RHCB | More Sites
More Sites
Kids
Teens
Teachers
Librarians
Magic Tree House
Junie B. Jones
Seussville
Random House
Return Home

Science & Nature


Browse By:

Featured Books

Compost Stew

By: Mary McKenna Siddals
illustrated by: Ashley Wolff

From apple cores to zinnia heads, readers will discover the best ingredients for a successful compost pile!   Kids everywhere are knowledgeable about the environment and climate change. Not only is...

Magic Tree House Fact & Fiction: Ghosts

By: Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

Read the adventure and track the facts—it's two great ebooks in one!   Join Jack and Annie as they travel to New Orleans in 1915 on the eve of All Saints’ Day in Magic Tree House®...

Magic Tree House Fact & Fiction: Mummies

By: Mary Pope Osborne, Will Osborne
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

Read the adventure and track the facts—it's two great ebooks in one!   Join Jack and Annie as they travel to ancient Egypt in Magic Tree House® #3: Mummies in the Morning. Then uncover the...


Magic Tree House Fact & Fiction: Ninjas

By: Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

Read the adventure and track the facts—it's two great ebooks in one!   Join Jack and Annie as they travel to ancient Japan in Magic Tree House® #5: Night of the Ninjas. Then uncover the...

Magic Tree House Fact & Fiction: Pirates

By: Mary Pope Osborne, Will Osborne
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

Read the adventure and track the facts—it's two great ebooks in one!   Join Jack and Annie as they travel to the time of pirates and treasure maps in Magic Tree House® #4: Pirates Past Noon....

Monster Bugs

By: Lucille Recht Penner

Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special...


The Fourteenth Goldfish

By: Jennifer L. Holm

Believe in the possible . . . with this brilliantly quirky, thought-provoking novel from New York Times bestseller, three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.Science...

Dinosaur Babies

By: Lucille Recht Penner
illustrated by: Peter Barrett

A newly updated leveled reader including the latest scientific information on dinosaurs, for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with help.   With revised illustrations...

Dinosaur Days

By: Joyce Milton
illustrated by: Franco Tempesta

Illus. in full color. Difficult dinosaur names are simplified with phonics.  


Featured Resources:

The Living Reading Group Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Matt De La Pena
Prepared by: Susan Geye, Director of Library Services, Everman ISD, Texas

Shy took the summer job to make some money. In a few months on a luxury cruise liner, he'll rake in the tips and be able to help his mom and sister out with the bills. And how bad can it be? Bikinis, free...

Download Resource

Winter of the Robots Book Talk

By: Kurtis Scaletta

BOOK TALK
All is fair in love and war.  And science fairs.  Jim abandons his best friend, Oliver, in order to work with a girl, Rochelle, A.K.A. Rocky, on the yearly science fair project.  Rocky...

The Great Trouble Book Talk

By: Deborah Hopkinson

BOOK TALK
The streets of London are tough for thirteen-year-old Eel, an orphan who spends his days scavenging the filthy Thames River for anything he can sell for a few coins.   He thinks his great...


Magic Tree House New Teachers

If kids get hooked on Magic Tree House, they're hooked on reading! This is one series that kids, teachers, librarians, and parents all agree on. A perfect blend of magic, adventure, history, science, danger,...

Download Resource

Summer at Forsaken Lake

By: Michael D. Beil
illustrated by: Maggie Kneen

BOOK TALK
Have you ever dreaded going somewhere and then when you get there have a great time?  Nicholas feels like that when he and his sisters are told they will be spending their summer in Ohio...

Racing the Moon

By: Alan Armstrong
illustrated by: Tim Jessell

BOOK TALK
Alexis Hart is about to turn twelve and rejects her mother’s idea that she should act more “ladylike.” Outer space is much more interesting, and she likes building the moon station...


Bears Beware

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

BOOK TALKS
Mitchell does not want to go on the overnight camping trip with the kids at the Zig Zag Center; he wants to write a story about Gary Bopper, a powerful magician.  Sadly, Mitchell does...

The River

By: Gary Paulsen

NOTE TO TEACHERS
The River was a direct response to readers who sent letters telling me that Brian's story wasn't done at the end of Hatchet. So many wanted to know what happened to Brian after the...

The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library

The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library introduces nonfiction to the beginning reader and serves as a great resource to help teachers make abstract scientific concepts come to life! As the students are...

Download Resource

Andrew Lost

By: J. C. Greenburg
illustrated by: Debbie Palen

When Andrew’s latest invention, the Atom Sucker, goes haywire, Andrew and Judy are shrunk down to microscopic level! Andrew and Judy find themselves lost on their neighbor’s dog, where they...

Download Resource

Dinosaurs

By: Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
illustrated by: Luis V. Rey

WRITTEN BY A PROFESSIONAL paleontologist for young readers, this award-winning guide to the complete Dinosauria is packed with enough detail and insider information to satisfy even adult dinophiles!...

Download Resource

Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature

By: Robin Brande

Your best friend hates you. The guy you liked hates you. Your entire group of friends hates you.

All because you did the right thing.

Welcome to life for Mena, whose year is starting...

Download Resource