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The Science of Movies

John Perritano (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783693

How did Edison help movies get started? What was Technicolor? How do 3-D glasses work? Who was Dar Robinson? Has a movie ever amazed you?

12 Women in Science and Technology

Brianna L. DeVore (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves 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: Bookstaves 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 Stories about Helping Animals

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820260

Warriors in Kenya are saving elephants. A teenager in Pennsylvania is donating oxygen masks for pets to fire departments. The World Wildlife Fund is working in more than 100 countries to protect species from extinction. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for animals around the world. 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 Impossible Daredevil Stunts

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves 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: Bookstaves 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: Bookstaves 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: Bookstaves 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.

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.

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.

Safe Sports Equipment

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288804

In this book, early fluent readers discover the different equipment used to keep athletes safe and the new technology that helps prevent injuries. They will also learn about how engineers design sports equipment. 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 sports equipment using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Safe Sports Equipment also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Safe Sports Equipment 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.

Air Transportation: From Balloons to Superjets

Tracey Kelly (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214800

This book traces the story of the development of inventions in aviation – from the earliest steps to our current technology. It concentrates on illustrating how each breakthrough eventually led to a new one.

Road Transportation: From Carts to Racing Cars

Tracey Kelly (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214817

This book traces the story of the development of inventions in wheeled transport – from the earliest steps to our current technology. It concentrates on illustrating how each breakthrough eventually led to a new one.

Music Technology: From Gramophones to Music Streaming

Tracey Kelly (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214824

This book traces the story of the development of inventions in music technology – from the earliest recordings to our current technology. It concentrates on illustrating how each breakthrough eventually led to a new one.

Computer Technology: From Punch Cards to Supercomputers

Tracey Kelly (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214831

This book traces the story of the development of inventions in computer technology – from the earliest steps to our current technology. It concentrates on illustrating how each breakthrough eventually led to a new one.

Space Exploration: From Rockets to Space Stations

Tracey Kelly (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214848

This book traces the story of the development of inventions in space technology – from the earliest steps to our current technology. It concentrates on illustrating how each breakthrough eventually led to a new one.

Communication Technology: From Smoke Signals to Smartphones

Tracey Kelly (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214855

This book traces the story of the development of inventions in communication technology – from the earliest steps to our current technology. It concentrates on illustrating how each breakthrough eventually led to a new one.

Why Do I Bleed?

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121707

Want to know how arteries carry oxygen-rich blood throughout our bodies and what blood type means? Fun illustrations and entertaining text help give kids a clear understanding of the blood and circulatory system.