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My Notebook of Questions : Inventions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 18, 2012)

The objects that surround us are so much a part of our daily lives that we often forget they have not always been around.


Young Explorers’ Guide : Ingenious Treasures

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

• A one-of-a-kind treasure hunt • A breathtaking adventure – and you’re in control! • An encyclopedia that reads like an adventure novel • An amazing time-machine • A world of knowledge, just waiting...


Journey of the Sea Glass

by Nicole Fazio Down East Books (June 01, 2012)

What happens to sea glass between the time it falls into the sea and it washes up on the beach? This charming and inventive book explores a possible course of events, tracing a Coca-Cola bottle that is dropped...


Neo Leo

by Gene Barretta Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 03, 2009)

An introduction to Leonardo da Vinci's genius focusing on his famous notebook sketches and the modern inventions they predicted.

In 1781, Thomas Paine came up with a model for a single-span bridge; in 1887, Adolf...


Go for the Moon

by Chris Gall Roaring Brook Press (June 10, 2019)

Written and illustrated by Chris Gall, Go for the Moon! captures the fascinating detail and inspiring adventure of the moon landing. It is a captivating celebration of one of humankind's greatest technical achievements...


Science Comics: Cars

by Dan Zettwoch First Second (May 27, 2019)

In Dan Zettwoch's Science Comics: Cars, you'll learn where cars came from and how they work. When you pop the hood, what are you looking at? How does gasoline--or electric batteries, or even steam--make a car...


Science Comics: Skyscrapers

by John Kerschbaum First Second (November 18, 2019)

Leave no brick unturned in John Kerschbaum's Science Comics: Skyscrapers, the latest volume in First Second's action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!

Every volume of Science Comics...


Maker Comics: Fix a Car!

by Chris Schweizer First Second (February 04, 2019)

Maker Comics is the ultimate DIY guide. Inside this graphic novel you'll find illustrated instructions for ten car repair activities!

Lena, Mason, Abner, Rocky, and Esther only have one thing in common: They're...


Green Machine

by Rebecca Donnelly & Christophe Jacques Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 16, 2020)

From Cats Are a Liquid author Rebecca Donnelly, Green Machine is a playful nonfiction picture book celebrating innovation in the energy cycle with food waste composting--featuring illustrations by Christophe...


Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge

by Rachel Dougherty Roaring Brook Press (February 18, 2019)

On a warm spring day in 1883, a woman rode across the Brooklyn Bridge with a rooster on her lap.

It was the first trip across an engineering marvel that had taken nearly fourteen years to construct. The woman's...


Basher Science: Engineering

by Simon Basher & Tom Jackson Kingfisher (February 13, 2017)

How does a 3D printer work? What stops a skyscraper from falling over? Where does a smart phone store information?

Welcome to the world of engineering! Discover how the familiar machines and buildings in today's...


Timeless Thomas

by Gene Barretta Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (July 16, 2012)

What do record players, batteries, and movie cameras have in common?

All these devices were created by the man known as The Wizard of Menlo Park: Thomas Edison.

Edison is most famous for inventing the incandescent...


My First Book of Nautical Knots

by Caroline Britz, Laura Gómez Guerra & Andrea Jones Berasaluce Sky Pony (May 19, 2020)

Do you know what seamanship is? It's the art of making knots. But there's no need to board a boat to learn how to make sea knots. My First Book of Nautical Knots brings you eighteen knots to discover. Some...


Whose Boat?

by Toni Buzzeo & Tom Froese Abrams Appleseed (May 21, 2018)

Smoke billows up.

Cool water flows.

Whose boat is that?

Do you know?

 

This nonfiction ode to boats features six kinds of workers and their boats--a patrol boat, a tugboat, a car ferry, a lobster boat, a lifeboat,...


We Dare You

by Vicki Cobb Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

Would you believe that you could throw an egg across the room without breaking it? Burn a candle underwater? We Dare You! is a gigantic collection of irresistible, easy-to-perform science experiments, tricks,...


My First Book of Knots

by Berndt Sundsten & Jan Jäger Skyhorse (June 23, 2009)

Create memories and embark on the journey of knot tying together. Learn how to tie knots you can use in fishing, camping, ranching, farming, and more.

What is more memorable than a child first learning to tie...


See for Yourself!

by Vicki Cobb Skyhorse (October 06, 2010)

With See For Yourself, budding scientists can wow their teachers and classmates (and maybe win a ribbon or two) by learning

  • How to extract DNA from an onion
  • How pigments from vegetables make dye
  • How to make...


The Adventurous Boy's Handbook

by Stephen Brennan & Finn Brennan Skyhorse (June 17, 2008)

Stephen and Finn Brennan, father and son, know what's really fun for boys of all ages. The Adventurous Boy's Handbook is filled with idea, explanations, and instructions for games, sports, and activities ranging...


The Adventurous Girl's Handbook

by Stephen Brennan & Lara Brennan Skyhorse (July 27, 2009)

An adventurous girl is a force to be reckoned with. This is the adventurer's guide to navigating the road of girlhood with style, grace, and most of all, fun. It's also packed with the most valuable skills,...


Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO® Toys

by Erin Hagar & Paige Garrison duopress (March 21, 2016)

Everyone has played with LEGO® toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention.

This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a desperate situation...


How Come?

by Kathy Wollard & Debra Solomon Workman Publishing Company (January 13, 2015)

Fact-filled, fun-filled, as interesting to parents as it is to kids, the How Come? series is the trusted source for lively, clear answers to kids’ science queries. Now the best questions and answers from all...


Marathon: Band 06/Orange (Collins Big Cat)

by John Foster & Cliff Moon Collins (November 15, 2017)

What makes a ball bounce? How is a football made? Children will find the answers to these, and more, questions about different types of balls in this fun instruction book. With a colourful combination of photos...


