Human Movement: How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks
March 2017

Human Movement: How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks

Written by Carla Mooney 
Illustrated by Sam Carbaugh 
Grade Level 7–9

Why do we walk on two legs? How do our muscles know how to work together when we dance? In Human Movement: How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks, readers ages 12 to 15 learn the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body and discover how bones, muscles, organs, and nerves work together to make walking, running, and all other movement possible.

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Archaeology:	Cool Women Who Dig
April 2017

Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig

Written by Anita Yasuda 
Illustrated by Lena Chandhok 
Grade Level 4–6

Archaeologists look for clues from the past to learn about people who lived long ago! In Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig, children ages 9 through 12 study this amazing field and meet three dynamic women who are working in archaeology around the world.

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Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals
April 2017

Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals

Written by Jennifer Swanson 
Illustrated by Lena Chandhok 
Grade Level 4–6

Love to work with animals? Become a zoologist! In Zoology: Cool Women Who Work with Animals, readers ages 9 to 12 are inspired by stories of women who have made great strides in a field that requires commitment, courage, and creativity to pursue.

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Explore Atoms and Molecules! With 25 Great Projects
April 2017

Explore Atoms and Molecules! With 25 Great Projects

Written by Janet Slingerland 
Illustrated by Matt Aucoin 
Grade Level 3–4

If everything is made out of atoms and molecules, why do people look different from dogs? In Explore Atoms and Molecules! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 investigate atoms and molecules and learn how they connect with each other in different ways to form many different materials.

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The Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II
April 2017

The Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II

Written by Carla Mooney 
Illustrated by Tom Casteel 
Grade Level 7–9

About 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust, when the Nazi regime carried out systemic mass murder of Jewish people, Soviet civilians, criminals, the disabled, mentally ill, and other groups of people. In The Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II, readers ages 12 to 15 learn about the long history of anti-Semitism and the events of one of the deadliest genocides in. . . MORE


Weird Disappearances: True Stories
May 2017

Weird Disappearances: True Stories

Written by Tom McCarthy 
Grade Level 4–6

Why have the people of Roanoke Colony never been found? Historians are still trying to answer that question. Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People tells five true stories of people who vanished—against the backdrop of historical circumstances, such as the carving out of a new world in an ancient culture.

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Daring Heists: True Stories
May 2017

Daring Heists: True Stories

Written by Tom McCarthy 
Grade Level 4–6

In the early morning hours after St. Patrick’s Day in 1990, two thieves stole 13 works of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts. Daring Heists: Real Tales of Sensational Robberies and Robbers introduces readers to the suspenseful history of interesting crimes.

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Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World with 25 Projects
July 2017

Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World with 25 Projects

Written by Marcia Amidon Lusted 
Illustrated by Tom Casteel 
Grade Level 4–6

In Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World with 25 Projects, readers ages 9 to 12 learn about the people behind some of the products, processes, and improvements that produce the reality in which we live.

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Cells: Experience Life at its Tiniest
July 2017

Cells: Experience Life at its Tiniest

Written by Karen Bush Gibson 
Illustrated by Alexis Cornell 
Grade Level 7–9

Every living thing, from the common cold to every plant, animal, and person on Earth, is made up of cells. In Cells: Experience the World at Its Tiniest, readers ages 12 to 15 investigate these basic building blocks of life and learn how they affect our health, reproduction, criminal investigations, and agriculture!

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Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Great Projects
July 2017

Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Great Projects

Written by Anita Yasuda 
Illustrated by Bryan Stone 
Grade Level 3–4

Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Great Projects takes readers ages 7 to 10 on an amazing journey through space to investigate comets, asteroids, and lesser-known celestial objects using hands-on activities and investigative experiments.

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