Countless angry bees headed our way! Fish that eat everything in the water where they're swimming! It's an invasive species takeover! This series examines some of the most prominent nonnative animals and plants making an impact in their newfound homes.

  • Cause-and-effect approach suited to NGSS-based classroom instruction and library programming.
  • Attention-grabbing, instructive photos and text-reinforcing infographics attract and hold readers.
  • Innovative design may entice readers who are usually reluctant to read about science.

About BOLT

BOLT encourages a wide variety of students, including reluctant readers, by providing them with books featuring appealing topics and carefully prepared text. Innovative infographics and attention-commanding photography draw in young readers, and accessible, leveled text helps even the most challenged readers understand the material and enjoy the reading experience. This strong image/text integration aids in comprehension and complements classroom instruction, helping each and every student reach his or her learning potential!


All-American Fighting Forces

Awful, Disgusting Parasites

Béisbol! Latino Heroes of Major League Baseball

Football’s All-Time Greats

Gearhead Garage

Invasive Species Takeover

Rank It!

Strange... But True?

Wild Animal Kingdom

Women Who Rock

Africanized Honey Bees

Asian Carp

Burmese Python

Cane Toads


Northern Snake Heads

Red Fire Ants

Zebra Mussels