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The Senses

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902158

The human brain is an amazing organ. It collects information through your senses and controls everything you do. Your brain allows you to learn about and explore the world. Look inside to uncover fascinating facts and strange stories about your senses and our brilliant brains! This book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a fun brain activity.

Sleep

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902165

The human brain is an amazing organ. It helps you to sleep and dream, as well as controls everything you do. Your brain allows you to learn about and explore the world. Look inside to uncover fascinating facts and strange stories about sleep and our brilliant brains! This book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a fun brain activity.

Space Discoveries

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902431

From millions of miles away, Mars looks like a bright red star. But it's more than just a spot in the sky! Science has given us many lessons on what else exists in our solar system. Rovers, orbiters, and other spacecraft have sent back information that scientists use to bring us one step closer to landing on Mars ourselves. Full-color photos bring to life the exciting discoveries scientists have uncovered. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

Roving the Red Planet

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902400

Everything we know about Mars's surface has come from rovers. These trusty robotic vehicles roll across the planet taking samples, testing new technology, and sending back photos for scientists to examine. Learn how the rovers got there, more about their missions, and how they function so far away from Earth. Full-color photos bring the rovers and their discoveries to life. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

PC Gaming: Beginner's Guide

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902264

By building their own custom PCs, video game fans can tweak every detail to make sure they get the best possible experience every time they play. In this book, readers will learn what makes PC gaming different from other kinds of gaming and find out how to get started playing PC games. Includes a table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Polar Vortex: Climate Change and Its Effects

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902073

The events surrounding the 2014 polar vortex did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of a college student, a New Yorker, and a coal miner as readers act out scenes and compare and contrast various perspectives. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Movement and Balance

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902141

The human brain is an amazing organ. It helps you move your body--without falling over. Your brain also allows you to learn about and explore the world. Look inside to uncover fascinating facts and strange stories about movement and balance and our brilliant brains! This book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a fun brain activity.

Memory

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902134

The human brain is an amazing organ. It controls everything you do and creates memories. Your brain allows you to learn about and explore the world. Look inside to uncover fascinating facts and strange stories about memory and our brilliant brains! This book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a fun brain activity.

Maintaining and Upgrading a Gaming PC

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902240

By building their own custom PCs, video game fans can tweak every detail to make sure they get the best possible experience every time they play. In this book, readers will discover what it takes to keep their machines up to date and working smoothly. Includes a table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Language

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902127

The human brain is an amazing organ. It creates and stores language and controls everything you do. Your brain allows you to learn about and explore the world. Look inside to uncover fascinating facts and strange stories about language and our brilliant brains! This book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a fun brain activity.

Friend Request: Invention of Facebook and Internet Privacy

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902042

The events surrounding the creation of Facebook did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of two Harvard students and a Harvard professor as readers act out scenes and compare and contrast various perspectives. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Excellence in STEM

Hedreich Nichols, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901908

Students will learn about some of the inventions and discoveries Black men and women have made in the world of STEM. From Dr. Marie Maynard Daly to Dr. Tai-Danae Bradley, some of the many ways Black people have contributed to our country's science and technology are explored. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Emotions

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902110

The human brain is an amazing organ. It controls everything you do and creates emotions. Your brain allows you to feel as well as learn about and explore the world. Look inside to uncover fascinating facts and strange stories about emotions and our brilliant brains! This book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a fun brain activity.

Do the Work! Clean Water and Sanitation

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901861

Readers will learn about the sixth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to the availability of clean water and sanitation for all by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Building a Gaming PC

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902233

By building their own custom PCs, video game fans can tweak every detail to make sure they get the best possible experience every time they play. This book provides readers with everything they need to know to build their first gaming computer. Includes a table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

A Levee Broke: Hurricane Katrina and America's Response

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902066

The events surrounding Hurricane Katrina did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of a storm survivor, a Coast Guard officer, and a California student as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Weird Science: Military

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190443

The military can be weird. Did you know they train dolphins? Or that sometimes instead of guns, the military uses chemicals during war? In Weird Science: Military, readers will explore the science behind the military and some of the equipment and strategies used. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

Weird Science: Movies

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190436

Movies can be weird. How does CGI and 3-D work? What's the purpose of sound effects? In Weird Science: Movies, readers will explore the science behind the magic of movies. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

Weird Science: Plants and Fungi

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190429

Plants and fungi can be weird. Did you know some plants can bleed? Or eat meat? In Weird Science: Plants and Fungi, readers will explore the science behind plants and fungi. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

Weird Science: Space

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190412

Space can be weird. How do planets form? What are black holes? In Weird Science: Space, readers will explore the science behind how outerspace works. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

Weird Science: The Human Body

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190382

The human body can be weird. What's the purpose of snot? How does skin regenerate? In Weird Science: The Human Body, readers will explore the science behind how the human body works. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

Weird Science: Animals

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190450

Animals can be weird. Did you know that Arctic foxes change colors with the season? Or that some lizards can have babies by themselves? In Weird Science: Animals, readers will explore the science behind how animals adapt and survive in the wild. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

Weird Science: Food

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190399

Food can be weird. How does meatless meat taste like meat? What's the difference between natural and artificial sweeteners? In Weird Science: Food, readers will explore the science behind food. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

Weird Science: Medicine

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190405

Medicine can be weird. How can someone replace their heart? Why do doctors look at urine samples? In Weird Science: Medicine, readers will explore the science behind how medical science works. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

The Birth of Modern Tech

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190238

The Birth of Modern Tech was a defining era that shaped America--and the world. Readers will turn back the clock to history's turning points during that era and will take a closer look at the major challenges and hurdles the United States faced. Readers will review how this period influenced and continues to influence the American culture from the fashion to the policies to the entertainment. The series includes educational sidebars and backmatter that align with the 4 C's of 21st Century Learning: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Books also include a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and timeline.