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Sewers and the Rats That Love Them: The Disgusting Story Behind Where It All Goes (Edge Books: Sanitation Investigation)
Sewers and the Rats That Love Them: The Disgusting Story Behind Where It All Goes (Edge Books: Sanitation Investigation)
by Kelly Regan Barnhill
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Are you ready to go behind the scenes of our amazing sanitation system? From the history of toilets to the mystery of tap water, each book reveals what goes on after the flush and after the trash has been taken out. Youll never look at garbage, toilets... (read more)

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Humanoid Robots: Running Into the Future (World of Robots)
Humanoid Robots: Running Into the Future (World of Robots)
by Kathryn Clay
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"From robotic spiders to unmanned planes, robots come in many shapes and sizes. But scientists have long tried to make robots in the most familiar shape of all us! Learn about past and present humanoid robots, and how they might evolve in the future."... (read more)

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Perspectives on #2: The Chernobyl Disaster: Legacy and Impact on the Future of Nuclear Energy
Perspectives on #2: The Chernobyl Disaster: Legacy and Impact on the Future of Nuclear Energy
by Wil Mara
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This intriguing series takes a look at major events throughout U.S history through the eyes of those who lived to witness them... (read more)

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Achoo! (Mysterious You)
Achoo! (Mysterious You)
by Trudee Romanek
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In the fifth "Mysterious You" book, Achoo!, kids probe the secrets of illness and sniff out what germs are, why they sometimes make us sick, how our bodies battle them and how vaccines protect us against them. This unique series explores the mysteries of... (read more)

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Technology (Simply Science)
Technology (Simply Science)
by Gerry Bailey
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Its hard to imagine that not too long ago there were no laptop computers, hybrid cars, or cell phones. New technologies have changed our lives and shaped our world. Learn all about some of important recent inventions, and the new technology we may see in... (read more)

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The Ultimate Weapon: The Race to Develop the Atomic Bomb
The Ultimate Weapon: The Race to Develop the Atomic Bomb
by Edward T Sullivan
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When the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. But the story started long before that fateful day, and here Edward T. Sullivan delves into all that led up to it: the scientific developments of the Manhattan... (read more)

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Changing Materials #1: Changing Shape
Changing Materials #1: Changing Shape
by Chris Oxlade
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This series looks at how materials can be changed in various ways. Each book examines the types of materials we commonly encounter and explores their properties through practical and familiar examples. "Investigation" spreads give readers the chance to... (read more)

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History of Nuclear Power (Nuclear Power)
History of Nuclear Power (Nuclear Power)
by James A. Mahaffey
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The discovery and application of nuclear power is one of the most profound scientific accomplishments of the 20th century, beginning with tentative explorations of the structure of matter, expanding into a rapid succession of unexpected discoveries, and... (read more)

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Building a Bridge (Construction Zone)
Building a Bridge (Construction Zone)
by Joann Early Macken
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Follow a skyscraper as it reaches higher and higher. Watch a tunnel being dug from the earth. From wrecking balls to hard hats, this set covers everything you love about building things and tearing them down.... (read more)

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Technology (Scholastic Discover More)
Technology (Scholastic Discover More)
by Clive Gifford
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A new-generation reference book about the cool technology of our world, for kids used to surfing and swiping. Our world is full of funky gadgets and technological gizmos. Within the next hour, you will probably use a computer, the internet, a hand-held... (read more)

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Wind Power (Energy for Today)
Wind Power (Energy for Today)
by Tea Benduhn
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Key features: - Academic vocabulary introduced with clear, age-appropriate definitions - Correlates to science curriculum standards - Leveled text reviewed by a reading consultant and a science curriculum consultant - Close photo-text match builds... (read more)

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Mobile Apps (Current Controversies)
Mobile Apps (Current Controversies)
by Sylvia (edt) Engdahl
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Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic. Extensive book and... (read more)

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Robots in Risky Jobs: On the Battlefield and Beyond (World of Robots)
Robots in Risky Jobs: On the Battlefield and Beyond (World of Robots)
by Kathryn Clay
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What do disarming bombs and exploring the surface of Mars have in common? These activities are dangerous or impossible for humans. That's why robots do them instead! Discover the risky missions robots perform for us.... (read more)

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Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo: Cosas Que Andan!: (Spanish Language Edition of Scholastic Discover More Reader Level 1: Things That Go!) (Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo)
Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo: Cosas Que Andan!: (Spanish Language Edition of Scholastic Discover More Reader Level 1: Things That Go!) (Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo)
by Penelope Arlon
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A brand new reader program from Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo. Scholastic Explora Tu Mundo Readers are perfectly structured for little kids starting out on their nonfiction reading journey. Favorite subjects and great pictures are combined with reading... (read more)

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Medical Technology and Engineering (Let's Explore Science)
Medical Technology and Engineering (Let's Explore Science)
by Carla Mooney
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Students Will Learn About The Latest, Cutting Edge Technology In Medicine Today. How This Technology Can Diagnose Disease, Treat Those Diseases And Where Medical Technology Will Lead Us In The Future. Correlated To Common Core, Texas TEKS, Virginia Sols,... (read more)

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What's So Bad about Gasoline?: Fossil Fuels and What They Do (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
What's So Bad about Gasoline?: Fossil Fuels and What They Do (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
by Anne Rockwell
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Look around to see what uses oil—cars, airplanes, boats, factories, and countless other machines. The world is dependent on oil as its main source of energy. Although oil is plentiful right now, the supply will eventually run out, and even... (read more)

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Future Tech: From Personal Robots to Motorized Monocycles (National Geographic Investigates)
Future Tech: From Personal Robots to Motorized Monocycles (National Geographic Investigates)
by Charles Piddock
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CN... (read more)

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Nuclear Power (Opposing Viewpoints)
Nuclear Power (Opposing Viewpoints)
by Lynn M. (edt) Zott
About the Author
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Building a Road (Construction Zone)
Building a Road (Construction Zone)
by Joann Early Macken
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Simple text and photographs present the construction of a road, including information on the workers and equipment needed.... (read more)

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Tool Book
Tool Book
by Gail Gibbons
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Basic tools and how they are used to make things.... (read more)

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