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Explore how volcanoes are formed and what causes an eruption in this fascinating Spanish-translated nonfiction title. Featuring bright, vivid photos, explanatory diagrams, informational text, and stimulating facts, this fascinating title engages readers in the scientific and natural causes behind volcanoes and their eruptions.
This series introduces readers to some of the most exceptional creatures of the animal kingdom. Includes fun facts and what makes them unique and interesting from other animals. Features informative sidebars, detailed infographics, vivid photos, and a glossary.
A “thrilling” (The New York Times), “dazzling” (The Wall Street Journal) tour of the radically different ways that animals perceive the world that will fill you with wonder and forever alter your perspective, by Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Ed Yong
“One of this year’s finest works of narrative nonfiction.”—Oprah Daily
One of the most famous non-fiction American books, Walden by Henry David Thoreau is the history of Thoreau's visit to Ralph Waldo Emerson's woodland retreat near Walden Pond. Thoreau, stirred by the philosophy of the transcendentalists, used the sojourn as an experiment in self reliance and minimalism… "so as to "live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not,...
Bizarre creatures are floating around in our oceans—squishy, slimy, spiky-headed monsters. And they're not even grown up yet! These kids have to go through some drastic changes before they get to be adults.
Everyone knows that caterpillars and tadpoles go through metamorphosis, but so do some of the most monstrous creatures under the sea.
Take the spiky-headed zoea, somersaulting through the water on
11) Living in Space
Space is a vast and mysterious place. There are many environmental challenges, including enormous distances between planets and moons, lack of air and gravity, extreme cold, and radiation. This book presents these problems and examines the technologies developed so far to overcome them and make living in space possible. Through compelling text and impactful photographs, readers will learn about past space travel, life on the International Space...
Wildfires are exploding as climate change results in hotter, drier weather and longer fire seasons. There is a growing need for creative engineering solutions to better fight these disasters. This revealing volume begins with an overview of the 2018 California fire season. Readers then investigate the causes and effects of wildfires and learn about the methods engineers use to predict including the reliance on computer fire models and satellites....
18) Dinosaur bones
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