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Eat Your Science Homework
Eat Your Science Homework
Written by Ann McCallum, Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570912986
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Eat Your Science Homework
Recipes for Inquiring Minds
Written by Ann McCallum
Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Hungry readers discover delicious and distinct recipes in this witty companion to Eat Your Math Homework. A main text explains upper-elementary science concepts, including subatomic particles, acids and bases, black holes, and more. Alongside simple recipes, side-bars encourage readers to also experiment and explore outside of the kitchen. A review, glossary... Read more >
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Eat Your Science Homework
Eat Your Science Homework
Written by Ann McCallum, Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570912993
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Eat Your Science Homework
Recipes for Inquiring Minds
Written by Ann McCallum
Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.95

Hungry readers discover delicious and distinct recipes in this witty companion to Eat Your Math Homework. A main text explains upper-elementary science concepts, including subatomic particles, acids and bases, black holes, and more. Alongside simple recipes, side-bars encourage readers to also experiment and explore outside of the kitchen. A review, glossary... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?
How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?
Written by Chris Butterworth, Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763665036
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How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?
The Story of Food
Written by Chris Butterworth
Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $5.99

"Equally informative and appetite-whetting." — The Horn Book

One of the best parts of a young child’s day is opening a lunchbox and diving in. But how did that delicious food get there? From planting wheat to mixing dough, climbing trees to machine-squeezing fruit, picking cocoa pods to stirring a vat of... Read more >
The Story of Silk
The Story of Silk
Written by Richard Sobol, Illustrated by Richard Sobol
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763641658
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The Story of Silk
From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves
Written by Richard Sobol
Illustrated by Richard Sobol


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $17.99

What does worm spit have to do with the world’s most luxurious fabric? Travel to Thailand for a close-up look at wrigglers, weavers, and wearers of silk.

Join author and photographer Richard Sobol as he picks up his camera once more and travels to a small village in Thailand for an in-depth... Read more >
The A to Z of Everyday Things
The A to Z of Everyday Things
Written by Janice Weaver, Illustrated by Francis Blake
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770499041
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The A to Z of Everyday Things

Written by Janice Weaver
Illustrated by Francis Blake


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $7.99

Why are Americans superstitious about two-dollar bills?
Why do we have twelve months in a year instead of ten, or six, or even twenty?
Why do we celebrate foolishness on the first day of April?
Why is yawning contagious?
Why is the number thirteen considered to be unlucky in so... Read more >
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Crazy Concoctions
Crazy Concoctions
Written by Jordan D. Brown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936140510
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Crazy Concoctions
A Mad Scientist's Guide to Messy Mixtures
Written by Jordan D. Brown


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $14.95

Making a mess is generally frowned upon, but if you are learning important scientific principles and creating cool science experiments, then the mess will have to be excused. Within the pages of this diabolically genius book is a collection of experiments that kids can do at home. They may make a... Read more >
Cars on Mars
Cars on Mars
Written by Alexandra Siy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570914638
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Cars on Mars
Roving the Red Planet
Written by Alexandra Siy


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $9.95

In CARS ON MARS readers can follow the course of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission as twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity explore the Red Planet. Learn how scientists determined that there was once water on Mars and how the Earthbound NASA team resolved problems with the rovers from afar in... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book
Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book
Written by Ralph Masiello
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570915369
Our Price: $7.95
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Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book

Written by Ralph Masiello


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $7.95

Illustrator Ralph Masiello shares his love of robots in this newest addition to his popular drawing series. Step-by-step diagrams show young artists how to use simple shapes and lines to create basic robots.

Challenge steps and a visit to the "spare part warehouse" encourage kids to customize their designs with dials, switches... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book
Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book
Written by Ralph Masiello
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570915352
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Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book

Written by Ralph Masiello


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

Illustrator Ralph Masiello shares his love of robots in this newest addition to his popular drawing series. Step-by-step diagrams show young artists how to use simple shapes and lines to create basic robots.

Challenge steps and a visit to the "spare part warehouse" encourage kids to customize their designs with dials, switches... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Oscar and the Bird
Oscar and the Bird
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763653026
Our Price: $6.99
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Oscar and the Bird
A Book about Electricity
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $6.99

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

When Oscar the kitten finds a tractor in a field and accidentally turns on the windshield wipers, he is full of questions about electricity. Luckily, Bird knows the answers! With the help... Read more >
Oscar and the Snail
Oscar and the Snail
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763653033
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Oscar and the Snail
A Book About Things That We Use
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $6.99

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

One day Oscar comes across a nest made of twigs and leaves, perfect for sheltering eggs. It makes him wonder about all the things we use — like glass, paper, plastic, and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?
How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?
Written by Chris Butterworth, Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763650056
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
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How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?
The Story of Food
Written by Chris Butterworth
Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $12.99

Fresh retro artwork lures little readers on a tasty trip to farms, dairies, and more. Yum!

