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Information Graphics: Human Body

(Available August 26, 2014)
Information Graphics: Human Body
Written by Simon Rogers, Illustrated by Peter Grundy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671235
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Information Graphics: Human Body

Written by Simon Rogers
Illustrated by Peter Grundy


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $17.99

The second in a visually stunning series, Information Graphics: Human Body shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about the human body are reinterpreted as stylish infographics that astonish, amuse, and inform. Researched by the Guardian’s Datablog expert and designed by the father of infographics, Peter... Read more >
Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

(Available August 26, 2014)
Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Emily Sutton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763673154
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Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Emily Sutton


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $15.99

Find out how the smallest things on the planet do some of the biggest jobs in this intriguing introduction to the world of microbes.

All around the world — in the sea, in the soil, in the air, and in your body — there are living things so tiny that millions could... Read more >
Information Graphics: Animal Kingdom
Information Graphics: Animal Kingdom
Written by Simon Rogers, Illustrated by Nicholas Blechman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671228
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Information Graphics: Animal Kingdom

Written by Simon Rogers
Illustrated by Nicholas Blechman


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $17.99

The first in a visually stunning series, Information Graphics: Animal Kingdom shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about the animal kingdom are reinterpreted as stylish information graphics that astonish, amuse, and inform, and tabbed chapters make information fast to find. Researched by the Guardian’s Datablog... Read more >
Alien Invaders
Alien Invaders
Written by Jane Drake and Ann Love, Illustrated by Mark Thurman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495128
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Alien Invaders
Species That Threaten Our World
Written by Jane Drake and Ann Love
Illustrated by Mark Thurman


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $8.95

From killer toads, feral felines, and brown tree snakes to multiple invaders in the Great Lakes and Lake Victoria, Alien Invaders explores the impact on our ecosystems of the wave after wave of invaders and why they have become a worldwide concern. Environmentalists Jane Drake and Ann Love take us on...

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Too Hot? Too Cold?
Too Hot? Too Cold?
Written by Caroline Arnold
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892773
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Too Hot? Too Cold?
Keeping Body Temperature Just Right
Written by Caroline Arnold


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2013
Price: $7.95

Have you ever wondered why you shiver when you’re cold, or sweat when you’re hot? It may seem natural that emperor penguins huddle together to stay warm in the Arctic, but why exactly does this prevent them from freezing? Is your dog just out of breath when he pants after running... Read more >
Animal Eggs
Animal Eggs
Written by Dawn Cusick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780983201496
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Animal Eggs
An Amazing Clutch of Mysteries and Marvels
Written by Dawn Cusick


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $8.95

Kids who like animals will love ANIMAL EGGS! Discover amazing colors and dozens of shapes and sizes--pink, yellow, orange, red, purple eggs, spotted eggs, speckled eggs, see-through eggs, and so many more. Explore dozens of wild and wonderful ways animals protect their eggs: male fish that protect hundreds of eggs in... Read more >
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #18: Penguins and Antarctica
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #18: Penguins and Antarctica
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307975355
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #18: Penguins and Antarctica
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #40: Eve of the Emperor Penguin
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $5.99

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #40: Eve of the Emperor Penguin, they had lots of questions. What do penguins eat? Why do they huddle together... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Yucky Worms
Yucky Worms
Written by Vivian French, Illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763658175
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Yucky Worms
Read and Wonder
Written by Vivian French
Illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $6.99

Here’s to nature’s recyclers! Kids will burrow right into this book about the industrious — and danger-filled — life of the delightfully yucky earthworm.

Who would want to be friends with a wiggly, slimy worm? You can’t even tell which end is which! But there’s more to these lowly creatures than meets... Read more >
Oh, Give Me a Home! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Oh, Give Me a Home! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Written by Tish Rabe, Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375873430
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Oh, Give Me a Home! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)

Written by Tish Rabe
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $3.99

From a bear in a cave to a hermit crab in its shell, kids ages 3 to 7 will love learning all about animal homes in this Chunky Crayon Coloring Book based on the PBS Kids show The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! Four chunky crayons and... Read more >
Caterpillars
Caterpillars
Written by Marilyn Singer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780979745577
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Caterpillars

Written by Marilyn Singer


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

Caterpillars attract children like magnets--their shapes, colors, and locomotion styles are impossible to resist. Now children can explore the dazzling diversity of the world's caterpillars illustrated in hundreds of full-color photographs. The charm of these larval forms of moths and butterflies is captured in verse and easy-to-follow narrative text by award-winning... Read more >
Micro Mania
Micro Mania
Written by Jordan D. Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781936140473
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Micro Mania

Written by Jordan D. Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $9.95

Get ready to be grossed out!

Try not to panic, but a million creatures are crawling all over your skin--wriggling on your legs, your neck, your scalp...everywhere! And that's only on the outside of our bodies. Trillions more of these itty-bitty things are thriving INSIDE!

Here's a big treat for every kid who... Read more >
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Silk and Venom
Silk and Venom
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Photographed by Christopher G. Knight
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763642228
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Silk and Venom
Searching for a Dangerous Spider
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Photographed by Christopher G. Knight


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $16.99

Join a researcher on a passionate hunt for poisonous spiders, captured in the engaging prose and stunning photos of a masterful team.

