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Coding in the City

Kristin Fontichiaro, Colleen Van Lent (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160408

The Coding in the City book presents early learners with a city story challenge they can solve using Scratch 3. Simple text and instructional images guide students to deepen their understanding of coding. Readers learn about coordinates, movement, sprite characteristics, events, and more. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes extension activities and opportunities for students to customize and experiment with their code. Call outs on each page help students grasp the conceptual understanding behind the code block. Book includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

Coding in the Science Lab

Kristin Fontichiaro, Colleen Van Lent (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160422

The Coding in the Science Lab book presents early learners with a science lab story challenge they can solve using Scratch 3. Simple text and instructional images guide students to deepen their understanding of coding. Readers learn about coordinates, movement, sprite characteristics, events, and more. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes extension activities and opportunities for students to customize and experiment with their code. Call outs on each page help students grasp the conceptual understanding behind the code block. Book includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

Monsters on Land

John Perritano (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783372

Is there mounting evidence from eyewitness stories and grainy photographs proving the existence of monsters like Bigfoot or Yeti, or do people see what they want to see?

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.

Chemists in Action

James Bow (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121578

Chemists study matter. The medicines we use, the chair you are sitting on, and the vehicles we drive are products that chemists helped produce. This compelling new book examines the many fields of work made possible because of chemistry.

Entomologists in Action

Anne Rooney (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121585

Are you fascinated by insects? Welcome to the field of entomology. This book shows how entomologists study insects to learn about Earth’s history, find ways to prevent the spread of diseases some carry, use insects in agriculture, and much more. With an estimated 1.3 million species, there’s always something new in the world of insects.

Food Scientists in Action

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121592

Food scientists apply their knowledge of chemistry, biology, and other sciences to the study and analysis of food. This compelling title explains how food scientists search for ways to improve the ways food is grown and prepared commercially for thousands of people.

Net Neutrality

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121219

Should the Internet be a place for free thought and free sharing? Or should the government and Internet service companies be able to censor and block content? This up-to-date book will help equip readers with tangible tools to help understand the issues involved in net neutrality and encourage them to stay informed of further developments.