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How Ecosystems Work

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103505

This title explains what an ecosystem is and how the plants and animals within an ecosystem rely on and affect its existence. Different types of ecosystems are described, as well as the food webs within them. How some changes to an ecosystem can be good and how some harmful changes can destroy them. Teaches students what an important role they can play in keeping these intricate ecosystems alive.

State Guides to Birds

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425670

Scientific and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state bird.

Animal Senses

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425168

Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Animal Groups

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425137

Lions and bees and meerkats, oh my—these are a few of the many animals that survive and thrive in groups. Discover how group members help each other face life’s challenges. From finding food to raising young, some animals are just better off together

Miniature Donkey

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422440

The miniature donkey is a member of the equine family, along with horses and mules. Like horses, a miniature donkey is a herd animal. This small mammal only reaches 36 to 38 inches (91 to 97 centimeters) tall. It has many other interesting features.

Bearded Dragon

Cristie Mosblech (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422464

Bearded dragons are reptiles. Spiny scales run down both sides of their head, throat, and bodies. These soft spines resemble the whiskers of a human and make them look like they have beards. Their size, playful personality, and good temperament make bearded dragons one of the most popular reptiles to keep as pets.

Pygmy Goat

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422433

Pygmy Goats are unusual pets but they are smart, social, and fun to own. Learn all about how to care for them and what special needs they may have to become a great pet!

Skunk

Ann Matzke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422457

When you think of skunks do you think, Pee-yew!? A skunk’s reputation as a natural stinker warns us to stay away. But remove their bad smell, and this boldly striped animal is curious, quick to learn, and tenderhearted.

Let's Hear It For Australian Shepherds

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422365

The modern Australian Shepherd is a versatile, joyful dog that loves to be around people. Nothing makes this dog more content than being with its people and doing work for them. Ranchers love Aussies because Aussies are athletes. They can run all day, herding sheep. They never seem to slow down or get tired. In fact, the more exercise they get, the happier they look.

Let's Hear It For French Bulldogs

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422372

A Frenchie’s favorite job is to warm someone’s lap. Their alert, bat-like ears, big head, and bright brown eyes give their wrinkly faces and smooshed noses an almost comical look. Sometimes called four-legged clowns, French Bulldogs are smart, affectionate, and extremely silly and playful.

Let's Hear It For Pit Bulls

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422358

When you hear the word “pit bull,” do you imagine a fierce fighting dog? In the 1800s, people in Great Britain bred terriers, mastiffs, and bulldogs together. These early breeders wanted to create tough fighting dogs. Any dog is capable of biting or attacking. Each dog is an individual. Firm, loving training and early socialization is the best plan for each and every dog, not just pit bulls.

Let's Hear It For Great Danes

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422389

Some Great Danes can stand up taller than an average-size human. Their huge size and piercing stare can make them appear scarier than they really are. A Great Dane has a massive head and a long, graceful neck. It has a sleek, muscular body, deep chest, and long legs and tail. Great Danes are built so well they can walk, trot, and run with balance and elegance despite their massive size.

Social Lives of Pigs

Elliot Riley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919010

A look at the social and emotional lives, as well as communication methods, of pigs.

Shih Tzus

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723663

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

Gross Animals

Pete Jenkins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919584

This title highlights all the gross animals and the habits and habitats they thrive in.

Why Do Animals Smell Like That?

Reese Everett (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919225

Some animals have some unique ways of keeping safe from predators by using defense mechanisms in the way they smell or the scents they give off.

Social Lives of Gorillas

Rachel M. Wilson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919003

A look at the social and emotional lives, as well as communication methods, of gorillas.

Social Lives of Elephants

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919027

A look at the social and emotional lives, as well as communication methods, of elephants.

Why Do Animals Sound Like That?

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919232

Animals keep track of their young and other members of their family by using different sounds. Students will learn all about the unusual ways animals communicate with each other.

Insects as Healers

Linden McNeilly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918907

Insects are used in science and medicine to help people.

Insects as Predators

Tara Haelle (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918945

Insects that eat other insects.

This Place is a Zoo

Kyla Steinkraus (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919102

Someone is trying to sabotage the zoo. Paisley and Ben must invent something to stop them.

Social Lives of Lions

Elliot Riley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918976

A look at the social and emotional lives, as well as communication methods, of lions.

Insects as Parasites

Tara Haelle (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918952

Insects that survive by living off another insect, animal, or person.

Insects as a Food Source

Linden McNeilly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918914

Insects are eaten around the world, and may be better for people than other protein sources.