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Building a Roller Coaster in Minecraft

Adam Hellebuyck, Mike Medvinsky (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140882

Using the fun, interactive world of Minecraft and key concepts in STEAM, two teachers developed the Minecraft and STEAM series to be used in and out of the classroom. In Minecraft and STEAM, students discover that Minecraft isn't just a game, it's a tool that can be used to learn about real-world science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Building a Roller Coaster in Minecraft focuses: Science on science but includes other STEAM concepts in the sidebars. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sources for further reading, and an extension activity.

A Better Grocery Cart

Jimmy McLaren (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140950

How could a smarter grocery cart make life easier for your parents? Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This book introduces readers to design thinking and asks them to look at grocery carts at their local stores (the pros and cons of them) in a specific way to figure out how to improve it. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, infographics, and instructions.

Starter Guide to Minecraft

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131514

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will learn how to get started in the world of Minecraft, from gathering resources to building their first structures. Content is presented in a clear and concise way, perfect for the younger hands-on techie. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Enchanting and Potions in Minecraft

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131521

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will learn how they can create and use potions to provide a variety of useful effects in the world of Minecraft. Content is presented in a clear and concise way, perfect for the younger hands-on techie. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Careers in Wearable Electronics

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131507

Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies in the wearable electronics field--from bright ideas to cool new products--and inspires readers to consider a high-tech future career. Careers in Wearable Electronics introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes table of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.

Careers in Virtual Reality Technology

Joshua Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131491

Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies in the VR field--from bright ideas to cool new products--and inspires readers to consider a high-tech future career. Careers in Virtual Reality Technology introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes table of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.

Careers in Self-Driving Car Technology

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131484

Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies in the self-driving car tech field--from bright ideas to cool new products--and inspires readers to consider a high-tech future career. Careers in Self-Driving Car Technology introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes table of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.

Careers in Drone Technology

Joshua Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131446

Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies in the drone tech field--from bright ideas to cool new products--and inspires readers to consider a high-tech future career. Careers in Drone Technology introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes table of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.

Careers in Artificial Intelligence

Joshua Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131439

Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies in the artificial intelligence field--from bright ideas to cool new products--and inspires readers to consider a high-tech future career. Careers in Artificial Intelligence introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes table of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.

Careers in Robot Technology

Joshua Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131477

Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies in the robotics field--from bright ideas to cool new products--and inspires readers to consider a high-tech future career. Careers in Robot Technology introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes table of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.

Wild Engineering

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131057

Wild Engineering checks out the weirdest engineering feats in the world--stories too strange to be made up! The book is written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience with a lower level of complexity for struggling readers. Clear visuals and colorful photographs help with comprehension. Fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest are conveyed in considerate text for older readers, allowing for successful mastery of content. A table of contents, glossary, and index all enhance comprehension and vocabulary.

Temple Grandin and Livestock Management

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130845

The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Temple Grandin and Livestock Management examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to the livestock industry. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience.

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.

Tech

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181397

We're spilling the tea on the latest trends. Curious about the lives of influencers? Want to know more about 5G technology or artificial intelligence? Read more to be in the know. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Each book includes educational sidebars, throwback biographies of "OG" influencers, fast facts, and social media challenges, as well as a table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

The Ice Age

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181311

Would you have survived the ice age? Make decisions and tally your score to find out. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers as they engage and play along. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

The Plague

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181281

Would you have survived the Black Death? Make decisions and tally your score to find out. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers as they engage and play along. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Video Games

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181359

We're spilling the tea on the latest trends. Curious about the lives of influencers? Want to know more about esports or game streaming? Read more to be in the know. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Each book includes educational sidebars, throwback biographies of "OG" influencers, fast facts, and social media challenges, as well as a table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

Social Distancing

Shannon Stocker (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181137

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced many changes into children's lives. Social Distancing explains this novel but essential concept and gives actionable suggestions to help young readers adapt and cope as we navigate the current outbreak. Includes science content, based on current CDC recommendations, as well as social emotional content to help with personal wellness and development of empathy. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, and author biography.

Playing Pokémon GO

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534183391

Every day, millions of players around the world get out their mobile phones, fire up Pokémon GO, and start scouring real-world locations for the elusive virtual creatures known as Pokémon. In this book, readers will learn everything they need to set off on the journey toward becoming an expert Pokémon trainer. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Sneakers

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181380

We're spilling the tea on the latest trends. Curious about the lives of influencers? Want to know more about sneaker culture or see-through sneakers? Read more to be in the know. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Each book includes educational sidebars, throwback biographies of "OG" influencers, fast facts, and social media challenges, as well as a table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

How Pokémon GO Was Made

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534183407

Every day, millions of players around the world get out their mobile phones, fire up Pokémon GO, and start scouring real-world locations for the elusive virtual creatures known as Pokémon. In this book, readers will uncover the fascinating history behind this remarkable augmented reality game. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Learning at Home

Shannon Stocker (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181113

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced many changes into children's lives. Learning at Home looks at the disruption of their school routines and gives actionable suggestions to help young readers adapt as we navigate the current outbreak. This includes science content, based on current CDC recommendations, as well as social emotional content to help with personal wellness and development of empathy. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, and author biography.

Love Canal

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181199

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the Love Canal disaster of the 1970s in Niagara Falls, New York. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

Centralia Mine Disaster

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181168

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the Centralia, Pennsylvania mining disaster of 1947. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

Doing Your Part

Shannon Stocker (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181090

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced many changes into children's lives. Doing Your Part looks at the ways we can all mitigate risk and work together. The book gives actionable suggestions to help young readers be active in overcoming obstacles as we navigate the current outbreak. These books include science content, based on current CDC recommendations, as well as social emotional content to help with personal wellness and development of empathy. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, and author biography.