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Natural History, Science, & Discovery Museums
Follow the balloon-making process 
from start to finish, beginning with 
the liquid latex that flows out of 
rubber trees and ending at your 
birthday party!
A fun-filled Southwestern spin 
on a famous fable flavored with 
repetition for preschoolers and 
puns for older children, this book 
is tasty reading for all! How did one weigh an elephant 
in ancient China? Based on a true 
story, discover how six-year-old 
Cao Chong outsmarted the prime 
minister’s most learned advisors 
by using buoyancy! One day Ming smells delicious food 
coming from Fu Wang’s house. To his 
alarm, Fu Wang demands all the 
neighbors pay him for the pleasant 
smells. The neighbors refuse and the 
case goes to court. The atmosphere is filled with clouds, 
all different types of clouds. Compare 
and contrast a variety of shapes and 
colors through the vibrant photographs 
in Clouds. Dinosaur tracks reveal a lot 
about the movement and 
other behaviors of the 
dinosaurs that left them—
this book helps you decode 
these giant footprints. Follow what and how scientists 
have learned about dinosaurs: 
what they ate; how they raised 
their young; how they slept, fought, 
or even if they ever got sick.
A child decides to build a fort and 
Grandpa helps. Follow the 
completion of the fort using six 
simple machines: lever, pulley, 
inclined plane, wheel and axle, 
screw, and wedge. Influenced by Native American 
folktales, this story teaches the 
phases of the moon while 
emphasizing how to deal with 
bullies. Of course, mummies can’t talk;
but with modern scientific tools,
we can still discover what human
and animal mummies have to tell us. A curious child, a shiny quartz 
crystal, and clever wordplay 
introduce young readers to the 
fascinating world of minerals. Using a wide variety of photographs, 
author Kevin Kurtz poses thought-
provoking questions to help readers 
determine if things are living or 
nonliving.
With her magnets, Dena is a master 
magician. But when Enrique challenges 
her with a century-old treasure map, 
Dena’s magnetic compass leads her 
astray. What caused the shift and what 
does Dena learn from it? Soar into the Solar System to witness the first 
Favorite Planet Competition, emceed by none 
other than the former-ninth planet, now known 
as dwarf planet Pluto. The readers become the 
judges after the sun can’t pick a favorite and the 
meteors leave for a shower.
Join a young boy and his dog 
as they explore Newton’s Laws 
of Motion on an educational 
outdoor adventure! This touching story of a father and 
child’s nighttime excursion to watch 
a meteor shower is told through the 
eyes of a child in awe of the night 
world. Jeffrey wants Saturn for his birthday, 
and he wants the moons, too—all 47 
of them. His dad better hurry with 
the order, though, because shipping 
might take a while. Go on a geometry naming 
adventure as all the Shape 
family relatives weigh in on 
the new baby’s name. Who 
will have the right angle? Freezing temperatures, scorching heat, 
and a storm bigger than planet Earth 
are just some of the wild weather you 
will encounter on your trip through 
our solar system! Listen quietly as the animals 
of the African Savanna talk 
throughout the course of a day. Travel around the world to discover 
a wide variety of Earth’s geological 
features. Readers encounter plains, 
plateaus, and rolling hills and 
discover how streams make canyons 
or lava creates archipelagos.
A town plagued by tornadoes 
needs help! Travis the tornado 
tamer comes into town with a 
plan. With tornado season on 
the horizon, will his invisible 
cover save their homes? Little Woolly is swept downstream 
when glacial ice breaks. Now alone, 
the mammoth calf struggles to 
survive. She must find her way back 
to her herd. Will she get back?
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