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From medicine and policing to space and deep-sea explorations, robots are on the rise. In fact, robots are taking over the worldÑbut is this robot revolution all-good? Readers will discover how robot technology is revolutionizing our world and get behind the rise of the machines too when they discover how they are making our world a better place in this high-interest, high-tech series.
The future is now. The next generation of amazing athletes is already taking over, and these young stars are gearing up to take their sports to new heights. Learn about these dynamic young players in Rising Stars. With engaging text, fact boxes, and action photographs, these books will prepare you to cheer on the biggest sports stars for years to come.
For thousands of years, the Elwha river flowed north to the sea. The river churned with salmon, which helped feed bears, otters, and eagles. The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, known as the Strong People, were grateful for the river's abundance. All that changed in the 1790s when strangers came who did not understand the river's gifts. The strangers built dams, and the environmental consequences were disastrous.Sibert honoree Patricia Newman and award-winning illustrator Natasha Donovan join forces t
The road trips in this series don't go quite as expected. To deal with problems ranging from natural disasters to personal drama, characters have to rely on their instincts and quick thinking to make it through.
ExamineÑand appreciateÑthe many ways in which people can create a family. This informative compendium goes beyond the basics of sexual reproduction to examine the diversity of medical and societal methods people use, including in-vitro fertilization, surrogacy, adoption, and more. Through scientific research, diagrams, and interviews with families, author Rachel Ginocchio provides a thoughtful and thorough examination of the possibilities available.
Robots have become a part of everyday life. They help soldiers, aid doctors with complex surgeries, search for disaster survivors, and race through the sky. Robot Innovations studies the unique challenges that engineers and designers face when creating these robots. Readers will learn how they use advanced technology to invent robots that are fun, useful, or even life-saving.
Rocks and minerals are all around us! Not only are they on the ground at our feet, but they make up objects and technologies that we use every day. From granite countertops to tiny crystals found in electronic devices, rocks and minerals help our world run. This fascinating series uses diagrams, comparisons, and hands-on activities to help readers explore the formation and uses of different rocks and minerals.
Inspired by an iconic Norman Rockwell painting and translated from an original French text, this is a story about the day a little girl held her head high and changed the world.
Ten-year-old Four Winds is a young Lakota girl caught up in the changes brought about by her people's forced move to the reservation. Set in the Dakota Territory, it is the year 1880. Four Winds has been taken away from her family and brought to a boarding school run by whites. It is here she is taught English and learns how to assimilate into white culture. But soon she discovers that the teachers at this school are not interested in assimilation but rather in erasing her culture. On the reserv