At the Bottom of the World
In the Deep Blue Sea
Author: Bill Nye
RU Level: 6th Grade
Twelve-year-old Jack is the the non-genius sibling in the family that includes a sister and brother. When they are caught spying on a famous scientist and invited to work in his lab, Jack is along for the ride. They travel to Antarctica for a science competition only to find that a scientist, and her research, has gone missing. They have to solve the mystery and save the scientist—with little time remaining.
Bill Nye "The Science Guy", known for his other science projects for children, delivers a fast pace, fun book that doesn't just include the story line. It has scientific facts and experiment instructions that help explain the plot as well as educate. Great book!