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  • Written in Bone

    Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

    Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully examining the fragile skeleton that had been buried there for four hundred years. "He was about fifteen years old when he died. And he was European," Owsley concluded. But how did he know? Just as forensic ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Blood, Bullets, and Bones

    The Story of Forensic Science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA

    by Bridget Heos ...
    Blood, Bullets, and Bones provides young readers with a fresh and fascinating look at the ever-evolving science of forensics.Since the introduction of DNA testing, forensic science has been in the forefront of the public’s imagination, thanks especially to popular television shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. But forensic analysis has been practiced for thousands of years. Ancient Chinese ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Underwater Counting

    Even Numbers

    Illustrated by David Biedrzycki ...
    series Jerry Pallotta's Counting Books
    There's something fishy about this book . . .Facts and figures to fill an ocean! Learn to count from zero to fifty, counting even numbers by two. Sound complicated? Not so, with page after page of unique and fascinating sea creatures to discover. Four odd-looking Clown Triggerfish help make counting fun and, although they have been extinct for millions of years, you can count thirty-two fierce ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • ¿Cómo se forma una planta?

    ¿Cómo se forma una planta? ¡Descúbrelo en este lector de ciencias vibrante! Las plantas son seres vivos que pasan por un ciclo de vida. Aprende más sobre este ciclo y lo que necesitan las plantas para vivir y crecer. Las plantas cuentan con un ciclo de vida notable ya que se transforman de pequeñas semillas a hermosas flores y árboles gigantes. Las imágenes vibrantes y el texto fácil de leer en ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Horses

    by Gail Gibbons ...
    series Live Oak Media eReadalong
    "Gail Gibbons's detailed introduction to horses is packed with historical facts, breed information, care and grooming tips.... Pierno's well-paced and deliberately pronounced reading is supplemented with sound effects of neighing, whinnying, and galloping horses as well as brief snippets of background orchestra music. ...Children with an interest in horses will find this title an adequate ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • The Great Bear Sea

    Exploring the Marine Life of a Pacific Paradise

    by Nicholas Read ...
    Following up the success of their first two books about the Great Bear Rainforest, The Salmon Bears and The Sea Wolves, Ian McAllister and Nicholas Read take readers on an expedition into the wondrous and mysterious underwater world of the Great Bear Sea. This amazing part of the northeast Pacific Ocean is home to some of the planet's mightiest and most beloved residents: whales, sea lions, ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • The Climate Change Playbook

    22 Systems Thinking Games for More Effective Communication about Climate Change

    Advocates and teachers often find it difficult to communicate the complexities of climate change, because the people they are trying to reach hold so many mistaken assumptions. They assume, for example, that when climate change becomes an obvious threat to our everyday lives, there will still be time enough to make changes that will avoid disaster. Yet at that point it will be too late. Or they ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Smithsonian: Giant Squid

    Searching for a Sea Monster

    This sea monster is real. It lurks in the freezing black depths of underwater canyons. Nearly 50 feet long, it hunts with its long arms and tentacles. Its powerful suckers leave giant round scars on those that live through a battle with it. But this enormous beast, with its huge, strange eyes, remains hidden from humans. We rarely see it and know little of its ways. What is this monster? The giant ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Meltdown!

    The Nuclear Disaster in Japan and Our Energy Future

    by Fred Bortz ...
    Japan. March 11, 2011. 2:46 P.M. The biggest earthquake in Japan's history—and one of the world's five most powerful since 1900—devastated the Tohoku region, 320 kilometers (200 miles) northeast of Tokyo. It triggered a huge tsunami that left crippling damage in its wake. More than 13,000 people drowned, and thousands of buildings and homes were reduced to rubble.As people assessed the damage, ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Energy Investigations

    series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )
    You've probably heard lots of things about energy. You may know that your body needs energy or that there's energy in sunlight. But what exactly is energy? Where does it come from and where does it go? How do plants, people, and machines use energy? Scientists have wondered about these things too. They conducted experiments to learn the answers to their questions. How do cells get energy from food ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Wild Predators (Wild Kratts)

    Illustrated by Random House ...
    series Step into Reading
    PBS’s animated hit show Wild Kratts follows the adventures of zoologists Chris and Martin Kratt as they travel to animal habitats around the globe. Along the way, they encounter incredible creatures while combining science education with fun. Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader as they activate their Creature Power Suits to go hunting with the world’s ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • It's Getting Hot in Here