Brick by Brick Space: 20+ LEGO Brick Projects That Are Out of This World

by Warren Elsmore Running Press Kids (February 06, 2018)

From a master LEGO builder comes twenty easy-to-build space projects using nothing but LEGO bricks!

What's better than space or building with LEGO bricks? Building amazing space projects out of your LEGO bricks,...


Explore Makerspace!: With 25 Great Projects

by Alicia Z. Klepeis & Matt Aucoin Nomad Press (September 15, 2017)

Bridges, furniture, musical instruments, games, vehicles-all of these things were invented and improved upon by people who love to put stuff together, take stuff apart, and figure out how things work! In Explore...


Explore Shapes and Angles!: With 25 Great Projects

by Jeanette Moore & Matt Aucoin Nomad Press (October 15, 2017)

This book is in the shape of a square. Or is it a rectangle? The pages are 2-dimensional. Or are the pages 3-dimensional? Geometry is all around us! In Explore Shapes and Angles! With 25 Great Projects, readers...


Hello? Is This Mr. Graham Bell? - Biography Books for Kids 9-12 | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Alexander Graham Bell opened the doors to improving telecommunications between humans. He invented the telephone and the inventors after him kept making new and better versions. Reading about his life will reveal...


In The Lab! Science Experiments for Kids | Science and Nature for Kids

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Encourage your child to be more comfortable with science experiments by introducing easy-to-do activities first. The cool thing about this educational resource is that it lists down experiments that can be done...


Edible Science Experiments - Children's Science & Nature

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

This book is not only for the future scientists but also for those who think that science is boring or an impossible subject. Your young ones will definitely have a new perspective about science and nature when...


Cool Science Experiments for Kids | Science and Nature for Kids

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

What will kids get from doing science experiments? Their imagination and creativity will finally meet reality. Results are measured based on the steps included. There’s an order to them and that’s something...


Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects

by Donna Latham & Jenn Vaughn Nomad Press (June 01, 2012)

Bridges and tunnels are lifelines. People have tackled seemingly insurmountable obstacles, including vast canyons and mountain ranges, to design and construct these amazing passageways. Bridges and Tunnels:...


PHYSICS: INVESTIGATE THE FORCES OF NATURE

by Jane P. Gardner & Samuel Carbaugh Nomad Press (May 19, 2014)

Have you ever noticed that the physical world works in certain ways? Skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks. If you jump up as high as you can, you'll quickly fall back to the ground. Baseball...


ROCKETRY: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics

by Carla Mooney & Caitlin Denham Nomad Press (September 16, 2014)

Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics introduces students to the fascinating world of rocketry and ballistics. Readers discover the history of rocket development, from the...


Robotics: DISCOVER THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE with 20 PROJECTS

by Kathy Ceceri & Sam Carbaugh Nomad Press (August 01, 2012)

Once, robots were only found in science fiction books and movies. Today, robots are everywhere! They assemble massive cars and tiny computer chips. They help doctors do delicate surgery. They vacuum our houses...


3-D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes

by Vicki V. May & Andrew Christensen Nomad Press (November 16, 2015)

How did somebody come up with the idea for bridges, skyscrapers, helicopters, and nightlights? How did people figure out how to build them?

In 3D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes, young readers...


Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs With 25 Projects

by Christine Burillo-Kirch & Alexis Cornell Nomad Press (August 22, 2016)

In Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs, young readers explore designs and innovations that come from nature. Leonardo da Vinci studied birds’ wings to draw his design of a man-made flying...


Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs With 25 Projects

by Christine Burillo-Kirch & Alexis Cornell Nomad Press (August 22, 2016)

In Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs, young readers explore designs and innovations that come from nature. Leonardo da Vinci studied birds’ wings to draw his design of a man-made flying...


CITIES: Discover How They Work with 25 Projects

by Kathleen M. Reilly & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (April 21, 2014)

To a child, a city is a chaotic, vibrant community whose workings can seem quite mysterious. How did people create subways? How does the water get to the very top of a skyscraper? Is there any organization to...


Timekeeping: Explore the History and Science of Telling Time with 15 Projects

by Linda Formichelli, W Eric Martin & Sam Carbaugh Nomad Press (October 25, 2012)

Timekeeping: Explore the History and Science of Telling Time travels through the past and into the future to explore how humans have measured the passage of time. From ancient civilization’s earliest calendars...


Cotton

by Nomad Press Nomad Press (September 01, 2011)

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Silk

by Nomad Press Nomad Press (September 01, 2011)

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Nylon

by Nomad Press Nomad Press (September 01, 2011)

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


Wool

by Nomad Press Nomad Press (September 01, 2011)

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics...


SKYSCRAPERS: INVESTIGATE FEATS OF ENGINEERING WITH 25 PROJECTS

by Donna Latham & Andrew Christensen Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

Over centuries and across cultures people have defied gravity in a quest to build the tallest, grandest structures imaginable.

Skyscrapers: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects invites children ages...


Explore Simple Machines!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (October 01, 2011)

From zippers to the Pyramids, rolling pins to catapults, we are surrounded by simple machines. This book will amaze kids with the ingenuity they already possess and inspire them to look differently at the objects...


CANALS AND DAMS: INVESTIGATE FEATS OF ENGINEERING WITH 25 PROJECTS

by Donna Latham & Andrew Christensen Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

Canals and Dams: Investigate Feats of Engineering invites children ages 9 and up to explore the innovation and physical science behind the amazing waterways and barriers our world depends on. Trivia and fun...


On The Construction Site: Fun Facts and Pictures for Kids

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Kids (December 03, 2014)

A child would enjoy an On the Construction Site Picture Book because many children find construction machinery interesting. Some children have seen construction trucks and construction workers in person by merely...