CIRCLES by David A. Adler. Learn about geometric shapes and related terms, such as: sector, chord, and arc. There are hands-on activities which will show you how to find the diameter, radius, and area of a circle. A great book for ages 6-10.
A portrait of the author of the Goosebumps series, shares insight into his childhood, education, and literary inspirations, with answers to frequently asked questions about his life, books, and writing style. (Jan 2016)
A new book of unique reversible poems based on Greek myths from the creator of Mirror Mirror <br> <br> What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics! And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest collection of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. Read one way, each poem tells the story of a familiar myth; but when read in reverse, the poems reveal a new point of view!
The snarls of beasts, the clash of steel, the cries of the victims, and the roar of the crowdthese are the gladiator games of ancient Rome. The heroes of these spectacles were the gladiators, who were idolized like today's pop stars. This exciting book reveals the sometimes surprising facts about how these fierce combatants lived and if they could not how they tried to "die well." (Jul 2016)
With this book about ancient Egypt, you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with awesome ancient facts. Travel back in time to the age of the pyramids with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! winner and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings. (Jan 2016)
Looks at the hard science behind many inventions and improvements in sports. Readers will find out how the introduction of the aluminum bat changed baseball; how a slapshot works, and what's involved in bending a ball like Beckham. It also covers the history of such milestones as the introduction of diversity, disabled athletes, and women in sport. (Grades: 5-8) Call number: GV558 .S52 2016
Discover amazing facts about Earth! Have you ever wondered how big the tallest wave ever was? How long it would take to walk the Amazon River? What an avalanche sounds like? Find out all this and more in this fascinating book, filled with hundreds of super stats about the extreme planet we live on! (Jan 2016)