Learn how zoos are built and what sorts of things zoo builders need to think of before construction begins.
Many kinds of workers are needed to care for all of the different animals living at a zoo. Readers will learn about the jobs done by people working behind the scenes to make sure that zoo animals stay healthy and visitors enjoy their days at the zoo.
In Zoo, emergent readers join a group of students as they enjoy a trip to the zoo. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about the exotic wildlife the zoo contains. A labeled diagram introduces some of the zoo's most popular residents, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the zoo and its animals using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Zoo also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Zoo is part of Jump!'s First Field Trips series.
This fun title explores different kinds of animal homes and how they are built. From a beavers dam to a termites mound, readers will love learning all about animal architects.
"Everyone poops - yes, it's true. From aardvarks to the humped zebu." Indeed. And aren't we all at least a little bit curious about this subject matter? Told in rhyme, smart and sublime, here's a fun and fact-filled field guide to poop around the world and very close to home. Kids will discover surprising uses, words, forms, and facts about something in which they have a natural interest. Who knew that a wombat produces cubes? Or poop's many uses for housing, cooking, and fun at county fairs? While it may dismay and stink, there's more to this stuff than you might think!
Dalmatians are known for their sleek white coats dotted with black spots. Extremely loyal and active, Dalmatians love to go on hikes with their owners and do other outdoor activities. Students will trace the Dalmatian's evolution from coach dog to faithful pet. Blastoff! Series
Jane Goodall is the world's leading authority on chimpanzees. She moved to the African jungle to study them. Her visit to Kenya led to a meeting with famous paleontologist Louis Leakey. Although she wasn't a trained scientist, Goodall began working with Leakey in 1960. She earned the trust of the apes and observed their social interactions. She studied them for more than 30 years. She learned that chimps use tools and are more intelligent than was previously thought.