True or False?

A mouthful of seawater contains millions of organisms. No plants can grow in Antarctica. Sir Isaac Newton wrote his theory of relativity after an apple fell on his head. These are well-known facts. Or are they? Through clever language and fun information, readers can learn facts about history, animal science, the planet, outer space, and scientific breakthroughs. A quiz begins each chapter so readers can test their knowledge and then find out the answers. A score card in the back lets them compare with their friends and classmates. Colorful illustrations help these facts stay on the mind and will keep readers talking about weird science, heroes and heroines, and strange biology for a long time to come. 
• High-interest topic
• Fun, informal language is sure to keep readers engaged
• A glossary helps students build their vocabulary
• A "Read More" section with books and websites encourages further exploration

ISBN: 9780766074972

    Bibliography, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Glossary, Illustrations, Index, Quiz, Websites
  • Fall 2016
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    Attila the Hun Was Killed by a Nosebleed

    Attila the Hun Was Killed by a Nosebleed

    And Other Facts About History

    Jan Payne and Steven Wilder
    History is filled with interesting people, places, and events. Many have become commonly known, while others are still tall tales. Through engaging text enhanced by whimsical color illustrations and a fun quiz, students can test their knowledge of history...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077263
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    It Can Rain Frogs and Fish

    It Can Rain Frogs and Fish

    And Other Facts About Planet Earth

    Jan Payne and Steven Wilder
    Earth is a mesmerizing place to live. Weather, climate, and the solar system surrounding it are filled with fascinating phenomena. Many are well known, while others are still hearsay. Through engaging text enhanced by whimsical color illustrations and a fun quiz, readers can test their knowledge of earth science...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077362
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    Penicillin Was Discovered by Accident

    Penicillin Was Discovered by Accident

    And Other Facts About Inventions and Discoveries

    Jan Payne and Steven Wilder
    Science has made some incredible things possible. Many medications, technology, and scientific theory are well known, while others remain inventions of the imagination. Through engaging text enhanced by whimsical color illustrations and a fun quiz, readers can discover just how much they know about the history of science...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077423
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    Rabbits Eat Their Own Poop

    Rabbits Eat Their Own Poop

    And Other Facts About Animals

    Jan Payne and Steven Wilder
    When broken down into their biological elements, people and animals are fascinating creatures that exhibit unique characteristics and go through very interesting life processes. Through engaging text enhanced by whimsical color illustrations and a fun quiz, students can discover just how much they know about animals...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077300
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