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Terrible Storms

Raymond Bergin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636915739

Hurricanes are battering the coastlines, heat waves and droughts are drying up crop fields, wildfires are tearing through ancient forests, and winter storms are sending deep freezes into parts of the world where the mercury rarely drops that low. What on Earth is causing these terrible storms? As Earth's climate is changing, storms are becoming more intense and frequent--and in some cases are making matters worse. Uncover the problems of climate change, explore its impact on severe storms, and dive into what we can do to help. Approachable text and engaging images bring this timely topic to life.

Chien-Shiung Wu

Alexis Davis (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988953

Born in China, Chien-Shiung Wu moved to the U.S. in 1936. Her dream was to become a physicist. But at the time, there were few women scientists. Discrimination was an issue too. Still, Wu did not give up. With hard work, she not only changed the field of physics, but also blazed a trail for women in science.

The Case of the Clicking Clock

Ken Bowser (author) Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634409476

A summer trip to her grandparents' house was going great until Jesse gets caught up in a mystery in the attic. When she encounters a pair of spooky green eyes during a lightning storm, Jesse sets out to use engineering skills to solve the Case of the Clicking Clock.

The Riddle of the Spinning Sycamore Seed

Ken Bowser (author) Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634409414

While playing in her tree house, Jesse is intrigued by a falling sycamore seed that slowly spins to the ground. But when she sees acorns falling fast directly down to the ground, she must solve the riddle while learning about propellers and windmills and using technology to understand aerodynamics.

The Conundrum of the Crooked Crayon

Ken Bowser (author) Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634409353

While doing spring cleaning in her room, Jesse comes across a crayon on her window sill that is curiously bent over. She recalls that the crayon was there all winter and not bent at all. Jesse begins to wonder what caused the crayon to bend. Using science skills, Jesse discovers how the Sun is closest to Earth in summer and that's why the crayon melted.

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.

Quik Cutter 2: Augmented Reality

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645983545

When Shawn’s best friend shows him the Qwik Cutter Cam, he knows he has to have it. A website is offering one at a deep discount, but Shawn and his friend find out that might just be too good to be true.

Surveillance

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346439

How does the military gather information? This title helps striving readers find out! Leveled text and crisp photos introduce the purpose of surveillance and the science behind it. Special features explore the history of surveillance, profile current and future examples, and diagram how the science works. The book closes with discussion of the future possibilities of surveillance and explores how surveillance can be used outside of the military.

Armor

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346392

Armor is an essential piece of a soldier’s uniform. But what kinds are being used, and how do they work? In this hi/lo title, leveled text and bright images explore the purpose of military armor, how it works, and what it might be like in the future. Special features include a timeline, diagrams of the science behind the armor, profiles of current and future examples, and more!

Drones

Matt Chandler (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346408

From reconnaissance missions to missile launches, military drones have a lot of jobs! In this hi/lo title, leveled text and crisp images explore these important military tools, including how they’re used, how they work, and how they might look in the future. A timeline explores the history of drones, a diagram explains the science behind drones, and profiles outline key features of present and future drones. This fascinating title is sure to captivate those interested in the military!