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Born in the Wild

Rick Raymos (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178808

This book explores how animal parents teach their young to hunt, stay safe from predators, and eventually learn to fend for themselves.

Masters of Disguise

Elsie Belback (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178792

This book explores some of the tricks that animals use to stay safe.

Finding a Mate

Cassidy St. James (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178754

This book will show how animals such as the emperor penguin, the peacock, the African bullfrog, and the frigatebird use their colors, croaks, and tail feathers to find the perfect mate.

Made in the Wild

Robert Norris (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178778

This book highlights the homes of animals such as a termite mound, a spider's web, a beaver dam, and many other homes built by animal builders

Run...It's a Bee!

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104533

When Jasper sees a bee in one of the sunflowers, he gets everyone to run away with him.

Skeletons and Exoskeletons

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103512

This title explains how humans and animals have skeletons to support the inner workings of their bodies, and how muscle attachments help us move. It also explains how an exoskeleton is a skeleton on the outside of a body, giving examples of insects such as ants. Endoskeletons are also explained. A special section called, "Explore Your World" outlines an experiment that allows readers to identify and examine first-hand this intriguing topic.

Perfect Predators

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103796

Big cats, reptiles, and ocean killers are just a few of the predators discussed in this book. How they chase their prey and what weapons they use to hunt them down and kill them. This exciting book is filled with beautiful photos that will have students on the edge of their seats.

Hippos and Rhinos

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103789

For millions of years, hippos and rhinos have roamed the Earth. This book discusses their habitats, what they like to eat, their enormous size, and concerns about the future of these animals due to land restrictions and human harm are all discussed in this wonderful title.

Scavengers

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103772

From vultures to crabs, every type of scavenger is discussed in this book. Facts about their habitat, diet, reproduction, and how they help the environment are all discussed in detail.

Marsupials

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103758

This book teaches students about what a marsupial is, their gestation period, how they raise their young, and whether they are carnivores, omnivores, or herbivores.

Robin Hood

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104458

As the cast of merry hikers start along the trail they decide to mark the trees with forks and spoons so they can find their way home. After a relaxing hike they start back only to find all the forks and spoons are gone. They are lost and begin to get scared when a ranger finds them and leads them to a shelter. He offers them something to eat and they notice the spoon he gives them is one of theirs. He told them he thought someone had littered and he collected the forks and spoons to give to someone who really needed them. The hikers remarked by saying that made him like Robin Hood.

Who's Right

Lin Picou (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104434

As Priscilla Pony and Lucy Goose prepare to play a game of Duck, Duck, Goose they are finding trouble finding anyone to join them. So, they decide to ask Cooper Cub and Calypso Cat whom they have never talked to before. After the two decide to join in the game and neither Priscilla or Lucy choose them as the goose they lose interest, leaving Priscilla and Lucy wondering why.

In the Doghouse

Kyla Steinkraus (author), Ed Myer (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104526

Peering out the window on a cold, snowy day Jonathan sees something in the doghouse in the backyard. Only it can't be his dog, Gizmo, because he's safe and warm inside the house. As he investigates he finds it is a rabbit trying to stay warm. He and his mom give the rabbit some fruit and veggies, only to discover each time they check there are more and more rabbits. As the snow melts and Jonathan goes out to check on the rabbits they are all gone. He was proud he had provided a nice, warm place for them.

Blood Suckers

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723014

Fascinating facts and information about organisms that survive by sucking blood.

Crafty Critters

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604727993

Photographs and text introduce animals that utilize camouflage, mimicry, and other curious techniques as defense mechanisms. These animals include skunks, porcupines, walking sticks, kingsnakes, and octopuses.

Freaky Faces

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604728000

Provides information about the wide variety of features that animals have and why their features are important.

Leaps and Bounds

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723041

Engaging text describes animals who can move in amazing ways.

Speed Demons

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723052

Photographs and simple text introduce various animals that depend on speed for survival, which include dolphins, cheetahs, ostriches, antelope, horses, and others

Animals That Fly and Birds That Don't

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723007

Engaging text describes animals that don't always do what the rest of their species does.

Wrinkles, Warts, and Wattles

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 160472790X

Describes animals who have wrinkles, warts, or wattles. Gives information on how these special body parts are used and why they are important.

Weimaraners

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723610

Introduces the Weimaraner, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.