Investigates animals brough back from the brink of extinction.
Explores the moon, the constellations and the motion of the planets.
Introduces readers to the sugar glider as a pet.
Max Axiom explores how cell phones work while traveling through the Grand Canyon.
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.
Explores the means astronauts use to reach outer space and examines how they train for space missions. Reveals what it is like to live and work in outer space and considers the future of space travel.
Birdie McAdam is tougher than she looks. She's proud of her job as apprentice to Alfred the Bogler, a man who catches monsters for a living. Hunting bogles isn't dangerous until children start to disappear.
Here are 3 short stories of injured or abandoned wild animals that were rescued by humans and returned to the wild.
Its boys vs. girls when the nosiest, most talkative, and most competitive 5th graders in history challenge one another to see who can go longer without talking.
Peter Hatcher finds his demanding two-year-old brother, Fudge, an ever increasing problem, especially when he walks off with Peter's pet turtle, Dribble.
Following a student conducting research, the reader learns about water power as an energy source. This exciting title includes how humans used water power in the past, how we use energy from water power today, and how we may use it in the future.
Examines the different regions in the United States--from the Southeast to the Midwest and the West--and offers information on their regional peculiarities.
Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher.
An in-depth look at search and resuce dogs at work and the amazing skills they learn to accopmlish their jobs. Different breeds are showcased throughout the book perfoming different Search and Rescue tasks.
After a ghost is spotted lurking avour Capitol City's American History Museum, it's up to Raining Sam, son of a museum employee, and his friends to solve the supernatural mystery before anyone gets hurt.
A critical, yet enjoyable, look at the events that let up to the creation of the Declaration of Independence, the signers, and the documents today. Sidebars provide additional information to give context and deeper understanding to the history.
Eighth-grader Richie Mallon has always been his basketball team's shooter, but now he's facing tryouts for a tough new coach.
Eleven-year-old Kaden's only friend is Kubla, his pet crow. He lives with his Grandma in a cabin outside the small town of Promise. Starting middle school means Kaden's life will get a lot more complicated.
Buck Bray travels to Denali National Park to shoot a new kids' wilderness show, and with the cameraman's daughter, they work to solve the mystery of two missing grizzly cubs.
After reading these stories of courage, achievements, and determination to change the world, you will be inspired to make the world a better place, too.
Explores the history of study and exploration of the Moon.
Told that they will have to move out of their home, five siblings decide to change the landlord's mind and all is fair in love and war when it comes to keeping your home.
Ever wonder how Nike became the athletics empire it is today? From an Idea to Nike digs into the marketing campaigns and strategy that turned this running shoe company into the outfitter for many athletes as well as the iconic American brand.
When catastrophe strikes their beloved upstairs neighbors, the Vanderbeeker children set out to build a healing garden in Harlem in spite of a locked fence, thistles, trash, and the conflicting plans of a wealthy real estate developer.
Nita and Sohail are thrilled when they win scholarships to attend the Alaska Young Explorers program, but things take a turn when they're paired up on an expedition. Nita and Sohail will have to depend on each other and learn to work together...if they want to survive the Alaskan wilderness.
Celebrate the unheralded people and stories that helped shape the game of baseball!
While trying to create a new cooling system for air conditioners and refrigerators, Lonnie Johnson accidentally stumbled upon the mechanics that would lead to the invention of one of the top 20 toys of all time—the Super Soaker!
Woodland fairy Nix invents wicked tricks to deter dangerous human invaders who encroach on the woodland territories. When a man tries to move into the cottage in the woods, Nix tries to scare him away, but everything goes wrong and Nix begins to think there might be more to humans than he thought.