BOOKS

Bar Code # TITLE

# of copies

DESCRIPTION

1024 DANGER-ICEBERGS

1 book available

"Icebergs&endash;thousands of them float in the oceans and seas where ships sail. Where do they come from? How are they formed? Learn all about icebergs and the part one of these cold, jagged mountains of ice played in one of the biggest maritime disasters ever, the sinking of the Titanic."

1048-1049 CHOO CHOO

2 books available

The story of the little engine who ran away.

1038-1039 THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD

2 books available

The complete, original edition.

1123 HOW BIG IS A FOOT?

1 book available

"The King wants to give the Queen something special for her birthday. The Queen has everything, everything except for a bed. The trouble is that no one in the kingdom knows the answer to a very important question: How big is a bed?… How can they figure out what size the bed should be?"

1075 HOW MUCH IS A MILLION?

1 book available

Describes just how big a million really is in really fun terms, such as children standing on each others shoulders! How high would they go?

1076 THE BIG BALLOON RACE

1 book available

"Winning a balloon race is hard work…Ariel stows away in her mother's beautiful hot-air balloon as it lifts off for the big race of 1882. And that spells trouble almost all the way to the finish line!" An I Can Read Book based on a true-life adventure by Carlotta Myers, expert balloonist of the 1880's.

1044 MR. GRUMPY'S OUTING

1 book available

For very young children. Mr. Grumpy has a small boat. Many animals and children go for a ride in the boat. The boat tips over. Everyone walks home for tea. VERY CUTE!

1072 WHO SANK THE BOAT?

1 book available

Beside the sea, on Mr. Peffer's place, there lived a cow, a donkey, a sheep, a pig, and a tiny little mouse. They were good friends, and one warm sunny morning, for no particular reason, they decided to go for a row in the bay. Do you know who sank the boat? Teaches small children the principles of balance.

1108-1109 FORCE AND MOTION

2 books available

Explore the forces that set the world in motion-what they are and how they can be harnessed.

1080-1081 THE SCIENCE BOOK OF MOTION

2 books available

Can you turn a cup of dried peas upside down without spilling any? Use a magnet to change the course of a pinball? Turn a milk carton into a paddle boat? This exciting book will show you how! Illustrated with beautiful color photos.

1118 THE SCIENCE BOOK OF GRAVITY

1 book available

Can you make a wheel roll uphill without touching it? Do you know if large things fall faster than small things? Can you weigh a single thread? This exciting book will show you how! Illustrated with beautiful color photos.

1120 J. VANCLEAVE'S GRAVITY: SPECTACULAR SCIENCE PROJECTS

1 book available

"How are satellites launched into orbit? Does gravity affect plants? What causes the feeling of weightlessness?…includes 20 simple and fun experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about molecules." Children ages 8-12.

1004 PHYSICS FOR KIDS: 49 EASY EXPERIMENTS WITH MECHANICS

1 book available

"What makes a barometer work? How is it that a lever can lift a heavy object when you can't Why does hot air rise? What makes a flat rock sip across the water?…provides students, ages 8-13, with hands-on instruction in mechanics."

1066-1067 MATTER

2 books available

Explore the amazing world of matter-from the earliest ideas of the four elements to the latest discoveries about the atom.

1018 J. VANCLEAVE'S MOLECULES: SPECTACULAR SCIENCE PROJECTS

1 book available

"What are molecules made of? How do water molecules stay together? How does heat affect the movement of molecules?…includes 20 simple and fun experiments that allow you to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about molecules." Children ages 8-12.

2533 TOOLS

1 book available

Pictures from around the world! Different tools and what we use them for. Shows how important tools are to our every day lives.

2534 WHO USES THIS?

1 book available

Pictures of different "tools of trade". Can you guess who uses the tool in the picture? Turn the page, the person who uses the object is displayed along with a child using the tool.

1070-1071 MICROALIENS

2 books available

Dazzling Journeys with an Electron Microscope

1056-1057 GREG'S MICROSCOPE

2 books available Greg wants a microscope more than anything in the world. He wants to see tiny things, like the hairs on a spider's foot, or the hooks on a birds feather. But when he gets the microscope he's been wishing for, Greg finds dozens of interesting things to look at without even leaving his house: salt, sugar, thread-even hair from Coco the dog.

1026 MICROSCOPES AND TELESCOPES

1 book available

Neat information on microscopes and telescopes. Microscopes make small things appear larger. Telescopes make far away things appear larger. Early scopes, Early magnifiers, Lenses, Lenses and a tube, Single lens microscopes, How to adjust a microscope, Telescope lenses,Types of telescopes.

