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Take a Closer Look at the Internet

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400534

It may be a parent's dream, but imagine life without the internet or world wide web. Would airlines be able to fly? Would our nation's security be at risk? What can be done to safeguard the internet?

Take a Closer Look at Bees

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400527

It seems they're everywhere. But scientists believe bees are at risk of survival. What has put bees at risk and should we care? Imagine a world without these important pollinators and you'll see a world with fewer and fewer critical food sources.

Take a Closer Look at Oil

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400510

Empires have been built from it, Wars have been fought for it. Imagine a world without oil. What alternatives do we have in a future with limited oil and other fossil fuels?

Take a Closer Look at Plastic

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400503

Look around. Plastic is everywhere. But some experts say today's plastic will be in our landfills for thousands of years to come. Imagine a world without plastic, in some communities, it's a new reality. Explore the good and the bad of plastic in our lives.

Wolf Pack vs. Moose

Nathan Sommer (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037462

Wolves are apex predators in their habitat, but that does not mean they don’t fear the awesome strength of a bull moose! This action-packed title looks at both animals to compare battle advantages and methods of attack. Features include size comparisons and stat-packed profiles, while a fight narrative wraps up the book. Who will be the victor today?

Virtual Reality

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037523

Many people know that virtual reality is used in video games. But this cutting-edge technology is also used to train doctors, pilots, and more! This high-interest title introduces readers to the past, present, and future of virtual reality through engaging text and vibrant photos. A diagram shows off how virtual reality works, a pro/con comparison examines the technology of VR, and a graph explores how many people use this fascinating technology!

Vehicles

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037622

Vehicles can take us around the block or into outer space! In this hands-on title, step-by-step instructions help kids fold a variety of origami vehicles, from a monster truck to the Batmobile. Accompanying text presents facts about each one, while tips and tricks help kids turn from paper folders into paper engineers!

Teleportation

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037271

Are we there yet?! You’ve been in the car for hours. If only you could teleport to your destination. One day, it might be possible! Through leveled text and engaging photos, this title introduces readers to the exciting possibilities of teleportation. It highlights the use of teleportation in fiction, describes the science behind the superpower, and explores how teleportation may one day be possible! Additional features provide visual support to the text by profiling a popular superhero with the power, showing how teleportation would affect the human body, and more!

Super Strength

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037264

How much strength does it take to be a superhero? In this fun title, readers will find out! Engaging text and fun photos introduce super strength in fiction, exploring the origins of a popular hero with the power. Then, each chapter introduces how it is possible in the real world, and explores what the future of super strength science holds. Added features provide visual fun, explaining how the science of super strength works, profiling a popular superhero, exploring super strength in nature, and more!

Super Speed

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037257

Ever wondered what you could do with super speed? You could get to school in the blink of an eye! In this title, a narrative opener puts readers in the action. Then, fact-filled chapters cover the use of super speed in fiction, how it appears in real life, and the power’s possibilities for the future. Special features explore real-life examples of super speed in nature, highlight an example in popular culture, profile a favorite superhero, and more. Readers will race through this fun text at super speed!

Super Senses

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037240

Although he cannot see, Daredevil uses his super senses of smell, touch, taste, and sound to save the day! Humans don’t quite have the super senses of Daredevil. But in this title, readers will explore how people and animals use their senses in super ways! Informative text highlights the superpower in fiction, the science behind the power, and the power’s future possibilities. Special features reinforce the text by profiling a popular superhero, highlighting the superpower in the media, showing off its use in nature, and more!

Siberian Tiger vs. Brown Bear

Nathan Sommer (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037455

Tigers and bears, oh my! These powerful predators each have terrifying traits that firmly place them at the top of the food chain. But what would happen in a matchup between the two of them? Reluctant readers can weigh each animal’s advantages and compare their attack moves with this high-interest title. Profiles offer stats including height and weight, while infographics highlight special abilities. A final narrative follows a fight between the two animals. Who will be ruler of the north?

