Yucky Science

Age Level: 10–14  Grade Level: 5–9

This reluctant reader series covers life science and earth science topics as well as careers, with a gross and yucky twist. The high-interest topics will add to the reluctant reader appeal of the books. Finally, the award-winning authors are skilled at explaining science and researching interesting topics, adding depth to these books.

  • Written by award-winning authors
  • Cartoon-style illustrations and fact boxes help aid reluctant readers
  • High-interest topics for reluctant readers
  • Supports the Life Science, Earth Science, and Careers curricula
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2010
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Chocolate Ants, Maggot Cheese, and More

Chocolate Ants, Maggot Cheese, and More

The Yucky Food Book

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Would you eat chocolate ants or roasted grasshoppers? What about maggot cheese or octopus? Authors Alvin and Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn introduce readers to foods from all over the world that students may think are yucky—and foods that we may eat that other people think are yucky, too!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3315-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Dung Beetles, Slugs, Leeches, and More

Dung Beetles, Slugs, Leeches, and More

The Yucky Animal Book

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Some animals do really yucky things. Did you know that there are lizards that squirt blood from their eyes? Did you think bedbugs were just part of a bedtime rhyme? Learn fun and yucky science facts from this veteran science-writing team...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3317-7
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Poop Collectors, Armpit Sniffers, and More

Poop Collectors, Armpit Sniffers, and More

The Yucky Jobs Book

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Would you work in a sewer? How about a hospital emergency room? There are many jobs people enjoy doing that you might think are yucky. Find out about jobs that get you dirty, like hot tar roofing, and jobs that aren’t for the faint of heart, like embalming...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3316-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Smog, Oil Spills, Sewage, and More

Smog, Oil Spills, Sewage, and More

The Yucky Pollution Book

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Hundreds of years ago, people used to just toss their trash right out their back doors. Modern people have invented lots of ways to keep things clean—but we still have to deal with pollution problems like smog, litter, and oil spills...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3313-9
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Snot, Poop, Vomit, and More

Snot, Poop, Vomit, and More

The Yucky Body Book

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Did you know that the average person farts about fourteen times per day? Why do you feel like you want to throw up after riding a roller coaster? The award-winning Silversteins explain all sorts of gross and yucky things that go on inside your body!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3318-4
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Tapeworms, Foot Fungus, Lice, and More

Tapeworms, Foot Fungus, Lice, and More

The Yucky Disease Book

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Learn fun and yucky science facts about diseases of the past and present. Have you ever heard of “werewolf syndrome”? What about worms that can live in your stomach? The award-winning Silverstein writing trio brings their scientific knowledge and engaging writing skills to another great addition to the YUCKY SCIENCE series...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3314-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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