Series Details 7 volumes
Ages: 12+
Grade Level: 7th+
Art Collections
Art Collections
A beautifully illustrated collection of seven influential art genres that have shaped the art world. The Art Collections is a visual celebration of prints, paintings, and sculptures from great photographers to extraordinary painters and illustrators. These large format, full-color books provide a unique look at the rich variety of art created from centuries ago to the present day, reflecting an enduring culture and era. Each title in the Art Collections contains over one hundred museum quality reproductions and engrossing commentary about the respective topics.
Series Details 8 volumes
Ages: 10+
Grade Level: 5th - 8th
Freaky Phenomena
Freaky Phenomena
The unexplained mysteries of the world make for a fascinatingly addictive read. From life after death, clairvoyance, and telekinesis to sleepwalking, multiple personality disorder, and phantom limbs, this series covers the scientifically accepted as well as the unproven. Adopting a fact-based approach, Freaky Phenomena presents the evidence, parses its reliability, and evaluates the probabilities. Whether proven, debunked, or uncertain, these phenomena are great fun to explore. Each volume in the Freaky Phenomena series explores a different category of metaphysical mysteries. Sidebars highlight the role of various phenomena in popular culture as well as showcasing famous hoaxes.
Series Details 6 volumes
Ages: 10+
Grade Level: 5th - 8th
Gross and Frightening Animal Facts
Gross and Frightening Animal Facts
High interest reading achieved! Time to dig into Gross and Frightening Animal Facts, an intriguing presentation of the Animal Kingdom's Freaky, Scary, Stinky, Bizarre, Lethal, and plain Disgusting animals. Fans of intriguing yet disgusting facts about animals will find a great deal to squirm at with squeamish delight in this new stomach-churning series. Each book will engage reader after reader in the most visceral of ways. This series is action packed with fun, brought to life in a presentation of facts, and statistics, accompanied by many, never seen before, jaw dropping pictures throughout. Featuring everything from offensive odors to prehistoric puke, these feral facts are not for the faint-hearted! Combining natural history, science and a sense of humor, these books are sure to keep even the most reluctant readers entertained while they learn.
Series Details 8 volumes
Ages: 12+
Grade Level: 7th+
Speed Rules! Inside the World's Hottest Cars
Speed Rules! Inside the World's Hottest Cars
Few machines thrill the imagination like cars. This series features eight of the most famous car brands in the world, showcasing their amazing combinations of high-speed power and luxury styling. Each book covers the history of a brand, taking readers on a road trip through the century and ending with the latest news from the car makers' factories. Strap in for the ride of a lifetime!
Series Details 18 volumes
Ages: 12+
Grade Level: 7th+
The Dog Lovers' Guides
The Dog Lovers' Guides
This series covers many of the most popular dog breeds as ranked by the American Kennel Club dog registration statistics, including Golden Retrievers, Poodles, Beagles, Boxers, and more. Each book covers a single breed in great detail, from its history to how to pick a puppy to the individual traits of the breeds. Training and socialization, feeding and nutrition, and grooming and health care are all included for each breed. Every dog lover will give this series two paws up!
Series Details 9 volumes
Ages: 9 & up
Grade Level: 4th & up
Junior Martial Arts
Junior Martial Arts
Introducing young readers to the ideas behind the world's greatest methods of unarmed combat, this series includes information on the skills needed to succeed in various martial arts. These books explain the importance of concepts such as self-discipline, confidence, safety, and more skills that can serve students of martial arts well, both in training and in their everyday lives.
Series Details 21 volumes
Ages: 9 & up
Grade Level: 4th & up
People of Importance
People of Importance
This elegantly illustrated series exhibits fantastic biographical accounts of some of the most important people of all time. The series includes a variety of figures, such as Vincent Van Gogh, Mother Teresa, Sir Isaac Newton, Buddha, and Leonardo Da Vinci.
Series Details 7 volumes
1000 Things You Should Know About
1000 Things You Should Know About
This series provides a rich resource of information with maximum impact. 1000 facts are covered by 100 topics, each with 10 key points that provide a simple but memorable handle on the subject.
Series Details 16 volumes
Ages: 9 & up
Childhoods of the Presidents
Childhoods of the Presidents
This series focuses on the early lives of some of the greatest men who would one day be elected to the highest office in the United States. The books provide detailed information about each president's birth, childhood, education, and early work experience, along with a final chapter that gives an overview of their adult successes and political careers.
Series Details 7 volumes
Ages: 10 & up
Culture Encyclopedia
Culture Encyclopedia
This lavishly illustrated series presents the wonder and variety of cultural activities and influences, from design to myths and legends, from the performing arts to music, from religions to literature. Children will appreciate the accessibility and immediacy of the fact-packed text, the history panels, the illustrated statistical tables, as well as case histories that help bring to life this fascinating and important subject.
Series Details 10 volumes
Ages: 8 & up
Grade Level: 3rd & up
The Science Library
The Science Library
The science library is full of fun and interesting science facts.
Series Details 10 volumes
Ages: 8 & up
Grade Level: 3rd & up
The Science Library
The Science Library
The science library is full of fun and interesting science facts.
Series Details 10 volumes
Ages: 8+
Grade Level: 3rd+
How It Works
How It Works
The books in this series open up to young readers the world of mechanics and engineering. The text is at a level they can easily grasp, and the many images provide concrete illustrations of what might otherwise be difficult concepts. This is a fun series that will be sure to fascinate young readers.
Series Details 10 volumes
Ages: 9 and up
North American Folklore for Youth
North American Folklore for Youth
This series explores the many facets of folklore, the traditions that make up our cultural fabric, in North America. Young readers will gain a greater appreciation for how folklore traditions enrich and give meaning to many aspects of modern daily life.
Series Details 10 volumes
Ages: 9 and up
North American Folklore for Youth
North American Folklore for Youth
This series explores the many facets of folklore, the traditions that make up our cultural fabric, in North America. Young readers will gain a greater appreciation for how folklore traditions enrich and give meaning to many aspects of modern daily life.
Series Details 15 volumes
Ages: 8+
Grade Level: 3rd+
Remarkable Man and Beast : Facing Survival
Remarkable Man and Beast : Facing Survival
New Series 2010 - 2011
Series Details 9 volumes
Ages: 12 & up
Grade Level: 7th & up
The Making of a Monster : Vampires & Werewolves
The Making of a Monster : Vampires & Werewolves
Myths & stories about creatures of the night have been popular throughout history, as people are drawn to the allure of the "other." There books give students an opportunity to use this pop culture interest to learn and understand more about the world around them.
Series Details 10 volumes
Ages: 12 & up
Twentieth Century Developments in Fashion and Costume
Twentieth Century Developments in Fashion and Costume
The 20th century was a time of tremendous technological progress, social change and visual innovation, and witnessed major historical events that would change the world forever. This illustrated 12-volume series explores the relationship between social change and changes in costume throughout this eventful century.
Series Details 15 volumes
Ages: 8+
Grade Level: 3rd+
Unpredictable Nature : Changing Man's Daily Life
Unpredictable Nature : Changing Man's Daily Life
New Series 2010 - 2011
Series Details 10 volumes
Ages: 8 & up
What About...
What About...
New Series 2010 - 2011
Series Details 23 volumes
Ages: 8 & up
Grade Level: 3rd & up
Why Why Why
Why Why Why
Why Why Why answers all your questions about nature, science and history-from why lions sleep so much to why astronauts float in space.