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Technology During the Korean War

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023699

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during the Korean War. Engaging text introduces readers to the M46 Patton tank, automatic and semiautomatic rifles, rocket launchers, cold weather uniforms, MiG-15 and F-86 Sabre aircraft, helicopters, MASH units, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476915

Trains that zip passengers along while hovering just above the ground, doctors that can print human body parts, and a gadget that cleans your dirty dishes while making soil for your plants. Sounds like science fiction, right? But it's all real technology! For as long as we've been around, humans have created stupendous solutions to our peskiest problems. Discover the extreme facts about technology in this kooky book.

The Human Body

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476885

It makes enough energy to light a light bulb, contains acid that can burn through a piece of wood, and is self-cleaning. It's the human body! From the brain in your head and heart in your chest, to the blood that rushes through your veins and the skin that wraps it all together, the human body is pretty amazing. Discover the extreme facts about the human body in this kooky book.

The Oceans

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476892

We know the ocean is full of creatures that can make their own light, a reef that houses 25 percent of all known ocean species, and about 20 million pounds of gold. We've begun to explore the deepest-known trench of the ocean--7 miles below the water's surface--and travel along underwater mountain ranges that are almost long enough to stretch around the world twice. What we have found has been incredible, despite having explored less than 20 percent of Earth's oceans. Discover the extreme facts about the oceans that cover our planet in this kooky book.

Travel Warrior

Claudia Martin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477134

Carbon dioxide fills the air as airplanes fly through the sky, packaging from travel-sized snacks piles high in landfills, and paper travel tickets are adding to global deforestation. What a waste! But there's a way to be eco friendly on the go. Be a waste warrior to put a stop to travel waste and join the battle to save Earth! Honest text introduces some of Earth's biggest waste problems, while helpful solutions provide a way for readers to combat the issues. A final eco-activity pairs simple steps with illustrations to give waste warriors a hands-on activity to fight travel waste.

Weather

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476922

Funnels of fire fly through the sky, rain the color of blood falls from clouds above, and bolts of heat hotter than the surface of the sun flash to Earth. Weather isn't always rainbows and fluffy cumulous clouds. Whether it's raining cats and dogs (or frogs, as it did once in a small Serbian town) or it hasn't rained a drop in years (or even a drought lasting more than a decade), weather can be wild. Discover the extreme facts about weather in this kooky book.

Entertainment Warrior

Claudia Martin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477103

Trashed toys land in landfills, chemicals in batteries and e-waste make them dangerous to destroy, and toy packaging is causing a pollution panic. What a waste! But there's a way to help. Be a waste warrior to put a stop to entertainment waste and join the battle to save Earth. Honest text introduces some of Earth's biggest waste problems, while helpful solutions provide a way for readers to combat the issues. A final eco-activity pairs simple steps with illustrations to give waste warriors a hands-on activity to fight entertainment waste.

MEGA Creatures of Ancient Seas

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643810

For thousands of years, people found rocks that they thought were giant dragon tongues that had fallen from the sky. But they were looking in the wrong direction! These fossils were actually the teeth and bones of creatures that lived in the waters long, long ago. What other mega-sized, mega-cool creatures lived in the ancient seas? Let's explore MEGA Creatures of Ancient Seas! The MegaCool MegaFauna series explores the history of some of the most massive creatures that ever lived. They swam in the seas, walked the lands, and soared through the skies. Some are even still alive today! Learn how mega-cool megafauna are related to (or are even examples of) modern living things. These awesome extra-large animals have an amazing history, so let's start exploring

MEGA Creatures of Ancient Skies

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643803

In 2009, scientists found the bones of "Dracula" in Transylvania – that was what they named the fossils of a new pterosaur whose wings could spread 12 meters wide! Millions of years ago, gigantic reptiles like “Dracula” ruled the skies. What other mega-cool, mega-sized creatures flew in the ancient skies? Let's explore MEGA Creatures of Ancient Skies! The MegaCool MegaFauna series explores the history of some of the most massive creatures that ever lived. They swam in the seas, walked the lands, and soared through the skies. Some are even still alive today! Learn how mega-cool megafauna are related to (or are even examples of) modern living things. These awesome extra-large animals have an amazing history, so let's start exploring

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.