Love them, hate them — spiders are feared and misunderstood by many, but certainly not by biology professor and arachnologist Greta Binford. Eager and willing to share her knowledge, she... Read more >
Animal Eggs
Animal Eggs
Written by Dawn Cusick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780979745539
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Animal Eggs
An Amazing Clutch of Mysteries and Marvels
Written by Dawn Cusick


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

Kids who like animals will love ANIMAL EGGS! Discover amazing colors and dozens of shapes and sizes--pink, yellow, orange, red, purple eggs, spotted eggs, speckled eggs, see-through eggs, and so many more. Explore dozens of wild and wonderful ways animals protect their eggs: male fish that protect hundreds of eggs in... Read more >
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Science Fair Winners: Experiments To Do on Your Family
Science Fair Winners: Experiments To Do on Your Family
Written by Karen Romano Young, Illustrated by David Goldin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426306914
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Science Fair Winners: Experiments To Do on Your Family

Written by Karen Romano Young
Illustrated by David Goldin


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $12.95

Young investigators discover for themselves how humans learn, as they delve into the mysteries of their shared DNA. Figure out a little brother or sister by analyzing what a very young child can see…learn about relationships through activities that analyze birth order and how siblings resolve conflict. As with all the... Read more >
Science Fair Winners: Experiments To Do On Your Family
Science Fair Winners: Experiments To Do On Your Family
Written by Karen Romano Young, Illustrated by David Goldin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306921
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Science Fair Winners: Experiments To Do On Your Family

Written by Karen Romano Young
Illustrated by David Goldin


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $24.90

Young investigators discover for themselves how humans learn, as they delve into the mysteries of their shared DNA. Figure out a little brother or sister by analyzing what a very young child can see…learn about relationships through activities that analyze birth order and how siblings resolve conflict. As with all the... Read more >
Insect Detective
Insect Detective
Written by Steve Voake, Illustrated by Charlotte Voake
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763644475
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Insect Detective

Written by Steve Voake
Illustrated by Charlotte Voake


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $16.99

Young readers will definitely catch the bug when they see this enticing, fact-filled invitation to explore the world of insects.

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Right now, all around us, thousands of insects are doing strange and wonderful things: wasps are building nests, ants are collecting food, and dragonflies are readying for the... Read more >
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The Circulatory Story
The Circulatory Story
Written by Mary Corcoran
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892094
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The Circulatory Story

Written by Mary Corcoran


Format: Trade Paperback, 44 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $7.95

Simple, humorous text and comic illustrations explain the basics of the circulatory system--the systemic, pulmonary, and coronary circuits. Readers follow a red blood cell on its journey through the body, and in the process learn how the body combats disease, performs gas exchanges, and fights plaque. Read more >
Oscar and the Bat
Oscar and the Bat
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763645137
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Oscar and the Bat
A Book About Sound
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $6.99

Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.

When Oscar hears a blackbird singing in the meadow, Bat swoops in to talk to him about sound. A sudden thunderstorm and a visiting cow give Oscar lots of opportunities to learn about sounds... Read more >
Science Fair Winners: Bug Science
Science Fair Winners: Bug Science
Written by Karen Romano Young, Illustrated by David Goldin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426305191
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Science Fair Winners: Bug Science

Written by Karen Romano Young
Illustrated by David Goldin


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $12.95

It might be creepy, but entomology is one cool branch of science for kids! Bug Science is a funny, educational book filled with cool workshops that are ideal for science fairs. Sometimes it’s all about the bugs, like an experiment to reroute ants. Sometimes it’s about how we interact with bugs... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Science Fair Winners: Bug Science
Science Fair Winners: Bug Science
Written by Karen Romano Young, Illustrated by David Goldin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305207
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Science Fair Winners: Bug Science

Written by Karen Romano Young
Illustrated by David Goldin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 80 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $24.90

It might be creepy, but entomology is one cool branch of science for kids! Bug Science is a funny, educational book filled with cool workshops that are ideal for science fairs. Sometimes it’s all about the bugs, like an experiment to reroute ants. Sometimes it’s about how we interact with bugs... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Micro Mania
Micro Mania
Written by Jordan D. Brown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780982306420
Our Price: $19.95
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Micro Mania

Written by Jordan D. Brown


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $19.95

Get ready to be grossed out!

Try not to panic, but a million creatures are crawling all over your skin--wriggling on your legs, your neck, your scalp...everywhere! And that's only on the outside of our bodies. Trillions more of these itty-bitty things are thriving INSIDE!

Here's a big treat for every kid who... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
What's Eating You?
What's Eating You?
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Neal Layton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763645212
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What's Eating You?
Parasites -- The Inside Story
Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Neal Layton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $7.99

"The subject is inherently fascinating to kids, who will fi nd a good deal of
information. . . .The artwork adds a welcome comic veneer." — BOOKLIST


Mites and lice, fleas, ticks, and tapeworms — most living creatures that have a habitat also are a habitat, including you (are you itchy yet?). Unwelcome... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
National Geographic Investigates: The Human Brain
National Geographic Investigates: The Human Brain
Written by Kathleen Simpson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304200
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National Geographic Investigates: The Human Brain
Inside Your Body's Control Room
Written by Kathleen Simpson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $17.95

The Human Brain aligns young readers with top scientists, doctors, and researchers from around the world in the field of neurobiology.

The amazing abilities of the human brain are endlessly fascinating to kids. How do we think? How do we remember? How does our brain work with the senses to enable us... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Investigates: The Human Brain
National Geographic Investigates: The Human Brain
Written by Kathleen Simpson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304217
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National Geographic Investigates: The Human Brain
Inside Your Body's Control Room
Written by Kathleen Simpson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $27.90

The Human Brain aligns young readers with top scientists, doctors, and researchers from around the world in the field of neurobiology.

The amazing abilities of the human brain are endlessly fascinating to kids. How do we think? How do we remember? How does our brain work with the senses to enable us... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917141
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The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair

Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $15.95

National bestseller reworked for middle-graders.

At the time of Ludwig van Beethoven’s death, it was a common practice to take a lock of hair from the deceased as a remembrance, a sacred remnant of the person who meant so much when alive. One such lock of Beethoven’s hair survived through the years... Read more >
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