On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, leading to the biggest offshore oil spill ever in the United States. The explosion was visible for 35 miles! Readers will watch workers struggle to stop the spill and save ocean life in this exciting illustrated title.
As one of the most devastating shipwrecks in history, the sinking of RMS Titanic killed more than 1,500 passengers. There were only enough lifeboats for about one third of the people on board! Learn more about the tragedy in this riveting graphic novel for growing readers.
Shooting for the moon, the Apollo 13 mission had to be aborted when an oxygen tank aboard the shuttle exploded in space. This left the astronauts with limited power, heat, and water! Watch the crew fight to survive in this graphic novel for eager readers.
After successfully going into space nine times, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded just 73 seconds into its tenth mission. Many people saw the blast happen on television! Find out what went wrong in this graphic novel for young readers.
It could be argued that John Cena is currently the face of professional wrestling. He has held the World Championship Belt many times and is a fan favorite. This book teaches readers about John Cena's past, how he became a skilled professional wrestler, and how he continues to thrill fans around the world.
Randy Orton is the youngest wrestler to ever win the World Wrestling Entertainment Heavyweight Championship. When he debuted, he was nicknamed "The Legend Killer" because of his ability to defeat superstars. Now, he is a superstar. This title explores his past, his rise to fame, and the moves that keep him on top!
Spanning an area in the Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and the southern tip of Florida, the Bermuda Triangle has been a mystery for over a hundred years. Many ships and aircraft have been lost in its waters. Readers will learn about the many disappearances and the possible explanations for them, ranging from piracy to paranormal activity.
There are many different kinds of extra-sensory perception. Some people claim they can see future events. Other people claim they can see far-off events in their mind. Students will judge for themselves in this introduction that provides information on the evidence and skepticism about ESP.
Many people claim to have experienced strange events when they were near-death. Some claim to have had an out-of-body experience. Others describe moving upward toward a white light. Students will learn about stories of near-death and how scientists have tried to verify or disprove those tales.
Many people claim to have seen ghosts. Some say they saw an apparition or heard noises in their home when they were alone. Others claim that a drop in temperature signaled a ghost's presence. Are these observations credible, or are they all made up? Readers will decide for themselves in this title that throws them into the middle of the mystery.
George Müller (1805-1898) was a German playboy who found Christ and then gave his life to serve Christ unreservedly. His mission was to rescue orphans from the wretched street life that enslaved so many children in England during the time of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist. Müller did rescue, care for, feed, and educate such children by the thousands. The costs were enormous for such a great work. Yet, amazingly, he never asked anyone for money....
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
Two boys, Ellis and his best friend Neckbone, find a mysterious man named Mud hiding out on a deserted island in the Mississippi. Mud tells the boys fantastic stories about his life, including how he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper. The boys agree to help him, but it isn't long until their small town is besieged by bounty hunters out...
Curtis LaForche lives in a small town in Ohio with his wife, Samantha, and six-year-old daughter, Hannah, who is deaf. When Curtis begins to have terrifying dreams, he keeps the visions to himself, channeling his anxiety into obsessively building a storm shelter in his backyard. His inexplicable behavior concerns those closest to him, but the resulting strain on his marriage and tension within his community can't compare with Curtis's privately held...