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Pocket Bios: Isaac Newton

by Al Berenger

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of mathematician and physicist Isaac Newton.

Best known for "discovering gravity" and formulating the laws of motion, Isaac Newton is often hailed...


Pocket Bios: Marie Curie

by Al Berenger

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of influential physicist and chemist Marie Curie.

Marie Curie, the first woman ever to win a Nobel Prize and only person to win it in two different...


Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

by Helaine Becker & 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...


Pocket Bios: Albert Einstein

by Al Berenger

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of famed physicist Albert Einstein.

Albert Einstein, a theoretical physicist, developed the theory of relativity and is popularly known today for his...


Marie Curie

by Demi

Celebrated author and artist Demi beautifully portrays the life and story of Marie Curie, the revolutionary scientist and winner of two Nobel Prizes.

Maria Salomea Sklodowaska was born on November 7, 1867. Her...


Above and Beyond

by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Since NASA was established in 1958, it has landed rovers on distant planets and launched telescopes deep into space--all so that we can look back to the beginning of time.

Through stunning images provided by...


The Race to Space: Countdown to Liftoff (Epic Fails #2)

by Ben Thompson, Erik Slader & Tim Foley

In this second installment of the Epic Fails series, explore the many failures that made up the Race to Space, paving the way for humanity's eventual success at reaching the stars.

Today, everyone is familiar...


This Is Rocket Science: True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond (Science & Nature)

by Gloria Skurzynski & National Geographic Kids

..three, two, one… we have liftoff! From the award-winning author of Are We Alone? comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space. This Is Rocket Science explores the past, present, and future of...


Charlie and the Tortoise

by M. J. Mouton, Jezreel S. Cuevas & Cara Santa Maria

Charlie and the Tortoise shares the journey of how Charles Darwin discovered the connections between all animals on an adventure to some very unique islands.


FORENSICS: UNCOVER THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

by Carla Mooney & Samuel Carbaugh

Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation introduces students to the fascinating world of forensic science and shows them how to find clues, analyze evidence, and crack the case....


Chemistry: Investigate the Matter that Makes Up Your World

by Carla Mooney & Samuel Carbaugh

Have you ever wondered what makes up everything in the world around you? Or what exactly is the difference between solids, liquids, and gases? Have you wanted to know what causes two substances to react or change?...


Explore Light and Optics!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Bryan Stone

Imagine a world without light. What would it be like? Dark, cold, and lifeless! In Explore Light and Optics! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 through 10 find out why light is so important to our world....


Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate

by Anita Yasuda & Allison Bruce

How do scientists solve mysteries? With forensics! Every crime scene contains forensic evidence that helps investigators discover exactly what happened. Forensics is the science of gathering and examining information...


Explore Forces and Motion!: With 25 Great Projects

by Jennifer Swanson & Bryan Stone

Everything moves! Kids run around the playground, cars drive on the road, and balls fly through the air. What causes all this motion? Physics! Forces and motion rule the way everything moves through space.

In...


Technology: Cool Women Who Code

by Andi Diehn

Do you listen to music with an MP3 player or read books on a tablet? Do you play multiplayer video games with people on the other side of the world? Do you have a robot cleaning your kitchen? Maybe not yet,...


Rain Forests

by Donna Latham

Investigating a variety of biomes and today’s natural and human threats to their preservation, this interactive series challenges young readers to look at how their own actions influence the planet's health....


Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions: You Can Build Yourself

by Maxine Anderson

Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself introduces readers to the life, world, and incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci through hands-on building projects that explore his invention ideas....


Discover the Desert: The Driest Place on Earth

by Kathryn Ceceri & Sam Carbaugh

Delving into a seemingly dry and barren ecosystem, this fun-filled activity book closely examines the desert landscape and shows how many exciting discoveries it holds. Exploring native plants and animals and...


Deciduous Forests

by Donna Latham

Investigating the planet’s biomes and examining the modern threats to each ecosystem, this interactive series challenges young readers to look at how their own actions influence the planet's health. With compare-and-contrast...


Oceans

by Donna Latham

Investigating the planet’s biomes and examining the modern threats to each ecosystem, this interactive series challenges young readers to look at how their own actions affect the planet's health. With compare-and-contrast...