1092-1093 LASERS

2 books available

Lasers-The Miracle Light, What Lasers Are and How They Began, Lasers in Science and Industry, Lasers in Health and Medicine, Lasers and Energy, Lasers and "Star Wars" Technology, Holography and Laser Optics and Graphics, Lasers in Video and Audio, Lasers and the Future

1114 SIGHT

1 book available

Simple, color-filled book awakens young minds to the wonders of the senses. Educational and fun to read, they each include a special "scientific" section to help answer children's questions.

1050 THE EYE AND SEEING

1 book available

Detailed anatomical artwork, close up medical photographs in color. Emphasis on health education and the importance of looking after our own bodies.

1060 SPECTACLES

1 book available

Iris Fogel knew something was wrong when she began seeing fire-breathing dragons and giant kangaroos. And when the dragon turned out to be her great-aunt and the kangaroo her friend Chester, everyone else did too. Iris needed glasses.

1040 ARTHUR'S EYES

1 book available

Popular character ARTHUR needs glasses. All of his friends laugh at him at first, but Arthur can see much better. Francine becomes jealous and gets her own glasses!

1102 LIGHT

1 book available

Why are there colors in soap bubbles? Why do things underwater look closer than they really are? How fast does light move? Why does a diamond sparkle? How can light make a car work? Explore the amazing world of light&endash;from ancient sun myths to the latest optic discoveries that have transformed our live

1010 MIRRORS: FINDING OUT ABOUT THE PROPERTIES OF LIGHT

1 book available

"Make a copy machine! It's true! With just a few mirrors and some flashlights, you can make a copy machine, all kinds of games, sculptures, and magical illusions. Here are more than fifty experiments, perfect for school science projects or rainy Saturday afternoons."

1082 THE SCIENCE BOOK OF LIGHT

1 book available

Can you turn a magnifying glass, a tube, and a cardboard box into a camera? Create a periscope from a milk carton and two mirrors? Construct a kaleidoscope with three mirrors and colored beads? This exciting book will show you how! Illustrated with beautiful color photos.

1100 SOUND AND LIGHT

1 book available

Discover how sound travels through the air, what colors white light is made of, and how mirrors work. Also discover how to make a sound cannon, build a periscope, perform a magic coin trick, make your very own musical instruments, make rainbows, and much more.

1112-1113 THE SCIENCE BOOK OF SOUND

2 books available

Can you build a stethoscope and listen to your own heartbeat? "See" Sound waves in action? Make your voice louder without shouting? By following the simple steps of each experiment, you can learn the basic principles of science and apply them to the world around you. Illustrated with beautiful color photos.

1068-1069 THE EAR AND HEARING

2 books available

Detailed anatomical artwork, close up medical photographs in color. Emphasis on health education and the importance of looking after our own bodies.

1012-1013 HEARING

2 books available

Simple, color-filled book awakens young minds to the wonders of the senses. Educational and fun to read, they each include a special "scientific" section to help answer children's questions.

1046-1047 THE SKELETON AND MOVEMENT

2 books available

Detailed anatomical artwork, close up medical photographs in color. Emphasis on health education and the importance of looking after our own bodies.

1078 THE SKELETON INSIDE YOU

1 book available

Did you know that over 200 bones live and grow inside you to make your skeleton? Your skeleton helps you leap, somersault, and touch your toes-without it, you would be as floppy as a beanbag! Learn all about what a real skeleton can do: not a make-believe Halloween skeleton, but the real skeleton inside you.

1016-1017 FOSSILS

2 books available

What is a Fossil, What Happens to Dead Animals and Plants?, How are Fossils Formed, Petrified Fossils, Fossils in Amber, Ice, Tar, Fossils of Carbon, Other Interesting Fossils, Collecting Fossils, Fossils are Important

1014-1015 EXPERIMENTS WITH STRAWS AND PAPER

2 books available

Moving Milk with a Straw, The Mystery Straw, Keeping Paper Dry, Paper Can Hold Water In, Is Paper Strong?, Paper and Planes, Moving the Paper, Inertia Experiments, Right-Eyed or Left-Eyed?, Your Blind Spot

1104-1105 INVENTION

2 books available

Discover the fascinating story of inventions-what they do, how they work, and why they have changed our world.

1098-1099 STEVEN CANEY'S INVENTION BOOK

2 books available

From inspiration to prototype, everything you need to know. Featuring easy at-home projects to start now, plus 35 Great American Invention Stories.

