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Destination: Space

Will humans ever be able to live on other planets? Former NASA astronaut Dr. Dave Williams is the person to ask.  

It turns out that Earth is a pretty good place to live. Finding other habitable environments ...

Mighty Mission Machines

Check out the amazing machines that make space travel possible.

From the spaceship itself to the wrench needed to make in-flight repairs, machines of every kind are the backbone of space travel. In this, ...

Lo Inventaron los latinamericanos

This fifth book in Annick’s successful We Thought of It series describes the vibrant traditions and innovations that are the result of thousands of years of civilization in Latin America. Travel from ...

To Burp or Not to Burp

An informative and humorous look at what happens to your body in space – by someone who has been there. Of all the questions astronauts are asked by kids, the most frequent one is "How do you go to ...

Power Up!

An innovative infographic look at what makes our world light up, work, and run.

It's impossible to imagine our lives without energy, but how often do we really think about where it comes from? With Power ...

Latin Americans Thought of It

Travel from the ancient hidden city of Machu Picchu high in the Andes, past Mayan ruins over 2,000 years old, to the bustling modern cities of São Paulo and Buenos Aires. Learn about the vibrant cultures ...

Africans Thought of It

Did you know that aloe vera—now found in countless products, including sunscreens and soaps—was first used by Africans? They ground it into powder and used it to treat burns and other skin conditions, ...

50 Poisonous Questions

By Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Illustrated by Ross Kinnaird
Categories: Children's Nonfiction
Series: 50 Questions

It’s a toxic world out there.

Poisonous snakes, toxic herbicides, noxious fumes—poisons in one form or another are all around us. An innocent-looking flower may be lethal, and smog can make it impossible ...

50 Burning Questions

By Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Illustrated by Ross Kinnaird
Categories: Children's Nonfiction
Series: 50 Questions

If we took time to examine the flames in our world—fires that have built civilizations, sparked entire religions, and literally changed the surface of the Earth—can you imagine how many questions ...