What plants and animals live in a garden? What do the living things in this habitat need from their environment? And who eats who in a garden ecosystem? In this title, readers will investigate simple food chains and natural habitats, including a garden, forest, tide pool, desert, and even a tree stump micro-habitat.
Describes dogs that work to detect explosives in many locations. Explains training dogs and handlers require, along with the best breeds for the job. Includes stories of dogs that have worked on K9 Police squads and as military working dogs in Iraq.
Describes what search and rescue dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as search and rescue dogs. Includes stories about real dogs who have saved lost or trapped people.
Describes what therapy animals do, where they work, how they are trained, and which kinds of animals are best for certain jobs. Includes stories about real animals who have provided therapy to people.
Take off Track and Field describes the many different sports that are often performed outdoors. Kids will love reading about running sports, including sprints, hurdles, and marathons, and jumping sports, including the high jump, pole vault, long jump, and triple jump. A special section also features the top track and field athletes today.
Takedown Wrestling describes the sport that is thousands of years old. Kids will love reading about basic moves and holds, how to get out of an opponents grip, and wrestling terms. A special section also features the top amateur wrestlers in the sport today.
The STEM Encyclopedia of Wind presents an opportunity to explore a familiar science topic in a new way. A cross-curricular approach allows all the sciences to come together along with history, art and legend - building a thorough understanding of the presense of Wind on our planet.