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  • New Zealand

    Lyn Larson

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Pack your bags! We're headed to New Zealand. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore New Zealand's active volcanoes and narrow fjords, see the kiwi and kakapo birds, watch a rugby game, and taste a special feast called the hangi. A special section introduces New Zealand's capital, language, population, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun-filled look at your world!
  • Germ Hunter: A Story about Louis Pasteur

    Elaine Marie Alphin, Elaine Verstraete

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Jan. 1, 2003)
    Growing up in the 1830s, Louis Pasteur saw the horrifying effects of diseases like rabies and tuberculosis. Filled with curiosity and imagination, Pasteur began a lifelong search for answers to his many questions about diseases. Although many scientists disagreed with his unusual ideas, his discoveries made him famous. Through his dedication and insight, Pasteur saved millions of lives and laid the groundwork for future medical advancements.
  • From Cocoa Bean to Chocolate

    Robin Nelson

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Aug. 1, 2012)
    How does a cocoa bean turn into tasty chocolate? Follow each step in the food production cycle―from planting cocoa trees to eating a sweet treat―in this fascinating book!
  • How Do Hot Air Balloons Work?

    Buffy Silverman

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Jan. 1, 2013)
    Hot air balloons are huge and colorful. They're lots of fun to watch. But how do they fly? And how do people control where the hot air balloon goes? Read this book to find out!
  • What's Great about Delaware?

    Sheri Dillard

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Aug. 1, 2015)
    What's so great about Delaware? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the First State! We'll explore Delaware's popular beaches, exciting parks, bustling bike trails, and rich history. The Delaware by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Delaware.
  • Space Engineer and Scientist Margaret Hamilton

    Domenica Di Piazza

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Aug. 1, 2017)
    Have you ever watched video of astronauts walking on the moon? Margaret Hamilton programmed software that helped get them there. As a girl, Hamilton loved math and science. She grew up during a time when very few women studied computer science, but Hamilton knew she wanted to write code. As an adult, she worked on NASA's Apollo program, creating computer programs to guide spacecraft to and from the moon. This included the 1969 Apollo 11 mission―the first spaceflight that landed humans on the moon. In 2016, Hamilton was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work. Learn how Hamilton's passion for math and computers played a key role in space exploration.
  • Chocolate by Hershey: A Story about Milton S. Hershey

    Betty M Burford, Loren Chantland

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Aug. 1, 1994)
    Milton Hershey loved candy. As a boy, he saved his hard-earned pennies for the candy store. He soon discovered that he had a gift for making delicious treats and, after years of trying, Milton finally make it big. People loved his new HERSHEY'S chocolate. Readers will delight in the story behind Hershey's mouth-watering world of chocolate.
  • Listening to Crickets: A Story about Rachel Carson

    Candice Ransom, Shelly O. Haas

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Jan. 1, 1993)
    From the time she was a very young girl, Rachel Carson felt a bond with nature. Growing up in Pennsylvania, she spent hours exploring meadows and woods, dreaming of seeing the ocean. As Rachel grew older, she combined her gift for writing with her love of nature, producing award-winning books about the sea. But her best-known achievement was the publication of Silent Spring, an account of the dangerous effects of pesticides on plants and animals. With Silent Spring, Rachel helped create a movement to ban these harmful chemicals. Her findings helped to assure that future generations would be able to dream about the ocean and listen to crickets.
  • I Know It Is Living

    Sheila Rivera

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Jan. 1, 2006)
    Identifies characteristics of living objects.
  • Cool Drag Racing Cars

    Jon M. Fishman

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Aug. 1, 2018)
    Introduce readers to cool drag racing cars with vivid photos and engaging text. This title includes information about races, car parts, and the history of drag racing.
  • YouTube Founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

    Patricia Wooster

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Have you ever watched a home video that went viral on the Internet? Then you've probably heard of the company YouTube. YouTube was created by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim in 2005. When these three friends wanted to share a video from a party, they realized they were on to something. They thought other people would want an easy way to share videos online too. The website they built quickly became the most popular online video community in the world. But how did they go from tech-savvy young adults to founders of one of the Internet's most visited sites ? Discover how Chen, Hurley and Karim came together to build an international platform for video sharing.
  • How Do Trains Work?

    Buffy Silverman

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Jan. 1, 2016)
    Trains are long and loud. They rumble down railroad tracks. But what are the different types of trains? And how do these giant vehicles haul so much weight? Read this book to find out! Learn about how different vehicles work in the How Vehicles Work series―part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life!