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Brown Bears

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605250

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of brown bears, mammals identified by their shoulder humps. Also included is a retelling of the Greek myth about Ursa Major and Minor. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Birds of Prey

Bendix Anderson (author) Mike Maydak (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619382381

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on birds of prey! Did you know that owls are the only birds of prey that are nocturnal? That means they like to hunt at night.

Soar High, Dragonfly

Sheri M. Bestor (author) Jonny Lambert (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138452

2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Book Award, Long-list Dragonflies are some the world's most beautiful (and fascinating!) insects. And one many children can find right in their backyards! With a simple story, perfect for read-alouds, and colorful illustrations, this scientific look at a dragonfly's life-cycle will captivate little entomologists. Informative sidebars are included that let children learn even more about these amazing insects.

Bears

Christopher Nicholas (author) Pedro Julio Gonzalez (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020876

Did you know the Sun Bear is the smallest of all the bears? Sun Bears are not much bigger than a dog! They have a yellowish-orange mark on their chest that looks a little like a sun rising. Sun Bears live in the forests of Asia.

Bugs

Christopher Nicholas (author) Mike Maydak (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619382312

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on bugs!. Did you know that insects have a special body? All insects have a hard shell on the outside called an exoskeleton.

En el zoológico

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Carol Schwartz (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599229836

Aprenda los nombres de los animales en el zoológico y también practique los números.

At The Zoo

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Carol Schwartz (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781575832784

Children love to visit the zoo to see all of the animals. Now children can walk through the zoo and count from one to ten with lions, monkeys, elephants, kangaroos and more! Young readers will recognize word patterns and find it easy to read along with this vibrantly-illustrated book.

An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth

Karlin Gray (author) Steliyana Doneva (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534122925

Feeling quite ordinary, a plain gray moth sadly compares itself to its more exotic kin, such as the Luna Moth, the Spider Moth, and the Hummingbird Moth. And the little moth feels even worse when a young girl sees it and says "Eww!" But things change when her brother explains that this particular type of moth is his favorite kind of insect. Maybe an ordinary moth is really extraordinary after all. Back matter includes fascinating moth facts, along with a special activity.

His Brown Horse

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846548

A simple story about a boy's brown horse, where it lives, and things it does during the day. This story helps readers learn the words his, brown, and horse. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Two White Sheep

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846593

A simple story about two white sheep and what they do during the day. This story helps readers learn the words two, white, and sheep. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Llamas and Alpacas

Ellis M. Reed (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836037

Explores the similarities between llamas and alpacas, and how to tell them apart. Discover how traits like face shape, temperament, and wool texture can be used to identify these South American farm animals. Additional features include a side-by-side comparison of the animals, an activity encouraging readers to demonstrate their knowledge, a phonetic glossary, sources for further reading, an introduction to the author, and an index.

Baby Gorillas

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003897

A baby gorilla narrates the story of its life, describing how physical features, diet, habitat and familial relationships play a role in its growth and development.

Baby Foxes

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003873

A baby fox narrates the story of its life, describing how physical features, diet, habitat and familial relationships play a role in its growth and development.

Baby Tigers

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003934

A baby tiger narrates the story of its life, describing how physical features, diet, habitat and familial relationships play a role in its growth and development.

Baby Giraffes

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003880

A baby giraffe narrates the story of its life, describing how physical features, diet, habitat and familial relationships play a role in its growth and development.

Butterflies and Moths

M. J. York (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503835986

Explores the similarities between butterflies and moths, and how to tell them apart. Discover how traits like antennae shape, wing structure, and coloring can be used to identify these flying insects. Additional features include a side-by-side comparison of the animals, an activity encouraging readers to demonstrate their knowledge, a phonetic glossary, sources for further reading, an introduction to the author, and an index.

Hares and Rabbits

Ryan Gale (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836013

Explores the similarities between hares and rabbits, and how to tell them apart. Discover how traits like ear shape, leg size, and habitat can be used to identify these furry creatures. Additional features include a side-by-side comparison of the animals, an activity encouraging readers to demonstrate their knowledge, a phonetic glossary, sources for further reading, an introduction to the author, and an index.

Animals in Summer

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826021

Engage readers with stories of animals in summer. Readers are introduced to multiple different animals in summer, which are enjoying the flowers and fruits of the season and adjusting to the warmer weather. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

All in the Family

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750531

Learn all about traits and how they make you who you are! Discover how shared traits make offspring look like their parents. While members of the same species may look alike because of their common traits, they have unique traits so that each one is slightly different from the rest. The colorful images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of traits. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Growth and Change

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750524

Follow along and see how different kinds of baby animals grow and change! All animals start as babies. Even though they all look very different, they all have the same basic needs to grow up. Learn about baby penguins, kittens, blue whales, pandas, frogs, snakes, and more! The colorful images of adorable baby animals and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Raising Babies: What Animal Parents Do

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750517

Learn how animal parents raise their babies! These parents protect, play with, and teach their young so that their babies can grow big and strong. Animal parents feed and bathe their babies and keep them safe. The charming images of animal families and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Poodles

Bobbie Kalman, Kelley MacAulay (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197993

Poodles are a very popular breed of dog. Through the use of detailed illustrations, photographs, and text, this book gives children advice on how to care for these attractive and friendly dogs. Poodles fully explains training and grooming requirements specific to this breed. Children will also learn about the temperament of the breed, how to groom a poodle properly, and how much exercise a poodle needs.

Guinea Pigs

Kelley MacAulay, Bobbie Kalman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197924

Although guinea pigs are roly-poly, they aren't actually pigs! These cute rodents make great pets for children who like to interact with animals. The full-color photographs, clear illustrations, and easy-to-understand text in Guinea Pigs explain all the breeds available, preparing a comfortable home, play-time tips, grooming fur and teeth, the sounds guinea pigs make, and when to visit a veterinarian.

Gerbils

Bobbie Kalman, Rebecca Sjonger (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197900

Gerbils may be small, but they're very active! In Gerbils readers will discover the many responsibilities and delights of having a pet gerbil. They will learn about the different kinds of gerbils, what gerbils should eat, creating a great cage, grooming for healthy gerbils, proper handling, and caring for multiple gerbils.

Shih Tzus

Mary Ellen Klukow (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517414

A photo-illustrated book for early readers about the shih tzu dog breed. Describes this small dog’s unique features, social behaviors, and how they act as pets. Includes a photo diagram, fun facts, table of contents, glossary, and further resources.