Red Rhino Nonfiction Chapter Books
Engage your most struggling readers in grades 3-8 with Red Rhino Nonfiction! This new series features high-interest topics in every content area. Visually appealing full-color photographs and illustrations, fun facts, and short chapters keep emerging readers focused. Written at a 1.5-1.9 readability level, these books include pre-reading comprehension questions and a 20-word glossary for comprehension support.
Monsters in the Deep
Stories about monsters lurking in our lakes and oceans have been around for thousands of years, but are they true, or can these beasts be scientifically explained? Lexile: 100
Monsters on Land
Is there mounting evidence from eyewitness stories and grainy photographs proving the existence of monsters like Bigfoot or Yeti, or do people see what they want to see? Lexile: 110
Whether large or small, unmanned drones are used in some interesting ways by both the military and private sector, from spying to firefighting to protecting endangered animals. Lexile: 180
Your next door neighbor may be a witch with a regular day job, who practices magic, gathers with other witches in a coven, and continues to fight stereotypes every day. Lexile: BR
Are there white holes in space? Who said space and time are the same? Why do wormholes exist? How fast does light travel? What if you could time travel? Lexile: HL 210
What is virtual reality? Can a glove save lives? How can you visit Paris from home? What is 3-D? How could a virtual world be bad? Lexile: HL140
There is a United States Air Force base in the Nevada desert once so secret it never appeared on maps and was rumored to house alien spaceships. Lexile: HL120
Learn about the history, potential, and dangers of cloning, from the first cloned salamander to Dolly the sheep and beyond. Lexile: HL50
Pressure in the three main types of fault lines builds with a deadly force, giving little warning to people when an earthquake strikes--sending shock waves for hundreds of miles, potentially killing thousands with falling debris and creating deadly tsunamis. Lexile: HL150
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Only one of the seven wonders of the ancient worldthe pyramids of Gizaremain relatively intact, but through ancient texts and legends, the other six wonders come to life. Lexile: HL160
Look out! The hackers are getting smarter. Your computer data is not safe. Hacking has dangerous consequences for individuals, corporations, and governments. Lexile: 100
World War II was coming. African Americans wanted to fight for their country. They wanted to be pilots, but they had to overcome racism to earn their wings. Lexile: 80
Great Spies of the World
Are spies criminals or heroes? Some spies are greedy because they only want money. Others spy in wartime because they want to help their country. Lexile: 70
There are over 1,500 animals that eat their own kind. They come in all sizes and shapes, from the praying mantis to the polar bear. Lexile: 110
Gnarly Sports Injuries
Do you play sports? Have you ever been hurt in a game? You haven't had it this bad!
The Science of Movies
How did Edison help movies get started? What was Technicolor? How do 3-D glasses work? Who was Dar Robinson? Has a movie ever amazed you?