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Building Virtual Worlds

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121868

Choose an avatar and jump into the virtual world. This exciting gaming title introduces readers to top game creators, and gives tips and tricks for creating and customizing virtual world games familiar to readers.

Platform Games

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121882

From adventure games to endless running, this title helps gamers remaster their skills with tips and tricks to reach new levels. Readers will also love finding out about game designers and innovators and how they made a lifestyle into a career.

People Who Changed the World: Science and Arts

Grace Jones (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122391

This intriguing title combines the work of groundbreakers in science and the arts, with mini-biographies of the innovators behind them. Historic and contemporary images plus graphic timelines help show readers what inspired notable scientists, writers, and singers, such as Sir Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and William Shakespeare.

The Greatest Buildings and Structures

Grace Jones (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122377

How long did it take to build the Great Wall of China? Why is the Golden Gate Bridge the most iconic bridge in the world? These and other great structure-related questions are answered in this engaging title. Clever infographics, and infographic-like icons make it easy to access useful facts and numbers.

Wi-Fi

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174359

Introduces readers to the science that makes Wi-Fi possible. Accessible text, helpful diagrams, and a “How Does It Work?” feature make this book an exciting introduction to understanding technology.

Vending Machines

Tracy Abell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174342

Introduces readers to the science that makes vending machines possible. Accessible text, helpful diagrams, and a “How Does It Work?” feature make this book an exciting introduction to understanding technology.

Toilets

Tracy Abell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174335

Introduces readers to the science that makes toilets possible. Accessible text, helpful diagrams, and a “How Does It Work?” feature make this book an exciting introduction to understanding technology.

Televisions

Rachel Hamby (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174328

Introduces readers to the science that makes televisions possible. Accessible text, helpful diagrams, and a “How Does It Work?” feature make this book an exciting introduction to understanding technology.

The Internet

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174304

Introduces readers to the science that makes the Internet possible. Accessible text, helpful diagrams, and a “How Does It Work?” feature make this book an exciting introduction to understanding technology.

Gasoline Engines

Pam Watts (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174298

Introduces readers to the science that makes gasoline engines possible. Accessible text, helpful diagrams, and a “How Does It Work?” feature make this book an exciting introduction to understanding technology.

Airplanes

Lisa J. Amstutz (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174281

Introduces readers to the science that makes airplanes possible. Accessible text, helpful diagrams, and a “How Does It Work?” feature make this book an exciting introduction to understanding technology.

Building Tunnels

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174533

Explores the engineering challenges behind building tunnels, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Building Stadiums

Rebecca Rowell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174526

Explores the engineering challenges behind building stadiums, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Building Skyscrapers

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174519

Explores the engineering challenges behind building skyscrapers, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Building Rockets

Rebecca Rowell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174502

Explores the engineering challenges behind building rockets, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Building Race Cars

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174496

Explores the engineering challenges behind building race cars, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Building Fighter Jets

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174489

Explores the engineering challenges behind building fighter jets, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Building Bridges

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174465

Explores the engineering challenges behind building briges, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Building Dams

Nikole Brooks Bethea (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174472

Explores the engineering challenges behind building dams, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

The Genius of the Vikings

Sonya Newland (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123954

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the Vikings? Find out how the Vikings built their longships and set sail from their homeland, forging a path across the sea on raiding and trading expeditions. Discover how their brilliant developments in navigation, transportation, government, and language still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

Izzi Howell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123947

Which innovative ideas and inventions began in the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages? These periods, stretching from the first ancestors of modern humans to the start of the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, was a time of amazing developments. Find out how making fire and tools, farming the land, and writing down symbols to communicate transformed society and had a lasting impact on the way we live today.

The Genius of the Romans

Izzi Howell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123930

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the Romans? Find out how the Romans trained their soldiers, built their roads and buildings, and supplied their people with food and water. Discover how their brilliant developments in language, government, law, and entertainment still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Maya

Izzi Howell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123923

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the Maya? Find out how the Maya built their cities to suit the landscape and population, traded their resources, and developed a complex system of writing. Discover how their brilliant developments in farming, astronomy, and cloth-making still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Benin Kingdom

Sonya Newland (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123916

Which innovative ideas and inventions began in the Benin Kingdom in Africa? Find out how a collection of separate villages and communities grew into a strong, united kingdom and developed a network of successful trading relationships. Discover how their brilliant developments in town planning, language, art, and medicine still influence the way we live today.

The Genius of the Anglo-Saxons

Izzi Howell (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123909

Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the Anglo-Saxons? Find out how the Anglo-Saxons farmed their land, built their houses, and organized their society. Discover how their brilliant developments in defense, law, language, and storytelling still influence the way we live today.