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High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs

(Available April 14, 2015)
High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs
Written by Lisa Kahn Schnell, Illustrated by Alan Marks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580896047
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High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs

Written by Lisa Kahn Schnell
Illustrated by Alan Marks


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $16.95

Dual-layered text introduces the life cycle of the horseshoe crab, with a focus on the annual mass-spawning event at Delaware Bay. Read more >
Komodo Dragons
Biology and Conservation
Edited by James B. Murphy, Claudio Ciofi, Colomba de La Panouse and Trooper Walsh


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $45.00

More than twenty years have passed since Walter Auffenberg's monumental The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor. In the intervening years the populations of Komodo dragons—native only to a handful of islands in southeast Indonesia—have dwindled, sparking intensive conservation efforts. During the last two decades new information about these formidable predators... Read more >
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Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)
Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)
Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385391252
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Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)

Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $4.99

Could you survive an outer-space disaster? Aspiring astronauts and young explorers will love this out-of-this-world Totally True Adventure.
 
Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)
Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)
Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385391276
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Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)

Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $4.99

Could you survive an outer-space disaster? Aspiring astronauts and young explorers will love this out-of-this-world Totally True Adventure.
 
Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)
Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)
Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385391269
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Apollo 13 (Totally True Adventures)

Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $12.99

Could you survive an outer-space disaster? Aspiring astronauts and young explorers will love this out-of-this-world Totally True Adventure.
 
Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal... Read more >
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Why Space Matters to Me
Why Space Matters to Me
Written by Colin Stuart
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781606845899
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Why Space Matters to Me

Written by Colin Stuart


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $12.99

In this brilliantly simple book, a noted science writer shows the interconnectedness of life on Earth to space--and thus, why space matters to all of us.

Covering topics like stardust, animal navigation, weather, seasons, tides, and more, Colin Stuart shows the interconnectedness of life on Earth and space. The Sun and Moon... Read more >
Bats in Question
The Smithsonian Answer Book
Written by Don E. Wilson
Photographed by Merlin D. Tuttle


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $24.95

Long the subject of myth and superstition, bats have been among the most misunderstood of mammals due to their nocturnal habits, capacity for flight, and strange appearance. Seeking to dispel the myths associated with these remarkable creatures and arguing for their key role in a balanced ecosystem, Bats in Question covers... Read more >
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Beyond Magenta
Beyond Magenta
Written by Susan Kuklin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763673680
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Beyond Magenta
Transgender Teens Speak Out
Written by Susan Kuklin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $12.99

A  2015 Stonewall Honor Book

A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.


Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after... Read more >
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Genius
Genius
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426322198
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Genius
A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $7.99

On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein's life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial... Read more >
Genius
Genius
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426322358
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Genius
A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.99

On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein's life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial... Read more >
Snakes in Question, Second Edition
The Smithsonian Answer Book
Written by George R. Zug and Carl H. Ernst
Photographed by Richard D. Bartlett and Patricia Bartlett


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $24.95

This new edition of Snakes in Question has been completely updated to take into account the most recent research available, offering useful scientific information about snakes while dispelling many widely-circulated myths and common fears. Accompanied by 100 stunning color photographs and written in the popular question-and-answer format of Smithsonian's “In Question&rdquo... Read more >
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Welcome to the Neighborwood
Welcome to the Neighborwood
Written by Shawn Sheehy, Illustrated by Shawn Sheehy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763665944
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Welcome to the Neighborwood

Written by Shawn Sheehy
Illustrated by Shawn Sheehy


Format: Hardcover, 18 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $29.99

In this stunning pop-up book, meet seven animal builders and see how their unique skills help them survive—and to live together in harmony in the neighborwood.

At the edge of the forest a spider spins her web, while nearby, a hummingbird uses strands of spider silk to build her nest. These are... Read more >
Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson
Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson
Written by CAP Saucier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781633880146
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Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson
A Space Science Journey
Written by CAP Saucier


Format: Trade Paperback, 177 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $14.99

This introduction to space science for children uses the story of Neil deGrasse Tyson's life and career to frame the journey.

Catch the thrill of the cosmos and space science through the life of Neil deGrasse Tyson—the popular astrophysicist, science communicator, and host of FOX-TV’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. In language neither too... Read more >
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Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson
A Space Science Journey
Written by CAP Saucier


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $9.99

This introduction to space science for children uses the story of Neil deGrasse Tyson's life and career to frame the journey.

Catch the thrill of the cosmos and space science through the life of Neil deGrasse Tyson—the popular astrophysicist, science communicator, and host of FOX-TV’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. In language neither too... Read more >
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FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman: Ruff Ruffman's 44 Favorite Science Activities
FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman: Ruff Ruffman's 44 Favorite Science Activities
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by WGBH
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763674328
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FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman: Ruff Ruffman's 44 Favorite Science Activities

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by WGBH


Format: Trade Paperback, 132 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $12.99

Delve into dozens of entertaining, offbeat science projects with amusing commentary from Ruff Ruffman, the lovable host of FETCH!

