The Great Bear Rainforest is a majestic place full of tall trees, huge bears and endless schools of salmon. Award-winning photographer and author Ian McAllister's luminous photographs illustrate the story of a lone wolf who swims to one of the small islands that dot the rainforest's coast. The island provides him with everything he needs deer, salmon, fresh water everything, that is, but a mate. When a female wolf arrives on the island's rocky shores, she and he start a family and introduce their pups to the island's bounty.
This Level 1 guided reader examines seasonal animal behaviors in winter. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about how animals respond to winter changes, including finding ways to stay warm, migrating, and hibernating.
When a team of sled dogs hear their musher yell "Hike," they take off through the snow. They race across a frozen lake, pulling their heavy sled behind them. These hard-working canines are helping people in Alaska travel from one town to another. In this exciting introduction to sled dogs, beginning readers will learn all about the brave and loyal dogs that won't let freezing temperatures, harsh winds, and lots of snow keep them from getting the job done! Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.
Black bears, grizzly bears, and spirit bears all make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest. A Bear's Lifeuses Ian McAllister's stunning photographs to follow these beautiful animals through a year in the British Columbia wilderness--catching fish, eating berries, climbing trees and taking long naps.
Kids will love reading all about owls and strengthening their reading skills. Simple text explaining what owls look like, where they live, and what they like to eat will be alongside colorful full-bleed images. This title is complete with bolded glossary words, a picture glossary, and a Some Kinds of Owls page, which will show a few different owl species. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
After a long night of foraging, a tired raccoons returns home to sleep in Old Tree's branches. Oblivious to the rain and wind of a raging storm, the raccoon is protected and sheltered by the tree.
Giant pandas live in China. They eat bamboo. Many bamboo forests are being cut down. It is hard for pandas to find food. This story is about what happens to one panda when her bamboo forest is cut down.