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X-treme Facts: Engineering

Have you heard of the dam so massive it actually added a fraction of a second to every day? Or seen the bridge that literally disappears below the ocean? Explore these extreme feats of engineering and more through an engaging design and lively text written with a sense of humour. A hands-on activity at the end of each book brings learning about engineering concepts to life. This series features STEM curriculum made fun and is especially wonderful for reluctant readers.

X-treme Facts: Science

Did you know a hippo can bite a crocodile in half? Or that lightening is five times hotter than the surface of the sun? Learn these cool facts and so much more in this engaging science series. Readers will learn science curriculum in a fun and enticing way with correlated content along with fun and interesting facts. Written and designed with a sense of humour, this series is especially wonderful for reluctant readers.

X-treme Facts: Space

Did you know that the planet Mercury is slowly shrinking? Or that people grow a little taller while in space? Learn these cool facts and so much more in this engaging series all about space. Readers will explore STEM curriculum in a fun and enticing way that is so fun they will forget that they are learning. Written with a sense of humour, this series is especially wonderful for reluctant readers.

X-treme Facts: U.S. History

Did you know that Thomas Jefferson loved ice cream, and he wrote the first recipe for ice cream? Learn about this and so much more in this engaging history series. Readers will learn history curriculum in a fun and enticing way. This series is especially wonderful for reluctant readers.

Xtreme Rescues (A&D Xtreme)

Desperate life-or-death situations brought the skills, technology, and hopes of the world together in these six Xtreme Rescues books. From a distant spacecraft on its way to the Moon to the deepest depths of a Chilean mine, these stories captured our hearts. Simple text and incredible close-up photographs focus on the amazing rescue work accomplished by hundreds of people working together. Each book contains important details about what to do if readers find themselves in similar situations. Inc

Xtreme Screams (A&D Xtreme)

Xtreme Screams brings monster legends to your reluctant readers. Short, easy-to-read bursts of information highlight each creature, real-life history, and examples from books, movies, and video games. Features include a table of contents, glossary, and index. Plus, an Xtreme Challenge page is included with content questions designed to help readers process and build on their Xtreme Screams knowledge.

Year in the Woods, A

One of the most famous works of 19th-century American Transcendentalist literature is excerpted and illustrated by Italian artist Giovanni Manna, who brings Thoreau's natural experiment to life.

You Can Draw It! (Express!)

Young readers will gain artistic confidence and discover the satisfaction in following simple steps as they watch their drawings come to life!

Youniverse: The Quantum Kaleidoscope of You

Youniverse aims to inspire a reverence for our fragile blue planet voyaging through space. The lyrical text and simple, childlike illustrations linger on one object at a time, building a mind-liberating journey from electrons and photos through atoms, molecules, cells, and the human body; outward to the solar system, the Milky Way, and the universe; and backward to the beginning of time in the Big Bang. Light weaves through the pages as it weaves the universe together, showing us that we have al

YouTubers (Checkerboard Library)

Young readers will learn all about their favourite social media stars in YouTubers! This contemporary series explores the lives and careers of some of today's most popular celebrities. Each title features a different individual or group, providing abiographical look at their childhood, family, and career, including how the stars got their starts on YouTube, rose to fame, and became influencers in pop culture. Fun facts about viral videos, popular posts, and subscriber counts enrich the text whi