Families and teachers looking for a fun way to add science to kids’ agendas need look no further. This full-color book of Ruff Ruffman’s all-time favorite activities offers a chance to try real... Read more >
Information Graphics: Space
Information Graphics: Space
Written by Simon Rogers, Illustrated by Jennifer Daniel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763677695
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Information Graphics: Space

Written by Simon Rogers
Illustrated by Jennifer Daniel


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $17.99

Seeing is believing with these incredible infographics!

The third in a visually stunning series of information graphics that shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about space are reinterpreted as stylish infographics that astonish, amuse, and inform. Researched by the Guardian’s Datablog expert and illustrated by New... Read more >
Dirty Rats?
Dirty Rats?
Written by Darrin Lunde, Illustrated by Adam Gustavson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580895668
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Dirty Rats?

Written by Darrin Lunde
Illustrated by Adam Gustavson


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $16.95

Nobody likes a rat. And we're not talking about a snitch here. We're talking about those disgusting bald-tailed rodents that scurry around alleys and in the subway. But, hold on . . . are rats really so bad? There are hundreds of rat species all around the world that defy common... Read more >
Head Lice
Head Lice
Written by Elise Gravel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770496613
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Head Lice

Written by Elise Gravel


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $10.99

Part of a series of hilarious nonfiction books about disgusting creatures, this book examines head lice. It covers such topics as head lice habitats (human heads only, dogs are gross) anatomy (his body is slightly see through, so he can always see what he ate for lunch), and parenting practice (the... Read more >
Inventions That Could Have Changed the World...But Didn't!
Inventions That Could Have Changed the World...But Didn't!
Written by Joe Rhatigan and Anthony Owsley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781623540241
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Inventions That Could Have Changed the World...But Didn't!

Written by Joe Rhatigan and Anthony Owsley


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $14.95

The fascinating stories of inventions that could have changed the world, should have made a difference, or would have astounded us all, but for one reason or another, didn’t. Some inventions were too wacky, weird, or unwieldy. Other simply didn’t work. And still others may be the next big thing ... Read more >
Ouch!
Ouch!
Written by Joe Rhatigan, Illustrated by Anthony Owsley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781623540531
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Ouch!
The Weird & Wild Ways Your Body Deals with Agonizing Aches, Ferocious Fevers, Lousy Lumps, Crummy Colds, Bothersome Bites, Breaks, Bruises & Burns
Written by Joe Rhatigan
Illustrated by Anthony Owsley


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $9.95

Ow, yuck, EEW, ack!

From blisters, bruises, and bleeding to stings, sprains, and broken bones, there are so many things that bother the body. And whether a child has a crummy cold, a ferocious fever, a nasty bite, or a burn from touching a hot stove, pain is confusing and distressing. Why... Read more >
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Spring Blossoms
Spring Blossoms
Written by Carole Gerber, Illustrated by Leslie Evans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580894135
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Spring Blossoms

Written by Carole Gerber
Illustrated by Leslie Evans


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $7.95

Spring is here, and with the new season comes trees full of life, color . . . and blossoms! From the creators of Leaf Jumpers and Winter Trees, Spring Blossoms introduces readers to a variety of different flowering trees. Read more >
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Crazy for Science with Carmelo the Science Fellow
Crazy for Science with Carmelo the Science Fellow
Written by Carmelo Piazza and James Buckley, Illustrated by Chad Geran
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876824
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Crazy for Science with Carmelo the Science Fellow

Written by Carmelo Piazza and James Buckley
Illustrated by Chad Geran


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $19.95

A hands-on science book packed with fun experiments from rockstar science educator Carmelo the Science Fellow!
     Designed to encourage kids' natural love of science from an early age, this book promotes scientific observation, exploration, and analysis in a way that little kids can get excited about--through do-it-yourself experiments! Each chapter introduces a... Read more >
Space Exploration: Panorama Pops
Space Exploration: Panorama Pops
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by John Holcroft
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763676995
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Space Exploration: Panorama Pops

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by John Holcroft


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $8.99

Three-dimensional, accordion-fold pocket guides, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, reveal favorite sites and fascinating subjects.

Zoom in on a dozen key moments in the history of space exploration—from Sputnik 1 (the first artificial satellite to orbit Earth) to the Curiosity rover, a car-size device sent to Mars to see if the... Read more >
The Story of Flight: Panorama Pops
The Story of Flight: Panorama Pops
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by John Holcroft
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763677008
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The Story of Flight: Panorama Pops

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by John Holcroft


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $8.99

Three-dimensional, accordion-fold pocket guides, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, reveal favorite sites and fascinating subjects.

Take to the skies with an exciting guide featuring twelve innovations—from hot-air balloons, gliders, and the Wright brothers’ early planes to the aircraft of war and modern passenger planes to small and luxurious private planes—that have... Read more >
National Geographic Readers: Meteors
National Geographic Readers: Meteors
Written by Melissa Stewart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426319433
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National Geographic Readers: Meteors

Written by Melissa Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $3.99

Blast off on a trip to discover the fascinating world of meteors. In this image-packed book, kids will learn all about these objects hurtling through space—and into our atmosphere. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow! Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
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