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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?

Forensics

T.R. Thomas (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602917651

The science of forensics is little understood except for what we watch in prime time. Five chapters explore forensic dentistry; ballistics; computer forensics; facial reconstruction; and fingerprinting.

DNA Evidence

T.R. Thomas (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602917644

What is DNA evidence? How is it collected? Can DNA evidence solve crimes? These topics are explored in five high-interest chapters including those convicted and then exonerated because of new DNA technology.

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.

¡Dinosaurios!

Jay Johnson (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819314

Como parte de la ciencia única, la serie Know-It-Alls! Cuenta con impresionantes portadas y texto atractivo, ¡este libro pone el enfoque en los Dinosaurios! ¿Sabías que el Tiranosaurio era el dinosaurio come carne más feroz? No era el más grande, pero era enorme – 7 toneladas (6.5 toneladas métricas) de monstruosidad. Con más de 40 pies (12 m) de largo, fue un asesino inteligente con una visión aguda. Aprende todo sobre estas criaturas prehistóricas y los paleontólogos que los estudian. Las ilustraciones increíbles realísticas y las cajas informativas de estadística, llenas con datos interesantes, hacen este libro de 24 páginas divertido y emocionantes para los jóvenes entusiastas de la ciencia de edades 4 para arriba!

¡Volcanes!

Kenn Goin (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819307

Como parte de la ciencia única, la serie Know-It-Alls! Cuenta con impresionantes portadas y texto atractivo, ¡este libro pone el enfoque en los volcanes! ¿Sabías que los científicos que estudian los volcanes se llaman volcanólogos? Conoce los tres tipos principales de volcanes: cono de ceniza, volcanes escudo y volcanes compuestos. Las ilustraciones increíbles realísticas y las cajas informativas de estadística, llenas con datos interesantes, hacen este libro de 24 páginas divertido y emocionantes para los jóvenes entusiastas de la ciencia de edades 4 para arriba!

Tiburones

Irene Trimble (author) Mike Maydak (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819291

Como parte de la ciencia única, la serie Know-It-Alls! Cuenta con impresionantes portadas y texto atractivo, ¡este libro pone el enfoque en los tiburones! ¿Sabías que los tiburones pueden oler la sangre en el agua a más de una milla de distancia? Las ilustraciones increíbles realísticas y las cajas informativas de estadística, llenas con datos interesantes, hacen este libro de 24 páginas divertido y emocionantes para los jóvenes entusiastas de la ciencia de edades 4 para arriba!

Know-It-Alls! Horses

Dennis Shaely (author) Stephen Schreiber (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020906

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on horses. Did you know that horses, zebras and donkeys are all related? They belong to the same animal family that scientists call Equidae. Find out why horses can sleep standing up and other fun facts about these amazing animals.

Know-It-Alls! Kittens

Christopher Nicholas (author) Alaskan Moose Studio (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020890

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on kittens. Did you know a kitten’s whiskers grow to be a little longer than the length of its body? Learn why a kitten always lands on its feet and other fun facts.

Know-It-Alls! Lizards

Christopher Nicholas (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020883

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on lizards. Did you know lizards have two big eyes and can see very well? In fact, some lizards can even look in two directions at the same time. Learn about the largest lizard of all—the Komodo dragon. This lizard is big enough to eat wild pigs, goats and even deer!

Know-It-Alls! Bears

Christopher Nicholas (author) Pedro Julio Gonzalez (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020876

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on bear! Did you know the Sun Bear is the smallest of all the bears? Sun Bears are not much bigger than a dog! They have a yellowish-orange mark on their chest that looks a little like a sun rising. Sun Bears live in the forests of Asia. Learn about Brown Bears, Kodiaks, Black Bears, Polar Bears, Spectacled Bears, Sloth Bears, Giant Panda Bears and Sun Bears.

Know-It-Alls! Bats

Roger Generazzo (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020869

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on bats. Did you know that the bat is the only kind of mammal that can fly? In fact, some bats can only fly, they cannot walk. From tip to tip, some kinds of bats, like Giant Flying Foxes, have a wingspan as wide as 6 feet (2 m). But there are also tiny bats, like Bumblebee Bats, with wingspans of only 6 inches (15 cm)—smaller than the length of a new pencil. There is so much to learn about these fascinating creatures.

Know-It-Alls! Volcanoes

Kenn Goin, Christopher Nicholas (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020845

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on volcanoes. Did you know that scientists that study volcanoes are called volcanologists? Learn about the three main types of volcanoes: cinder cone, shield volcanoes and composite volcanoes.

Know-It-Alls! Predators

Kenn Goin (author) Patrick Gnan (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020838

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on predators. Did you know in one leap the black panther can cover 25 feet (7.6m)? A panther can also jump 12 feet (3.6m) high! Learn all about the black panther, tiger, wolf, sea otter, mamba, snake, praying mantis, spider, scorpion, killer whale, great white shark, and bald eagle!

Know-It-Alls! Seals

Ellen Catala (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020821

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on seals. Did you know seals are a kind of ocean mammal that scientists called pinniped which means “fin foot?” Children will learn about eared seals, earless seals, and walruses

Know-It-Alls! Apes

Carol Harrison (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020814

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on apes. Did you know that orangutans spend most of their lives in trees? They are the slowest-moving apes. Big males sometimes have to travel on the ground because the tree branches can’t support them. Children will learn about the gorilla, chimpanzee, orangutan, bonobo and gibbon.

Rescue Ready Sound Book

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Angelee Randlett (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619382466

Children will explore rescue vehicles including a fire truck, ambulance, police car, helicopter, and more with this colorful book featuring real photographs and sounds. Studies show that young learners find it easier to associate real-life vehicles to photographs than to illustrations. From a fire truck to a Coast Guard boat, this helpful book will have children rescue ready!

Monster Machines Sound Book

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Angelee Randlett (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619382428

Children will explore monster machines including a bulldozer, tractor, big rig, monster truck and more with this colorful book featuring real photographs. Studies show that young learners find it easier to associate real-life monster machines to photographs than to illustrations. From a bulldozer to a monster truck, this exciting book teaches children all about big, powerful machines!