This story is filled with mystery, fantasy, imagination and adventure.
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.
Explores common myths and misconceptions about the Earth. Discusses how the Earth was proved to be round, the age of the Earth, earthquakes, the magnetic poles, and extinct volcanoes.
Rufus wants a dog but his mom brings home a guinea pig.
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.
Merci Suarez knew that 6th grade would be different, but she has no idea just how different.
Highlights the life and career of the Minecraft creator
Karwoski writes about the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco as experienced by Jacob Kaufman, the son of a Jewish butcher.
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.
A countdown on the five most dangerous snakes.
This travel guide for kids helps them plan their own journeys into space.
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.
Some of the most exciting careers are in STEM fields.
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.
Investigates the history of the Apollo 11 moon landing and how television brought the spectacle and excitement of it to people around the world.
Showcases a number of natural phenomena around the world, from the Elephant Rock in Italy to fire rainbows and caves filled with glowworms
Examines the history of chicken nuggets, how they are made, and their nutrition values.
On his tenth birthday, Zack learns from his uncle that Zack is a genie and is whisked through a bottle portal and sent on his first assignment to help Trey, his spoiled "master," from bullies.
Garvey's father wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading -- anything but sports.
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.
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.