Self-Driving Cars

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037516

Self-driving cars don’t need a human to guide them. Instead, they have plenty of help in the form of sensors, cameras, and radar! In this fascinating title, engaging text and crisp photos show readers how self-driving cars work, how they developed, and how they are used. Added features such as a diagram, timeline, graph, and pro/con comparison highlight additional information about self-driving cars. Readers will love learning about these vehicles that may one day take over the roads!

Nanotechnology

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037509

Nanotechnology uses materials that are smaller than a speck of dust. These nanomaterials are used to make waterproof clothing, medical devices, and more! In this title, readers will explore how this fascinating technology developed, how it works, and what its future holds. Engaging text and crisp photos combine with special features such as a diagram, timeline, graph, and pro/con comparison to create a compelling read about one of the world’s most cutting-edge technologies!

Invisibility

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037233

Is invisibility possible? Some scientists think so! This amazing superpower may seem like a far-off dream, but scientists are researching its possibilities. This high-interest title explores those possibilities through leveled text and interesting photos. Readers will discover popular superheroes with the gift of invisibility, explore invisibility in the real world, and learn the science behind the superpower. Added features introduce the science behind the superpower, show off where the power appears in nature, and explore the effects it may have on the human body!

Flight

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037226

Have you ever dreamed of soaring high above the clouds? Humans may not have the power of flight, but the future may change that! In this high-interest title, readers can feed their dreams as they explore how our favorite high-flying fictional characters got their abilities. Leveled text introduces the science of human flight and explores how it might be possible in the future. Added features demonstrate the power of flight in nature, show how the human body would respond to flight, and more! This engaging text will make readers soar!

Drones

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037493

The first drones were hot-air balloons used in the 1800s! Later, drone airplanes took over the skies. Today, drones are used by the military, delivery companies, and even drone racers! This high-interest text explores each of these uses, as well as the history and future possibilities of drones. A diagram, timeline, graph, and pro/con comparison offer even more information about how drones work, what they’re used for, and how they may change in the future.

Heroin: Affecting Lives

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846425

Introduces young readers to the dangers of heroin addiction and shows ways that users have found help. Learn about the physical and mental effects of heroin abuse and its negative impact on lives. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, an infographic, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Alligator

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004788

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of alligators, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these semiaquatic reptiles.

Top Secret: ZooLu

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172883

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: ZooLu focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Lulu Zielinski, aka ZooLu, as she attempts to create an evil plant-animal hybrid. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about basic plant biology. It's hard to create a new plant-animal hybrid if you don't know basic biology! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Reverb

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172852

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Reverb focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Ricardo Verboza, aka Reverb, as he attempts to seek revenge using super sonic sound. But he fails miserably due to his lack of knowledge about how sound travels. It's hard to shatter City Hall using sound if you don't know the science behind it! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Pharmer

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172890

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Pharmer focuses on the blundering would-be evil villian Dr. Phineas, Armour, aka Pharmer, as he attempts to infect the residents of The City with the common cold and charge all the citizens for the cure. But he fails miserably due to his lack of knowledge about bacteria, viruses, and medicine. It's hard to infect people if you don't know how infections and medications work! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: MechaNix

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172845

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: MechaNix focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Megan Nicks, aka MechaNix, as she attempts to seek revenge by building a larger-than-life robot kitty. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about robotics. It's hard to unleash your robot if you don't know how to properly build one! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Hackster

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172821

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Hackster focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Hank Sterns, aka Hackster, as he tries his hardest to hack into The City Bank. But he fails miserably due to his lack of understanding how to code. It's hard to hack a bank using computer programming if you don't know basic coding! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Dyna

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172838

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Dyna focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Blaire Stope, aka Dyna, as she attempts to seek revenge by blowing up a bridge. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about controlled demolitions and bridges. It's hard to blow up a bridge if you don't know the science behind it! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.