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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.

It's Night-Night Time

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Wendy Edelson (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599228198

Snuggle close and enjoy this rhyming story about mommy animals gently tucking their babies into bed.Mama Cat, Raccoon, Cow, Mouse, Horse, and Bird, each say “good night” to their babies in a different, caring way. Young readers will be captivated by the comforting story and reassuring illustrations. This book is the perfect way to end a busy day.

H is for Honey Bee: A Beekeeping Alphabet

Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen (author) Eileen Ryan Ewen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167353

Though small in size at approximately 5/8 of an inch (15 mm), Apis mellifera, otherwise known as the honey bee, is one of the most important insects on the planet. Due to their status as super pollinators, it is estimated that a third of the food we eat each day can be attributed to bee activity. And the delicious honey that our winged friends produce makes its way into numerous food, health, and beauty products. This is one busy bee! But the health and welfare of honey bees are in dire need of our attention and help. Habitat loss, pesticides, and climate change are threatening bee colonies around the world. Helping to better educate readers of all ages, beekeeper and wildlife rehabilitator Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen gives a "behind-the-hive" peek into the world of the honey bee in H is for Honey Bee: A Beekeeping Alphabet.

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.

Toads and Frogs

M. J. York (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836068

Explores the similarities between toads and frogs, and how to tell them apart. Discover how traits like skin texture, methods of reproduction, and winter survival methods can be used to identify these hopping amphibians. 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.

Puffins and Penguins

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836044

Explores the similarities between puffins and penguins, and how to tell them apart. Discover how traits like habitat, ability to fly, and beak shape can be used to identify these black and white sea birds. 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.

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.

Little Dog

Alyssa Krekelberg (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836495

Shares the story of a playful little dog. Readers will join in the dog's fun as it explores its surroundings and runs around the yard. This story helps readers learn the words dog and little. 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.

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.

Red Bird

Alyssa Krekelberg (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836464

Shares the story of a red bird. Readers will see what the bird does, where it flies, and what it eats. This story helps readers learn the words bird and red. 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.

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.

Turtles and Tortoises

Ryan Gale (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836075

Explores the similarities between turtles and tortoises, and how to tell them apart. Discover how traits like shell shape, habitat, and lifespan can be used to identify these slow-moving reptiles. 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.

The Animal Life Cycle

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833319

Introduces the life cycle of animals. Readers will gain insight into different types of animals, how they grow and change, and the pattern of life and death. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

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.

The Amazing Social Lives of African Elephants

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817944

Gives readers an up-close look at the incredible social behavior of African elephants. 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.