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MEGA Creatures of Today

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643834

What is the biggest living thing right now? In Mega Creatures of Today, you'll find that the answer to that question can be found on land, in the sky, and in the seas. Let's discover the mega-sized, mega-cool creatures living on Earth today and learn what makes them so amazing!

MEGA Creatures of Ancient Lands

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643827

People have been finding fossils for thousands of years. When scientists found claws that were 3 feet long, they thought they had found a massive turtle. After more bones were found, they realized that the claws belonged to a dinosaur that weighed more than 10,000 pounds! What other mega-sized, mega-cool creatures roamed ancient lands millions of years ago? Let's explore MEGA Creatures of Ancient Lands!

Coding Basics

George Anthony Kulz (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855006

Explains the many ways code is used today, including key concepts such as robotics and coding careers. Easy-to-read text, informative sidebars, and helpful diagrams make this book an engaging read for avid technology fans and readers who are new to computer coding.

The Future of Coding

Kathryn Hulick (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855013

Explains new inventions made possible by coding, including key concepts such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. Easy-to-read text, informative sidebars, and helpful diagrams make this book an engaging read for avid technology fans and readers who are new to computer coding.

How Coding Works

George Anthony Kulz (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855020

Explains the process programmers use to write code, including key concepts such as algorithms and programming languages. Easy-to-read text, informative sidebars, and helpful diagrams make this book an engaging read for avid technology fans and readers who are new to computer coding.

Video Game Coding

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855037

Explains the process programmers use to create a video game, including key concepts such as game mechanics and user interfaces. Easy-to-read text, informative sidebars, and helpful diagrams make this book an engaging read for avid technology fans and readers who are new to computer coding.

Nintendo

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031750

From the arcade to the home, Nintendo brings adventure and innovation to the gaming world. The plumber with overalls and a red hat is one of the brands most well-known characters. Eager readers can uncover the origins of Mario and all his friends in this title about Nintendo.

Toilets

Nikole Brooks Bethea (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277910

In Toilets, early fluent readers learn about the science, engineering, and technology behind toilets and wastewater plumbing. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this important technology. A diagram illustrates parts of a toilet, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about toilets using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Toilets also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

TVs and Remote Controls

Nikole Brooks Bethea (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277941

In TVs and Remote Controls, early fluent readers learn about the science, engineering, and technology behind home entertainment such as televisions and remote controls. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this important technology. A diagram illustrates parts of a TV, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about TVs and remote controls using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. TVs and Remote Controls also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Vaccines

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645278030

In Vaccines, readers will learn about the science behind the discovery and development of vaccinations. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about how vaccines work and how this super science feat continues to adapt in our changing world, from COVID-19 to the seasonal flu. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about vaccines using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Vaccines also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

X-Rays

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645278061

In X-Rays, readers will learn about the science and technology behind the discovery and development of X-rays and CT scans. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about how medical imaging works and how this super science feat continues to adapt in our changing world, from broken bones to COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about X-rays using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. X-Rays also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Smart Homes

Nikole Brooks Bethea (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277859

In Smart Homes, early fluent readers learn about the science and engineering behind smart home and voice-activated technology. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this important technology. A diagram illustrates how smart home hubs work, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about smart home technology using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Smart Homes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Solar Panels

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277880

In Solar Panels, early fluent readers learn about the science, engineering, and technology behind solar panels. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this important technology. A diagram illustrates how solar panels work, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about solar panels using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Solar Panels also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Refrigerators

Nikole Brooks Bethea (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277828

In Refrigerators, early fluent readers learn about the science, engineering, and technology behind refrigerators. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this important technology. A diagram illustrates the parts of a refrigerator, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about refrigerators using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Refrigerators also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Light Bulbs

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277798

In Light Bulbs, early fluent readers learn about the science, engineering, and technology behind light bulbs. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this important technology. A diagram illustrates parts of a light bulb, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about light bulbs using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Light Bulbs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Germ Theory

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645278009

In Germ Theory, readers will learn about the science behind the discovery of germ theory and how diseases spread. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about preventing the spread of germs and how this super science feat has impacted our world today, from COVID-19 to the common cold to the seasonal flu. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about germ theory using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Germ Theory also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Antibiotics

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277972

In Antibiotics, readers will learn about the science behind the discovery and development of antibiotic medicine and how it helps us fight infections today. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the challenges overcome to create antibiotics and how this super science feat continues to adapt in our changing world. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about antibiotics using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Antibiotics also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Bioweapons

Leslie Buteyn (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783662

Bioweapons have been used throughout history. They are made from things in nature and are used to kill. Find out about several common germs and how they have been used as bioweapons.

Racetracks

Emily Schlesinger (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783846

What is NASCAR? Have you ever been to a racetrack? What is the most famous racetrack in the U.S.? Can a car go faster than the speed of sound? What is off-road racing?

Near-Death Experiences

Adam Stone

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114460

Many people claim to have experienced strange events when they were near-death. Some claim to have had an out-of-body experience. Others describe moving upward toward a white light. Students will learn about stories of near-death and how scientists have tried to verify or disprove those tales.

The Loch Ness Monster

David Schach

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600145025

Could an ancient sea monster be living in a quiet lake in Northern Scotland? People have put forth pictures and videos of what they claim to be the Loch Ness Monster. Does the Loch Ness Monster exist? It will be up to the reader to decide in this title that shows the evidence and skepticism surrounding the Loch Ness Monster.

Haunted Houses

Adam Stone

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600145018

Have you ever felt your house was haunted? Many people have reported that ghosts or other paranormal creatures haunt their houses. Some claim to have seen objects move by themselves. Others say they have heard strange noises or voices in their homes. Can a house really be haunted by the paranormal? Let the students decide once they read about the evidence and doubts behind haunted houses.

The Real Albert Einstein

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131231

Everyone knows his story, but do you know the REAL history behind the story of Albert Einstein? History has never been so juicy! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, timeline, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

The Science of Light Waves

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118561

This engaging book describes the properties of light waves, how they move, and the way our eyes receive them. Readers will learn that we see an object when light reflects from its surface and into the eye. A link to interactive activities online plus an activity in the book allow readers to create models that explore how to redirect and block the path a light wave travels.

ESP

Adam Stone

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600144993

There are many different kinds of extra-sensory perception. Some people claim they can see future events. Other people claim they can see far-off events in their mind. Students will judge for themselves in this introduction that provides information on the evidence and skepticism about ESP.