Rivers flow through plains and forests and provide water to plants, animals, and people. Children will learn how rivers begin and end, the parts of a river, and what animals call a river home. Blastoff! Series
A pond is any body of water that is shallow enough for sunlight to reach the bottom. Kids will learn how ponds are formed, what wildlife they support, and how they differ from lakes in this general introduction. Blastoff! Series
Tide pools are filled up and emptied as the tide comes in and goes out. This makes living in them very difficult. Explore how tide pools are host to fascinating creatures such as sea anemones, starfish, crabs, and sea urchins! Blastoff! Series
Sea snakes are skilled underwater breathers able to spit out stored saltwater with their tongues. Kids will learn what these ocean creatures look like, how they swim and thrive in water, and how they hunt near the ocean floor. Blastoff! Series
Provides detailed and interesting information about organisms and their place in the food web in the Arctic.
A swimming stingray looks like its flying through the ocean! Its wide fins look like wings and help it glide. This book introduces children to the parts of a stingray, especially its stinging tail. Blastoff! Series
Watch out for that big wave! Oceans cover a large part of Earth and support a wide variety of plants and animals. Young readers will learn about the tides, waves, and currents of the ocean as well as what lives beneath the surface. Blastoff! Series