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Sugar Gliders

Kristin Petrie (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802655

Take your readers beyond the world of dogs and cats with Unique Pets! In this title, they will discover the sugar glider's kite-like patagium, amazing gliding abilities, and social nature. Easy-to-read text introduces the behaviors, size, appearance, natural habitat, diet, reproduction, development, and care and keeping of this prized marsupial. Large, full-color photos show off the sugar glider's special features. Your readers are unique individuals. Shouldn't their pets be, too? Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Tarantulas

Kristin Petrie (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802662

Take your readers beyond the world of dogs and cats with Unique Pets! In this title, they will discover the tarantula's hair-flicking defense, silk-spinning abilities, and often gentle nature. Easy-to-read text introduces the behaviors, size, appearance, natural habitat, diet, reproduction, development, and care and keeping of this prized arachnid. Large, full-color photos show off the varied colors of these delicate spiders. Your readers are unique individuals. Shouldn't their pets be, too? Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Pearls

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014338

This title introduces young readers to pearls, the gem formed inside the shell of an oyster! Learn how pearls are formed and where they are found. Historic and modern collection methods are detailed, both natural and cultivated. The use of pearls as a gemstone is examined including different colors. See how artisans and lapidaries create beautiful and useful jewelry with this beautiful gem. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Bald Eagles

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809272

This book introduces young readers to the bald eagle, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the bald eagle's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems and rituals through early American admiration, to today's status as the United States's national symbol. Readers will also learn about the bald eagle's body, its appearance, size, and color. The bald eagle's method of reproduction is discussed, as is eaglet development and life cycle. Readers will discover what the bald eagle likes to eat. Also covered is the bald eagle's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world bald eagles live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the bald eagle's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with threats to the bald eagle's environment, as well as conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Armadillos

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809265

This book introduces young readers to the iconic armadillo. Easy-to-read text examines the armadillo's development as a cultural icon, from its migration to the United States to its status as the state small mammal of Texas. Readers will also learn about the armadillo's body, its appearance, size, and special shell. The armadillo's unique reproduction is discussed, as is pup development and life cycle. Readers will discover what armadillos like to eat, and how they use their sticky tongue and claws to grab their insect meals. Also covered is the armadillo's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world they live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the armadillo's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with the armadillo's expanding range and its status as both icon and pest. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Gray Wolves

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809302

This book introduces young readers to the gray wolf, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the gray wolf's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems through tales and legends of these beautiful creatures, to today's status as a symbol of the recovery of endangered populations. Readers will also learn about the gray wolf's body, its appearance, size, and coloring. Wolf reproduction is discussed, as is pup development and life cycle. Readers will discover what gray wolves like to eat and how they hunt. Also covered is the gray wolf's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world they live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the gray wolf's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, as are past and present conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Coyotes

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809296

This book introduces young readers to the coyote, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the coyote's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems and rituals through tales and legends of the American west, to today's status as a symbol of the Southwest. Readers will also learn about the coyote's body, its appearance, size, and various colors. The coyote's method of reproduction is discussed, as is cub development and life cycle. Readers will discover what coyotes like to eat. Also covered is the coyote's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world coyotes live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the coyote's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with threats to the coyote's environment, as well as conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Boa Constrictor

Amanda Lanser (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015106

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the boa constrictor and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Crocodile

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015113

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the crocodile and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Grizzly Bear

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015137

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the grizzly bear and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Komodo Dragon

Patrick G. Cain (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015144

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the komodo dragon and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Lion

Marylou Morano Kjelle (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015151

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the lion and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Bees

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865800

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a bee.

Chickens

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865817

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a chicken.

Crocodiles

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865831

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a crocodile.

Frogs

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865848

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a frog.

Monarch Butterflies

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865855

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a monarch butterfly.

Penguins

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865862

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a penguin.

Zebras

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786382

Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the zebra! Readers will discover the zebra's unique body features, diet, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, predators, methods of defense, and threats to its survival. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby zebra, from foal to independence. Maps highlight zebra territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly zebra facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible zebra! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Hippopotamuses

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786368

Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the hippopotamus! Readers will discover the hippo's unique body features that allow it to spend its days underwater. Also covered are the hippo's diet, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, and threats to its survival. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby hippo, from calf to independence. Maps highlight hippo territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly hippo facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible hippopotamus! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Arctic Foxes

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013782

Dash through the frozen tundra with the Arctic fox! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the Arctic fox's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the Arctic fox's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and the incredible Arctic fox! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Puffins

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013812

Dive into the Arctic waters with the puffin! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the puffin's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the puffin's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and the incredible puffin! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Snowy Owls

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013829

Soar through the Arctic with the snowy owl! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the snowy owl's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the snowy owl's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and the incredible snowy owl! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Giant Pandas

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809036

Did you know that the giant panda climbs trees, swims, and even does somersaults? Readers will discover this and more in this fascinating title! Bold colors, engaging text, and oversized photos introduce readers to the giant panda's body structure, eating habits, social behavior, habitat, and survival threats. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby panda, from cub to independence. A map highlights giant panda territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly giant panda facts. A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Asia and the incredible giant panda! Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Komodo Dragons

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809050

Did you know that the komodo dragon can eat 80 percent of its body weight in one meal? Readers will discover this and more in this fascinating title! Bold colors, engaging text, and oversized photos introduce readers to the komodo dragon's body structure, hunting methods, eating habits, social behavior, habitat, and survival threats. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a komodo dragon from baby to independence. A map highlights komodo dragon territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly komodo dragon facts. A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Asia and the incredible komodo dragon! Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.