1062-1063 INVENTIONS: INVENTORS & INGENIOUS IDEAS

2 books available

This book traces the story of inventions from the making of fire to microscopes, and beyond to the space stations of the future. How did dragons predict earthquakes? Was the fax machine invented in the 1920s? What is a biochip? Could cars be powered by the sun? And whose bright idea was the light bulb?

1042 EXPERIMENTING WITH MAGNETISM

1 book available

Upper-elementary and middle-school. Fascinating projects to teach children about magnetism and encourage their interest in science.

1034 THE SCIENCE BOOK OF MAGNETS

1 book available

Can you float a paper clip in midair? Turn needles and paper clips into magnets? Build your own electric motor? This exciting book will show you how! By following the simple steps of each experiment, you can learn basic principles of science and apply them to the world around you.

1086 EXPERIMENTS WITH MAGNETS

1 book available

Useful Magnets, What Is A Magnet?, Seeing a Magnetic Field, Push or Pull, Natural Magnets, Temporary Magnets, How Strong Is a Magnet?, Grab Bag, Try To Stop Magnetism, Electromagnet, Be Careful, The Biggest Magnet of All

1052 EXPERIMENTING WITH BATTERIES, BULBS AND WIRES

1 book available

Upper-elementary and middle-school. Fascinating projects to teach children about electric circuits and encourage their interest in science.

1106 SOLIDS AND LIQUIDS

1 book available

Discover what different substances are made of, how to choose the right material for the right job, and which materials rot and rust. Also discover how to make a whizzing chemical-powered rocket, cook up some plastic, build a rubber car, try your hand at weaving, learn useful recycling tips, and much more.

1036 SUPERCONDUCTIVITY: FROM DISCOVERY TO BREAKTHROUGH

1 book available

What is superconductivity? The superconductivity race heats up. What do we know about superconductors? Uses for superconductivity. How are superconductors made.

1298 TRINITY SITE

1 book available

The first atomic test. On July 16, 1945, the world changed forever when the first atomic bomb was tested in an isolated area of the New Mexico desert. U.S. Department of Energy National Atomic Museum

1032 NUCLEAR ENERGY

1 book available

What Are Atoms?, The Elements, Nuclear Energy, Producing Nuclear Energy, A Short History of Nuclear Energy, The Advantages of Nuclear Energy, The Disadvantages of Nuclear Energy, The Future of Nuclear Energy

1008 THE STARRY SKY

1 book available

Why is the sky blue? Where does the sun go when it sets? Why do the stars keep changing? How does the moon grow and shrink? Understand the beautiful sky overhead.

1059 SCIENCE FOR KIDS: 39 EASY ASTRONOMY EXPERIMENTS

1 book available

Measure the angle and the attitude of the sun, measure the diameter of the sun and moon, determine time and location from the sky, make maps of the stars and constellations, classify stars by temperature, use refracting and reflecting telescopes, photograph star tracks, and more.

1054 WHAT IS THE MOON LIKE

1 book available Ages 4-8 From Earth, it looks as if there is a man in the Moon. But up close the Moon looks very different. Only twelve people have ever seen it first-hand&endash;twelve astronauts who waled on the Moon and even road moon cars. From the pictures the astronauts took and the dust and rocks they brought back, we know…

2379 SPACE WORDS: A DICTIONARY

1 book available

79 words describing phenomena found in space clearly defined. Spectacular illustrations, important people such as Sir Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein, and mind-stretching concepts.

1148-1149 PLANETARIUM

2 books available

Journey through the galaxy, where you will view the intriguing worlds of each of the planets in our solar system. Discover ,too, the wonders of gravity, comets, asteroids, and space travel. This fascinating exploration reveals how scientists make their discoveries and challenges young minds to join in the fun.

1000 WHALES AND OTHER SEA MAMMALS

1 book available

General information on whales. Whales are giants of the sea. Some are even bigger than dinosaurs. Whales are mammals and breath through blowholes. They are warm blooded so they have blubber to help keep them warm. Some people hunt whales.

1006 SHARKS

1 book available

"Did you know that the biggest sharks of all are quite harmless?… Sharks have swum the oceans of the world for 350 million years. They are the largest fish in the sea. There are 250 different kinds."

1002 DOLPHINS

1 book available

Charming close-ups and lively action photographs give young nature-lovers an intimate glimpse of how animals live. Playful dolphins gracefully leap and dive like acrobats in the sea.

 

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