The Arrow Finds Its Mark: A Book of Found Poems- Presents poems by thirty contemporary poets that were created from words found in school notes, advertisements, street signs, Twitter feeds, and other unlikely sources.
Miles and Miles of Reptiles- The Cat in the Hat travels the world in his
crocodile car to investigate the habitats and characteristics of
lizards, snakes, turtles, and unique species of reptiles, such as komodo
dragons, chameleons, and frilled lizards.
A Black Hole Is Not A Hole- Introduces black holes, describing their physical
features, how they were discovered, what causes them, and where they
exist in space.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind- When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi
village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail.
His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so
William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on
windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring
electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William
persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard
scraps. Several years later he figured out how to use the windmill for
Touch the Sky- A biography of the first black woman to win an
Olympic gold medal, from her childhood in segregated Albany, Georgia, in
the 1930s, through her recognition at the 1996 Olympics as one of the
hundred best athletes in Olympic history. Includes bibliographical
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda- Traces the story of a 1930s female adventurer who
brought America its first panda bear, describing how she inherited a
seemingly impossible expedition from her explorer husband and defied
period conventions to travel up the Yangtze River and into the
wilderness to bring back an adorable panda cub she named Su Lin, which
means "a little bit of something cute."