The best part of a young child’s day is often opening a lunchbox and diving in. But how did all that delicious food get there? Who made the bread for the sandwich? What about the cheese... Read more >
Pop-Up
Pop-Up
Written by Ruth Wickings, Illustrated by Frances Castle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763650568
Our Price: $19.99
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Pop-Up
Everything You Need to Create Your Own Pop-Up Book
Written by Ruth Wickings
Illustrated by Frances Castle


Format: Hardcover, 16 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $19.99

Want to make a pop-up book? Here’s everything you need to assemble four amazing 3-D creations—plus a behind-the-scenes guide to key techniques.

Do you delight in seeing an ingenious pop-up "pop" but feel utterly daunted at the thought of making one yourself? Get your hands on this all-in-one guide and kit, combining... Read more >
This Is Rocket Science
This Is Rocket Science
Written by Gloria Skurzynski
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305986
Our Price: $28.90
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This Is Rocket Science
True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond Earth
Written by Gloria Skurzynski


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $28.90

..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 space travel.

The compelling text—vetted by NASA scientists—is a combination of history, science, human drama, and future... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
This Is Rocket Science
This Is Rocket Science
Written by Gloria Skurzynski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305979
Our Price: $18.95
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This Is Rocket Science
True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond Earth
Written by Gloria Skurzynski


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $18.95

..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 space travel.

The compelling text—vetted by NASA scientists—is a combination of history, science, human drama, and future... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
This Is Rocket Science
True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond
Written by Gloria Skurzynski


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $18.95

..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 space travel.

The compelling text—vetted by NASA scientists—is a combination of history, science, human drama, and future... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Oscar and the Snail
Oscar and the Snail
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763640392
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
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Oscar and the Snail
A Book About Things That We Use
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $14.99

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

One day Oscar comes across a nest made of twigs and leaves, perfect for sheltering eggs. It makes him wonder about all the things we use — like glass, paper, plastic, and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Cars on Mars
Cars on Mars
Written by Alexandra Siy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570914621
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Cars on Mars
Roving the Red Planet
Written by Alexandra Siy


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $18.95

In CARS ON MARS readers can follow the course of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission as twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity explore the Red Planet. Learn how scientists determined that there was once water on Mars and how the Earthbound NASA team resolved problems with the rovers from afar in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
Written by Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307545442
Our Price: $6.99
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The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

Written by Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $6.99

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy is renowned for its mystery and magic. What’s the truth behind it all? Is the golden compass actually based in science? How does the subtle knife cut through anything? Could there be a bomb like the one made with Lyra’s hair? How do the Gallivespians’... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Motorcycles!
Motorcycles!
Written by Susan E. Goodman, Illustrated by Michael Doolittle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375841163
Our Price: $3.99
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Motorcycles!

Written by Susan E. Goodman
Illustrated by Michael Doolittle


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $3.99

WHETHER THEY'RE JUMPING barrels, zipping along the highway on a road trip, or tearing up the motocross track, motorcycles are the coolest things on two wheels! Choppers! authors Susan Goodman and Michael Doolittle show readers the many types of motorcycles there are, how they work, and some of the exciting jobs... Read more >
The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
Written by Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780375831461
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The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

Written by Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $6.99

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy is renowned for its mystery and magic. What’s the truth behind it all? Is the golden compass actually based in science? How does the subtle knife cut through anything? Could there be a bomb like the one made with Lyra’s hair? How do the Gallivespians’... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Wired
Wired
Written by Anastasia Suen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570914942
Our Price: $7.95
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Wired

Written by Anastasia Suen


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $7.95

Humming, thrumming, power's coming.

From the power plant to your house, electricity is on the move. In rhythmic text, Anastasia Suen breaks down the complex subject of electricity to its essential parts.

Paul Carrick's three-dimensional illustrations help shed light on the subject. Read more >
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Wired
Wired
Written by Anastasia Suen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570915994
Our Price: $16.95
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Wired

Written by Anastasia Suen


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $16.95

Humming, thrumming, power's coming.

From the power plant to your house, electricity is on the move. In rhythmic text, Anastasia Suen breaks down the complex subject of electricity to its essential parts.

Paul Carrick's three-dimensional illustrations help shed light on the subject. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Construction Zone
Construction Zone
Written by Cheryl Willis Hudson, Photographed by Richard Sobol
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763626846
Our Price: $15.99
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Construction Zone

Written by Cheryl Willis Hudson
Photographed by Richard Sobol


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $15.99

Caution! Construction zone ahead! Anyone who has ever stopped to watch a big building going up — and who hasn't? — will be thrilled by this behind-the-scenes look at an amazing construction project.

Put on your hard hat and step inside CONSTRUCTION ZONE! Young readers are invited to come on a virtual... Read more >
The A to Z of Everyday Things
The A to Z of Everyday Things
Written by Janice Weaver, Illustrated by Francis Blake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887766718
Our Price: $8.95
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The A to Z of Everyday Things

Written by Janice Weaver
Illustrated by Francis Blake


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $8.95

Why are Americans superstitious about two-dollar bills?
Why do we have twelve months in a year instead of ten, or six, or even twenty?
Why do we celebrate foolishness on the first day of April?
Why is yawning contagious?
Why is the number thirteen considered to be unlucky in so... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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