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1st Human Body Encyclopedia
1st Human Body Encyclopedia
Hardcover      ISBN: 0756609976

An introduction to the inner workings of the human body brimming with fascinating facts and full-color photos and illustrations that make anatomy accessible and fun for children ages 8-12.

What's going on inside your insides? From the skeleton to muscles and blood flow and respiration, kids can discover how all parts of the human body fit and work together. Readers can answer quiz questions to make learning interactive and fun, and try out prompted activities to learn even more. This book also includes information on sleep, going to the doctor and dentist, and body language. A glossary at the back of the book highlights key words to enhance retention.

With First Human Body Encyclopedia, kids will become human body experts in no time.

Pulleys
Pulleys
Library      ISBN: 1560654457

Describes many different kinds, uses, and benefits of pulleys. Provides examples of pulleys by showing a flagpole, a ski lift, a crane, and a drawbridge.

Plant
Plant
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394822528

Full-color photos. "The most impressive feature of this book is the quality of the carefully composed images, such as the time-lapse aging of a blossom. Each superb spread contains a complete topic, including how a plant is pollinated, how seeds are spread, and surviving above the snow line. Readers of many ages can appreciate this."--(starred) "Science Books & Films."

Basher Science: Physics: Why Matter Matters!
Basher Science: Physics
Why Matter Matters!
Paperback      ISBN: 0753462141

Basher Science: Physics, Why Matter Matters created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green:

Imagine physics as a community full of wacky characters--the building blocks of the universe each with a unique personality. This book throws open the doors and welcomes you into their amazing world. From gravity to the theory of relativity, this unique book provides visual interpretations of complex concepts, designed to make learning physics easier and a whole lot more fun

National Geographic Kids The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever
National Geographic Kids The Ultimate Dinopedia
The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever
Hardcover      ISBN: 1426301642

In the crowded field of dinosaur books, this is the very first to offer children ages 7 to 10--those at the height of their enthusiasm for the prehistoric giants--complete coverage of all the known dinosaurs.
Don Lessem, author of more than 60 books--most of them about dinosaurs--teams up with Franco Tempesta, a talented illustrator with a fresh and appealing style. The exciting result is an accessible, visually stunning book that's packed with facts that kids can use to impress their friends and families.
The Ultimate Dinopedia is organized by the periods that are well known to young enthusiasts: Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous. It includes almost every dinosaur ever discovered, and highlights 125 species that scientists know sufficiently to describe in rich detail. Special features include How We Know What They Looked Like, Baby Dinosaurs, Great Dinosaur Goofs, and much more. Every featured dino gets a fact box that delivers important information at a glance--Scientific Name, Discoverer, Place and Date of Discovery, Length, Habitat, Diet, Fossils, Fun Facts, and Range Map. This book provides--in fabulously illustrated, kid-friendly form--all the information an 8-year-old fact hound needs to lord that knowledge over parents and teachers

The Everything Kids' Nature Book: Create Clouds, Make Waves, Defy Gravity and Much More!
The Everything Kids' Nature Book
Create Clouds, Make Waves, Defy Gravity and Much More!
Paperback      ISBN: 158062684x

The natural world holds secrets under every rock and around every tree. If you've ever wondered what life is like through a microscope, telescope, or with the naked eye--you'll love this book

You will:

  • Run with the antelope across the American plains and learn about the food chain.
  • Climb with a monkey to the highest tree in the rainforest and discover how photosynthesis keeps leaves green.
  • Sink to the bottom of the ocean to follow creatures who have adapted to life in total darkness
  • Travel with a meteor at speeds up to 160,000 miles per hour.
  • Burrow with the earthworms in your own backyard.

Through it all, you'll find out how things synergize, regenerate, and evaporate--and lots more And don't worry about the big words--they are all defined and explained with familiar examples in this fascinating trip through the natural world.

One Hundred and Seventy Five Science Experiments to Amuse and Amaze Your Friends
One Hundred and Seventy Five Science Experiments to Amuse and Amaze Your Friends
Paperback      ISBN: 0394899911

Instructions for 175 experiments, tricks, and creations that illustrate the principles of light, water, movement, and air

The Big Idea Science Book: The Incredible Concepts That Show How Science Works in the World
The Big Idea Science Book
The Incredible Concepts That Show How Science Works in the World
Hardcover      ISBN: 0756662877

Now in Paperback

Take science to a whole new level.

Created in partnership with Prentice Hall, the "Big Idea Science Book" is a comprehensive guide to key topics in science falling into four major strands (Living Things, Earth Science, Chemistry, and Physics), with a unique difference a website component with 200 specially created digital assets that provide the opportunity for hands-on, interactive learning."

The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane
The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane
School & Library      ISBN: 059044686x

The magic school bus takes a close look at the inside of a hurricane

There's No Place Like Space: All about Our Solar System
There's No Place Like Space
All about Our Solar System
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679891153
Learn about outer space with the help of everyone's favorite Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat takes readers on an out of this world reading adventure in this nonfiction book all about our solar system. Learn about the planets, the constellations, and astronauts, and explore the wonders of space. Perfect for aspiring astraunauts, or any kid who loves learning and science.

The universe is a mysterious place. We are only just learning what happens in space.

The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library is a nonfiction, unjacketed hardcover series that introduces beginning readers ages 5-8 to important basic concepts. Featuring beloved characters from Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat, the Learning Library titles explore a range of topics about the world we live in and include an index, glossary, and suggestions for further reading.

"Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss." -President Barack Obama