to find answers. Each story includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

12 Impossible Daredevil Stunts

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820246

Harry Houdini escaped from handcuffs, straightjackets, jails, and boxes, sometimes while underwater. Willie Harris broke barriers for black stuntmen. Kitty O’Neil reached 618 miles per hour in a rocket car. This book features 12 thrilling stories about people who braved injury and worse to do impossible things. Each includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

12 Extreme Survival Stories

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820239

Mountain climber Colby Coombs was hit by a killer avalanche. Sailor Tami Oldham Ashcraft was battered by a hurricane. Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton watched his ship, the Endurance, sink beneath the frozen sea. This book features 12 harrowing and inspiring survival stories. Each includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

12 Architects Who Changed the World

Vicki C. Hayes (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820000

From Spain’s Antonio Gaudi to France’s Le Corbusier, Iraq’s Zaha Hadid, and America’s Norma Sklarek, the first black woman to get a degree in architecture, this book profiles 12 prominent architects from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

The 12 Worst Earthquakes of All Time

Susan E. Hamen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356536

Presents readers with the 12 most devastating earthquakes of all time. Each chapter provides historical facts, first-person accounts, and why they were the worst. Features full-color photos, compelling text with interesting facts, and a 'Staying Safe' section that covers safety procedures in the event of an earthquake.

¡Dinosaurios!

Jay Johnson (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819314

Como parte de la ciencia única, la serie Know-It-Alls! Cuenta con impresionantes portadas y texto atractivo, ¡este libro pone el enfoque en los Dinosaurios! ¿Sabías que el Tiranosaurio era el dinosaurio come carne más feroz? No era el más grande, pero era enorme – 7 toneladas (6.5 toneladas métricas) de monstruosidad. Con más de 40 pies (12 m) de largo, fue un asesino inteligente con una visión aguda. Aprende todo sobre estas criaturas prehistóricas y los paleontólogos que los estudian. Las ilustraciones increíbles realísticas y las cajas informativas de estadística, llenas con datos interesantes, hacen este libro de 24 páginas divertido y emocionantes para los jóvenes entusiastas de la ciencia de edades 4 para arriba!

¡Volcanes!

Kenn Goin (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819307

Como parte de la ciencia única, la serie Know-It-Alls! Cuenta con impresionantes portadas y texto atractivo, ¡este libro pone el enfoque en los volcanes! ¿Sabías que los científicos que estudian los volcanes se llaman volcanólogos? Conoce los tres tipos principales de volcanes: cono de ceniza, volcanes escudo y volcanes compuestos. Las ilustraciones increíbles realísticas y las cajas informativas de estadística, llenas con datos interesantes, hacen este libro de 24 páginas divertido y emocionantes para los jóvenes entusiastas de la ciencia de edades 4 para arriba!

Know-It-Alls! Volcanoes

Kenn Goin, Christopher Nicholas (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020845

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on volcanoes. Did you know that scientists that study volcanoes are called volcanologists? Learn about the three main types of volcanoes: cinder cone, shield volcanoes and composite volcanoes.

Know-It-Alls! Predators

Kenn Goin (author) Patrick Gnan (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020838

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on predators. Did you know in one leap the black panther can cover 25 feet (7.6m)? A panther can also jump 12 feet (3.6m) high! Learn all about the black panther, tiger, wolf, sea otter, mamba, snake, praying mantis, spider, scorpion, killer whale, great white shark, and bald eagle!

Know-It-Alls! Safari Babies

Lisa McClatchy (author) Cindy Kiernicki (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619380936

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on safari babies. Did you know the first thing a baby zebra learns after birth is its mother’s stripe pattern? This is how zebras recognize each other. After a foal is born it takes its first steps within an hour.

Know-It-Alls! Dinosaurs

Jay Johnson (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619380912

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on dinosaurs. Did you know that Tyrannosaurus was the fiercest meat-eating dinosaur? It wasn’t the biggest, but it was huge—7 tons (6.5 metric tons) of charging monster. At over 40 feet (12 m) long, it was a smart killer with sharp eyesight. Learn all about these prehistoric creatures and the paleontologists that study them.

The Science Behind Volleyball

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289160

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind volleyball, while learning about motion and movements of the sport and the technology of athletes’ clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind this exciting Olympic event. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind volleyball using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Volleyball also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Volleyball is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Cycling

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289047

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind cycling while learning about the forces at work in cycling events, the special designs that help athletes achieve top speeds, and the skills cyclists use to compete for gold. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind these exciting Olympic events. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind cycling using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Cycling also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Cycling is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

Safety in Extreme Climates

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288866

In this book, early fluent readers discover the amazing technology and designs used to keep people safe in extreme environments. They will also learn about how engineers and other professionals work to create this technology. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about these engineering feats. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps children learn more. Children can learn more about safety in extreme climates using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Safety in Extreme Climates also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Safety in Extreme Climates is part of Jump!'s Safe by Design series.

The Science Behind Water Sports

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289191

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind water sports, while learning about motion and movements of the sports and the technology of athletes’ clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind these exciting Olympic events. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind water sports using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Water Sports also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Water Sports is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Gymnastics

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289078

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind gymnastics, while learning about the motion and movements of the sport and the technology of athletes' clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind this exciting Olympic event. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind gymnastics using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Gymnastics also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Gymnastics is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Basketball

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289016

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind basketball, while learning about the motion and movements of the sport and the technology of athletes' clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind this exciting Olympic event. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind basketball using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Basketball also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Basketball is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Tennis

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289108

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind tennis, while learning about motion and movements of the sport and the technology of athletes' clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind this exciting Olympic event. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind tennis using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Tennis also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Tennis is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

Safe Buildings

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288774

In this book, early fluent readers discover the amazing technology used to make buildings safe and protect them from natural disasters, such as floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, and more. They will also learn how engineers and other professionals work to design safe buildings. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about these engineering feats. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps children learn more. Children can learn more about safe buildings using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Safe Buildings also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Safe Buildings is part of Jump!'s Safe by Design series.

Safe Transportation

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288835

In this book, early fluent readers discover the amazing technology and systems used to make transportation safe. They will also learn about how engineers and other professionals design safe transportation. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about these engineering feats. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps children learn more. Children can learn more about safe transportation using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Safe Transportation also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Safe Transportation is part of Jump!'s Safe by Design series.

The Science Behind Track and Field

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289139

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind track and field, while learning about motion and movements of the sports and the technology of athletes’ clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind these exciting Olympic events. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind track and field using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Track and Field also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Track and Field is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

Chimpanzees

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214756

Animals in Danger! Chimpanzees introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.

Green Sea Turtles

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214763

Animals in Danger! SeaTurtles introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.