Back Ages 9-12 | April Newsletter

SelectReads News
Dearreader template
  Ages 9-12  
Micromonsters in Your Food
Micromonsters in Your Food

Clare Hibbert · Powerkids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The thought that there are organisms on or in our food might make some people a bit queasy. But without certain organisms, we wouldnt have some of our favorite foods such as bread, yogurt, and cheese. Readers are introduced to many kinds of microscopic organisms, helpful and harmful, in this...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Figment 2 : journey into imagination.
Figment 2 : journey into imagination.

Jim Zub · Abdo Group
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

A steampunk fantasy story exploring the origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and how one little spark of inspiration created a dragon called Figment. Based on the Epcot attraction Journey Into Imagination.
Read More check catalog
 
 
Shipwreck Island
Shipwreck Island

S A Bodeen · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Sarah Robinson is deeply troubled in the wake of her dad's second marriage. She now has to deal with a new stepmom and two stepbrothers, Marco, who is her age, and Nacho, who's younger. Even though they've all moved from Texas to California to start life as a new, blended family, none of the kids...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Awesome Arms: Octopus
Awesome Arms: Octopus

Felicia Macheske · Ann Arbor
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Young children are natural problem solvers and always looking for answers, especially when it involves ocean animals. Guess What: Awesome Arms: Octopus provides young curious readers with striking visual clues and simply written hints. Using the photos and text, readers rely on visual literacy...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Draw Magical Pictures
Draw Magical Pictures

Katy Jackson · Windmill Books
Format: Paperback

Readers and artists alike will be enchanted by this how-to title on drawing magical pictures. With simple steps and clear illustrations, readers will get excited as simple shapes and lines transform into a complete, polished fantasy image. The fun design and down-to-earth instruction are sure...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Electrician
Electrician

Ellen Labrecque · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as an electrician. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Found Things
Found Things

Marilyn Hilton · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Experience the wonder of the river in this haunting debut novel, where family is lost, friends are found, and hope runs in the current.One morning, River Rose Byrne wakes up talking like nobody else, and she doesn't know why. Maybe it's because her beloved older brother, Theron,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Creating Visual Effects for Movies As a Cgi Artist
Creating Visual Effects for Movies As a Cgi Artist

Ruth Owen · Ruby Tuesday
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A robot army marches through a city destroyed by aliens. A famous movie star morphs into a hideous fantasy creature. And a cute pink triceratops sets off on a big adventure with a blue T. rex. Creating animations and incredible visual effects is all in a day's work for a CGI (computer-generated...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Understanding Coding with Raspberry Pi
Understanding Coding with Raspberry Pi

Patricia Harris · Powerkids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

No, its not dessertits a tiny single-board computer for budding computer scientists to experiment with. This versatile product can be paired with simple coding software, such as Python and Ruby, enabling young scientists to create fun and useful computer devices. Readers will learn the history...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Vietnam War: An Interactive Modern History Adventure
The Vietnam War: An Interactive Modern History Adventure

Michael Burgan · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Its the 1960s, and the Vietnam War is raging. You find yourself in the midst of the turmoil. Will you: Enlist in the Marines and volunteer to go to war? Join your fellow young Americans eager to protest the war? Be a young Vietnamese man forced to choose between the communist North...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Halloween Gross-Out Guide
The Halloween Gross-Out Guide

Ruth Owen · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

From School Library Journal Gr 3-6 - It is a fact universally acknowledged that craft books often come with gender baggage. And while it would be nice to have an entire craft library full of gender-neutral titles, items such as cupcake cookbooks and jewelry craft books...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Little Rock Nine
The Little Rock Nine

Rachel Tisdale · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Discusses the experiences of the nine African American students who integrated the Central High School in Arkansas in 1957.
Read More check catalog
 
 
Birds of Prey
Birds of Prey

Steve Porter · Bellwether Media
Format:  Book : Elementary and junior high school : English

"Information accompanies step-by-step instructions on how to draw birds of prey. The text level and subject matter are intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
Read More check catalog
 
 
Iron Man Epic Collection: War Games
Iron Man Epic Collection: War Games

John Byrne · Marvel
Format: Print book

At last, John Byrne's complete Iron Man run is collected in one volume! Tony Stark has a bullet lodged in his spine...but if it wants to kill him, it had better get in line! The ghost of an old enemy, the machinations of a vengeful madman and a menace from within Tony's own body...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Seeds, bulbs, and sprouts
Seeds, bulbs, and sprouts

Devi Puri · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Gardening begins with understanding plant parts, which this text covers in an in-depth yet engaging way. Readers will learn the science and physiology behind seeds, bulbs, and sprouts, and their role in each stage of a plants life. This text looks at elementary science curricula through...
Read More check catalog