This story is filled with mystery, fantasy, imagination and adventure.
The Code Busters take a class trip to a museum and discover a thief.
Rufus wants a dog but his mom brings home a guinea pig.
Highlights the life and career of the Minecraft creator
Some of the most exciting careers are in STEM fields.
His younger brother's obsession with money and the discovery of long-lost cousins Flora and Fauna provide many embarrassing moments for twelve-year-old Peter.
Stanley Yelnats is sent to a correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.
Traces the life of James Naismith who used his training as a minister to reach out to troubled teenagers and invented the game of basketball to get kids involved in a team sport.
Karwoski writes about the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco as experienced by Jacob Kaufman, the son of a Jewish butcher.
Can flashing lights send out a secret message? Spies have many different ways to pass secret information. Codes and ciphers keep information safe from the enemy. Uncover the secrets to this amazing world.
Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his younger brother, Fudge.
Sam Collier, a twelve-year-old, serves as page to John Smith during the relentless hardship experienced by the founders at the first permanent English settlement in the New World.
Explores volcanoes on the ground, under the sea, and in space, discussing their formation, eruptions, and lava and ash.
Examines the history of chicken nuggets, how they are made, and their nutrition values.
Presents a biography of Michelle Obama, detailing her childhood and college years, and marriage to President Barack Obama.
Several stories take place and intertwine together in this magical tale about what "home" means to all of us.
Follows biologist Greg Skomal as he locates, identifies, films, tracks, and studies the great white shark from Cape Cod to Guadalupe, Mexico. Includes dozens of behind-the-scenes color photographs.
Annabelle discovers how important it is to tell the truth and to stand up to bullies in this tale set during World War II.
Sidney, Penny, and Hari are invited to WAVElab to study the first fusion reactor ever invented by mankind.
Follows several smoke jumpers in action and describes their job duties, the tools they use, and the danger they face. Includes color photographs, a glossary, critical thinking questions, and further resources.
Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him. He travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories.
Garvey's father wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading -- anything but sports.
Merci Suarez knew that 6th grade would be different, but she has no idea just how different.
This travel guide for kids helps them plan their own journeys into space.
After her father runs off with a dental hygienist, Raymie Clarke decides it is up to her to repair her family. She plans to win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, get her picture in the paper, and wait for her father to see it and come running home. However, Raymie has competition at the competition. All of the girls want to win the pageant for different reasons, and none ever imagined they would become friends.
Investigates the history of the Apollo 11 moon landing and how television brought the spectacle and excitement of it to people around the world.
Ronnie has to retake the fifth-grade science quiz she flunked about dinosaurs, and this time, she's determined to pass. Luckily, her neighbor, Ms. Lernin, happens to be a retired paleontologist, and she knows just the way to make history memorable for Ronnie—by traveling back in time, of course.
Sal prides himself on being an excellent magician, but when he starts attending a new school, Gabi Reál discover's Sal's secret: he can reach into other dimensions and pull things into their dimension, including different versions of his dead mother. There's only one problem: Sal's manipulation of time and space is putting the entire universe at risk. Sal, Gabi, and their friends and family, as well as a sassy entropy sweeper, will have to work to make things right.
After the loss of her father, ten-year-old Nan Sparrow is forced to work as an assistant to a chimney sweep in nineteenth-century England. One day, she drops her favorite possession in a fireplace and accidentally creates a golem made of soot and ash. Together the two outcasts try to carve out a new life.
In the autumn of 1912, the football team from Carlisle Indian Industrial School took the field at the U.S. Military Academy, home to the bigger, stronger, and better-equipped West Points Cadets. For lightning-fast Jim Thorpe and the other Carlisle players, that day's game was about skill, strategy, and determination. Known for unusual formations and innovative plays, the Carlisle squad was out to prove just one thing -- that it was the best football team in all the land.