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Books in Scholastic Science Reader series

  • Earthquakes

    Deborah Heiligman

    Paperback (Scholastic Reference, March 1, 2003)
    Learn more about these destructive forces! The Scholastic Science Readers series was created especially to bring exciting nonfiction to beginning readers. Illustrated with full-color photographs.From faults to plate tectonics, this simple introduction to earthquakes will pique kids' interest about the amazing planet on which they live.Key earth science topics are discussed in relation to this natural phenomenon. Children will learn about the layers of the earth, how scientists measure the strength of an earthquake, and about some of the most devastating earthquakes in history.
  • Penguins

    Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

    Paperback (Scholastic, Jan. 1, 2002)
    Provides information about penguins, discussing the different types, how they move, where they live, what they look like, what they eat, and how baby penguins are born.
  • Solar System

    Gregory L. Vogt

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Oct. 1, 2002)
    Take a journey through space! The Scholastic Science Readers series was created especially to bring exciting nonfiction to beginning readers. Ilustrated with full-color photographs.A simple explanation of the sun, moon, and the nine planets, with additional facts about asteroids and space exploration.Learn what the sun is made of, and how the sun's gravity makes the planets orbit around it. Find out how far each planet is from the sun, how many moons it has, and what it looks like up-close!Why study the solar system? Space exploration could explain the history of the universe or reveal whether there is other life out there!
  • Scholastic Reader, Level 1: Noodles - I Love Rainy Days!

    Hans Wilhelm

    Paperback (Cartwheel Books, March 15, 2011)
    An easy-to-read story featuring Noodles the little white dog!It's raining outside, so Noodles is stuck indoors all day! But he won't let that get him down. Noodles knows there are lots of fun games to play even on a rainy day. This funny Level 1 story is perfect for beginning readers.
  • Scholastic Reader Level 2: Rainbow Magic: The Fairy Treasure Hunt

    Daisy Meadows

    Paperback (Cartwheel Books, March 1, 2012)
    The Jewel Fairies are going on a treasure hunt!Time for a treasure hunt! The Jewel Fairies are searching Fairyland for the magical jewels that give all fairies their special powers. If they can find them all, they will be granted a very special gift-- beautiful jeweled pendants! After a very busy day, only one is left. The fairies must combine their magic to help Sophie the Sapphire earn her necklace.
  • Volcanoes

    Lily Wood

    Paperback (Scholastic, Oct. 1, 2000)
    A close-up look at volcanoes of the past and present, examining the scientists who study them and explaining how and why they erupt.
  • Scholastic Reader Level 3: Animal Superpowers

    Christopher Hernandez

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Learn about animals and their amazing superpowers in this photographic comic-inspired reader!Think superpowers only exist with superheroes in comics and movies? You're so wrong! With ANIMAL SUPERPOWERS, young readers will learn all about the amazing things animals do every day--things we normally think are impossible. Can you imagine being so strong you could lift over 1000 times your own weight? Or being so fast you could outrun a speeding train? Well, there are animals that can achieve these outrageous feats every day. These animals may not be superheroes, but they certainly have their very own superpowers!
  • I Am Water

    Jean Marzollo, Judith Moffatt

    Paperback (Cartwheel, July 1, 1996)
    Beginning reader which explores the beauty and usefulness of water in its many forms.
  • Scholastic Reader Level 1: Little Big Horse

    Dave Horowitz

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., Jan. 7, 2014)
    A hilarious new easy reader from the author of THE UGLY PUMPKIN and DUCK, DUCK MOOSE.Little Big Horse is just a little guy, but he's got some big ideas about life.So when his friend Pablo borrows his bike without asking, and then accidentally breaks it, Little Big Horse has a lot to think about. Can these friends work it out?
  • Scholastic Science Readers: Skeletons

    Lily Wood

    Paperback (Scholastic Reference, Aug. 1, 2001)
    An overview of the human skeletal system shows young readers how many bones make up the human body, what they are made of, how they grow, how they can be strengthened, and how they work together with muscles. Original.
  • Frogs

    Nic Bishop

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., Jan. 27, 2015)
    Join photographer and biologist Nic Bishop as he takes a closer look at frogs.Now even the youngest readers can join Sibert Medal-winning photographer and biologist Nic Bishop as he takes a closer look at the world's most amazing animals. In this book, adapted from his award-winning hardcover, Nic introduces fun facts about frogs and their bodies, habits, and life cycle. The simple, easy-to-read Level 2 text is perfect for beginners, and the eye-catching photographs will delight naturalists of all ages. This reader includes a brief author's note, glossary, and accessible visual index.
  • Scholastic Reader Level 1: Biggety Bat: Chow Down, Biggety!

    Ann Ingalls, Aaron Zenz

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., June 30, 2015)
    Biggety Bat is back--and on a search for his supper!"Hot diggety!" said Biggety. "Supper for sea turtle, but. . . . . . what about me?"Biggety Bat is hungry -- and looking for his supper. The swamp he explores is full of animals chowing down: frogs, cuckoo birds, sea turtles, and more.But what will Biggety find to eat?Author Ann Ingalls blends lyrical text with real-life information about a Florida mangrove swamp. Readers will love discovering the eating habits of the animals who live in this unique habitat.