    The Past, Present, and Future of Climate Change

    by Bridget Heos ...
    Tackling the issue of global warming head-on for a teen audience, Bridget Heos examines the science behind it, the history of climate change on our planet, and the ways in which humans have affected the current crisis we face. It’s Getting Hot in Here illustrates how interconnected we are not just with everyone else on the planet, but with the people who came before us and the ones who will ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • My Country

    by Ellen Mitten ...
    series Little World Social Studies
    Young readers learn about the United States through simple text and photos. ... Read more

    $16.19 USD

  • Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

    Illustrated by Dow Phumiruk ...
    The bold story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the film Hidden Figures.You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home?As a child, Katherine Johnson loved to count. She counted the steps on the road, the ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • I am Jane Goodall

    Illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos ...
    by Brad Meltzer ...
    series Ordinary People Change the World
    Chimpanzee scientist and conservationist Jane Goodall is the 10th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.After receiving a stuffed animal chimpanzee for her first birthday, Jane Goodall's love of animals only grew. She saw what humans and animals had in common, not what makes us different, and used that to advocate for animal rights everywhere, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Lifetime

    The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives

    Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal ...
    In one lifetime, a caribou will shed 10 sets of antlers, a woodpecker will drill 30 roosting holes, a giraffe will wear 200 spots, a seahorse will birth 1,000 babies.Count each one and many more while learning about the wondrous things that can happen in just one lifetime. This extraordinary book collects animal information not available anywhere else—and shows all 30 roosting holes, all 200 spots ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • That's Different!: Opposites Books for Kids

    Early Learning Books K-12

    series Baby & Toddler Opposites Books #12
    Understanding the concepts of same and different is essential in honing your child's communication, math and analytic skills. This special book of opposites is especially designed for the young readers. It contains definitions that will challenge your child's reading and comprehensive skills. It also helps improve his/her vocabulary through the introduction of commonly paired words. Mastering ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • What If ...

    Humans Were Like Animals?

    Illustrated by Paul Moran ...
    Packed with fun, incredible and often downright disgusting facts about the animal world, this is a book that will both entertain and educate. With questions like: 'What if people behaved like animals?', 'What if you had pop-up claws?', 'What if you could taste with your feet?' and 'What if your mum puked in your mouth?'. Full of awesome illustrations, this book shows kids the hilarious ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Global Warming

    series The Environment: Ours to Save
    Global warming, often a source of much politicization and debate, has recast international dialogue with respect to environmental responsibility and activism. While it is generally agreed that global warming can be attributed to human activity, solutions to this phenomenon are unclear and vary with each country. This thought-provoking volume examines the science behind the greenhouse effect, ... Read more

    $30.39 USD

  • The Octonauts and The Growing Goldfish

    by Meomi ...
    Join global sensations, the Octonauts, in an exciting new title in the classic picture book series that inspired the phenomenally successful animated TV show, broadcast around the world.The Octonauts are a crew of cute animals who love to explore the big blue ocean. From their underwater base, the Octopod, the eight intrepid friends are always ready for fun and excitement!It was a sunny day under ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The EARTH Book (Illustrated Edition)

    by Todd Parr ...
    series Melded Audio and Text
    "I take care of the earth because I know I can do little things every day to make a BIG difference..."With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitiviy, Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this eco-friendly picture book. Featuing a circular die-cut Earth on the cover, and printed entirely with recycled materials and nontoxic soy ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Ultimate Ocean Rumble

    Illustrated by Rob Bolster ...
    series Who Would Win?
    This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts 16 ferocious ocean creatures. Readers will learn about each animal's anatomy, behavior, and more. Then compare and contrast the battling animals before finally discovering the winner!This nonfiction series is full of facts, photos, and realistic illustrations, and it includes a range of mammals, sea creatures, insects, and dinosaurs to satisfy all ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • National Geographic Kids Chapters: Living With Wolves!

    True Stories of Adventures With Animals (NGK Chapters)

    series Chapter Book
    Imagine living with a pack of wolves! For National Geographic wildlife documentarians Jim and Jamie Dutcher, that dream came true. Join the Dutchers as they discover what life is like among wolves in the western wilderness. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers will be howling for more. ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Mario and the Hole in the Sky

    How a Chemist Saved Our Planet

    Illustrated by Teresa Martinez ...
    The true story of how a scientist saved the planet from environmental disaster.Mexican American Mario Molina is a modern-day hero who helped solve the ozone crisis of the 1980s. Growing up in Mexico City, Mario was a curious boy who studied hidden worlds through a microscope. As a young man in California, he discovered that CFCs, used in millions of refrigerators and spray cans, were tearing a ... Read more

    $9.99 USD