With space paintings, real telescopic images, doodles, and speech bubbles, this book is an introduction to black holes, places in outer space with a powerful pull.
Describes how a volcano is formed, the different types of volcanoes, where the most active volcanoes are found, and what happens when a volcano erupts.
Provides an overview of the origin and evolution of life on earth and of what has been learned from the study of evolution.
This book uses cartoon-style art and geometry to explain the relationship between an animal's size and its abilities.
Readers can choose how the story ends in different adventures about survival during tornadoes, hurricanes, and flash floods.
Kids will learn all the steps for creating beautiful, unique, and creative kites with easy-to-find materials.
This fun and educational introduction to the exciting field of robotics the science of designing, building, and operating robots gives kids the basic tools for creating their own robots using ordinary craft materials and parts salvaged from recycled toys and other household devices.
A pictorial account of the traveler and pilgrim Ibn Battuta in the fourteenth century, following him from Morocco to Jerusalem to Mecca and to the edges of the known world.
A biography of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in the major leagues, as told by his daughter.
Examines the public life of John F. Kennedy as it was captured on film and discusses how the thirty-fifth President of the United States used color photography and television to advance his political agenda.
Describes the life of Sammy Lee, a Korean American, who overcame prejudice to become an Olympic gold medalist and successfully complete medical school.
Recommended by SFUSD Teacher Librarians, Summer 2013