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Scholars of Science

Rob Colson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122353

Scientists have solved problems as varied as the germ theory of disease and the start of our universe. This amazing book outlines the great discoveries made and the principles followed by scientists who explore our world. Readers will enjoy reading the stories behind each historic discovery as well as the mini bios of the science "STEM-gineers" who made them. Experiments and research challenges help reinforce concepts.

Trailblazers of Technology

Rob Colson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122360

Robotics, the Internet, and computers are some of the most signifcant technology breakthroughs of the last hundred years. This book identifies the pioneers of technology and how their innovations have revolutionized our world. Readers will enjoy reading the stories behind each historic invention as well as the mini bios of the technology "STEM-gineers" who made them. Experiments and research challenges help reinforce concepts.

Earth's Underground Structures

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122483

Ever wonder how fault lines, caves, and volcanoes were formed and how people came to live on or next to them? Earth’s Underground Structures uses cutaway illustrations to examine some of the world’s most interesting natural underground structures created by Earth's forces and processes.

Underground City Systems

Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122506

What lies beneath your city or town? Underground City Systems uses cutaway illustrations to explore the world’s great sewer and water systems. Readers will be amazed by such startling facts as the “fatberg” causing problems in London, England’s sewer system, and toilet-swimming sewer rats that plague all sewage systems. Readers will also learn about other underground services and systems, including heating and cooling, power and cable, as well as underground farming.

Underground Cities

Sonya Newland (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122490

A fun and fascinating look at subterranean city spaces, this book takes readers on a tour through vaults, tunnels, shopping malls, and pathways built throughout the world. Cutaway illustrations and maps help readers understand how cities were built from the underground up.

Underground Homes

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122513

From ancient Pueblo homes to the Australian mining town where half the population lives underground, this appealing book uses cutaway illustrations to introduce readers to homes that were built below ground. Labeled diagrams of underground homes and fun facts will make this enjoyable read highly useful.

Underground Transportation Systems

Simon Rose (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122520

The Underground, the Metro, the Tube, the subway - whatever you call it, underground transit is a mark of a modern city public transportation system. Packed with historic and contemporary photographs, this compelling book will grab readers with an interest in subways and railways. Also included are underground escape routes and abandoned underground tunnel systems.

Co-Ops, Teams, and MMOs

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121875

Learn how to work together with other gamers as a team or as a strategy against other players in large online games. Co-ops, Teams, and MMOs gives tips and tricks for a variety of games and styles, including role-playing games.

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.