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Big, Bigger, Biggest

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536123

Introduces differences in size by comparing groups of big animals, such as big turtles, wildcats, and ocean creatures.

Insects

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536215

An introduction to what characteristics insects have and how they fit into the animal kingdom.

Reptiles

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536239

An introduction to what characteristics animals in the reptile animal class have and how they fit into the animal kingdom.

Amphibians

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536185

An introduction to what characteristics animals in the amphibian animal class have and how they fit into the animal kingdom.

Mammals

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536222

An introduction to what characteristics animals in the mammal animal class have and how they fit into the animal kingdom.

Short, Shorter, Shortest

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536130

Introduces differences in length and height by comparing dog breeds and their features, such as legs, ears, and noses.

Small, Smaller, Smallest

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536161

Introduces differences in size by comparing groups of small animals, such as small birds, turtles, and fish.

Taipans

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538905

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the Australian taipan snake, one of the most venomous snakes in the world. Readers learn how these snakes use their venom to kill prey and as a defense against predators when threatened.

Black Widow Spiders

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538837

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous black widow spider. Readers learn how these spiders use venom to kill prey and as a protection against predators. Also explains where they live and what to do when they are encountered.

Scorpions

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538875

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous scorpion. Readers learn how these desert animals use the stinger on their tails to kill prey and defend against predators. Also explains the threat of these stings to humans and what to do when they are encountered.

Poison Dart Frogs

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538868

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous poison dart frog. Readers learn how these rainforest frogs use venom to as a protection against predators. Also explains how people have used the poison for hunting and medicines.

Spectacled Bears

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538776

Presents information about South America’s spectacled bears, their forest habitats, and their distinctive fur patterns.

Zombies in Nature

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538820

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals that seem to take over the brains of other animals. Explains how parasites can alter their hosts' behaviors to use the host for their survival.

Super Powers in Nature

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538806

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals with amazing speed, strength, and senses. Explains how these adaptations benefit them as defenses against predators or as ways to find and capture prey.

Polar Bears

Trudi Strain Trueit (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538752

Presents information about polar bears, their habitats, and the physical features that help them survive in the Arctic.

Grizzly Bears

Trudi Strain Trueit (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538745

Presents information about the grizzly bears of North America, their habitats, and their amazing size and strength.

Giant Pandas

Trudi Strain Trueit (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538738

Presents information about rare giant pandas, their habitats in China, and their diet of bamboo.

Black Bears

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538721

Presents information about black bears living in North America, their habitats, and their sharp senses.

Vampires in Nature

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538813

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals that drink the blood of other animals and even people. Explains how these “vampire” animals find their hosts and which ones usually spread diseases when they feed on human blood.

Sloth Bears

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538769

Presents information about sloth bears, their habitats in the grasslands of India, and their unusual way of eating

Mutants in Nature

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538790

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the types of mutations that can happen to animals and plants. Highlights how outside forces or random genetic mishaps can cause extra or missing limbs, color variations such as albinism, and other abnormalities.

Sun Bears

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538783

Presents information about the sun bears of Southeast Asia, their rain forest habitats, and their climbing skills.

Do You Really Want a Turtle?

Bridget Heos (author) Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538516

Several turtles (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of caring for a pet turtle Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Cape Buffalo?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538424

A child goes on an African safari and observes the behavior of Cape buffalo in the wild as they defend their herd.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Lion?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538394

A child goes on a safari in Africa and observes lions hunting and lions' behavior in their pride.