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The Long Tall Journey

Jan Wahl (author), Laurent Gapaillard (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606264

In this tale inspired by true events, a giraffe journeys from its home in Africa to a 19th-century menagerie in France, encountering curiosities and establishing a new purpose in life.

The Threatened Lives of Chimpanzees

Megan Blakemore (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503818002

Gives readers an up-close look at the serious threats facing chimpanzees and the ways in which the animals are adapting. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Animal Investigations

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391590

Learn about different animals that live in the city, collecting data and making predictions about each of them! This entertaining title teaches readers about many different kinds of animals and encourages analytical habits, engaging children with simple practice problems relating to ecology and mathematics. Predict where students can find ducks, sparrows, rabbits, dragonflies, and more animals! With STEM themes, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, easy-to-read text, an accessible glossary, and vivid images, this book will engage readers and encourage them to collect data and make predictions about animals and many other topics on their own!

Endangered Animals of the Desert

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383540

Many desert animals around the world are in danger of becoming extinct. In this enlightening nonfiction title, readers will learn a few of the causes of extinction in the desert and what problems extinction causes for animals, wildlife, and humans alike. Through vibrant photos of beautiful animals and stunning facts in conjunction with informational text and useful charts and diagrams, readers will learn and understand concepts such as habit loss and learn ways that animal activists help to protect animals and their environments, as well as helpful tips to get involved in conserving biodiversity.

Endangered Animals of the Jungle

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383557

Take a trip to the tropics to learn about what makes jungle animals so unique and why they need to be protected. This nonfiction title allows readers to discover the causes of endangered animals--including poaching and habitat loss--through astonishing facts and colorful images of these beautiful animals in conjunction with informational text and helpful charts and diagrams. With a glossary of terms, an index, and a list of resources and websites, children will be inspired to take part in the conservation of jungle animals.

Grizzly Bear

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784688

Grizzly bears are powerful animals that eat a wide variety of foods. When people started living closer to grizzlies, the two species clashed. Grizzly Bear investigates the complex relationship between the bears and humans and how conservationists are using engineering and technology to restore the grizzly population. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Bald Eagle

Anita Yasuda (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784640

The bald eagle is the national symbol of the United States, but the bird almost disappeared from North American skies. Bald Eagle explores how the species was once threatened by hunting and pollution, explaining how public awareness and scientific efforts have helped keep these iconic birds soaring. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Starling

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793477

Starlings have glossy feathers and are aggressive competitors for nesting sites. Native to Europe and Asia, these birds were introduced to North America, Australia, and South Africa. Find out why these feathered invaders pose a threat to native birds species and farm crops.

Japan

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993727

This book discusses the climate, geography, animals, and culture of Japan.

Mexico

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993758

This book discusses the climate, geography, animals, and culture of Mexico.

Guide Dogs

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534303

Describes what guide dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as guide dogs. Includes information about puppy raisers, guide dog schools and individuals who have benefitted from having a guide dog partner.

Triceratops

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534167

Describes how the Triceratops was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of this three-horned plant-eating dinosaur.

Velociraptor

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534181

Describes how the Velociraptor was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of this small, speedy meat-eating dinosaur.

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534174

Describes how the Tyrannosaurus Rex was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of the largest meat-eating dinosaur.

K-9 Police Dogs

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534259

Describes what K9 police dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as police dogs. Includes stories about dogs that work for real police forces around the world.

Movie Animals and their Trainers

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534273

Describes animals that might work in movies, how they are trained, and what a day is like on a movie set. Includes information about movie animals in history and what it’s like to train animals to work in a movie.

Bomb Sniffing Dogs

Ann Well (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534266

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.

Therapy Animals

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534297

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.

Search and Rescue Dogs

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534280

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.

Apatosaurus

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534136

Describes how the Apatosaurus was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about dinosaur behavior.

Stegosaurus

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534150

Describes how the Stegosaurus was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about this plant-eating dinosaur with plates.

Do You Really Want a Dog?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533955

A mischievous dog (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a dog. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Hamster?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533986

Mischievous hamsters (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a hamster. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Cat?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533962

A mischievous cat (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a cat. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Bird?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533979

Several pet birds (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a pet bird. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.