Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb

Tells the story of Thomas Edison's involvement in the development of the incandescent light bulb. Written in graphic-novel format.

The Boo-Boos That Changed the World A True Story about an Accidental Invention (Really!)

Did you know Band-Aids were invented by accident?! And that they weren't mass-produced until the Boy Scouts gave their seal of approval? In the 1920s cotton buyer Earle Dickson...

Mars Rovers

Explorers of the fourth planet from the sun, Mars rovers collect rock and soil samples with their robotic arms. They also snap pictures of the Red Planet. Curious young readers...

Fabulous Fashion Inventions

Did you realize that swimming suits used to weigh 22 pounds (about 10 kilograms)? Or that the first people to wear high heels were French royalty (even the king!) in the 1500s?...

Robots in Space

In Robots in Space, early fluent readers learn about the many ways robots have expand what's possible in the field of space exploration. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully...

Helper Robots

Robots help people in many situations. Some robots rescue people trapped by tornadoes or earthquakes. Others explore volcanoes and the seafloor. And some help scientists protect...

Philo Farnsworth and the Television

Tells the story of how Philo Farnsworth came up with the idea for electronic television at age 14, and later developed his idea into the technology for television that is still...

High-Tech Highways and Super Skyways The Next 100 Years of Transportation

From self-driving cars to manetic trains, the future of transportation is full of exciting possibilities. Hit the fast lane to see what the next 100 years of transportation may...

Finding Information and Making Arguments

How do you find new information? Why is it important to learn all the facts? Simple, yet engaging text and colorful images introduce readers to the importance of looking for...

Totally Amazing Facts About Outrageous Inventions

Totally Amazing Facts About Outrageous Inventions is the perfect treat for kids with an appetite for "Did you know … ?" More than 100 facts about everything from toothbrushes,...

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